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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sophos
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £255 £341
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +13.31%
Sophos
South West

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
261 262 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 40.22% 40.81% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 158 205
Median daily rate £375 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -42.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.41 £21.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Sophos
South West

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) MCSA
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam