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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 104 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing SIEM 21 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.55% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
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£483 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +6 7 £383 -8.65%
Reading -8 7 £500 +5.26% 4
Bracknell -8 2 - - 1
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 15 (45.45%) ArcSight
3 10 (30.30%) Tripwire
4 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.21%) CISSP
7 6 (18.18%) Symantec
7 6 (18.18%) Service Management
7 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.15%) McAfee
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) UML
8 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
8 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
8 5 (15.15%) Private Cloud
9 4 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.12%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (12.12%) Big Data
9 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (12.12%) Splunk

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) IPsec
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
1 5 (15.15%) Private Cloud
2 4 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) UML
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) ITSM
6 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) GSEC
4 1 (3.03%) CEH
4 1 (3.03%) ACSA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) ArcSight
2 10 (30.30%) Tripwire
3 6 (18.18%) Symantec
4 5 (15.15%) McAfee
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.12%) Qualys
5 4 (12.12%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) Splunk
6 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.06%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Websense
8 1 (3.03%) Imperva
8 1 (3.03%) Tufin
8 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm