The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 87 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.077% 0.079% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£95 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £175 £325
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £25.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-58.41% +26.25%
Sophos
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
665 668 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 51.11% 52.97% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 394 305
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 52
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +5 1 £95 - 2
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds