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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 62 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SIEM 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £489
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.92%
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
684 990 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.50% 85.12% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 684 325
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 46
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 +12 2 £550 +15.78%
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) CISM
4 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Tripwire
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (20.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) PMP
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) PMI
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (10.00%) HNC

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 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) ArcSight Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Transition Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) PMP
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) HNC
7 2 (10.00%) HND
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (20.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft