Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 November 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.34% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £100 - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £148 £125 -
% change year-on-year +18.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £95.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £95.00 - -

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 392 318 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 44.65% 38.73% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 189 285
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £225
90th Percentile £513 £600 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.19% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 27
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.80% +37.70% +24.74%
10th Percentile £9.30 £11.00 £9.60
90th Percentile £68.00 £44.50 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.75% -2.07% +6.66%

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in South Yorkshire

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in South Yorkshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Doncaster - 2 £105 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £95 -
Sophos
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam