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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 122 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.19% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£369 £425 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +36.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £445 £330
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
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
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 £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 3 £388 -13.88% 2
Slough - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 6
Newbury - - - -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (35.71%) CISSP
1 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) XSD
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) CRISC
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) IPv6
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) FWSM
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) XSD
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CRISC
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CISA
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIP
3 1 (7.14%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.14%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) F5
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.14%) IronPort
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) SevOne
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk