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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 442 422 478
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +56
Contract jobs citing SIEM 114 124 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.36% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 84 20
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£500 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £438 £335
% change year-on-year
+13.14% +30.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
SIEM
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 March 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 March 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 -51 45 £500 +11.11% 12
South West +12 20 £538 - 6
East of England +24 19 £423 - 4
South East -22 19 £475 +11.76% 32
West Midlands -1 4 £450 -11.33% 3
North West -14 4 £404 -26.59% 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £449 +18.09% 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 85 (36.32%) Firewall
2 68 (29.06%) Linux
3 62 (26.50%) Windows
4 58 (24.79%) Finance
5 53 (22.65%) Information Security
6 50 (21.37%) CISSP
7 49 (20.94%) Security Cleared
8 47 (20.09%) Cyber Security
9 40 (17.09%) UNIX
10 38 (16.24%) Network Security
11 36 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 35 (14.96%) Splunk
13 34 (14.53%) ArcSight
13 34 (14.53%) PCI DSS
13 34 (14.53%) SC Cleared
13 34 (14.53%) ITIL
14 30 (12.82%) Analytics
15 28 (11.97%) McAfee
15 28 (11.97%) CISM
16 27 (11.54%) Microsoft
16 27 (11.54%) Degree
17 26 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 26 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
18 25 (10.68%) LogRhythm
19 24 (10.26%) Cisco
20 21 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
21 20 (8.55%) Nessus
21 20 (8.55%) Security Architecture
22 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
23 17 (7.26%) Sourcefire

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (36.32%) Firewall
2 38 (16.24%) Network Security
3 36 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (7.26%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.26%) VPN
5 13 (5.56%) LDAP
6 12 (5.13%) WAN
6 12 (5.13%) DNS
7 9 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (3.42%) Internet
8 8 (3.42%) SSL
9 7 (2.99%) SAN
9 7 (2.99%) BGP
10 6 (2.56%) NAS
10 6 (2.56%) Multicast
10 6 (2.56%) SMTP
11 5 (2.14%) ATM
11 5 (2.14%) LAN
11 5 (2.14%) Wireless
12 4 (1.71%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.42%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Ant
1 3 (1.28%) JUnit
1 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (24.79%) Finance
2 15 (6.41%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.56%) Games
4 6 (2.56%) Publishing
5 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.28%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (29.91%) Analyst
2 59 (25.21%) Security Analyst
3 42 (17.95%) Consultant
4 34 (14.53%) Architect
5 32 (13.68%) Security Engineer
6 24 (10.26%) Security Specialist
7 23 (9.83%) Security Consultant
8 22 (9.40%) Security Architect
9 13 (5.56%) Designer
9 13 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (4.70%) Senior Security Analyst
12 10 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 9 (3.85%) Cyber Security Specialist
14 8 (3.42%) Security Designer
14 8 (3.42%) IT Security Engineer
15 7 (2.99%) Network Engineer
15 7 (2.99%) Security Manager
16 6 (2.56%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) Middleware
2 6 (2.56%) .NET
3 5 (2.14%) XML
3 5 (2.14%) SOAP
4 4 (1.71%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.28%) XSLT
5 3 (1.28%) Web Services
5 3 (1.28%) CSS
5 3 (1.28%) JSP
5 3 (1.28%) HTML
5 3 (1.28%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.85%) WCF
6 2 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.84%) PKI
2 16 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.85%) Physics
3 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.56%) Open Source
5 6 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) CESG
8 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.06%) Linux
2 62 (26.50%) Windows
3 40 (17.09%) UNIX
4 11 (4.70%) Solaris
5 5 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.71%) AIX
7 3 (1.28%) zOS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.85%) CentOS
8 2 (0.85%) Android
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.65%) Information Security
2 47 (20.09%) Cyber Security
3 34 (14.53%) ITIL
4 30 (12.82%) Analytics
5 26 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (8.55%) Security Architecture
8 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (5.98%) Use Case
9 14 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.13%) Identity Management
10 12 (5.13%) Data Security
10 12 (5.13%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.70%) Protective Monitoring
12 10 (4.27%) Migration
12 10 (4.27%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.27%) SOA
13 9 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.13%) Python
2 11 (4.70%) SQL
3 7 (2.99%) Java
4 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.14%) Perl
6 3 (1.28%) C#
6 3 (1.28%) C++
6 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.85%) Ruby
7 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (21.37%) CISSP
2 49 (20.94%) Security Cleared
3 34 (14.53%) SC Cleared
4 28 (11.97%) CISM
5 27 (11.54%) Degree
6 14 (5.98%) GIAC
6 14 (5.98%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.13%) CISMP
9 11 (4.70%) CCNA
10 10 (4.27%) ISSAP
10 10 (4.27%) ISSMP
11 9 (3.85%) CEH
12 6 (2.56%) GCIA
12 6 (2.56%) GCIH
12 6 (2.56%) SSCP
12 6 (2.56%) CISA
12 6 (2.56%) CCNP
13 4 (1.71%) VCP4
14 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.53%) PCI DSS
2 17 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.13%) QA
4 5 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) COSO
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) Snort
2 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.14%) Firmware
5 3 (1.28%) RACF
5 3 (1.28%) Squid
5 3 (1.28%) ACF2
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.43%) Samba
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (8.55%) Nessus
2 6 (2.56%) SCCM
2 6 (2.56%) WSUS
2 6 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.14%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (1.71%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (1.71%) OpenView
5 3 (1.28%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.85%) Puppet
6 2 (0.85%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.43%) Nagios
7 1 (0.43%) MOM
7 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Opsview
7 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (14.96%) Splunk
2 34 (14.53%) ArcSight
3 28 (11.97%) McAfee
4 27 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 25 (10.68%) LogRhythm
6 24 (10.26%) Cisco
7 17 (7.26%) Sourcefire
7 17 (7.26%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.41%) Qualys
9 14 (5.98%) Oracle
10 13 (5.56%) HP
11 12 (5.13%) Symantec
11 12 (5.13%) F5
12 11 (4.70%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.70%) IBM
13 8 (3.42%) VMware
13 8 (3.42%) Blue Coat
14 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.99%) MobileIron
14 7 (2.99%) Varonis
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