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 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 - - 57
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £225 £335
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £12.36 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+41.64% +17.66%
Sophos
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
187 315 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.03% 46.05% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 232 128
Median daily rate £375 £367 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware