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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 395 391 412
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Sophos 18 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.10% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.23% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £402 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £335 £180
% change year-on-year
-29.10% +86.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £11.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -54.08%
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
10223 10536 11049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.61% 44.89% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 6583 7016
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 218 288
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £32.82 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 10 £185 +32.14% 4
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) VMware
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
5 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.58%) DNS
7 11 (25.58%) DHCP
8 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
9 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
9 9 (20.93%) Firewall
9 9 (20.93%) F5
10 8 (18.60%) ITIL
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) Citrix
11 7 (16.28%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
12 6 (13.95%) Network Security
12 6 (13.95%) SCCM
12 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
12 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.63%) Security Patching
13 5 (11.63%) Linux
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.63%) Apple

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) WorkSite
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Lync
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DHCP
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 7 (16.28%) SAN
4 6 (13.95%) Network Security
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.65%) NAS
8 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.33%) LDAP
9 1 (2.33%) LAN
9 1 (2.33%) WAN
9 1 (2.33%) FWSM
9 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (4.65%) Law
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Linux
8 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.98%) VMS
10 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.65%) UNIX
11 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.33%) Android
11 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.63%) Security Patching
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) SIEM
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security
8 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CCNA
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.30%) ACTC
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.63%) vCloud
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.33%) UAG
7 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.33%) Samba
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
2 4 (9.30%) Casper Suite
2 4 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) OPNET
4 2 (4.65%) Legato
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Opsview
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) VMware
2 9 (20.93%) F5
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Apple
5 5 (11.63%) McAfee
6 4 (9.30%) Adobe
6 4 (9.30%) Kaspersky
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.98%) Meraki
7 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) BMC
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 2 (4.65%) Websense
8 2 (4.65%) Altiris
8 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
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