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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 173 200 192
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing SIEM 27 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £365 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -30.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £250 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Firewall
3 15 (38.46%) CISSP
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (23.08%) Splunk
4 9 (23.08%) LogRhythm
5 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) CISM
6 7 (17.95%) Retail
6 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
6 7 (17.95%) Qualys
7 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
7 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (15.38%) Varonis
7 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 6 (15.38%) Nessus
7 6 (15.38%) CISMP
7 6 (15.38%) Network Security
7 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (15.38%) Games
7 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
9 4 (10.26%) Information Security
9 4 (10.26%) DatAdvantage

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) SNMP
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 6 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 6 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
2 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security
3 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Data Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) CISSP
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) CISM
4 6 (15.38%) CISMP
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) GCIA
6 1 (2.56%) GCIH
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CEH
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Nessus
2 4 (10.26%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (2.56%) WMI
3 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Splunk
1 9 (23.08%) LogRhythm
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) MobileIron
3 7 (17.95%) Qualys
4 6 (15.38%) Varonis
4 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
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