The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
South East / West Sussex
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing Sophos 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - - 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 265 261 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 51.56% 43.57% 52.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 163
Median daily rate £413 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +11.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.25 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in West Sussex