Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +53
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% 0.28% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxford median daily rate £180 - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £175 £300 -
% change year-on-year -41.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford.

All Vendors
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 320 255 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 43.48% 35.71% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 180 216
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £322 £213 £170
90th Percentile £575 £520 £519
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Oxford median hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -20.00% +51.79%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.66 £69.13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.87% +10.20%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Sophos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Oxford

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Oxford

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft