Period
to 22 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 February 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 194 191
Rank change year-on-year +53 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Sophos 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -55.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £163 £248
90th Percentile £360 £232 £500
England median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -16.00%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,258 1,926 1,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.69% 39.62% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 1,252 1,102
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £214 £226 £209
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.90% -0.50% +5.01%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.20 £23.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Sophos
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sophos in Yorkshire

Sophos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sophos in Yorkshire

Sophos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sophos in Yorkshire

Sophos
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +34 2 £340 +88.89% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN

Sophos
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce