The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Swindon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.36% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £415 £185
% change year-on-year
-34.33% +124.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 125 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.18% 45.29% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 99 155
Average daily rate £400 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.60 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sophos
Wiltshire

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Sophos
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee