The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 52 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Sophos 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.78% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.45% 0.88% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+63.88% -48.57%
Sophos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
247 227 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 39.97% 40.32% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 148 220
Median daily rate £400 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +8.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.26 £67.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Abingdon - 8 - - 1
Oxford -5 2 - -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (69.23%) Project Management
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Apex Code
5 7 (53.85%) High Availability
5 7 (53.85%) Line Management
5 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 7 (53.85%) Middleware
5 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Perl
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Market Research
8 2 (15.38%) Social Media
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Salesforce Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Senior Salesforce Developer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Copywriting
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Line Management
3 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Market Research
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Apex Code
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C++
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Alias