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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 379 418 502
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +84
Contract jobs citing SIEM 262 195 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 116 57
Median daily rate £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +14 87 £500 +5.26% 39
South East -4 63 £525 +5.00% 27
North West -2 41 £425 +18.46% 3
South West +12 30 £380 -10.70% 5
West Midlands +4 19 £388 -13.88% 6
Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 14
East of England +8 6 £500 +24.84% 3
East Midlands +12 4 £600 - 1
Midlands - 2 £575 -
North East - 2 £588 - 1
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 185 (34.84%) Firewall
2 173 (32.58%) CISSP
3 166 (31.26%) Information Security
4 155 (29.19%) Security Operations
5 131 (24.67%) Windows
6 114 (21.47%) Cybersecurity
7 113 (21.28%) Network Security
8 108 (20.34%) Linux
9 104 (19.59%) Security Cleared
10 103 (19.40%) ArcSight
11 94 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 93 (17.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 85 (16.01%) SC Cleared
14 83 (15.63%) Finance
15 80 (15.07%) Splunk
16 79 (14.88%) Cisco
17 76 (14.31%) PCI DSS
18 75 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 66 (12.43%) Security Operations Centre
20 65 (12.24%) Unix
21 64 (12.05%) TCP/IP
22 63 (11.86%) Security Architecture
23 61 (11.49%) QRadar
24 60 (11.30%) Management Information System
25 58 (10.92%) CISM
26 54 (10.17%) WAN
26 54 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 50 (9.42%) ITIL
27 50 (9.42%) Degree
27 50 (9.42%) Kalman Filter

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 20 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.26%) Apache
4 11 (2.07%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.69%) IIS
6 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.56%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.07%) MS Office
4 8 (1.51%) MS Project
5 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.95%) PaaS
3 18 (3.39%) IaaS
4 15 (2.82%) SaaS
5 13 (2.45%) Office 365
6 11 (2.07%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 185 (34.84%) Firewall
2 113 (21.28%) Network Security
3 94 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 64 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 54 (10.17%) WAN
6 40 (7.53%) LAN
7 38 (7.16%) VPN
8 37 (6.97%) SSL
9 35 (6.59%) Internet
10 29 (5.46%) DNS
11 20 (3.77%) MPLS
12 18 (3.39%) HTTP
13 15 (2.82%) Wireless
13 15 (2.82%) Wireshark
14 12 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.26%) DHCP
14 12 (2.26%) SMTP
15 11 (2.07%) IPsec
16 9 (1.69%) SSH
17 8 (1.51%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.33%) DB2
2 9 (1.69%) MySQL
3 7 (1.32%) Big Data
3 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.38%) Informix
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.19%) Redis
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.19%) AppScan
2 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Hudson
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (15.63%) Finance
2 21 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.82%) Banking
3 15 (2.82%) Retail
4 6 (1.13%) Advertising
5 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.56%) Games
6 3 (0.56%) Legal
6 3 (0.56%) Marketing
6 3 (0.56%) Military
6 3 (0.56%) Publishing
7 2 (0.38%) Billing
7 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (30.51%) Analyst
2 115 (21.66%) Security Analyst
3 90 (16.95%) Architect
4 75 (14.12%) Consultant
5 71 (13.37%) Security Architect
6 69 (12.99%) Security Consultant
7 56 (10.55%) SOC Analyst
8 53 (9.98%) Security Engineer
9 38 (7.16%) Security Manager
10 29 (5.46%) Security Specialist
11 27 (5.08%) Project Manager
12 26 (4.90%) IT Analyst
13 24 (4.52%) Cloud Architect
13 24 (4.52%) IT Security Analyst
14 23 (4.33%) Operations Analyst
14 23 (4.33%) Security Operations Analyst
14 23 (4.33%) SIEM Consultant
15 22 (4.14%) Incident Analyst
16 20 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 17 (3.20%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.45%) Middleware
2 5 (0.94%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.75%) SOAP
4 3 (0.56%) .NET
4 3 (0.56%) D3.js
4 3 (0.56%) REST
4 3 (0.56%) Web Services
4 3 (0.56%) XML
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.19%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.19%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) Java EE
6 1 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.19%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 60 (11.30%) Management Information System
3 47 (8.85%) Data Centre
4 41 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (7.34%) PKI
6 20 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (3.01%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (2.64%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.32%) iPad
11 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.94%) Clustering
12 5 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.75%) CESG
13 4 (0.75%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 131 (24.67%) Windows
2 108 (20.34%) Linux
3 65 (12.24%) Unix
4 27 (5.08%) AIX
5 20 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.88%) Solaris
6 10 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.94%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.56%) Debian
13 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (31.26%) Information Security
2 155 (29.19%) Security Operations
3 114 (21.47%) Cybersecurity
4 93 (17.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 63 (11.86%) Security Architecture
6 54 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 50 (9.42%) ITIL
7 50 (9.42%) Kalman Filter
8 45 (8.47%) Incident Management
9 40 (7.53%) Analytics
10 37 (6.97%) Threat Management
11 32 (6.03%) Mentoring
11 32 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (5.84%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (5.84%) Project Management
13 29 (5.46%) Change Management
13 29 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (5.27%) TOGAF
15 26 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (4.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.58%) SQL
2 15 (2.82%) Python
3 12 (2.26%) Java
4 10 (1.88%) Perl
5 8 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.13%) C
6 6 (1.13%) PHP
7 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.75%) Ruby
9 3 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.38%) C#
10 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 173 (32.58%) CISSP
2 104 (19.59%) Security Cleared
3 85 (16.01%) SC Cleared
4 58 (10.92%) CISM
5 50 (9.42%) Degree
6 36 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (6.40%) CEH
7 34 (6.40%) GCIH
8 33 (6.21%) GCIA
9 32 (6.03%) SANS
10 26 (4.90%) CCNP
11 22 (4.14%) GIAC
12 18 (3.39%) CCNA
13 17 (3.20%) CISMP
14 14 (2.64%) CISA
15 12 (2.26%) ISSAP
16 11 (2.07%) CREST Certified
16 11 (2.07%) PMI Certification
17 10 (1.88%) CESG Certified Professional
17 10 (1.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (14.31%) PCI DSS
2 75 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.20%) COBIT
4 12 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.69%) QA
5 9 (1.69%) SLA
6 8 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (1.13%) ISO22301
8 5 (0.94%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.75%) BS25999
9 4 (0.75%) COSO
9 4 (0.75%) GPG13
9 4 (0.75%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.75%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.75%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.19%) GMP
System Software
1 36 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.88%) Snort
4 8 (1.51%) XenApp
5 6 (1.13%) vSphere
6 5 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.19%) SRDF
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (11.49%) QRadar
2 28 (5.27%) RSA Security Analytics
3 15 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (2.82%) Nessus
3 15 (2.82%) Puppet
4 14 (2.64%) ArcSight ESM
5 10 (1.88%) Nmap
6 9 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.69%) RSA Archer
7 8 (1.51%) SCCM
7 8 (1.51%) WSUS
8 7 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.13%) SmoothWall
10 4 (0.75%) Nagios
11 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.56%) RSA enVision
12 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 103 (19.40%) ArcSight
2 80 (15.07%) Splunk
3 79 (14.88%) Cisco
4 49 (9.23%) Intel Security
4 49 (9.23%) LogRhythm
5 41 (7.72%) CheckPoint
6 36 (6.78%) Microsoft
7 33 (6.21%) HP
8 29 (5.46%) VMware
9 28 (5.27%) Oracle
10 27 (5.08%) Symantec
11 25 (4.71%) IBM
11 25 (4.71%) Qualys
11 25 (4.71%) Sourcefire
12 19 (3.58%) Citrix
12 19 (3.58%) NetWitness
12 19 (3.58%) Tripwire
13 18 (3.39%) Forcepoint
13 18 (3.39%) Remedy
14 17 (3.20%) Blue Coat
East London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago