The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 112 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.69 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+24.60% -6.25%
Sophos
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1057 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.23% 42.71% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 503 487
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 41
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £58.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Sophos
UK