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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 150 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +14
Contract jobs citing SIEM 11 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 8
Median daily rate £550 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
SIEM
London

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
2839 4661 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.97% 79.91% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3676 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
4 4 (33.33%) IISP
4 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (33.33%) GPG13
4 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) ISMS
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (33.33%) BMC
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Finance

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
2 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) ISMS
3 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) IISP
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) APMP
6 1 (8.33%) CEH
6 1 (8.33%) GCIA
6 1 (8.33%) GCIH
6 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GPG13
1 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Snort
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) BMC
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys