The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 442 464 473
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing SIEM 137 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 50 44
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£525 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £333 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the England region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in England

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in England

SIEM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the England region.

SIEM Hourly Rate Trend in England

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 69 £500 +17.64% 15
South East -16 32 £525 +23.52% 21
South West - 11 £550 - 3
East of England -2 10 £525 +10.52%
North West -15 7 £563 -2.17% 5
Yorkshire -10 3 - - 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 101 (40.56%) Firewall
2 61 (24.50%) CISSP
2 61 (24.50%) Information Security
3 58 (23.29%) Finance
4 51 (20.48%) Cyber Security
5 50 (20.08%) Security Cleared
6 49 (19.68%) Windows
7 42 (16.87%) Linux
7 42 (16.87%) SC Cleared
8 39 (15.66%) Network Security
8 39 (15.66%) ITIL
9 36 (14.46%) Cisco
9 36 (14.46%) ArcSight
10 34 (13.65%) PCI DSS
11 32 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (12.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 30 (12.05%) Security Architecture
13 29 (11.65%) Degree
14 28 (11.24%) Splunk
15 27 (10.84%) CISM
16 25 (10.04%) UNIX
17 23 (9.24%) Analytics
18 22 (8.84%) Identity Management
18 22 (8.84%) Retail
18 22 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 21 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (8.03%) TCP/IP
20 20 (8.03%) LogRhythm
20 20 (8.03%) Computer Science

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (2.41%) Apache
2 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (40.56%) Firewall
2 39 (15.66%) Network Security
3 30 (12.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (8.03%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.23%) VPN
6 15 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (5.22%) Internet
8 11 (4.42%) LDAP
9 9 (3.61%) WAN
10 6 (2.41%) FTP
10 6 (2.41%) DNS
10 6 (2.41%) Wireless
10 6 (2.41%) BGP
10 6 (2.41%) SAN
10 6 (2.41%) NAS
11 5 (2.01%) NGN
12 4 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (1.61%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.61%) SMTP
12 4 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
General
1 58 (23.29%) Finance
2 22 (8.84%) Retail
3 12 (4.82%) Games
4 11 (4.42%) Banking
4 11 (4.42%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.41%) Publishing
7 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (27.31%) Analyst
2 53 (21.29%) Consultant
2 53 (21.29%) Security Analyst
3 46 (18.47%) Architect
4 37 (14.86%) Security Consultant
5 32 (12.85%) Security Architect
6 26 (10.44%) Security Specialist
7 21 (8.43%) Security Engineer
8 13 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (4.82%) Designer
9 12 (4.82%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 10 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.21%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.21%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.21%) Senior Security Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) Security Manager
12 7 (2.81%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (2.81%) Senior Security Consultant
12 7 (2.81%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.81%) Middleware
2 4 (1.61%) .NET
2 4 (1.61%) Web Services
3 3 (1.20%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) XSD
3 3 (1.20%) SOAP
3 3 (1.20%) WCF
4 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.21%) PKI
4 8 (3.21%) Physics
5 6 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.01%) FMCG
7 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.61%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.80%) CESG
9 1 (0.40%) CCTV
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.40%) Open Source
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.68%) Windows
2 42 (16.87%) Linux
3 25 (10.04%) UNIX
4 6 (2.41%) Solaris
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.50%) Information Security
2 51 (20.48%) Cyber Security
3 39 (15.66%) ITIL
4 32 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (12.05%) Security Architecture
6 23 (9.24%) Analytics
7 22 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 22 (8.84%) Identity Management
8 18 (7.23%) TOGAF
8 18 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (5.62%) Data Security
12 12 (4.82%) Migration
12 12 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.42%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.42%) Data Protection
14 9 (3.61%) Risk Management
14 9 (3.61%) Protective Monitoring
15 8 (3.21%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.83%) SQL
2 7 (2.81%) Python
3 6 (2.41%) C
4 5 (2.01%) Java
4 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
6 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (24.50%) CISSP
2 50 (20.08%) Security Cleared
3 42 (16.87%) SC Cleared
4 29 (11.65%) Degree
5 27 (10.84%) CISM
6 21 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.22%) GIAC
8 12 (4.82%) CCNA
9 10 (4.02%) ISSAP
10 9 (3.61%) GCIA
10 9 (3.61%) ISSMP
11 8 (3.21%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.21%) CISA
12 7 (2.81%) CISMP
13 6 (2.41%) GCIH
14 5 (2.01%) CCNP
14 5 (2.01%) CRISC
15 4 (1.61%) CEH
16 2 (0.80%) HND
16 2 (0.80%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.65%) PCI DSS
2 30 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.02%) QA
4 5 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.41%) Snort
3 5 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.01%) Firmware
4 4 (1.61%) Brightmail
5 2 (0.80%) Nmap
5 2 (0.80%) Squid
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (7.23%) Nessus
2 8 (3.21%) SCCM
3 6 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.01%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (1.61%) OpenView
5 4 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.20%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.80%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.80%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (14.46%) Cisco
1 36 (14.46%) ArcSight
2 28 (11.24%) Splunk
3 20 (8.03%) LogRhythm
4 18 (7.23%) McAfee
5 17 (6.83%) CheckPoint
6 16 (6.43%) Microsoft
7 15 (6.02%) Qualys
7 15 (6.02%) F5
8 13 (5.22%) HP
9 12 (4.82%) Oracle
9 12 (4.82%) Sourcefire
10 11 (4.42%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.02%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.61%) MobileIron
13 8 (3.21%) VMware
14 7 (2.81%) SAP
14 7 (2.81%) Varonis
15 6 (2.41%) IBM
15 6 (2.41%) Red Hat
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