The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - 55 50
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.87% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £325 £175
% change year-on-year
-29.23% +85.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -58.41%
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Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 206 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.57% 35.89% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 133 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.15 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales