The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 99 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.25%
Sophos
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
683 629 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.86% 40.40% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 340 274
Average daily rate £330 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.65 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.04 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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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
Wakefield 0 2 - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Sophos
Yorkshire

Sophos
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens