The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 29 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.47% 1.07% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -  
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 Wiltshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 256 284 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 40.06% 43.49% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 183 165
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £46.03 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Wiltshire

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Wiltshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Swindon -5 3 £450 +24.13%
Sophos
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Sysprep
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Military
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware