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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
London / City of London
Rank 137 144 167
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing SIEM 18 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 24
Median daily rate £505 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2489 2603 4182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.71% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2047 3286
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 £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +74.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 26 (56.52%) Information Security
2 25 (54.35%) Security Operations
3 24 (52.17%) Firewall
4 22 (47.83%) Splunk
5 18 (39.13%) Finance
6 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (30.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (28.26%) CISSP
9 12 (26.09%) Windows
9 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
9 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (21.74%) Network Security
11 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 7 (15.22%) Malware Analysis
12 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (15.22%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (15.22%) COBIT
12 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
12 7 (15.22%) CISM
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.04%) Linux
13 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 6 (13.04%) ITIL
13 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
13 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.04%) SCCM
13 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.87%) Windows Server

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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) Network Security
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (4.35%) 802.11
4 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) MPLS
4 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) FCoE
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Analyst
1 25 (54.35%) Security Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) SIEM Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.70%) ArcSight Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Splunk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.35%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.52%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Information Security
2 25 (54.35%) Security Operations
3 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (15.22%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Management
6 5 (10.87%) ISMS
6 5 (10.87%) IT Audit
6 5 (10.87%) Security Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Go
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) CISM
3 5 (10.87%) CISA
3 5 (10.87%) GSEC
4 2 (4.35%) CEH
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CISMP
5 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.17%) CRISC
5 1 (2.17%) GIAC
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.22%) COBIT
4 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) CSIRT
3 3 (6.52%) QRadar
4 2 (4.35%) Nessus
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Splunk
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco
2 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
4 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (6.52%) NetIQ
7 2 (4.35%) AppSense
7 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.35%) Brocade
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.35%) Qualys
7 2 (4.35%) WorldPay