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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 377 394 388
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing SIEM 37 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.20% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £253 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £499 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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 4 £500 +25.00% 6
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 54 (45.00%) Firewall
2 46 (38.33%) Information Security
3 43 (35.83%) CISSP
4 31 (25.83%) Cisco
5 30 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 26 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (20.00%) Finance
7 24 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (17.50%) ArcSight
9 20 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (16.67%) Identity Management
10 19 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (15.00%) Network Security
12 17 (14.17%) Windows
13 16 (13.33%) CISM
13 16 (13.33%) Cyber Security
14 15 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
15 14 (11.67%) UNIX
16 12 (10.00%) CheckPoint
16 12 (10.00%) ITIL
16 12 (10.00%) PCI DSS
17 11 (9.17%) Reverse Proxy
17 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
17 11 (9.17%) SAP
17 11 (9.17%) Tivoli
17 11 (9.17%) Retail
18 10 (8.33%) Websense
18 10 (8.33%) Linux

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.00%) Firewall
2 18 (15.00%) Network Security
3 11 (9.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (4.17%) NGN
5 4 (3.33%) Wireless
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.50%) FTP
6 3 (2.50%) LDAP
7 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.83%) TACACS
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) SNMP
8 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Big Data
1 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Games
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) International Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Consultant
2 26 (21.67%) Security Consultant
2 26 (21.67%) Architect
3 24 (20.00%) Analyst
4 23 (19.17%) Security Architect
5 20 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 17 (14.17%) Security Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Security Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.67%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.83%) Security Specialist
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Security Consultant
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) Web Services
2 4 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) Java EE
3 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.83%) WSDL
3 1 (0.83%) JMS
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.67%) FMCG
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) PKI
4 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Windows
2 14 (11.67%) UNIX
3 10 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.33%) Information Security
2 30 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 24 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 16 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 15 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (10.00%) ITIL
9 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.83%) Information Assurance
11 7 (5.83%) Use Case
11 7 (5.83%) Data Security
12 6 (5.00%) Project Management
12 6 (5.00%) Security Testing
13 5 (4.17%) Resource Management
13 5 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) Java
2 4 (3.33%) C++
3 2 (1.67%) Perl
3 2 (1.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Ruby
3 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) CISSP
2 19 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.33%) CISM
4 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) CCNP
5 8 (6.67%) CCSE
5 8 (6.67%) Degree
6 5 (4.17%) CISA
7 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.50%) CRISC
8 3 (2.50%) GCIA
8 3 (2.50%) GCIH
8 3 (2.50%) CEH
8 3 (2.50%) CISMP
9 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.83%) GPEN
10 1 (0.83%) OSCP
10 1 (0.83%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Nmap
4 1 (0.83%) Snort
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.33%) ZENworks
2 4 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.67%) OpenView
3 2 (1.67%) Nessus
4 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.83%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Cisco
2 21 (17.50%) ArcSight
3 12 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.17%) SAP
5 10 (8.33%) Websense
6 9 (7.50%) F5
7 8 (6.67%) HP
7 8 (6.67%) Splunk
8 6 (5.00%) McAfee
9 5 (4.17%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.17%) VMware
10 4 (3.33%) Qualys
11 3 (2.50%) LogRhythm
11 3 (2.50%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.50%) Juniper
11 3 (2.50%) Citrix
11 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.67%) BMC
12 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.67%) Remedy