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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 421 427 393
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing Sophos 15 5 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.022% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.055% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 34
Median daily rate £250 £253 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -29.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £132 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £345 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £213 £350
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+63.88% -48.57%
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
9331 9160 10594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 40.32% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6196 6082 7251
Median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 162 264
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Teddington - 5 - -
City of London - 3 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (33.33%) SCCM
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (29.17%) Apple
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (29.17%) MCSE
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) MCP
10 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) MCSA
10 5 (20.83%) Legal

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) G Suite
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DECT
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
9 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.17%) Android
10 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.33%) IT Audit
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) SIEM
7 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) MCSE
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) MCSA
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) SANS
4 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Casper Suite
3 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Apple
4 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (16.67%) Qualys
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Acronis
8 1 (4.17%) Meraki
8 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
8 1 (4.17%) Polycom
8 1 (4.17%) Varonis
8 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
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