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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 398 391 412
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Sophos 21 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £345 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +68.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £176 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £440 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £325 £175
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -58.41%
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
10351 10919 11478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.00% 45.54% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6826 6843 7371
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 233 261
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 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 31 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 +3 11 £185 -37.28% 2
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
5 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) Firewall
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
8 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
9 9 (21.95%) SAN
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 8 (19.51%) DHCP
10 8 (19.51%) F5
11 7 (17.07%) vSphere
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.07%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) Change Management
11 7 (17.07%) Wireless
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
12 6 (14.63%) SCCM
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.63%) Citrix
12 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) WorkSite
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
1 2 (4.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) SAN
3 8 (19.51%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) DNS
4 7 (17.07%) Network Security
4 7 (17.07%) Wireless
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) NAS
6 3 (7.32%) LDAP
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.88%) FWSM
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (4.88%) Law
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Informatics
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
5 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.20%) UNIX
9 3 (7.32%) VMS
10 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.88%) Android
10 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
3 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) SIEM
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) CCNA
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.32%) vCloud
5 3 (7.32%) Samba
5 3 (7.32%) NFS
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.32%) Nagios
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.88%) OPNET
4 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Opsview
5 1 (2.44%) Casper Suite
5 1 (2.44%) vMotion
5 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) F5
4 7 (17.07%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) Kaspersky
8 3 (7.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (7.32%) Isilon
8 3 (7.32%) Meraki
8 3 (7.32%) Apple
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Remedy
9 2 (4.88%) Websense
9 2 (4.88%) Altiris
9 2 (4.88%) BMC
9 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
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