The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 184 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing SIEM 21 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.084% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.11% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
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£500 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £333 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SIEM
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (62.07%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) CISSP
3 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
6 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) CISM
8 5 (17.24%) UNIX
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
9 4 (13.79%) SABSA
9 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (13.79%) Use Case
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) VMS
9 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
10 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Information Security
1 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (13.79%) Use Case
3 4 (13.79%) SABSA
3 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) WMI
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Websense
4 1 (3.45%) Qualys
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds