The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.93% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £350 £235
% change year-on-year -28.57% +48.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.36

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 233 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 42.55% 49.26% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 126 118
Median daily rate £333 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Gloucestershire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 1 - -
Sophos
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) VMware