The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 367 388 366
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Sophos 23 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £419 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £341 £463
% change year-on-year
-25.27% -26.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.98% -39.02%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10074 9998 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 44.02% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6587 6517 6100
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 209 289
Average hourly rate £19.02 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sophos across the London region.

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in London

Sophos
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sophos across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Sophos Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the London region.

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 6 £165 -19.51%
Harrow - 2 £110 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) VMware
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
6 16 (34.04%) DHCP
6 16 (34.04%) DNS
7 14 (29.79%) SCCM
8 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
8 13 (27.66%) Firewall
8 13 (27.66%) F5
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (21.28%) HP
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (21.28%) Cisco
10 9 (19.15%) VPN
10 9 (19.15%) MS Office
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) vCloud
11 8 (17.02%) Office 365
11 8 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (17.02%) vSphere
11 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
12 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.89%) Blackberry

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Lync
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.26%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) IaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Google Drive
3 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DHCP
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) VPN
4 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 5 (10.64%) SAN
5 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Law
1 2 (4.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Mac Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
6 4 (8.51%) VMS
7 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (10.64%) Security Patching
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Network Management
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) ACTC
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
1 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) vCloud
3 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (8.51%) UAG
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.51%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
2 4 (8.51%) Casper Suite
2 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Legato
4 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Opsview
5 1 (2.13%) Nagios
5 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) F5
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
3 10 (21.28%) HP
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Apple
7 4 (8.51%) Mercator
7 4 (8.51%) Remedy
7 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.51%) Google
7 4 (8.51%) Adobe
7 4 (8.51%) Meraki
7 4 (8.51%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (8.51%) Veeam
8 3 (6.38%) EMC
8 3 (6.38%) BMC
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 3 (6.38%) Brocade
8 3 (6.38%) McAfee
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