The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 57 60
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.36% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £300 £375
% change year-on-year -43.33% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.68% -3.33%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 223 278 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.31% 45.13% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 169 184
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 34
Median hourly rate £19.90 £47.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.10% +295.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sophos in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Cambridgeshire

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant