Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -17
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.21% 0.089% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
South Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +260.00% -72.22%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £113
90th Percentile £438 £475 £138
Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £125
% change year-on-year -5.56% +260.00% -72.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 418 449 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.42% 39.91% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 304 418
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £346
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.52% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.42 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in South Wales

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in South Wales

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in South Wales

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the South Wales 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
Bridgend +10 1 £425 -5.56%
Sophos
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) arcserve
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) arcserve
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec