The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £255 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.98%
Sophos
Wiltshire

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

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 123 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.81% 39.17% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 142
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £276 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -32.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MCSA
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSA
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Forcepoint
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix