Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 July 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
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 245 286
Rank change year-on-year +7 +41 +18
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
City of London median daily rate £303 £135 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.07% -21.74% -
10th Percentile £203 £128 £145
90th Percentile £412 £344 £412
London median daily rate £363 £364 £210
% change year-on-year -0.34% +73.21% -39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £25.25 - -

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2484 2808 4831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.27% 40.68% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 2157 3536
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £271 £288 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 117
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +6.35% -10.68%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £34.67 £34.18 £29.78
London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.62 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% -4.76% +2.78%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in the City of London

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in the City of London

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sophos in the City of London

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) FireEye
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) FireEye
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam
1 1 (50.00%) VMware