The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £235 £335
% change year-on-year
+46.80% -29.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £14.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +24.44%
Sophos
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 101 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.25% 37.00% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 59 45
Median daily rate £500 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £222 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Median hourly rate £8.50 £9.48 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -36.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield