The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 78 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £434 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SIEM
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
876 828 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.46% 83.22% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 527 316
Median daily rate £435 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £20.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -40.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Warrington - 4 £425 -
Daresbury - 4 £425 -
Runcorn - 2 £425 -
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 9 (64.29%) PMI Certification
2 8 (57.14%) PMP
3 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Tripwire
8 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
9 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) OSCP
9 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Transition Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) PMI Certification
2 8 (57.14%) PMP
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) GCFA
5 1 (7.14%) GCFE
5 1 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) GREM
5 1 (7.14%) HNC
5 1 (7.14%) HND
5 1 (7.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
3 3 (21.43%) Tripwire
4 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire