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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 345 394 485
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +91
Contract jobs citing SIEM 310 248 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 160 71
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +67 148 £500 +2.56% 33
South West +24 31 £390 -8.23% 11
South East -21 31 £506 +8.87% 15
East of England +27 29 £513 +17.25% 4
North West +27 27 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +10 23 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands -34 11 £458 +1.66% 8
East Midlands -15 4 £300 -37.50%
North East -22 3 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 254 (44.72%) Firewall
2 213 (37.50%) Information Security
3 182 (32.04%) CISSP
4 162 (28.52%) Security Operations
5 145 (25.53%) Network Security
6 142 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 137 (24.12%) Windows
8 116 (20.42%) Finance
9 115 (20.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 111 (19.54%) Linux
11 109 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 102 (17.96%) PCI DSS
13 97 (17.08%) Cisco
13 97 (17.08%) Splunk
14 87 (15.32%) Security Cleared
15 86 (15.14%) ArcSight
15 86 (15.14%) CISM
16 82 (14.44%) Management Information System
17 76 (13.38%) WAN
17 76 (13.38%) Security Architecture
17 76 (13.38%) SC Cleared
18 74 (13.03%) Intrusion Detection
19 68 (11.97%) LAN
20 67 (11.80%) TCP/IP
20 67 (11.80%) Kalman Filter
21 66 (11.62%) CheckPoint
22 65 (11.44%) Active Directory
23 61 (10.74%) Unix
24 60 (10.56%) Data Centre
25 59 (10.39%) Security Operations Centre

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 13 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (1.94%) IIS
2 11 (1.94%) OpenStack
3 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.35%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) CMS
5 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.11%) MS Office
3 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.06%) MS Project
5 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.87%) IaaS
4 19 (3.35%) PaaS
5 14 (2.46%) SaaS
6 12 (2.11%) Office 365
7 11 (1.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 254 (44.72%) Firewall
2 145 (25.53%) Network Security
3 76 (13.38%) WAN
4 74 (13.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 68 (11.97%) LAN
6 67 (11.80%) TCP/IP
7 41 (7.22%) SSL
8 35 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (5.63%) VPN
10 26 (4.58%) DNS
11 21 (3.70%) Wireless
12 20 (3.52%) Internet
13 19 (3.35%) HTTP
13 19 (3.35%) MPLS
14 17 (2.99%) Wireshark
15 16 (2.82%) Cisco ISE
16 11 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (1.94%) IPsec
17 10 (1.76%) SAN
17 10 (1.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.64%) DB2
2 7 (1.23%) Big Data
3 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.88%) MySQL
5 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.18%) Informix
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.35%) AppScan
3 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 116 (20.42%) Finance
2 29 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.23%) Banking
4 15 (2.64%) Retail
5 8 (1.41%) Advertising
6 7 (1.23%) Publishing
7 6 (1.06%) Legal
8 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
9 3 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (27.29%) Analyst
2 121 (21.30%) Security Analyst
3 108 (19.01%) Architect
4 100 (17.61%) Consultant
5 84 (14.79%) Security Consultant
6 82 (14.44%) Security Architect
7 60 (10.56%) Security Engineer
8 55 (9.68%) Security Manager
9 40 (7.04%) Project Manager
10 33 (5.81%) IT Analyst
10 33 (5.81%) IT Security Analyst
11 28 (4.93%) Information Analyst
11 28 (4.93%) Information Security Analyst
11 28 (4.93%) Security Project Manager
11 28 (4.93%) SIEM Consultant
12 25 (4.40%) Incident Analyst
12 25 (4.40%) SOC Analyst
13 22 (3.87%) Network Engineer
14 20 (3.52%) Security Specialist
15 19 (3.35%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.11%) Middleware
2 11 (1.94%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.70%) .NET
4 3 (0.53%) REST
4 3 (0.53%) SOAP
4 3 (0.53%) XML
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.18%) J2EE
6 1 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.18%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.44%) Management Information System
2 60 (10.56%) Data Centre
3 59 (10.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 56 (9.86%) PKI
5 32 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (0.88%) CESG
10 5 (0.88%) Clustering
10 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.53%) iPad
11 3 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 137 (24.12%) Windows
2 111 (19.54%) Linux
3 61 (10.74%) Unix
4 34 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.99%) AIX
6 10 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.23%) Solaris
9 5 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.50%) Information Security
2 162 (28.52%) Security Operations
3 142 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 115 (20.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 76 (13.38%) Security Architecture
6 67 (11.80%) Kalman Filter
7 59 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (10.04%) ITIL
9 56 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 49 (8.63%) Threat Management
11 45 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
12 42 (7.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 40 (7.04%) Data Loss Prevention
14 39 (6.87%) Risk Management
15 38 (6.69%) Project Management
15 38 (6.69%) Security Management
16 34 (5.99%) Incident Management
16 34 (5.99%) Use Case
17 31 (5.46%) Analytics
18 27 (4.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.05%) SQL
2 19 (3.35%) Python
3 14 (2.46%) Perl
4 12 (2.11%) Java
5 9 (1.58%) Ruby
6 8 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.23%) C
7 7 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.88%) PHP
9 3 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 182 (32.04%) CISSP
2 87 (15.32%) Security Cleared
3 86 (15.14%) CISM
4 76 (13.38%) SC Cleared
5 35 (6.16%) Degree
6 32 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (4.40%) CCNP
8 24 (4.23%) SANS
9 22 (3.87%) CEH
9 22 (3.87%) CISA
10 17 (2.99%) CISMP
10 17 (2.99%) GCIH
11 16 (2.82%) CCNA
11 16 (2.82%) DV Cleared
12 14 (2.46%) GIAC
13 13 (2.29%) GCIA
14 12 (2.11%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (2.11%) ISSAP
14 12 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (17.96%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.93%) COBIT
4 11 (1.94%) RMADS
5 10 (1.76%) SLA
6 6 (1.06%) QA
7 5 (0.88%) GPG13
7 5 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.70%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.35%) COSO
9 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.18%) BS25999
10 1 (0.18%) GMP
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.18%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (11.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.35%) Snort
4 17 (2.99%) vSphere
5 10 (1.76%) XenApp
6 6 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.88%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.35%) Squid
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.18%) Docker
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) pfSense
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 52 (9.15%) QRadar
2 43 (7.57%) Nessus
3 23 (4.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 20 (3.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (2.64%) RSA Archer
6 12 (2.11%) Nmap
6 12 (2.11%) RSA Security Analytics
7 11 (1.94%) ArcSight ESM
8 9 (1.58%) SCCM
8 9 (1.58%) WSUS
9 8 (1.41%) Puppet
9 8 (1.41%) RSA enVision
10 7 (1.23%) SmoothWall
11 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.70%) Nagios
13 3 (0.53%) EnCase
Vendors
1 97 (17.08%) Cisco
1 97 (17.08%) Splunk
2 86 (15.14%) ArcSight
3 66 (11.62%) CheckPoint
4 51 (8.98%) Intel Security
4 51 (8.98%) VMware
5 49 (8.63%) LogRhythm
6 41 (7.22%) Juniper
6 41 (7.22%) Microsoft
7 40 (7.04%) Qualys
8 33 (5.81%) Symantec
9 26 (4.58%) IBM
10 25 (4.40%) Fortinet
11 22 (3.87%) Citrix
12 19 (3.35%) F5
12 19 (3.35%) Oracle
13 18 (3.17%) HP
14 17 (2.99%) Forcepoint
15 16 (2.82%) Cyber-Ark
15 16 (2.82%) Tripwire
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