The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank - 51 55
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.90% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -10.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
269 222 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 41.90% 42.69% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 143 182
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 13
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.75 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.60 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Sophos
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Sophos Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Sophos
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Sophos Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Sophos
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle