The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Somerset region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £180 £338
% change year-on-year
+86.11% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year
-54.08% -
Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
144 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.68% 48.94% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 48 44
Average daily rate £350 £301 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -17.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sophos across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris