The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 82 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +44
Contract jobs citing SIEM 3 38 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 1.55% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.98% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 1
Median daily rate £525 £595 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Qualys
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 2 (18.18%) Nessus
5 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (18.18%) CEH

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) IPv6
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) SS7
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (18.18%) PKI
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
1 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
2 2 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Case Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (18.18%) CRISC
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) SANS
5 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) LogRhythm
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk