The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 235 260 243
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing Sophos 15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £325 £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £168 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £352 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £225 £335
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £12.36 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+41.64% +17.66%
Sophos
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4029 4657 4291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.61% 47.75% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2370 2680 2212
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 206 273
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Oxfordshire - 8 £300 - 14
Hampshire +10 4 £300 +71.42%
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +7 1 - - 1
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 7 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) High Availability
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) XenApp
9 5 (22.73%) Apex Code

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) MPLS
4 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 2 (9.09%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Line Management
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Market Research
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Apex Code
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 5 (22.73%) Python
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCP
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.55%) SafeCom
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Forcepoint
7 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) Aruba
8 1 (4.55%) Avaya
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Veeam
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