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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 73 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing SIEM 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.65% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £563 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £483 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 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
Warrington -9 2 - - 1
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (60.00%) SSAE 16
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) GCFA
2 1 (20.00%) GCFE
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) GREM
2 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) SSAE 16
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft