The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.25%
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
378 196 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.32% 56.16% 49.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 83 90
Average daily rate £349 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.13% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.90 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Sophos
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris