The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.31% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£142 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £455 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-52.12% -
Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
158 75 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 49.53% 44.38% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 31 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WSUS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS