The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 65 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
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£475 £329 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
585 697 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.14% 76.26% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 334 349
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 2
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory