Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 August 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.

SANS Institute
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 102 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +3
Contract jobs citing SANS 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.053% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 1.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Bristol median daily rate £563 £520 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.17% +10.64% -14.55%
10th Percentile £556 £510 £455
90th Percentile £569 £538 £485
South West median daily rate £563 £520 £470
% change year-on-year +8.17% +10.64% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

SANS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 380 390 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.17% 22.79% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 248 283
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £215 £254 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £600
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 20
Bristol median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -5.06% +15.50%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.88 £23.88
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £47.05
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.11% -7.50%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SANS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SANS in Bristol

SANS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SANS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SANS 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SANS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture

SANS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle