The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 76 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.085% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £490 -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 921 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.95% 78.45% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 469 429
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes +5 1 - - 2
SIEM
South East

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 6 (60.00%) Data Security
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) Nessus
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) FTP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SOX Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Data Security
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto