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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 492 470 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +81
Contract jobs citing SIEM 98 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.077% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.10% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 19 17
Average daily rate £450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.95% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
SIEM
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +29 74 £450 -10.04% 21
South East -3 18 £425 +4.29% 12
Yorkshire -19 2 £415 -17.00% 4
South West -20 2 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £508 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
SIEM
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (39.71%) Firewall
2 63 (30.88%) Windows
3 62 (30.39%) ArcSight
4 59 (28.92%) ITIL
5 51 (25.00%) CISSP
6 49 (24.02%) UNIX
7 45 (22.06%) TCP/IP
8 43 (21.08%) Finance
9 42 (20.59%) Linux
10 40 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 38 (18.63%) Cisco
12 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 35 (17.16%) Network Security
14 27 (13.24%) CA
15 26 (12.75%) HP
16 25 (12.25%) Information Security
16 25 (12.25%) Network Architecture
17 24 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (11.27%) DNS
19 22 (10.78%) CISM
20 21 (10.29%) DHCP
21 20 (9.80%) Use Case
22 19 (9.31%) LDAP
22 19 (9.31%) McAfee
23 18 (8.82%) Cyber-Ark
24 17 (8.33%) Management Information System
24 17 (8.33%) PRINCE2
24 17 (8.33%) Computer Security
24 17 (8.33%) TOGAF
25 16 (7.84%) Reverse Proxy

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (4.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (39.71%) Firewall
2 45 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 35 (17.16%) Network Security
4 24 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (11.27%) DNS
6 21 (10.29%) DHCP
7 19 (9.31%) LDAP
8 16 (7.84%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (6.37%) Internet
9 13 (6.37%) SNMP
9 13 (6.37%) WAN
10 12 (5.88%) VPN
10 12 (5.88%) MPLS
11 11 (5.39%) BGP
12 10 (4.90%) EIGRP
12 10 (4.90%) OSPF
13 9 (4.41%) FWSM
13 9 (4.41%) BIG-IP
14 6 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
1 9 (4.41%) DB2
2 6 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (21.08%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.43%) Law
4 6 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.45%) Retail
6 3 (1.47%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Consultant
2 36 (17.65%) Architect
3 31 (15.20%) Security Engineer
4 23 (11.27%) Security Consultant
5 22 (10.78%) Analyst
5 22 (10.78%) Security Architect
6 15 (7.35%) Administrator
7 12 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.41%) IT Security Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Security Administrator
11 8 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.92%) UNIX Administrator
12 7 (3.43%) Security Project Manager
12 7 (3.43%) Security Manager
12 7 (3.43%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.39%) XML
2 9 (4.41%) Middleware
3 8 (3.92%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.47%) WCF
4 3 (1.47%) XSD
4 3 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.45%) PKI
3 4 (1.96%) Hedge funds
3 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) New Media
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.49%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.88%) Windows
2 49 (24.02%) UNIX
3 42 (20.59%) Linux
4 13 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.37%) Solaris
4 13 (6.37%) VMS
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.98%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.98%) CentOS
7 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) SUSE
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.92%) ITIL
2 40 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (12.25%) Information Security
3 25 (12.25%) Network Architecture
4 20 (9.80%) Use Case
5 17 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.33%) Computer Security
5 17 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 14 (6.86%) Service Management
6 14 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.37%) Risk Management
7 13 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (6.37%) Zachman Framework
7 13 (6.37%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.37%) Identity Management
7 13 (6.37%) SABSA
8 10 (4.90%) Data Security
8 10 (4.90%) Project Management
9 9 (4.41%) Cyber Security
9 9 (4.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.45%) C
3 3 (1.47%) Perl
4 2 (0.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.49%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (25.00%) CISSP
2 22 (10.78%) CISM
3 15 (7.35%) CISA
4 13 (6.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.43%) CCNP
8 6 (2.94%) CCNA
8 6 (2.94%) CCSP
8 6 (2.94%) GIAC
9 4 (1.96%) CEH
10 3 (1.47%) GCIH
10 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.98%) RHCE
11 2 (0.98%) Degree
11 2 (0.98%) GCIA
11 2 (0.98%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.98%) OSCP
12 1 (0.49%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.90%) QA
3 7 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.90%) NFS
2 7 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.47%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.47%) Snort
3 3 (1.47%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.98%) Nmap
5 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.90%) Puppet
2 10 (4.90%) Cobbler
3 4 (1.96%) Nessus
4 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.98%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (30.39%) ArcSight
2 38 (18.63%) Cisco
3 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 27 (13.24%) CA
5 26 (12.75%) HP
6 19 (9.31%) McAfee
7 18 (8.82%) Cyber-Ark
8 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 15 (7.35%) CheckPoint
9 15 (7.35%) Juniper
10 12 (5.88%) Novell
11 9 (4.41%) F5
11 9 (4.41%) LogRhythm
11 9 (4.41%) IBM
12 7 (3.43%) Splunk
12 7 (3.43%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.94%) Oracle
13 6 (2.94%) VMware
13 6 (2.94%) LogLogic
14 5 (2.45%) Radware
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