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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 83 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs citing SIEM 38 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 6
Average daily rate £550 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £365 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.88%
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
1982 1961 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.68% 72.98% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1000 1035
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 18 £530 +51.42% 2
Reading - 6 £403 -
Newbury - 1 £525 -
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (58.46%) CISSP
2 29 (44.62%) ArcSight
3 23 (35.38%) Security Operations
4 22 (33.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
6 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.08%) Information Security
7 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (21.54%) Degree
7 14 (21.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.92%) Splunk
9 9 (13.85%) ArcSight ESM
10 8 (12.31%) Network Security
10 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (10.77%) Qualys
11 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
11 7 (10.77%) CEH
11 7 (10.77%) Analytics
11 7 (10.77%) LogRhythm
12 6 (9.23%) Tripwire
12 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
12 6 (9.23%) GCIA
12 6 (9.23%) Firewall
13 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
13 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (7.69%) GCIH
13 5 (7.69%) Symantec
13 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (12.31%) Network Security
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.08%) Banking
1 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
1 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Incident Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) ArcSight Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) SIEM Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) CISSP Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Security Specialist
9 1 (1.54%) Information Security Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
4 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Solaris
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Security Operations
2 15 (23.08%) Information Security
3 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
3 14 (21.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (10.77%) Analytics
5 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.15%) ArchiMate
6 4 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.15%) UML
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
7 2 (3.08%) Database Security
7 2 (3.08%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.08%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.08%) Security Management
7 2 (3.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) CISSP
2 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (21.54%) Degree
5 7 (10.77%) CEH
6 6 (9.23%) GCIA
7 5 (7.69%) GCIH
7 5 (7.69%) SANS
8 4 (6.15%) CISMP
8 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) CCIE
9 2 (3.08%) CCNP
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CISM
10 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.54%) ECIH
10 1 (1.54%) GCFA
10 1 (1.54%) GREM
10 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) GPG13
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (7.69%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (4.62%) Endace
3 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.08%) Nessus
5 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) ArcSight
2 11 (16.92%) Splunk
3 7 (10.77%) LogRhythm
3 7 (10.77%) Qualys
4 6 (9.23%) Tripwire
5 5 (7.69%) NetWitness
5 5 (7.69%) Symantec
6 4 (6.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (6.15%) F5
6 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.08%) Brocade
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper
8 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.54%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.54%) VMware