Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 183 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +222
Contract jobs citing Sophos 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.047% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £148 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% - -
England median daily rate £300 £366 £340
% change year-on-year -18.09% +7.72% +51.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £95.00 - -
England median hourly rate £16.75 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -23.86% -15.38% +94.68%

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 1,828 1,662 2,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.47% 39.12% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 988 1,348
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 75 99
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.45% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.76
90th Percentile £33.75 £25.30 £24.80
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sophos in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 October 2018. 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £100 - 2
North Yorkshire -4 1 £305 +144.00%
West Yorkshire -15 1 £190 - 1
Sophos
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Webroot
4 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Webroot