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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 387 476 469
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -7
Contract jobs citing SIEM 195 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 56 23
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£488 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £444
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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 22 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 +9 73 £475 +8.57% 30
South East +32 58 £500 +25.00% 68
North West - 32 £359 - 4
South West +21 12 £425 +6.25% 11
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 5
East of England +12 6 £401 +33.50% 8
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 133 (41.18%) Firewall
2 106 (32.82%) CISSP
3 85 (26.32%) Windows
4 84 (26.01%) Linux
5 79 (24.46%) Information Security
6 74 (22.91%) Security Cleared
7 72 (22.29%) Finance
8 70 (21.67%) ArcSight
9 61 (18.89%) Cisco
10 55 (17.03%) ITIL
10 55 (17.03%) CISM
11 51 (15.79%) UNIX
11 51 (15.79%) Network Security
12 50 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 49 (15.17%) SC Cleared
14 48 (14.86%) CheckPoint
15 47 (14.55%) Cyber Security
15 47 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
16 45 (13.93%) PKI
17 43 (13.31%) Intrusion Detection
18 42 (13.00%) McAfee
18 42 (13.00%) WAN
19 41 (12.69%) Microsoft
20 40 (12.38%) PCI DSS
21 39 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
22 36 (11.15%) Splunk
23 35 (10.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 35 (10.84%) Management Information System
24 34 (10.53%) SSL
25 33 (10.22%) Cisco ASA

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.93%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) JBoss
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (41.18%) Firewall
2 51 (15.79%) Network Security
3 43 (13.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (13.00%) WAN
5 34 (10.53%) SSL
6 33 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (7.12%) LAN
8 22 (6.81%) DNS
9 21 (6.50%) TCP/IP
9 21 (6.50%) VPN
10 14 (4.33%) Internet
11 11 (3.41%) SSH
11 11 (3.41%) LDAP
12 10 (3.10%) SAN
13 8 (2.48%) HTTP
14 7 (2.17%) SMTP
15 5 (1.55%) DHCP
15 5 (1.55%) BGP
15 5 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (1.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.86%) Big Data
5 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) Ingres
7 1 (0.31%) Informix
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.24%) Ant
1 4 (1.24%) JUnit
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (22.29%) Finance
2 16 (4.95%) Financial Institution
3 8 (2.48%) Banking
4 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Advertising
6 4 (1.24%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Military
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (32.82%) Analyst
2 84 (26.01%) Security Analyst
3 47 (14.55%) Security Engineer
4 45 (13.93%) Consultant
5 37 (11.46%) Architect
6 24 (7.43%) Security Architect
7 23 (7.12%) Security Consultant
8 20 (6.19%) Security Specialist
8 20 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.88%) Security Manager
10 15 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.33%) IT Security Engineer
11 14 (4.33%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (4.02%) Designer
13 11 (3.41%) Incident Analyst
14 10 (3.10%) Security Project Manager
14 10 (3.10%) Security Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.48%) Security Designer
15 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.10%) Middleware
2 6 (1.86%) .NET
3 5 (1.55%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.24%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.24%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.24%) HTML
4 4 (1.24%) CSS
4 4 (1.24%) JSP
4 4 (1.24%) SOAP
4 4 (1.24%) XML
4 4 (1.24%) XSLT
5 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.93%) PKI
2 35 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.79%) Physics
5 9 (2.79%) Open Source
6 7 (2.17%) CESG
7 6 (1.86%) Replication
8 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.93%) GIS
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.62%) BYOD
10 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.62%) Tandem
10 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 85 (26.32%) Windows
2 84 (26.01%) Linux
3 51 (15.79%) UNIX
4 16 (4.95%) Solaris
5 8 (2.48%) AIX
6 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.93%) zOS
8 2 (0.62%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) VMS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.46%) Information Security
2 55 (17.03%) ITIL
3 47 (14.55%) Cyber Security
3 47 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 39 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (10.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (9.29%) Analytics
7 26 (8.05%) Migration
7 26 (8.05%) Security Architecture
8 24 (7.43%) Security Management
9 23 (7.12%) Incident Management
10 21 (6.50%) Use Case
10 21 (6.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (5.57%) Project Management
12 16 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.64%) Change Management
13 15 (4.64%) Identity Management
13 15 (4.64%) Service Management
13 15 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
14 14 (4.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.74%) SQL
2 17 (5.26%) Python
3 15 (4.64%) Perl
4 8 (2.48%) Java
5 5 (1.55%) C
5 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.24%) C#
6 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.93%) Ruby
7 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.62%) PHP
8 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (32.82%) CISSP
2 74 (22.91%) Security Cleared
3 55 (17.03%) CISM
4 49 (15.17%) SC Cleared
5 30 (9.29%) Degree
6 25 (7.74%) CISMP
7 21 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (6.50%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.64%) CCENT
9 14 (4.33%) CCNP
10 13 (4.02%) CCNA
11 12 (3.72%) GIAC
12 11 (3.41%) CISA
13 10 (3.10%) ISSAP
13 10 (3.10%) ISSMP
13 10 (3.10%) CEH
14 9 (2.79%) GCIA
14 9 (2.79%) GCIH
15 6 (1.86%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (12.38%) PCI DSS
3 25 (7.74%) QA
4 7 (2.17%) SLA
4 7 (2.17%) COBIT
5 6 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.24%) COSO
7 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) BS7799
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.48%) XenApp
4 7 (2.17%) vSphere
5 5 (1.55%) Snort
6 3 (0.93%) RACF
6 3 (0.93%) ACF2
7 2 (0.62%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) Samba
8 1 (0.31%) Squid
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (4.33%) Nessus
2 7 (2.17%) SCCM
3 6 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.86%) WSUS
4 5 (1.55%) OpenView
4 5 (1.55%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (1.24%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.62%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.62%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.62%) SCOM
6 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.31%) MOM
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.31%) Opsview
Vendors
1 70 (21.67%) ArcSight
2 61 (18.89%) Cisco
3 48 (14.86%) CheckPoint
4 42 (13.00%) McAfee
5 41 (12.69%) Microsoft
6 36 (11.15%) Splunk
7 29 (8.98%) LogRhythm
8 28 (8.67%) HP
9 27 (8.36%) Citrix
10 26 (8.05%) VMware
11 22 (6.81%) Sourcefire
12 21 (6.50%) Kaspersky
13 20 (6.19%) Juniper
14 19 (5.88%) Clearswift
15 18 (5.57%) Oracle
16 16 (4.95%) CA
17 12 (3.72%) Symantec
18 11 (3.41%) Blue Coat
18 11 (3.41%) Websense
18 11 (3.41%) IBM
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