The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 18 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 Wakefield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £420 £185
% change year-on-year
-35.11% +127.02%
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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 46.43% 52.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £10.15 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sophos
West Yorkshire

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Sophos
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft