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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 421 419 405
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Sophos 14 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 18
Median daily rate £480 £225 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £225 £335
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £12.36 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+41.64% +17.66%
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
9618 9810 11187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 42.00% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6360 6514 7233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 208 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 September 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 September 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 +11 5 £135 -34.14%
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) SCCM
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) Apple
7 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 6 (23.08%) Citrix
8 6 (23.08%) HP
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 5 (19.23%) XenApp
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) MCSE
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
10 4 (15.38%) Casper Suite

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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) ISDN
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) PBX
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Unix
8 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
8 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.85%) Android
10 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) IT Audit
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) UAG
5 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Casper Suite
3 3 (11.54%) EdgeSight
3 3 (11.54%) HP SIM
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Apple
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) AppSense
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) Qualys
6 3 (11.54%) Samsung
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) MobileIron
7 2 (7.69%) Veeam
8 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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