The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 29 April 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 / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 429 398
Rank change year-on-year +30 -31  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.095% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 19
Median daily rate £350 £353 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.70% +67.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £138 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £372 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £288
% change year-on-year +18.09% -8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +15.93% +20.04%  

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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8553 9471 9933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.56% 41.12% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6410 6415
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 219
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.99 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sophos in London

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in London

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Feltham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 London region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) HP
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) SAN
5 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Legal
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) SCCM
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco
8 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
10 8 (22.86%) Office 365
11 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (20.00%) LAN
11 7 (20.00%) VoIP
11 7 (20.00%) WAN

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
3 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Office 365
3 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (11.43%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) G Suite
5 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.00%) DHCP
4 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) VoIP
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) IPv4
6 4 (11.43%) IPv6
6 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.57%) LDAP
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (31.43%) Legal
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
1 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Mac Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Android
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) SIEM
7 2 (5.71%) Ticket Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCSD
4 3 (8.57%) CEH
4 3 (8.57%) GCWN
4 3 (8.57%) GISF
4 3 (8.57%) SSCP
5 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) HP
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) NetApp
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 5 (14.29%) Dell
7 5 (14.29%) Meraki
7 5 (14.29%) Symantec
8 4 (11.43%) Acronis
8 4 (11.43%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (11.43%) Altiris
8 4 (11.43%) Avaya
8 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
8 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
9 3 (8.57%) Forcepoint
9 3 (8.57%) Trustwave
10 2 (5.71%) Apple
10 2 (5.71%) Google
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