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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
London / City of London
Rank 144 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing SIEM 13 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.031% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.036% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 23
Median daily rate £475 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £490
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
2518 2776 4300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 86.83% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2205 3354
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 17 (50.00%) Splunk
1 17 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (20.59%) SCCM
7 6 (17.65%) Network Security
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) CISSP
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.71%) Banking
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
8 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (11.76%) Office 365
9 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) Unix
9 4 (11.76%) Python

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) 802.11
3 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) MPLS
3 2 (5.88%) SSH
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
1 19 (55.88%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) IT Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) SIEM Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Monitoring Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 13 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Security
6 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.82%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.88%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) CEH
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISMP
3 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.94%) CRISC
3 1 (2.94%) GIAC
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) COBIT
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) QRadar
3 2 (5.88%) Nessus
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Splunk
2 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) CyberArk
4 3 (8.82%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.88%) AppSense
5 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.88%) Brocade
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.88%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.94%) Qualys