The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 69 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £413 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
SIEM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 552 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.32% 74.80% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 354 314
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.00 £6.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £63.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the Birmingham region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) TACACS
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) TACACS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
1 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto