The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sophos
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 7.41% - -
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £231 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £350 £235
% change year-on-year -28.57% +48.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.36

Sophos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Abingdon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Abingdon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 15 5 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 55.56% 33.33% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £288 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing Sophos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Abingdon region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft