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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 367 400 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 62 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.10% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.13% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 5
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£500 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +25.80%
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
19003 19168 19421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.47% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 13408 13084
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 242 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 12 £515 +9.57% 1
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 55 (46.61%) Firewall
2 43 (36.44%) Information Security
2 43 (36.44%) CISSP
3 29 (24.58%) Security Architecture
4 28 (23.73%) Cisco
5 26 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (19.49%) Windows
7 22 (18.64%) Finance
8 21 (17.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (17.80%) ArcSight
9 20 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (15.25%) ITIL
11 17 (14.41%) Identity Management
11 17 (14.41%) Network Security
12 16 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (12.71%) Cyber Security
14 14 (11.86%) CISM
15 13 (11.02%) UNIX
15 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
15 13 (11.02%) PCI DSS
16 12 (10.17%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
16 12 (10.17%) Linux
16 12 (10.17%) Retail
17 11 (9.32%) Websense
17 11 (9.32%) SAP
17 11 (9.32%) Tivoli
18 10 (8.47%) Management Information System

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (0.85%) Apache
1 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (46.61%) Firewall
2 17 (14.41%) Network Security
3 12 (10.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.39%) NGN
6 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.54%) Wireless
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.54%) FTP
7 2 (1.69%) LDAP
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.85%) SNMP
8 1 (0.85%) VPN
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.85%) Big Data
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 3 (2.54%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Architect
1 27 (22.88%) Consultant
2 24 (20.34%) Security Architect
3 23 (19.49%) Security Consultant
4 20 (16.95%) Analyst
5 18 (15.25%) Security Engineer
6 16 (13.56%) Security Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.47%) Security Manager
8 10 (8.47%) IT Security Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.78%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (5.93%) Security Project Manager
11 6 (5.08%) Security Specialist
11 6 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Network Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Network Security Architect
12 5 (4.24%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) XSD
2 1 (0.85%) JMS
2 1 (0.85%) WSDL
2 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Java EE
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.78%) FMCG
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) PKI
4 1 (0.85%) CCTV
4 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Information Security
2 29 (24.58%) Security Architecture
3 21 (17.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (15.25%) ITIL
5 17 (14.41%) Identity Management
6 16 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (12.71%) Cyber Security
8 12 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.63%) Use Case
10 8 (6.78%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.93%) Project Management
12 6 (5.08%) Information Assurance
13 5 (4.24%) Resource Management
13 5 (4.24%) Security Testing
13 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (4.24%) Change Management
14 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) Java
1 2 (1.69%) Perl
1 2 (1.69%) SQL
1 2 (1.69%) Ruby
1 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (36.44%) CISSP
2 20 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.86%) CISM
4 9 (7.63%) CCNP
4 9 (7.63%) CCSE
5 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.08%) Degree
6 6 (5.08%) CISA
7 4 (3.39%) GCIA
7 4 (3.39%) GCIH
8 3 (2.54%) CRISC
8 3 (2.54%) CEH
9 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.85%) GPEN
10 1 (0.85%) OSCP
10 1 (0.85%) OSCE
10 1 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.54%) ZENworks
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
3 2 (1.69%) OpenView
3 2 (1.69%) Nessus
4 1 (0.85%) WMI
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (23.73%) Cisco
2 21 (17.80%) ArcSight
3 13 (11.02%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.32%) SAP
4 11 (9.32%) Websense
5 8 (6.78%) Splunk
6 7 (5.93%) McAfee
6 7 (5.93%) HP
7 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.24%) F5
8 5 (4.24%) VMware
8 5 (4.24%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.39%) Qualys
9 4 (3.39%) Juniper
9 4 (3.39%) CA
10 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.54%) Citrix
11 2 (1.69%) BMC
11 2 (1.69%) Remedy
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