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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 461 508 553
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +45
Contract jobs citing SIEM 123 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.16% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 31 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 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 29 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 +75 78 £475 +5.55% 20
South East -2 24 £490 - 13
North West -14 6 £463 +63.71% 1
West Midlands -9 5 £300 -17.24%
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 1
South West -35 1 £450 - 3
East of England - - - - 1
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 86 (42.79%) Firewall
2 60 (29.85%) CISSP
3 58 (28.86%) Information Security
4 46 (22.89%) Windows
5 36 (17.91%) Cisco
6 34 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 32 (15.92%) Security Architecture
7 32 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (15.42%) Finance
9 30 (14.93%) ITIL
10 29 (14.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (13.93%) UNIX
12 27 (13.43%) ArcSight
12 27 (13.43%) Cyber Security
13 26 (12.94%) Linux
14 25 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (12.44%) Network Security
14 25 (12.44%) Security Cleared
15 23 (11.44%) TCP/IP
15 23 (11.44%) Identity Management
16 22 (10.95%) CheckPoint
16 22 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
18 20 (9.95%) CISM
18 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared
19 19 (9.45%) PCI DSS
20 18 (8.96%) Management Information System
21 17 (8.46%) Reverse Proxy
22 16 (7.96%) Intrusion Detection
23 15 (7.46%) SQL

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 86 (42.79%) Firewall
2 25 (12.44%) Network Security
3 23 (11.44%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 16 (7.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.98%) Internet
8 7 (3.48%) VPN
9 6 (2.99%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.49%) Wireless
11 4 (1.99%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (1.99%) DNS
11 4 (1.99%) FTP
12 3 (1.49%) LDAP
12 3 (1.49%) LAN
12 3 (1.49%) WAN
12 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.49%) NGN
13 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) DB2
2 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (15.42%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Retail
3 8 (3.98%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.99%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Law
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (24.38%) Analyst
2 38 (18.91%) Consultant
3 37 (18.41%) Architect
4 35 (17.41%) Security Analyst
5 31 (15.42%) Security Architect
6 28 (13.93%) Security Consultant
7 27 (13.43%) Security Engineer
8 18 (8.96%) Security Manager
8 18 (8.96%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.97%) Security Project Manager
10 12 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.47%) Security Specialist
12 10 (4.98%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.48%) IT Security Engineer
13 9 (4.48%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.98%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (3.98%) Security Solutions Architect
15 7 (3.48%) IT Security Consultant
15 7 (3.48%) IT Consultant
15 7 (3.48%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.49%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) XSD
4 1 (0.50%) JMS
4 1 (0.50%) WSDL
4 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.98%) PKI
2 8 (3.98%) FMCG
3 7 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.49%) Open Source
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.50%) New Media
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) CCTV
6 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.50%) CESG
6 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.89%) Windows
2 28 (13.93%) UNIX
3 26 (12.94%) Linux
4 7 (3.48%) Solaris
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) VMS
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.00%) AIX
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.86%) Information Security
2 34 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
3 32 (15.92%) Security Architecture
4 30 (14.93%) ITIL
5 29 (14.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (13.43%) Cyber Security
7 25 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (11.44%) Identity Management
9 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.97%) Use Case
11 12 (5.97%) Project Management
12 10 (4.98%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (4.98%) Data Protection
12 10 (4.98%) Analytics
12 10 (4.98%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (3.98%) Information Assurance
14 8 (3.98%) Security Testing
14 8 (3.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.46%) SQL
2 6 (2.99%) C
3 3 (1.49%) VB
3 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.00%) Python
4 2 (1.00%) Ruby
4 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.00%) Java
4 2 (1.00%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (29.85%) CISSP
2 25 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.95%) CISM
4 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.47%) CISA
6 9 (4.48%) CCNP
6 9 (4.48%) CCSE
7 8 (3.98%) CEH
7 8 (3.98%) GIAC
7 8 (3.98%) GCIA
8 7 (3.48%) GCIH
8 7 (3.48%) Degree
9 5 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.49%) CRISC
11 2 (1.00%) OSCP
11 2 (1.00%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.00%) CCNA
11 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.45%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.99%) QA
5 3 (1.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.99%) Snort
2 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.99%) Brightmail
3 2 (1.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.99%) SCCM
3 4 (1.99%) OpenView
3 4 (1.99%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.00%) Nessus
4 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (17.91%) Cisco
2 27 (13.43%) ArcSight
3 22 (10.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.97%) SAP
5 12 (5.97%) Websense
6 11 (5.47%) McAfee
7 10 (4.98%) Sourcefire
8 9 (4.48%) Qualys
8 9 (4.48%) Splunk
9 8 (3.98%) VMware
9 8 (3.98%) HP
9 8 (3.98%) Juniper
10 7 (3.48%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.99%) IronPort
11 6 (2.99%) LogRhythm
11 6 (2.99%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.49%) F5
12 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.49%) CA
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