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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 181 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing SIEM 27 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.20% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.26% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 3
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£450 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) CISSP
3 14 (30.43%) Firewall
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 9 (19.57%) CISM
5 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
5 9 (19.57%) ArcSight
6 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (17.39%) HP
6 8 (17.39%) Windows
6 8 (17.39%) Information Security
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
8 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
8 6 (13.04%) UNIX
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (10.87%) CCNP
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco
9 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.70%) PKI
10 4 (8.70%) Network Security
10 4 (8.70%) ForgeRock

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) SSH
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.70%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
4 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.17%) DDNS
5 1 (2.17%) DSL
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
1 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.87%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) SailPoint
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) JSP
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) XSLT
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Information Security
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Database Security
6 3 (6.52%) Use Case
6 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
7 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) CISSP
2 9 (19.57%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNP
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) CISA
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) PMP
6 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.17%) CCSE
7 1 (2.17%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) BS7799
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) Squid
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (6.52%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) ArcSight
2 8 (17.39%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) CA
6 4 (8.70%) ForgeRock
6 4 (8.70%) F5
7 3 (6.52%) Splunk
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) BMC
8 2 (4.35%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
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