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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 61 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.34% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £235 £328
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -28.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.36 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +18.71%
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
252 303 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.86% 39.50% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 199 103
Median daily rate £363 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +125.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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
Oxford - 2 £375 -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow