The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 328 356 409
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +53
Contract jobs citing SIEM 87 77 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.32% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 12
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£500 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £539 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SIEM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in London

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the London region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in London

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in London

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +9 22 £456 -8.75% 7
Uxbridge - 3 £300 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 60 (36.14%) CISSP
2 54 (32.53%) Firewall
3 45 (27.11%) Information Security
4 40 (24.10%) Linux
5 39 (23.49%) CISM
6 36 (21.69%) Finance
7 35 (21.08%) Windows
8 31 (18.67%) ArcSight
9 30 (18.07%) PCI DSS
10 25 (15.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 25 (15.06%) PKI
10 25 (15.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (14.46%) Security Management
11 24 (14.46%) UNIX
11 24 (14.46%) ITIL
11 24 (14.46%) Security Architecture
11 24 (14.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (13.86%) Cyber Security
12 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (13.25%) Cisco
14 20 (12.05%) CheckPoint
15 19 (11.45%) Management Information System
16 18 (10.84%) Qualys
16 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
16 18 (10.84%) CCNA
16 18 (10.84%) Analytics
17 17 (10.24%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (10.24%) Symantec
17 17 (10.24%) CCSA
18 16 (9.64%) Incident Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.81%) Office 365
2 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.53%) Firewall
2 25 (15.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (9.64%) Network Security
4 12 (7.23%) VPN
5 10 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.42%) LAN
6 9 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (4.82%) WAN
8 6 (3.61%) DNS
8 6 (3.61%) LDAP
8 6 (3.61%) Internet
9 5 (3.01%) SSH
9 5 (3.01%) DHCP
10 3 (1.81%) Wireless
10 3 (1.81%) IPsec
10 3 (1.81%) DDNS
10 3 (1.81%) DSL
10 3 (1.81%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) Big Data
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Ant
1 1 (0.60%) JUnit
1 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
1 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (21.69%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Publishing
3 7 (4.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Retail
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (27.71%) Analyst
2 38 (22.89%) Security Analyst
3 25 (15.06%) Architect
3 25 (15.06%) Security Engineer
4 23 (13.86%) Security Architect
5 21 (12.65%) Consultant
6 15 (9.04%) Security Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.63%) Security Specialist
8 11 (6.63%) IT Security Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Security Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Information Analyst
11 7 (4.22%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (3.01%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.01%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Service Management Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) IT Security Officer
13 4 (2.41%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
1 4 (2.41%) Middleware
1 4 (2.41%) Regular Expression
1 4 (2.41%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.81%) Web Services
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) XSLT
4 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.60%) SOAP
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) PKI
2 19 (11.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.42%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) BYOD
7 1 (0.60%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) CCTV
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.10%) Linux
2 35 (21.08%) Windows
3 24 (14.46%) UNIX
4 7 (4.22%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.11%) Information Security
2 24 (14.46%) Security Management
2 24 (14.46%) ITIL
2 24 (14.46%) Security Architecture
2 24 (14.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (13.86%) Cyber Security
4 18 (10.84%) Analytics
5 17 (10.24%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (9.64%) Incident Management
7 15 (9.04%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (7.23%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.63%) Project Management
10 11 (6.63%) Service Management
10 11 (6.63%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.02%) Identity Management
12 9 (5.42%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (5.42%) Information Security Management
12 9 (5.42%) ITSM
12 9 (5.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) SQL
2 7 (4.22%) Python
2 7 (4.22%) Perl
3 4 (2.41%) C
4 3 (1.81%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) Ruby
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (36.14%) CISSP
2 39 (23.49%) CISM
3 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (10.84%) CCNA
5 17 (10.24%) CCSA
6 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.43%) CISA
7 14 (8.43%) JNCIA
8 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.82%) GCIA
10 7 (4.22%) Degree
10 7 (4.22%) GCIH
11 6 (3.61%) CEH
11 6 (3.61%) PMP
11 6 (3.61%) PMI Certification
11 6 (3.61%) CCNP
12 5 (3.01%) CCSE
13 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.41%) GIAC
14 3 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.07%) PCI DSS
2 25 (15.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.41%) COBIT
5 3 (1.81%) SLA
6 1 (0.60%) BS7799
6 1 (0.60%) QA
6 1 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.22%) Squid
3 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.01%) XenApp
3 5 (3.01%) Snort
4 3 (1.81%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.81%) Nessus
4 2 (1.20%) Nagios
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
4 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) logstash
5 1 (0.60%) Kibana
5 1 (0.60%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (18.67%) ArcSight
2 22 (13.25%) Cisco
3 20 (12.05%) CheckPoint
4 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.84%) Qualys
5 17 (10.24%) Symantec
6 15 (9.04%) McAfee
6 15 (9.04%) Juniper
7 14 (8.43%) CA
8 13 (7.83%) Citrix
9 11 (6.63%) Oracle
10 10 (6.02%) HP
10 10 (6.02%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (6.02%) Sourcefire
10 10 (6.02%) Splunk
11 9 (5.42%) F5
12 7 (4.22%) VMware
12 7 (4.22%) LogRhythm
13 6 (3.61%) Websense
14 5 (3.01%) Fortinet
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