The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.35% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+20.04% -0.04%
Sophos
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
527 254 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 54.33% 44.72% 55.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 148 205
Average daily rate £290 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £248 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 5
Average hourly rate £27.29 £12.18 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.08% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.75 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear