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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing SIEM 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
388 709 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.70% 78.87% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 456 340
Median daily rate £403 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Runcorn - 1 £550 -
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Management
2 7 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Nessus
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Management
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle