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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / London
Rank 392 408 395
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Sophos 16 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.033% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.081% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 23
Median daily rate £345 £140 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.42% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £124 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £156 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%

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
8285 8601 9564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.32% 41.07% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5601 6369
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 149 200
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £32.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sophos across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Sophos Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) Firewall
5 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (36.67%) Legal
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (30.00%) VPN
7 9 (30.00%) HP
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) SLA
8 7 (23.33%) Internet
8 7 (23.33%) Apple
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (23.33%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
8 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.00%) LAN

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) G Suite
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (30.00%) VPN
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 4 (13.33%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 3 (10.00%) IPv4
6 3 (10.00%) IPv6
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) DECT
8 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.33%) LDAP
8 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (36.67%) Legal
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.00%) Mac Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) EPoS
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) Unix
10 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 1 (3.33%) Android
11 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (16.67%) MCSA
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Casper Suite
3 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Apple
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
6 5 (16.67%) Forcepoint
7 4 (13.33%) Acronis
7 4 (13.33%) Avaya
7 4 (13.33%) Citrix
7 4 (13.33%) Meraki
8 3 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (10.00%) Altiris
8 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
9 2 (6.67%) Juniper
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.67%) Qualys
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
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