Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 -
Contract jobs citing SANS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.85% - 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median daily rate £613 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +37.50% -23.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 51 51 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.61% 17.96% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 64
Slough median daily rate £413 £316 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -9.96% -6.33%
10th Percentile £331 £248 £246
90th Percentile £618 £449 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +228.00% -31.45%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £17.06 £30.90
% change year-on-year -26.14% -44.79% +60.52%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for SANS.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case

SANS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight