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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 189 214 229
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +15
Contract jobs citing SIEM 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.15% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate
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£508 £448 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +23.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £313 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
4486 5485 6015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.96% 76.61% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 4051 4450
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.75 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) CISSP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
6 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 4 (17.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (13.04%) Use Case
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) Websense
10 2 (8.70%) CISM
10 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Retail
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) MobileIron

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) IT Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Advisor
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WMI
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) Qualys
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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