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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / London
Rank 382 413 386
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing Sophos 22 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 17
Median daily rate £350 £365 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £347 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-43.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.62
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.70%

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
8336 8655 9390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.85% 40.91% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5599 5688 6141
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 148 180
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 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
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 28 February 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
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 14 (37.84%) Legal
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) HP
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.03%) VPN
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
10 9 (24.32%) SAN
10 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
11 8 (21.62%) SCCM
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (21.62%) Forcepoint
11 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
11 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) SQL
12 7 (18.92%) MCSE
12 7 (18.92%) LAN
12 7 (18.92%) WAN
12 7 (18.92%) SLA
12 7 (18.92%) Internet

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 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.11%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) SAN
5 7 (18.92%) Internet
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 5 (13.51%) VoIP
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) DHCP
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) IPv4
7 4 (10.81%) IPv6
7 4 (10.81%) NAS
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.70%) DECT
9 1 (2.70%) LDAP
9 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (37.84%) Legal
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Mac Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) EPoS
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Unix
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.70%) Android
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) IT Audit
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) SIEM
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Data Security
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCP
4 5 (13.51%) MCSA
5 3 (8.11%) CEH
5 3 (8.11%) GCWN
5 3 (8.11%) GISF
5 3 (8.11%) SSCP
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCSD
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) Forcepoint
6 6 (16.22%) Apple
6 6 (16.22%) Dell
7 5 (13.51%) Acronis
7 5 (13.51%) Avaya
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) Meraki
8 4 (10.81%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (10.81%) Altiris
8 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
9 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 3 (8.11%) Trustwave
10 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.41%) Polycom
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