The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 424 478 554
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +76
Contract jobs citing SIEM 131 71 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.21% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 5
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £545 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36751 34198 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.37% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23125 21216 22145
Average daily rate £408 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 977 1381
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +71 87 £430 +1.17% 11
South East -7 22 £438 +9.37% 29
Yorkshire - 6 £325 - 5
North West -10 5 £475 +68.14% 5
West Midlands -12 3 £400 +10.34% 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £300 - 4
South West - - - - 1
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 99 (45.62%) Firewall
2 65 (29.95%) CISSP
3 55 (25.35%) Windows
3 55 (25.35%) Information Security
4 46 (21.20%) ITIL
5 43 (19.82%) Cisco
6 35 (16.13%) Finance
7 34 (15.67%) Network Security
7 34 (15.67%) ArcSight
7 34 (15.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 33 (15.21%) TCP/IP
9 30 (13.82%) Security Architecture
10 29 (13.36%) UNIX
10 29 (13.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 26 (11.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
12 25 (11.52%) CISM
13 23 (10.60%) Tivoli
13 23 (10.60%) Linux
13 23 (10.60%) Cyber Security
14 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
14 22 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (10.14%) CheckPoint
14 22 (10.14%) Identity Management
15 21 (9.68%) Management Information System
16 20 (9.22%) Penetration Testing
17 19 (8.76%) Use Case
17 19 (8.76%) PRINCE2
17 19 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 99 (45.62%) Firewall
2 34 (15.67%) Network Security
3 33 (15.21%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (7.83%) Reverse Proxy
6 15 (6.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (5.53%) Internet
8 7 (3.23%) VPN
9 6 (2.76%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.30%) Wireless
11 4 (1.84%) DNS
11 4 (1.84%) FTP
11 4 (1.84%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.38%) WAN
12 3 (1.38%) LDAP
12 3 (1.38%) LAN
13 2 (0.92%) SSL
13 2 (0.92%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.92%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) DB2
2 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Retail
3 9 (4.15%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.30%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.46%) International Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (23.04%) Analyst
2 48 (22.12%) Consultant
3 43 (19.82%) Architect
4 37 (17.05%) Security Architect
5 36 (16.59%) Security Analyst
6 30 (13.82%) Security Consultant
7 25 (11.52%) Security Engineer
8 19 (8.76%) Project Manager
9 18 (8.29%) Security Manager
10 14 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
11 11 (5.07%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.15%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (4.15%) Security Specialist
12 9 (4.15%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) IT Consultant
13 8 (3.69%) IT Security Consultant
13 8 (3.69%) IT Security Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Security Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.15%) Regular Expression
1 9 (4.15%) XML
2 1 (0.46%) Java EE
2 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.46%) WSDL
2 1 (0.46%) JMS
2 1 (0.46%) SOAP
2 1 (0.46%) Web Services
2 1 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.69%) PKI
2 8 (3.69%) FMCG
3 6 (2.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.38%) Open Source
4 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.46%) New Media
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.46%) Social Media
5 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.46%) CCTV
5 1 (0.46%) Economics
5 1 (0.46%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.46%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.35%) Windows
2 29 (13.36%) UNIX
3 23 (10.60%) Linux
4 12 (5.53%) VMS
5 6 (2.76%) Solaris
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.35%) Information Security
2 46 (21.20%) ITIL
3 34 (15.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 30 (13.82%) Security Architecture
5 26 (11.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (10.60%) Cyber Security
7 22 (10.14%) Identity Management
8 20 (9.22%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (8.76%) Use Case
9 19 (8.76%) PRINCE2
10 18 (8.29%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (6.91%) Network Architecture
11 15 (6.91%) SABSA
12 14 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
12 14 (6.45%) TOGAF
13 13 (5.99%) Project Management
13 13 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.53%) Computer Security
15 10 (4.61%) Risk Management
15 10 (4.61%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.07%) SQL
2 10 (4.61%) C
3 3 (1.38%) VB
4 2 (0.92%) Perl
4 2 (0.92%) Ruby
4 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (29.95%) CISSP
2 25 (11.52%) CISM
3 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.07%) CISA
6 9 (4.15%) CCSE
6 9 (4.15%) CCNP
7 8 (3.69%) CEH
8 6 (2.76%) GCIA
8 6 (2.76%) GCIH
9 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.30%) Degree
9 5 (2.30%) GIAC
10 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.92%) CCNA
11 2 (0.92%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.92%) OSCP
12 1 (0.46%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.91%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.76%) QA
5 3 (1.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.84%) Snort
2 4 (1.84%) Brightmail
2 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (10.60%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.30%) SCCM
3 4 (1.84%) ZENworks
4 3 (1.38%) OpenView
5 2 (0.92%) Nessus
5 2 (0.92%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (19.82%) Cisco
2 34 (15.67%) ArcSight
3 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.14%) CheckPoint
5 17 (7.83%) McAfee
6 16 (7.37%) CA
7 12 (5.53%) Websense
7 12 (5.53%) SAP
8 10 (4.61%) Novell
8 10 (4.61%) Splunk
9 9 (4.15%) Qualys
9 9 (4.15%) Sourcefire
10 7 (3.23%) VMware
10 7 (3.23%) Juniper
10 7 (3.23%) HP
11 6 (2.76%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.76%) IronPort
11 6 (2.76%) LogRhythm
12 5 (2.30%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.30%) IBM
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