The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 30 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - - 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £210
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 Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 619 734 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.76% 55.73% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 457 375
Median daily rate £442 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 64 31
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +173.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Surrey

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) LotusScript
1 1 (100.00%) QuickPlace
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) XPages

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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%) IBM Domino
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Domino Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Notes Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) LotusScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft