The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 117 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing SIEM 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.12% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.18% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£508 £525 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +82.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
SIEM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1800 1708 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 68.32% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 870 717
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the Berkshire region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SIEM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Berkshire region.

SIEM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 6 £508 -3.33% 3
Slough - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 8
Newbury - - - -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIEM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SIEM.

1 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) XSD
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) Qualys
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) CRISC
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) ArcSight

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIEM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SIEM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
1 3 (18.75%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CRISC
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCIP
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.25%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Qualys
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) IronPort
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) SevOne