Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 11 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 144 142
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.074% 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -44.44% +190.32%
England median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% -15.38% +109.21%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,213 1,397 1,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.09% 43.64% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 875 879
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £567
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 82 82
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.69 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% - +0.72%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £25.55 £41.23 £43.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in the East Midlands

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in the East Midlands

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in the East Midlands

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £360 - 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Antivirus Management

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow