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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 479 480 503
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing SIEM 119 66 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 37 27
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£525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £387
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 46 £505 +18.82% 23
South East +4 43 £525 +16.66% 26
East of England -1 8 £525 +10.52%
North West +3 6 £563 +9.75% 4
West Midlands - 6 £469 - 3
South West - 4 £450 - 7
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 95 (39.75%) Firewall
2 66 (27.62%) Information Security
3 63 (26.36%) CISSP
4 51 (21.34%) Windows
5 49 (20.50%) Finance
6 48 (20.08%) Cyber Security
7 42 (17.57%) Cisco
8 41 (17.15%) Linux
8 41 (17.15%) ITIL
9 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
10 37 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 37 (15.48%) PCI DSS
10 37 (15.48%) ArcSight
11 35 (14.64%) Penetration Testing
12 34 (14.23%) Security Architecture
13 33 (13.81%) SC Cleared
13 33 (13.81%) Network Security
14 30 (12.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 29 (12.13%) UNIX
16 28 (11.72%) Intrusion Detection
17 26 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (10.46%) Vulnerability Management
19 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
20 21 (8.79%) Identity Management
20 21 (8.79%) CheckPoint
20 21 (8.79%) Retail
20 21 (8.79%) Management Information System
20 21 (8.79%) Analytics
21 20 (8.37%) CISM
22 19 (7.95%) SQL

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (2.51%) Apache
2 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (39.75%) Firewall
2 33 (13.81%) Network Security
3 28 (11.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.44%) Internet
6 11 (4.60%) VPN
6 11 (4.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (4.18%) LDAP
8 8 (3.35%) Wireless
9 7 (2.93%) DNS
10 6 (2.51%) FTP
11 5 (2.09%) NGN
12 4 (1.67%) NAS
12 4 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (1.67%) LAN
12 4 (1.67%) WAN
12 4 (1.67%) SMTP
12 4 (1.67%) SAN
12 4 (1.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (20.50%) Finance
2 21 (8.79%) Retail
3 10 (4.18%) Games
4 9 (3.77%) Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.67%) Publishing
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 57 (23.85%) Analyst
2 55 (23.01%) Consultant
3 42 (17.57%) Security Analyst
4 39 (16.32%) Architect
5 38 (15.90%) Security Consultant
6 28 (11.72%) Security Architect
6 28 (11.72%) Security Specialist
7 25 (10.46%) Security Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 12 (5.02%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.60%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (4.60%) Security Manager
10 10 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.77%) IT Security Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) IT Security Consultant
12 8 (3.35%) IT Consultant
13 7 (2.93%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.09%) Middleware
2 4 (1.67%) .NET
2 4 (1.67%) Web Services
3 3 (1.26%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) XSD
3 3 (1.26%) SOAP
3 3 (1.26%) WCF
4 2 (0.84%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.84%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.18%) PKI
4 6 (2.51%) FMCG
5 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.26%) Open Source
7 2 (0.84%) CESG
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) CCTV
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.34%) Windows
2 41 (17.15%) Linux
3 29 (12.13%) UNIX
4 8 (3.35%) Solaris
5 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) CentOS
6 2 (0.84%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.62%) Information Security
2 48 (20.08%) Cyber Security
3 41 (17.15%) ITIL
4 35 (14.64%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (14.23%) Security Architecture
6 30 (12.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (10.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (8.79%) Identity Management
8 21 (8.79%) Analytics
9 19 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (5.86%) Data Security
11 14 (5.86%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.02%) Risk Management
13 11 (4.60%) Security Testing
14 10 (4.18%) TOGAF
15 9 (3.77%) Protective Monitoring
16 8 (3.35%) Data Protection
16 8 (3.35%) Ethical Hacking
16 8 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.95%) SQL
2 7 (2.93%) Python
2 7 (2.93%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.51%) C
4 5 (2.09%) Java
5 4 (1.67%) C++
6 3 (1.26%) Perl
6 3 (1.26%) VB
6 3 (1.26%) Ruby
7 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (26.36%) CISSP
2 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
3 33 (13.81%) SC Cleared
4 26 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (8.37%) CISM
6 16 (6.69%) Degree
7 13 (5.44%) GIAC
8 12 (5.02%) CCNP
9 9 (3.77%) GCIA
9 9 (3.77%) CISA
10 8 (3.35%) CEH
11 7 (2.93%) CCNA
11 7 (2.93%) CCSE
12 6 (2.51%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.09%) CISMP
13 5 (2.09%) CRISC
14 3 (1.26%) GCIH
15 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.84%) ISSAP
15 2 (0.84%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 37 (15.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.18%) QA
3 9 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.93%) Snort
3 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.09%) Firmware
5 4 (1.67%) Brightmail
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.84%) Nmap
7 2 (0.84%) Squid
8 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (6.28%) Nessus
2 8 (3.35%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.09%) SCCM
4 4 (1.67%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (1.67%) OpenView
4 4 (1.67%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.42%) WMI
6 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.42%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (17.57%) Cisco
2 37 (15.48%) ArcSight
3 21 (8.79%) CheckPoint
4 17 (7.11%) Splunk
5 15 (6.28%) Sourcefire
5 15 (6.28%) McAfee
5 15 (6.28%) Qualys
6 13 (5.44%) HP
6 13 (5.44%) F5
6 13 (5.44%) LogRhythm
7 11 (4.60%) Oracle
7 11 (4.60%) SolarWinds
8 9 (3.77%) Websense
8 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.77%) SAP
8 9 (3.77%) VMware
9 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.93%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.93%) MobileIron
10 6 (2.51%) IronPort
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