The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.99% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.62 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.22%
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 162 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 50.79% 48.80% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 94 137
Average daily rate £395 £338 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -4.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £37.75 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Sophos
South East

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) Panasonic
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) MCDST
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Panasonic
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec