Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 - 213
Rank change year-on-year - +213 -40
Contract jobs citing Sophos 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.046% - 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £125 - -
England median daily rate £325 £340 £235
% change year-on-year -4.41% +44.68% -29.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.38% +108.00% -13.79%

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 1707 2129 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.09% 38.88% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1324 1523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £552 £550 £500
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 103 167
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.84 £8.81
90th Percentile £28.73 £23.95 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 2017. 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
North Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Micro