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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 465 516 556
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +40
Contract jobs citing SIEM 113 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.15% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 14
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£500 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £282 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SIEM
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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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +49 60 £500 +6.38% 8
South East +27 30 £525 - 22
West Midlands -11 8 £425 +17.24% 1
South West - 4 £450 - 1
North West -10 3 £463 +40.68% 2
East Midlands +4 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (40.61%) Firewall
2 63 (31.98%) CISSP
3 59 (29.95%) Information Security
4 41 (20.81%) Windows
5 38 (19.29%) Finance
6 35 (17.77%) Cisco
6 35 (17.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (16.75%) ITIL
8 32 (16.24%) Security Architecture
8 32 (16.24%) ArcSight
9 31 (15.74%) Cyber Security
9 31 (15.74%) Security Cleared
10 30 (15.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (13.71%) TCP/IP
11 27 (13.71%) PCI DSS
12 26 (13.20%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (13.20%) Network Security
13 25 (12.69%) SC Cleared
14 24 (12.18%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (11.17%) Identity Management
16 20 (10.15%) CISM
16 20 (10.15%) CheckPoint
16 20 (10.15%) Linux
17 19 (9.64%) UNIX
18 17 (8.63%) SQL
19 16 (8.12%) Retail
20 15 (7.61%) PRINCE2
20 15 (7.61%) Analytics
21 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.51%) Apache
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (40.61%) Firewall
2 27 (13.71%) TCP/IP
3 26 (13.20%) Network Security
4 12 (6.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (5.58%) Internet
5 11 (5.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.55%) VPN
6 7 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.05%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.54%) Wireless
9 4 (2.03%) DNS
9 4 (2.03%) FTP
9 4 (2.03%) NGN
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.52%) LAN
10 3 (1.52%) WAN
10 3 (1.52%) LDAP
10 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.02%) NAS
11 2 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) DB2
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (19.29%) Finance
2 16 (8.12%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Banking
4 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.05%) Games
6 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.52%) Law
7 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) International Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (23.35%) Analyst
2 41 (20.81%) Consultant
3 36 (18.27%) Security Analyst
3 36 (18.27%) Architect
4 31 (15.74%) Security Consultant
5 28 (14.21%) Security Architect
6 24 (12.18%) Security Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Security Specialist
8 12 (6.09%) Security Manager
8 12 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.08%) IT Security Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Security Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.06%) IT Security Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) Security Project Manager
11 8 (4.06%) IT Consultant
12 7 (3.55%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Network Engineer
13 5 (2.54%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.03%) XML
3 3 (1.52%) XSD
3 3 (1.52%) SOAP
4 2 (1.02%) Middleware
4 2 (1.02%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) WCF
5 1 (0.51%) Java EE
5 1 (0.51%) WSDL
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) JMS
5 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.06%) PKI
3 8 (4.06%) FMCG
4 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.52%) Open Source
6 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) CCTV
7 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.51%) CESG
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.81%) Windows
2 20 (10.15%) Linux
3 19 (9.64%) UNIX
4 7 (3.55%) Solaris
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.02%) AIX
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.95%) Information Security
2 33 (16.75%) ITIL
3 32 (16.24%) Security Architecture
4 31 (15.74%) Cyber Security
5 30 (15.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (13.20%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (12.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (11.17%) Identity Management
9 15 (7.61%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.61%) Analytics
10 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (6.09%) Use Case
12 10 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (5.08%) Data Protection
12 10 (5.08%) TOGAF
12 10 (5.08%) Project Management
13 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (4.06%) Protective Monitoring
14 8 (4.06%) Security Testing
15 7 (3.55%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.63%) SQL
2 5 (2.54%) C
3 3 (1.52%) VB
3 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.02%) Python
4 2 (1.02%) Java
4 2 (1.02%) Perl
4 2 (1.02%) Ruby
4 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (31.98%) CISSP
2 31 (15.74%) Security Cleared
3 25 (12.69%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.15%) CISM
6 13 (6.60%) GCIA
7 12 (6.09%) GIAC
8 11 (5.58%) CISA
8 11 (5.58%) Degree
9 9 (4.57%) CCNP
9 9 (4.57%) CCSE
10 7 (3.55%) GCIH
10 7 (3.55%) CEH
11 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.54%) CRISC
12 2 (1.02%) CCNA
12 2 (1.02%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.51%) ISSEP
13 1 (0.51%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (13.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.03%) QA
5 3 (1.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) Brightmail
2 4 (2.03%) Snort
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.05%) SCCM
3 4 (2.03%) ZENworks
3 4 (2.03%) OpenView
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.02%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.02%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.02%) Nessus
4 2 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.51%) WMI
5 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (17.77%) Cisco
2 32 (16.24%) ArcSight
3 20 (10.15%) CheckPoint
4 12 (6.09%) SAP
5 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.58%) Websense
5 11 (5.58%) Sourcefire
5 11 (5.58%) Splunk
6 10 (5.08%) McAfee
7 9 (4.57%) HP
7 9 (4.57%) Qualys
8 8 (4.06%) VMware
9 7 (3.55%) Juniper
9 7 (3.55%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.55%) LogRhythm
10 6 (3.05%) F5
10 6 (3.05%) IronPort
11 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.03%) CA
13 3 (1.52%) Citrix
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