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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 90 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.072% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
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
661 751 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 46.35% 54.30% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 362 275
Average daily rate £350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 34
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015. 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
Guildford - 1 £275 -
Reigate - - - - 1
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
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