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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 165 192 209
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Contract jobs citing SIEM 27 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.15% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.20% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 1
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£450 £425 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £444
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 14 (25.93%) CISSP
4 13 (24.07%) Windows
5 11 (20.37%) LogRhythm
6 10 (18.52%) CISM
7 9 (16.67%) Migration
7 9 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (16.67%) Splunk
8 8 (14.81%) ArcSight
8 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (14.81%) HP
8 8 (14.81%) Information Security
9 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
9 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
9 7 (12.96%) ITIL
9 7 (12.96%) Network Security
9 7 (12.96%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (11.11%) Varonis
10 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (11.11%) Degree
10 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 6 (11.11%) Oracle
10 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
10 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.26%) Change Management
11 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (9.26%) UNIX
11 5 (9.26%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) Network Security
3 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.41%) SSH
5 3 (5.56%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) SMTP
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) DNS
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.70%) Ant
1 2 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Security Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Security Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) IT Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) IT Security Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) JSP
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XSLT
2 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Physics
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) Information Security
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.41%) Cyber Security
6 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Use Case
7 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) CISSP
2 10 (18.52%) CISM
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) CCNP
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) CISA
6 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) PMP
7 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CISMP
8 1 (1.85%) GIAC
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) GCIA
8 1 (1.85%) GCIH
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) ISACA
8 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (1.85%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Squid
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) DatAdvantage
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (5.56%) Nessus
2 3 (5.56%) OpenView
3 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) LogRhythm
2 9 (16.67%) Splunk
3 8 (14.81%) ArcSight
3 8 (14.81%) HP
4 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.96%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (11.11%) Varonis
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 4 (7.41%) F5
6 4 (7.41%) ForgeRock
6 4 (7.41%) Dell
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) CA
6 4 (7.41%) Juniper
7 3 (5.56%) BMC
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (5.56%) McAfee
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