The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 182 181 216
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +35
Contract jobs citing SIEM 23 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.36% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.46% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 4
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£475 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £382 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4607 4525 5619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.04% 77.31% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 3375 4180
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (36.00%) CISSP
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 16 (32.00%) Linux
4 14 (28.00%) Firewall
5 11 (22.00%) Windows
6 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.00%) CISM
7 9 (18.00%) Information Security
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL
7 9 (18.00%) ArcSight
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (14.00%) HP
8 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (14.00%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (12.00%) Cisco
9 6 (12.00%) UNIX
9 6 (12.00%) Oracle
9 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.00%) SSH
10 5 (10.00%) Change Management
10 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.00%) CCNP
10 5 (10.00%) Citrix
10 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) PKI

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.00%) SSH
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) DNS
6 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) DDNS
7 1 (2.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Ant
1 2 (4.00%) JUnit
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
1 4 (8.00%) SailPoint
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) JSP
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) XSLT
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) PKI
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
1 9 (18.00%) Information Security
2 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (10.00%) Change Management
2 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (8.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
4 3 (6.00%) Security Management
4 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (6.00%) Database Security
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) Use Case
4 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) CISA
7 2 (4.00%) CCSA
7 2 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (4.00%) PMP
7 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CRISC
8 1 (2.00%) ISACA
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.00%) GCIA
8 1 (2.00%) GCIH
8 1 (2.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.00%) BS7799
5 1 (2.00%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.00%) Squid
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (6.00%) OpenView
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.00%) logstash
4 1 (2.00%) Kibana
4 1 (2.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (14.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (14.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) ForgeRock
5 4 (8.00%) F5
5 4 (8.00%) Juniper
5 4 (8.00%) Dell
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) CA
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) Remedy
6 3 (6.00%) McAfee
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
7 2 (4.00%) Sophos
7 2 (4.00%) Splunk
7 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago