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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 105 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing SIEM 20 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £513 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £390 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £445
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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
1873 1982 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.21% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1068 916
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 16 £519 +3.75% 2
Slough +7 1 £450 +13.20%
Bracknell -9 1 - - 2
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 16 (41.03%) CISSP
2 15 (38.46%) Network Security
3 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
3 11 (28.21%) Information Security
3 11 (28.21%) CEH
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.51%) Analytics
7 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (17.95%) GCIA
7 7 (17.95%) GCIH
7 7 (17.95%) CISM
7 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
8 6 (15.38%) LogRhythm
8 6 (15.38%) RSA Security Analytics
8 6 (15.38%) NetWitness
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.38%) CCNP
8 6 (15.38%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (15.38%) IPsec
8 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
9 5 (12.82%) Qualys

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Network Security
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 6 (15.38%) IPsec
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 4 (10.26%) VLAN
5 4 (10.26%) WAN
6 3 (7.69%) SSL
7 2 (5.13%) 3G
7 2 (5.13%) 4G
8 1 (2.56%) HTTP
8 1 (2.56%) IPv6
8 1 (2.56%) SS7
8 1 (2.56%) SSH
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) SIEM Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) ArcSight Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security
2 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.51%) Analytics
4 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
5 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Threat Management
6 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
9 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.13%) MODAF
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
9 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CEH
3 7 (17.95%) CISM
3 7 (17.95%) GCIA
3 7 (17.95%) GCIH
4 6 (15.38%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.82%) SANS
6 4 (10.26%) CCIE
6 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) CCA
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.13%) CRISC
8 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.56%) ECIH
9 1 (2.56%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) RSA Archer
3 2 (5.13%) Nessus
4 1 (2.56%) Endace
4 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Citrix
1 6 (15.38%) LogRhythm
1 6 (15.38%) NetWitness
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) F5
2 5 (12.82%) Qualys
3 4 (10.26%) Huawei
4 3 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.13%) FireEye
5 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
5 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Tripwire