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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 435 429 475
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +46
Contract jobs citing SIEM 122 110 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 75 30
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£500 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 66 £500 +11.11% 27
South East 0 24 £495 +16.47% 27
South West - 16 £525 - 5
North West -16 6 £563 -2.17%
East of England - 5 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £449 +18.09% 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 10
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 88 (39.46%) Firewall
2 53 (23.77%) Finance
3 50 (22.42%) CISSP
4 49 (21.97%) Information Security
5 48 (21.52%) Security Cleared
5 48 (21.52%) Cyber Security
6 47 (21.08%) Windows
7 43 (19.28%) Linux
8 40 (17.94%) ITIL
8 40 (17.94%) SC Cleared
9 35 (15.70%) Network Security
9 35 (15.70%) ArcSight
10 33 (14.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 32 (14.35%) Degree
12 31 (13.90%) PCI DSS
13 29 (13.00%) Splunk
14 28 (12.56%) Analytics
15 27 (12.11%) CISM
15 27 (12.11%) UNIX
15 27 (12.11%) Cisco
16 24 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (10.76%) LogRhythm
17 23 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
18 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
19 19 (8.52%) Nessus
19 19 (8.52%) Microsoft
19 19 (8.52%) McAfee
19 19 (8.52%) Security Architecture
20 18 (8.07%) TCP/IP
20 18 (8.07%) VPN

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.69%) Apache
2 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (39.46%) Firewall
2 35 (15.70%) Network Security
3 33 (14.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (8.07%) TCP/IP
4 18 (8.07%) VPN
5 13 (5.83%) Internet
6 12 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (4.48%) LDAP
8 9 (4.04%) WAN
9 8 (3.59%) BGP
9 8 (3.59%) SAN
10 7 (3.14%) NAS
10 7 (3.14%) DNS
10 7 (3.14%) Wireless
11 6 (2.69%) Multicast
12 5 (2.24%) ATM
12 5 (2.24%) SMTP
12 5 (2.24%) SSL
13 4 (1.79%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.45%) MySQL
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
General
1 53 (23.77%) Finance
2 14 (6.28%) Retail
3 12 (5.38%) Games
3 12 (5.38%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.04%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Publishing
5 6 (2.69%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (27.80%) Analyst
2 49 (21.97%) Security Analyst
3 45 (20.18%) Consultant
4 38 (17.04%) Architect
5 30 (13.45%) Security Consultant
6 27 (12.11%) Security Specialist
7 24 (10.76%) Security Architect
8 21 (9.42%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.83%) Designer
10 12 (5.38%) Cyber Security Specialist
11 10 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.59%) Senior Security Analyst
13 8 (3.59%) Security Designer
13 8 (3.59%) Cyber Security Analyst
14 6 (2.69%) Incident Analyst
14 6 (2.69%) IT Security Analyst
14 6 (2.69%) Network Engineer
15 5 (2.24%) Cyber Security Architect
15 5 (2.24%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.48%) Middleware
2 4 (1.79%) .NET
2 4 (1.79%) Web Services
3 3 (1.35%) XML
3 3 (1.35%) XSD
3 3 (1.35%) SOAP
3 3 (1.35%) WCF
4 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.93%) PKI
4 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.04%) Physics
6 8 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.69%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.24%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.35%) CESG
11 2 (0.90%) Open Source
11 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.08%) Windows
2 43 (19.28%) Linux
3 27 (12.11%) UNIX
4 8 (3.59%) Solaris
5 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.90%) AIX
7 2 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.90%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.97%) Information Security
2 48 (21.52%) Cyber Security
3 40 (17.94%) ITIL
4 28 (12.56%) Analytics
5 24 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (8.52%) Security Architecture
8 18 (8.07%) TOGAF
9 14 (6.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (6.28%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (5.83%) Identity Management
11 12 (5.38%) Protective Monitoring
12 11 (4.93%) Data Security
12 11 (4.93%) Migration
13 10 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.04%) Use Case
14 9 (4.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (3.14%) Security Testing
15 7 (3.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.62%) SQL
2 10 (4.48%) Python
3 7 (3.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.24%) Java
5 4 (1.79%) Perl
5 4 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (0.90%) Ruby
6 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (22.42%) CISSP
2 48 (21.52%) Security Cleared
3 40 (17.94%) SC Cleared
4 32 (14.35%) Degree
5 27 (12.11%) CISM
6 14 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.83%) GIAC
8 12 (5.38%) GCIA
8 12 (5.38%) CCNA
9 10 (4.48%) ISSAP
9 10 (4.48%) ISSMP
10 8 (3.59%) CISA
10 8 (3.59%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.14%) GCIH
12 6 (2.69%) CISMP
13 5 (2.24%) CRISC
13 5 (2.24%) CCNP
14 3 (1.35%) CEH
15 2 (0.90%) CHFI
15 2 (0.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.90%) PCI DSS
2 18 (8.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.38%) QA
4 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) COSO
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (3.59%) Snort
2 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.24%) Firmware
4 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) Squid
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.45%) Samba
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (8.52%) Nessus
2 7 (3.14%) SCCM
3 6 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.24%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.35%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.90%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.45%) Opsview
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
7 1 (0.45%) MOM
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (15.70%) ArcSight
2 29 (13.00%) Splunk
3 27 (12.11%) Cisco
4 24 (10.76%) LogRhythm
5 19 (8.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.52%) McAfee
6 17 (7.62%) CheckPoint
7 15 (6.73%) Sourcefire
8 13 (5.83%) F5
9 12 (5.38%) HP
9 12 (5.38%) Oracle
9 12 (5.38%) Qualys
10 11 (4.93%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.48%) Symantec
12 9 (4.04%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.59%) IBM
13 8 (3.59%) MobileIron
14 7 (3.14%) Varonis
14 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.14%) VMware
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