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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 409 394 400
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Sophos 8 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 12
Median daily rate £138 £210 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% -45.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £134 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £414 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.98%
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
8984 9864 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.34% 44.48% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 6455 6451
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 252 206
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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
City of London +44 4 £135 -18.18% 4
Croydon - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Lumension
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
8 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (23.53%) GWT

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 4 (23.53%) ArcGIS
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) ISDN
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) PBX
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) GIS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Development Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Software Development Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Software Integration Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Dojo
2 4 (23.53%) GWT
2 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) JSF
2 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
6 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Process Management
1 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
1 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Presales
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Lumension
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) ESRI
4 4 (23.53%) Fujitsu
4 4 (23.53%) Google
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Apple
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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