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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.082% - 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £388 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £345 £255
% change year-on-year -27.53% +35.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

Sophos is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 626 682 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.14% 53.32% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 449 355
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 30
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 1 £388 -
Sophos
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper