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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 149 169 205
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Contract jobs citing SIEM 5 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 6
Average daily rate £450 £444 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £457 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.52% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (12.50%) IISP

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSight Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) GCIA
3 1 (12.50%) GCIH
3 1 (12.50%) IISP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
1 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
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