The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 73 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.13% 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £142 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £325 £175
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -58.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 165 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.59% 44.00% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 112 31
Average daily rate £350 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sophos across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Sophos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint