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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / England
Rank 405 349 461
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +112
Contract jobs citing SIEM 174 273 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 175 89
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
34320 39574 38070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.84% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22958 26223 24388
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1079 1034
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +11 85 £525 +5.00% 26
South East -41 25 £458 -8.50% 12
North West +15 20 £530 +29.26% 4
East of England +2 13 £500 +13.63%
South West -21 12 £365 -14.11% 8
West Midlands +3 11 £338 -28.94% 13
Yorkshire +11 7 £400 -5.88% 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £525 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 England region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 231 (48.13%) Firewall
2 184 (38.33%) Information Security
3 176 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
4 145 (30.21%) Windows
5 143 (29.79%) Security Operations
6 117 (24.38%) Linux
7 116 (24.17%) Security Cleared
8 111 (23.13%) Splunk
9 98 (20.42%) CISSP
10 93 (19.38%) SC Cleared
11 90 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 88 (18.33%) TCP/IP
13 80 (16.67%) Unix
14 76 (15.83%) Security Operations Centre
15 75 (15.63%) Finance
16 73 (15.21%) Vulnerability Management
17 72 (15.00%) PCI DSS
18 70 (14.58%) LAN
18 70 (14.58%) Cisco
19 69 (14.38%) WAN
19 69 (14.38%) Management Information System
19 69 (14.38%) Network Security
20 68 (14.17%) VMware
21 67 (13.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 64 (13.33%) LogRhythm
23 59 (12.29%) ITIL
24 58 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (11.88%) CheckPoint
26 55 (11.46%) ArcSight
27 53 (11.04%) Penetration Testing

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 13 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.46%) Apache
5 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.83%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.83%) SAS
7 3 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.42%) Mongrel
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
8 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.42%) MS Project
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.13%) IaaS
3 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.67%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 231 (48.13%) Firewall
2 90 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 88 (18.33%) TCP/IP
4 70 (14.58%) LAN
5 69 (14.38%) Network Security
5 69 (14.38%) WAN
6 49 (10.21%) VPN
7 45 (9.38%) DNS
8 37 (7.71%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (6.88%) HTTP
10 23 (4.79%) VoIP
10 23 (4.79%) Wireless
11 22 (4.58%) Internet
12 21 (4.38%) SSL
13 14 (2.92%) DHCP
14 13 (2.71%) TACACS
15 11 (2.29%) LDAP
16 10 (2.08%) MPLS
17 8 (1.67%) IPsec
17 8 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.96%) Redis
2 17 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.13%) Big Data
4 11 (2.29%) DB2
5 10 (2.08%) MySQL
6 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) HBase
8 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) OLAP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.42%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (15.63%) Finance
2 32 (6.67%) Banking
3 11 (2.29%) Legal
4 7 (1.46%) Law
5 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.83%) Advertising
6 4 (0.83%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 194 (40.42%) Analyst
2 146 (30.42%) Security Analyst
3 55 (11.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 55 (11.46%) SOC Analyst
4 52 (10.83%) Security Engineer
5 50 (10.42%) Consultant
6 49 (10.21%) Architect
7 38 (7.92%) SIEM Analyst
8 33 (6.88%) Security Architect
9 31 (6.46%) Security Consultant
10 26 (5.42%) Security Specialist
11 25 (5.21%) Security Manager
12 23 (4.79%) IT Analyst
12 23 (4.79%) IT Security Analyst
12 23 (4.79%) Network Engineer
13 17 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
13 17 (3.54%) Operations Analyst
13 17 (3.54%) Security Operations Analyst
14 16 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
15 14 (2.92%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (4.17%) Web Services
3 14 (2.92%) RESTful
4 13 (2.71%) Middleware
5 6 (1.25%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.25%) XML
6 4 (0.83%) .NET
6 4 (0.83%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.63%) CSS
7 3 (0.63%) HTML
8 2 (0.42%) J2EE
8 2 (0.42%) Servlets
9 1 (0.21%) OAuth
9 1 (0.21%) OpenID
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.21%) SAML
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.83%) Security Operations Centre
2 69 (14.38%) Management Information System
3 58 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (7.92%) Data Centre
5 27 (5.63%) Cyber Attack
6 19 (3.96%) PKI
7 14 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (2.50%) iSeries
9 12 (2.50%) Tandem
10 11 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.67%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.46%) Clustering
13 7 (1.46%) CMDB
14 6 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.63%) BYOD
17 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (30.21%) Windows
2 117 (24.38%) Linux
3 80 (16.67%) Unix
4 18 (3.75%) AIX
5 13 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.50%) OpenVMS
6 12 (2.50%) Solaris
6 12 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.63%) HPUX
11 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.63%) VMS
11 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.42%) MVS
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (38.33%) Information Security
2 176 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
3 143 (29.79%) Security Operations
4 73 (15.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 59 (12.29%) ITIL
6 53 (11.04%) Penetration Testing
7 46 (9.58%) Risk Management
8 44 (9.17%) Security Monitoring
9 39 (8.13%) Incident Management
9 39 (8.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 35 (7.29%) Identity Access Management
10 35 (7.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 34 (7.08%) Kalman Filter
12 32 (6.67%) Service Management
13 31 (6.46%) Open Source
14 30 (6.25%) Analytics
14 30 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
15 29 (6.04%) Security Architecture
15 29 (6.04%) Use Case
16 28 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.00%) Python
2 39 (8.13%) SQL
3 18 (3.75%) Perl
4 15 (3.13%) Java
5 9 (1.88%) C#
5 9 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.04%) Ruby
9 4 (0.83%) C++
10 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.21%) Go
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 98 (20.42%) CISSP
3 93 (19.38%) SC Cleared
4 38 (7.92%) CISM
5 34 (7.08%) SANS
6 28 (5.83%) GIAC
7 24 (5.00%) CEH
7 24 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 24 (5.00%) GCIH
7 24 (5.00%) SSCP
8 18 (3.75%) Degree
9 17 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.71%) CISA
11 10 (2.08%) CCNA
12 7 (1.46%) CCSA
13 6 (1.25%) CISMP
13 6 (1.25%) GCFA
13 6 (1.25%) MCP
14 5 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (1.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 67 (13.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.08%) ISO27002
4 7 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.46%) RMADS
4 7 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.25%) GPG13
6 5 (1.04%) COBIT
7 4 (0.83%) GDPR
7 4 (0.83%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.83%) QA
8 3 (0.63%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.63%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.42%) COSO
9 2 (0.42%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.42%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.54%) vSphere
4 15 (3.13%) Snort
5 12 (2.50%) RACF
6 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.83%) vCloud
6 4 (0.83%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.42%) Docker
8 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.42%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (10.00%) QRadar
2 37 (7.71%) Nessus
3 30 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 27 (5.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 20 (4.17%) Kibana
5 20 (4.17%) logstash
6 13 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
8 11 (2.29%) Puppet
8 11 (2.29%) SCCM
9 10 (2.08%) RSA enVision
10 9 (1.88%) CSIRT
11 7 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.25%) Nmap
13 4 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
13 4 (0.83%) SCOM
13 4 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.83%) vRealize
13 4 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (23.13%) Splunk
2 70 (14.58%) Cisco
3 68 (14.17%) VMware
4 64 (13.33%) LogRhythm
5 57 (11.88%) CheckPoint
6 55 (11.46%) ArcSight
7 48 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 40 (8.33%) IBM
9 37 (7.71%) Intel Security
10 27 (5.63%) HP
11 24 (5.00%) Oracle
12 23 (4.79%) Symantec
13 21 (4.38%) Fortinet
14 20 (4.17%) AlienVault
15 19 (3.96%) Apple
15 19 (3.96%) Citrix
16 17 (3.54%) Red Hat
17 16 (3.33%) Juniper
18 15 (3.13%) F5
18 15 (3.13%) Qualys
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