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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.73% 1.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 4.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £150 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £300 £375
% change year-on-year -43.33% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.68% -3.33%  

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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 107 91 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 38.91% 38.72% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 100
Median daily rate £405 £250 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -43.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £14.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 29 March 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (50.00%) CCTV
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) CRM

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Server Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £120 per day + Free Lunch + Free Parking
Posted: 22 hours ago