Period
to 10 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 10 July 2020 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - +106 -1
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% - 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £338 - £266
10th Percentile £319 - £214
90th Percentile £356 - £325
South West median daily rate £338 £235 £255
% change year-on-year +43.62% -7.84% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £22.50

Sophos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 388 689 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.23% 36.32% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 438 425
Median daily rate £465 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +8.97% +1.30%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £215
90th Percentile £600 £625 £514
South West median daily rate £463 £441 £398
% change year-on-year +4.81% +11.02% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.88% -25.95% -38.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.41 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £75.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% +55.77% -33.76%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Bristol

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sophos in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Sophos in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft