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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 386 414 382
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing Sophos 34 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 15
Average daily rate
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£378 £205 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.14% -44.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £152 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £346 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £178 £325
% change year-on-year
+88.73% -45.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +27.50%
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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +32 8 £400 +95.12%
Croydon - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 38 (74.51%) Windows
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (52.94%) SCCM
2 27 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 21 (41.18%) VMware
5 20 (39.22%) ITIL
5 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (39.22%) F5
6 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (37.25%) Citrix
7 17 (33.33%) Firewall
8 16 (31.37%) MS Office
8 16 (31.37%) VPN
8 16 (31.37%) vSphere
9 14 (27.45%) vCloud
9 14 (27.45%) HP
10 13 (25.49%) Finance
10 13 (25.49%) Cisco
10 13 (25.49%) Symantec
10 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
11 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
11 11 (21.57%) DNS
11 11 (21.57%) Remedy
11 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
11 11 (21.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (21.57%) SAN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (21.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Office
2 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) VPN
3 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (21.57%) DNS
4 11 (21.57%) SAN
5 8 (15.69%) VLAN
5 8 (15.69%) DHCP
6 6 (11.76%) LAN
6 6 (11.76%) WAN
7 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
7 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (5.88%) Internet
9 2 (3.92%) VoIP
9 2 (3.92%) Wireless
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.96%) Network Security
10 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 2 (3.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) LAMP
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Blackberry
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) iPhone
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 6 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
3 5 (9.80%) Change Management
4 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) Information Management
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Line Management
6 2 (3.92%) Coaching
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 1 (1.96%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCP
3 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.76%) MCITP
4 5 (9.80%) RHCT
4 5 (9.80%) RHCE
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.84%) MCSA
5 4 (7.84%) MOS
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) NCDA
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (31.37%) vSphere
4 14 (27.45%) vCloud
5 10 (19.61%) XenApp
6 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 5 (9.80%) NFS
8 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (9.80%) Backup Exec
4 5 (9.80%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (7.84%) SCOM
6 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 3 (5.88%) HP SIM
6 3 (5.88%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 20 (39.22%) F5
4 19 (37.25%) Citrix
5 14 (27.45%) HP
6 13 (25.49%) Cisco
6 13 (25.49%) Symantec
7 11 (21.57%) Remedy
8 6 (11.76%) Apple
9 5 (9.80%) Websense
9 5 (9.80%) NetApp
9 5 (9.80%) McAfee
9 5 (9.80%) Reuters
9 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
9 5 (9.80%) IBM
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle
10 3 (5.88%) Qualys
10 3 (5.88%) Lumension
10 3 (5.88%) SAP
11 2 (3.92%) EMC
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