The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £230 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% +26.19%
Sophos
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 140 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.35% 48.78% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 96
Median daily rate £351 £367 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £43.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% +117.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Sophos
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft