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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 424 481 483
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 169 86 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.17% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 59 21
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
38847 37469 31698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.62% 75.37% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 23859 19373
Average daily rate £420 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1110 993
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +5 56 £475 +5.55% 26
South East +4 46 £500 +17.64% 52
North West - 31 £350 - 7
East of England +30 15 £425 - 2
South West +14 10 £545 +36.25% 7
West Midlands - 7 £450 - 10
East Midlands - 3 - - 3
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 116 (39.46%) Firewall
2 90 (30.61%) CISSP
3 79 (26.87%) Linux
4 78 (26.53%) Windows
5 65 (22.11%) Information Security
6 63 (21.43%) Finance
7 60 (20.41%) Security Cleared
8 56 (19.05%) ArcSight
9 52 (17.69%) Network Security
10 50 (17.01%) CISM
11 49 (16.67%) ITIL
11 49 (16.67%) Cisco
12 48 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 46 (15.65%) PKI
13 46 (15.65%) Kalman Filter
14 45 (15.31%) UNIX
15 41 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
16 40 (13.61%) Cyber Security
17 39 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 39 (13.27%) CheckPoint
17 39 (13.27%) McAfee
18 38 (12.93%) Microsoft
18 38 (12.93%) SC Cleared
19 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
20 34 (11.56%) SSL
20 34 (11.56%) Splunk
21 33 (11.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 32 (10.88%) WAN
23 30 (10.20%) Degree
24 29 (9.86%) PCI DSS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (1.70%) Apache
2 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.68%) JBoss
3 2 (0.68%) CMS
3 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) MS Office
2 5 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (39.46%) Firewall
2 52 (17.69%) Network Security
3 48 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 34 (11.56%) SSL
5 32 (10.88%) WAN
6 29 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (7.48%) DNS
8 21 (7.14%) VPN
9 17 (5.78%) TCP/IP
10 14 (4.76%) LDAP
10 14 (4.76%) Internet
11 13 (4.42%) LAN
12 11 (3.74%) SSH
13 10 (3.40%) SAN
14 9 (3.06%) SMTP
15 8 (2.72%) HTTP
16 6 (2.04%) BGP
17 5 (1.70%) VLAN
17 5 (1.70%) FTP
17 5 (1.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.78%) MySQL
3 6 (2.04%) Big Data
4 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.68%) DB2
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) Informix
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Ant
1 4 (1.36%) JUnit
1 4 (1.36%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (21.43%) Finance
2 18 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 8 (2.72%) Retail
4 6 (2.04%) Banking
4 6 (2.04%) Publishing
5 5 (1.70%) Games
5 5 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.70%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.68%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 98 (33.33%) Analyst
2 78 (26.53%) Security Analyst
3 42 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 40 (13.61%) Consultant
5 34 (11.56%) Architect
6 24 (8.16%) Security Architect
7 21 (7.14%) Security Specialist
8 19 (6.46%) Security Manager
9 17 (5.78%) Project Manager
10 16 (5.44%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (4.42%) IT Security Analyst
11 13 (4.42%) Designer
12 12 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.74%) Incident Analyst
14 10 (3.40%) Security Project Manager
15 9 (3.06%) IT Security Engineer
15 9 (3.06%) Network Engineer
15 9 (3.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.74%) Middleware
2 6 (2.04%) .NET
3 5 (1.70%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.36%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.36%) CSS
4 4 (1.36%) JSP
4 4 (1.36%) SOAP
4 4 (1.36%) XML
4 4 (1.36%) XSLT
4 4 (1.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.65%) PKI
2 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.06%) Physics
6 7 (2.38%) Open Source
7 6 (2.04%) Replication
8 5 (1.70%) CESG
8 5 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) GIS
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.68%) Tandem
10 2 (0.68%) BYOD
11 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.34%) e-Health
11 1 (0.34%) Economics
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 79 (26.87%) Linux
2 78 (26.53%) Windows
3 45 (15.31%) UNIX
4 15 (5.10%) Solaris
5 7 (2.38%) AIX
6 5 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.02%) zOS
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.11%) Information Security
2 49 (16.67%) ITIL
3 46 (15.65%) Kalman Filter
4 41 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (13.61%) Cyber Security
6 33 (11.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (8.84%) Migration
7 26 (8.84%) Analytics
8 24 (8.16%) Security Architecture
8 24 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 20 (6.80%) Use Case
9 20 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (5.44%) Change Management
11 15 (5.10%) Identity Management
11 15 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.76%) Security Management
12 14 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.42%) SOA
13 13 (4.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.14%) SQL
2 13 (4.42%) Python
3 11 (3.74%) Perl
4 6 (2.04%) Java
5 5 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.36%) C#
6 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) PHP
8 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (30.61%) CISSP
2 60 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 50 (17.01%) CISM
4 38 (12.93%) SC Cleared
5 30 (10.20%) Degree
6 27 (9.18%) CISMP
7 24 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (6.80%) DV Cleared
9 18 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (5.44%) CCNP
10 16 (5.44%) CCNA
11 15 (5.10%) CCENT
12 13 (4.42%) GIAC
13 10 (3.40%) GCIA
13 10 (3.40%) GCIH
13 10 (3.40%) CEH
13 10 (3.40%) ISSAP
13 10 (3.40%) ISSMP
14 8 (2.72%) CISA
15 6 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.86%) PCI DSS
3 25 (8.50%) QA
4 6 (2.04%) SLA
4 6 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.70%) COBIT
6 4 (1.36%) COSO
7 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.70%) Snort
4 4 (1.36%) XenApp
4 4 (1.36%) vSphere
5 3 (1.02%) Firmware
5 3 (1.02%) RACF
5 3 (1.02%) Squid
5 3 (1.02%) ACF2
6 1 (0.34%) iptables
6 1 (0.34%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) Samba
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.76%) Nessus
2 6 (2.04%) WSUS
2 6 (2.04%) SCCM
3 5 (1.70%) OpenView
3 5 (1.70%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.68%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.68%) Puppet
6 2 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.34%) MOM
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (19.05%) ArcSight
2 49 (16.67%) Cisco
3 39 (13.27%) CheckPoint
3 39 (13.27%) McAfee
4 38 (12.93%) Microsoft
5 34 (11.56%) Splunk
6 26 (8.84%) LogRhythm
7 23 (7.82%) VMware
8 22 (7.48%) HP
9 21 (7.14%) Kaspersky
10 20 (6.80%) Citrix
11 19 (6.46%) Oracle
11 19 (6.46%) Clearswift
12 16 (5.44%) Sourcefire
13 15 (5.10%) Juniper
14 14 (4.76%) Symantec
15 12 (4.08%) CA
15 12 (4.08%) Qualys
16 11 (3.74%) F5
16 11 (3.74%) IBM
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