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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 331 382 507
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +125
Contract jobs citing SIEM 281 251 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 158 96
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 112 £475 -5.00% 40
South East +15 65 £475 -13.63% 16
West Midlands +1 25 £463 -7.50% 13
North West +9 24 £400 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire +24 18 £500 +17.64% 6
South West +11 15 £433 -7.48% 6
Midlands +12 10 £500 -16.66%
East of England -1 10 £650 +36.77% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £500 -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 304 (51.09%) Firewall
2 217 (36.47%) Information Security
2 217 (36.47%) Cybersecurity
3 177 (29.75%) Security Operations
4 160 (26.89%) CISSP
5 144 (24.20%) Windows
6 137 (23.03%) Splunk
7 131 (22.02%) Security Cleared
7 131 (22.02%) Linux
8 117 (19.66%) Network Security
9 114 (19.16%) Finance
10 112 (18.82%) SC Cleared
11 108 (18.15%) Management Information System
12 106 (17.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 102 (17.14%) Cisco
14 99 (16.64%) TCP/IP
15 97 (16.30%) Vulnerability Management
16 94 (15.80%) PCI DSS
17 91 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 89 (14.96%) CheckPoint
19 86 (14.45%) Unix
20 84 (14.12%) WAN
21 81 (13.61%) LAN
22 79 (13.28%) Security Operations Centre
23 76 (12.77%) VMware
24 73 (12.27%) ArcSight
25 72 (12.10%) LogRhythm
26 67 (11.26%) Risk Management
26 67 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
26 67 (11.26%) Nessus

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 11 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.84%) Apache
3 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.67%) IIS
5 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.53%) IaaS
3 20 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.68%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 304 (51.09%) Firewall
2 117 (19.66%) Network Security
3 106 (17.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 99 (16.64%) TCP/IP
5 84 (14.12%) WAN
6 81 (13.61%) LAN
7 54 (9.08%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (7.06%) DNS
8 42 (7.06%) VPN
9 27 (4.54%) HTTP
10 24 (4.03%) Internet
11 23 (3.87%) VoIP
12 22 (3.70%) SSL
13 19 (3.19%) MPLS
14 16 (2.69%) DHCP
15 15 (2.52%) Wireless
16 12 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (2.02%) IPsec
17 10 (1.68%) LDAP
17 10 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.19%) Big Data
2 14 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.18%) Redis
4 11 (1.85%) DB2
5 10 (1.68%) MySQL
6 8 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) HBase
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.17%) AppScan
2 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (19.16%) Finance
2 32 (5.38%) Banking
3 18 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.85%) Retail
5 9 (1.51%) Legal
6 7 (1.18%) Advertising
7 4 (0.67%) Law
7 4 (0.67%) Publishing
8 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 213 (35.80%) Analyst
2 162 (27.23%) Security Analyst
3 83 (13.95%) Consultant
4 76 (12.77%) Architect
5 72 (12.10%) Security Engineer
6 61 (10.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 61 (10.25%) Security Architect
7 57 (9.58%) Security Consultant
8 43 (7.23%) Security Manager
8 43 (7.23%) SOC Analyst
9 41 (6.89%) SIEM Analyst
10 28 (4.71%) IT Analyst
10 28 (4.71%) IT Security Analyst
11 27 (4.54%) Network Engineer
12 26 (4.37%) Information Analyst
12 26 (4.37%) Information Security Analyst
13 25 (4.20%) Incident Analyst
13 25 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
14 24 (4.03%) Project Manager
15 22 (3.70%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.86%) Web Services
2 16 (2.69%) ELK Stack
3 14 (2.35%) Regular Expression
4 12 (2.02%) Middleware
5 10 (1.68%) RESTful
6 6 (1.01%) XML
7 5 (0.84%) .NET
8 4 (0.67%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.50%) CSS
9 3 (0.50%) HTML
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 1 (0.17%) J2EE
11 1 (0.17%) REST
11 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.15%) Management Information System
2 79 (13.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 55 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 34 (5.71%) PKI
6 22 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
7 17 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (2.18%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.18%) CMDB
12 6 (1.01%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.01%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.84%) Clustering
13 5 (0.84%) IVR
14 4 (0.67%) CESG
14 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (24.20%) Windows
2 131 (22.02%) Linux
3 86 (14.45%) Unix
4 16 (2.69%) AIX
4 16 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.35%) Solaris
6 13 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) HPUX
10 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.34%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (36.47%) Cybersecurity
1 217 (36.47%) Information Security
2 177 (29.75%) Security Operations
3 97 (16.30%) Vulnerability Management
4 67 (11.26%) Risk Management
5 63 (10.59%) ITIL
6 57 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
6 57 (9.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 54 (9.08%) Kalman Filter
8 51 (8.57%) Security Architecture
8 51 (8.57%) Use Case
9 49 (8.24%) Data Loss Prevention
10 48 (8.07%) Incident Management
10 48 (8.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 45 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (7.06%) Identity Access Management
12 42 (7.06%) Patch Management
12 42 (7.06%) Security Management
13 38 (6.39%) Analytics
13 38 (6.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.40%) Python
2 41 (6.89%) SQL
3 24 (4.03%) Perl
4 15 (2.52%) Java
4 15 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.51%) C#
7 7 (1.18%) Ruby
8 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.67%) C++
10 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.34%) C
11 2 (0.34%) Delphi
12 1 (0.17%) Go
12 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 160 (26.89%) CISSP
2 131 (22.02%) Security Cleared
3 112 (18.82%) SC Cleared
4 63 (10.59%) CISM
5 35 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 25 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.03%) GIAC
8 21 (3.53%) CEH
8 21 (3.53%) CISA
8 21 (3.53%) GCIH
9 20 (3.36%) Degree
9 20 (3.36%) SANS
10 13 (2.18%) CCNA
10 13 (2.18%) CCNP
11 12 (2.02%) SSCP
12 10 (1.68%) CRISC
13 9 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.51%) GSEC
14 8 (1.34%) BC Cleared
14 8 (1.34%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (15.80%) PCI DSS
2 91 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.03%) RMADS
4 17 (2.86%) COBIT
5 6 (1.01%) QA
5 6 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.67%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.50%) SLA
9 2 (0.34%) COSO
9 2 (0.34%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.34%) GPG13
9 2 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.34%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 67 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.20%) vSphere
4 22 (3.70%) Snort
5 7 (1.18%) XenApp
6 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) Docker
8 2 (0.34%) RACF
8 2 (0.34%) Squid
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) pfSense
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (11.26%) Nessus
2 54 (9.08%) QRadar
3 35 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 24 (4.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (2.69%) ArcSight ESM
6 14 (2.35%) Kibana
6 14 (2.35%) logstash
6 14 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.18%) RSA enVision
8 10 (1.68%) SCCM
9 9 (1.51%) Nmap
10 7 (1.18%) Puppet
11 6 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.01%) RSA Archer
11 6 (1.01%) WSUS
12 5 (0.84%) SCOM
13 4 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.67%) Endace
13 4 (0.67%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 137 (23.03%) Splunk
2 102 (17.14%) Cisco
3 89 (14.96%) CheckPoint
4 76 (12.77%) VMware
5 73 (12.27%) ArcSight
6 72 (12.10%) LogRhythm
7 50 (8.40%) Intel Security
8 48 (8.07%) Microsoft
9 41 (6.89%) Fortinet
10 40 (6.72%) Juniper
11 33 (5.55%) IBM
12 32 (5.38%) Symantec
13 30 (5.04%) Qualys
14 29 (4.87%) AlienVault
15 25 (4.20%) F5
16 20 (3.36%) Oracle
16 20 (3.36%) Palo Alto
17 18 (3.03%) Citrix
18 14 (2.35%) HP
19 12 (2.02%) Apple
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