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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 121 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing SIEM 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.35% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.47% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
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£500 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
2079 2126 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.72% 73.51% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 1104 655
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £123.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
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 31 March 2015. 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
Slough - 7 £500 - 4
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 13
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 12
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) GSEC
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCIP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) SevOne
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) F5