The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 350 381 465
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +84
Contract jobs citing SIEM 293 255 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.62% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 158 71
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 £365 £369 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £597 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £456 £443
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
SIEM
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
41405 41278 38388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.00% 79.99% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27297 24281
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 109 £525 +10.52% 37
South East -22 48 £506 +1.25% 12
South West +16 38 £390 -7.14% 7
North West +33 37 £465 -7.00% 7
East of England +28 23 £550 +25.64% 2
Yorkshire -1 20 £425 +13.33% 8
West Midlands -34 8 £425 -8.10% 8
East Midlands -16 4 £600 +23.71%
North East -44 3 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £650 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 217 (39.17%) Firewall
2 197 (35.56%) Information Security
3 189 (34.12%) CISSP
4 161 (29.06%) Security Operations
5 138 (24.91%) Windows
6 129 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
7 121 (21.84%) Linux
8 118 (21.30%) Network Security
9 107 (19.31%) Finance
10 102 (18.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 92 (16.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 91 (16.43%) PCI DSS
13 90 (16.25%) Security Cleared
14 87 (15.70%) Splunk
15 86 (15.52%) ArcSight
16 82 (14.80%) Intrusion Detection
17 77 (13.90%) Cisco
18 76 (13.72%) SC Cleared
19 75 (13.54%) Security Architecture
19 75 (13.54%) CISM
20 74 (13.36%) Management Information System
21 66 (11.91%) Security Operations Centre
22 64 (11.55%) WAN
23 63 (11.37%) Unix
24 62 (11.19%) ITIL
25 59 (10.65%) TCP/IP
25 59 (10.65%) Data Centre
26 56 (10.11%) Kalman Filter
27 54 (9.75%) QRadar
27 54 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (3.61%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.17%) IIS
2 12 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.44%) Apache
4 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.54%) JBoss
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.35%) MS Office
3 11 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.08%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.61%) IaaS
3 20 (3.61%) PaaS
4 14 (2.53%) SaaS
5 13 (2.35%) Office 365
6 11 (1.99%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 217 (39.17%) Firewall
2 118 (21.30%) Network Security
3 82 (14.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 64 (11.55%) WAN
5 59 (10.65%) TCP/IP
6 52 (9.39%) LAN
7 40 (7.22%) VPN
8 39 (7.04%) SSL
9 27 (4.87%) Internet
10 24 (4.33%) DNS
11 23 (4.15%) MPLS
12 22 (3.97%) Wireless
13 19 (3.43%) HTTP
14 14 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (2.53%) IPsec
15 12 (2.17%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.99%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (1.99%) SAN
17 8 (1.44%) BGP
17 8 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.97%) DB2
2 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.08%) MySQL
2 6 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.90%) Big Data
4 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.36%) Informix
5 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) AppScan
3 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Hudson
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 107 (19.31%) Finance
2 29 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.53%) Retail
4 13 (2.35%) Banking
5 7 (1.26%) Advertising
5 7 (1.26%) Publishing
6 5 (0.90%) Legal
6 5 (0.90%) Marketing
7 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Electronics
8 3 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 159 (28.70%) Analyst
2 121 (21.84%) Security Analyst
3 101 (18.23%) Architect
4 88 (15.88%) Consultant
5 77 (13.90%) Security Architect
5 77 (13.90%) Security Consultant
6 57 (10.29%) Security Engineer
7 52 (9.39%) Security Manager
8 48 (8.66%) SOC Analyst
9 40 (7.22%) Project Manager
10 34 (6.14%) IT Analyst
11 33 (5.96%) IT Security Analyst
12 28 (5.05%) Security Project Manager
13 27 (4.87%) Security Specialist
14 26 (4.69%) SIEM Consultant
15 21 (3.79%) Information Analyst
15 21 (3.79%) Information Security Analyst
16 20 (3.61%) Operations Analyst
16 20 (3.61%) Security Operations Analyst
17 18 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.71%) Middleware
2 8 (1.44%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.54%) .NET
3 3 (0.54%) REST
3 3 (0.54%) SOAP
3 3 (0.54%) XML
4 2 (0.36%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.36%) LAMP
5 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.18%) D3.js
5 1 (0.18%) J2EE
5 1 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.18%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.36%) Management Information System
2 66 (11.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 59 (10.65%) Data Centre
4 53 (9.57%) PKI
5 40 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.26%) CESG
9 7 (1.26%) Clustering
9 7 (1.26%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.08%) iPad
10 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 138 (24.91%) Windows
2 121 (21.84%) Linux
3 63 (11.37%) Unix
4 33 (5.96%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.33%) AIX
6 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.08%) Solaris
10 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Debian
12 2 (0.36%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (35.56%) Information Security
2 161 (29.06%) Security Operations
3 129 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
4 102 (18.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 75 (13.54%) Security Architecture
6 62 (11.19%) ITIL
7 56 (10.11%) Kalman Filter
8 54 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (9.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 50 (9.03%) Incident Management
11 46 (8.30%) Project Management
12 44 (7.94%) Threat Management
13 41 (7.40%) Analytics
14 39 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
15 34 (6.14%) Security Management
16 33 (5.96%) Data Loss Prevention
16 33 (5.96%) Risk Management
17 31 (5.60%) Use Case
18 30 (5.42%) Change Management
18 30 (5.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.43%) Python
2 18 (3.25%) SQL
3 16 (2.89%) Perl
4 11 (1.99%) Java
5 9 (1.62%) Ruby
6 8 (1.44%) C
7 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.54%) C++
11 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 189 (34.12%) CISSP
2 90 (16.25%) Security Cleared
3 76 (13.72%) SC Cleared
4 75 (13.54%) CISM
5 43 (7.76%) Degree
6 34 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (5.96%) CEH
8 30 (5.42%) GCIH
9 26 (4.69%) CCNP
10 25 (4.51%) SANS
11 23 (4.15%) GCIA
11 23 (4.15%) GIAC
12 17 (3.07%) CCNA
12 17 (3.07%) CISMP
13 16 (2.89%) CISA
14 15 (2.71%) DV Cleared
15 12 (2.17%) ISSAP
16 11 (1.99%) CESG Certified Professional
16 11 (1.99%) PMI Certification
17 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (16.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (16.43%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.97%) COBIT
4 10 (1.81%) SLA
5 9 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (1.26%) QA
8 6 (1.08%) ISO22301
8 6 (1.08%) ISO27002
9 5 (0.90%) GPG13
9 5 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.72%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.36%) BS25999
11 2 (0.36%) COSO
11 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.36%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.18%) GMP
System Software
1 52 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.61%) Snort
4 9 (1.62%) XenApp
5 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.90%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) Squid
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) SRDF
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (9.75%) QRadar
2 23 (4.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 23 (4.15%) Nessus
3 20 (3.61%) RSA Security Analytics
4 18 (3.25%) RSA Archer
5 14 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (2.35%) Puppet
7 12 (2.17%) Nmap
8 9 (1.62%) RSA enVision
9 8 (1.44%) ArcSight ESM
9 8 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.44%) SCCM
10 7 (1.26%) WSUS
11 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.08%) SmoothWall
12 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.90%) Nagios
13 3 (0.54%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 87 (15.70%) Splunk
2 86 (15.52%) ArcSight
3 77 (13.90%) Cisco
4 51 (9.21%) CheckPoint
5 49 (8.84%) Intel Security
6 44 (7.94%) LogRhythm
7 40 (7.22%) Microsoft
7 40 (7.22%) VMware
8 39 (7.04%) Qualys
9 28 (5.05%) IBM
9 28 (5.05%) Juniper
9 28 (5.05%) Oracle
10 27 (4.87%) HP
10 27 (4.87%) Symantec
11 23 (4.15%) Citrix
12 20 (3.61%) Sourcefire
13 19 (3.43%) Forcepoint
14 18 (3.25%) F5
15 17 (3.07%) Fortinet
16 16 (2.89%) Tripwire
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Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £600.0 - £650.0 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Rate: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago