Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SANS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 197 203
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing SANS 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.016% 0.088% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
South West median daily rate - £588 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.91% -2.61%
England median daily rate £575 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,926 1,609 1,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.56% 28.40% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 864 1,106
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £273 £217 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 100
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.87% +40.00% -29.94%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.41 £13.90
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%

SANS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SANS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SANS in the South West

SANS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SANS in the South West

SANS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SANS within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Gloucestershire -9 1 - -
SANS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 South West region with a requirement for SANS.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP

SANS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) CodeSonar
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft