Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - +87 -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.45% - 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £390 - -
East of England median daily rate £330 £250 -
% change year-on-year +32.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 Cambridgeshire.

All Vendors
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 435 445 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.51% 36.99% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 236 276
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £416 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £254 £191 £207
90th Percentile £563 £525 £549
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% -8.23% -14.63%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.19 £22.35 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.20% -7.58% -19.51%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sophos in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Cambridgeshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 3 - -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -
Sophos
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Kaspersky
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (60.00%) Acronis
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Disk Encryption

Sophos
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows NT
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Acronis
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) ESET
2 3 (60.00%) Kaspersky
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft