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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 364 457 514
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +57
Contract jobs citing SIEM 247 120 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 68 31
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£464 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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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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 +28 87 £500 +8.10% 28
South East +26 68 £463 -1.59% 26
North West -18 19 £350 -24.32% 13
South West - 19 £425 - 10
West Midlands +9 14 £450 +50.00% 12
East Midlands +4 13 £450 - 5
East of England - 12 £400 - 5
Yorkshire -20 11 £375 +36.36% 7
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 158 (34.73%) Firewall
2 157 (34.51%) CISSP
3 126 (27.69%) Information Security
4 112 (24.62%) ArcSight
5 98 (21.54%) Windows
6 97 (21.32%) Security Cleared
7 89 (19.56%) Cisco
8 81 (17.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 77 (16.92%) SC Cleared
10 76 (16.70%) Linux
11 74 (16.26%) ITIL
11 74 (16.26%) CISM
12 72 (15.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 71 (15.60%) Finance
14 65 (14.29%) PKI
14 65 (14.29%) Cyber Security
15 64 (14.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 63 (13.85%) Network Security
17 62 (13.63%) CheckPoint
18 61 (13.41%) Kalman Filter
19 58 (12.75%) McAfee
20 55 (12.09%) Security Architecture
21 54 (11.87%) PCI DSS
21 54 (11.87%) Management Information System
22 53 (11.65%) Penetration Testing
23 52 (11.43%) Security Management
24 51 (11.21%) Sourcefire
25 48 (10.55%) WAN
26 46 (10.11%) Vulnerability Management
27 43 (9.45%) Data Centre

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.32%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.88%) Apache
4 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.44%) JBoss
5 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.44%) CMS
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.42%) MS Office
2 9 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.76%) SaaS
2 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.88%) Office 365
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (34.73%) Firewall
2 81 (17.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 63 (13.85%) Network Security
4 48 (10.55%) WAN
5 43 (9.45%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (8.13%) SSL
7 33 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 31 (6.81%) LAN
9 23 (5.05%) DNS
10 21 (4.62%) Internet
11 19 (4.18%) VPN
12 13 (2.86%) LDAP
13 10 (2.20%) DHCP
13 10 (2.20%) HTTP
13 10 (2.20%) SSH
14 9 (1.98%) SMTP
15 8 (1.76%) Wireless
16 7 (1.54%) IPsec
16 7 (1.54%) Wireshark
16 7 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.86%) Big Data
3 10 (2.20%) MySQL
4 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) Informix
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Ant
1 1 (0.22%) JUnit
1 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.22%) JIRA
1 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (15.60%) Finance
2 18 (3.96%) Banking
3 10 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.98%) Retail
4 9 (1.98%) Publishing
5 8 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.10%) Advertising
8 5 (1.10%) Military
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (32.75%) Analyst
2 122 (26.81%) Security Analyst
3 64 (14.07%) Architect
4 54 (11.87%) Consultant
5 53 (11.65%) Security Architect
6 50 (10.99%) Security Engineer
7 35 (7.69%) Security Specialist
7 35 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 32 (7.03%) Project Manager
9 25 (5.49%) Security Manager
10 16 (3.52%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (3.30%) Information Analyst
11 15 (3.30%) Information Security Analyst
12 13 (2.86%) IT Security Engineer
13 12 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.42%) Network Engineer
14 11 (2.42%) Security Project Manager
14 11 (2.42%) ArcSight Engineer
15 10 (2.20%) Security Officer
15 10 (2.20%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.98%) Middleware
2 6 (1.32%) .NET
3 5 (1.10%) REST
3 5 (1.10%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.88%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.66%) Web Services
6 2 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) XSLT
7 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) JSP
7 1 (0.22%) SOAP
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.29%) PKI
2 54 (11.87%) Management Information System
3 43 (9.45%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (2.20%) CESG
8 7 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.10%) Replication
10 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.10%) GIS
11 4 (0.88%) SCADA
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.66%) SecurID
12 3 (0.66%) Life Science
12 3 (0.66%) FMCG
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.54%) Windows
2 76 (16.70%) Linux
3 42 (9.23%) UNIX
4 12 (2.64%) Solaris
5 11 (2.42%) AIX
6 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
8 1 (0.22%) zOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (27.69%) Information Security
2 74 (16.26%) ITIL
3 65 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 64 (14.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 61 (13.41%) Kalman Filter
6 55 (12.09%) Security Architecture
7 53 (11.65%) Penetration Testing
8 52 (11.43%) Security Management
9 46 (10.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 41 (9.01%) Incident Management
11 40 (8.79%) Analytics
12 28 (6.15%) Project Management
13 27 (5.93%) Service Delivery
14 26 (5.71%) TOGAF
15 23 (5.05%) Protective Monitoring
16 22 (4.84%) Service Management
16 22 (4.84%) Migration
17 21 (4.62%) Risk Management
18 19 (4.18%) PRINCE2
19 18 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.69%) SQL
2 13 (2.86%) Perl
2 13 (2.86%) Python
3 11 (2.42%) C
4 5 (1.10%) Java
5 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.44%) Ruby
6 2 (0.44%) PHP
6 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.22%) VBScript
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (34.51%) CISSP
2 97 (21.32%) Security Cleared
3 77 (16.92%) SC Cleared
4 74 (16.26%) CISM
5 40 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (7.47%) Degree
7 30 (6.59%) CCNA
8 26 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (4.62%) CISMP
10 20 (4.40%) CISA
11 19 (4.18%) CCSA
11 19 (4.18%) CEH
12 18 (3.96%) DV Cleared
13 17 (3.74%) ACSA
13 17 (3.74%) CCNP
14 15 (3.30%) CCENT
14 15 (3.30%) GCIA
14 15 (3.30%) JNCIA
15 12 (2.64%) GCIH
16 11 (2.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (11.87%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.71%) QA
4 16 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.54%) SLA
5 7 (1.54%) COBIT
6 4 (0.88%) COSO
7 1 (0.22%) GPG13
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) BS7799
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.74%) Snort
4 10 (2.20%) XenApp
5 8 (1.76%) vSphere
6 7 (1.54%) Squid
7 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) ACF2
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) RACF
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.18%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (3.30%) Nessus
3 9 (1.98%) Nmap
4 5 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.88%) SCCM
5 4 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.66%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.44%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.44%) SCOM
7 2 (0.44%) Puppet
7 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.22%) Ansible
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) Opsview
8 1 (0.22%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 112 (24.62%) ArcSight
2 89 (19.56%) Cisco
3 62 (13.63%) CheckPoint
4 58 (12.75%) McAfee
5 51 (11.21%) Sourcefire
6 36 (7.91%) Symantec
7 35 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 34 (7.47%) Citrix
8 34 (7.47%) VMware
9 32 (7.03%) Splunk
10 30 (6.59%) Juniper
11 25 (5.49%) Qualys
11 25 (5.49%) Kaspersky
11 25 (5.49%) LogRhythm
12 23 (5.05%) HP
12 23 (5.05%) Clearswift
13 22 (4.84%) Cyber-Ark
14 21 (4.62%) IBM
15 19 (4.18%) Oracle
15 19 (4.18%) CA
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