Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 142 138
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.093% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £450 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +190.32% -
10th Percentile £225 £425 £153
90th Percentile £293 £475 £158
England median daily rate £325 £340 £228
% change year-on-year -4.41% +49.45% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.38% +108.00% -21.88%

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 1411 1506 1319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.82% 45.75% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 908 716
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £568 £525
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 112
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.65 £28.68
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire - 1 £250 - 2
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam