The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 360 365 365
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 84 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 48
Median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
19139 18033 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.78% 80.75% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13950 12592 13565
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 257 238
Median hourly rate £21.89 £20.31 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.42 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 6 £450 +1.40% 7
Bromley - 2 £538 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £575 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £393 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 78 (45.61%) Information Security
2 70 (40.94%) CISSP
3 66 (38.60%) Firewall
4 63 (36.84%) Security Operations
5 52 (30.41%) Cybersecurity
6 50 (29.24%) ArcSight
7 48 (28.07%) Windows
8 45 (26.32%) Finance
9 44 (25.73%) Unix
10 43 (25.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (20.47%) CISM
11 35 (20.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 31 (18.13%) PCI DSS
12 31 (18.13%) Splunk
13 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
13 30 (17.54%) Linux
13 30 (17.54%) TCP/IP
14 29 (16.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 28 (16.37%) Management Information System
16 25 (14.62%) Network Security
17 23 (13.45%) Kalman Filter
17 23 (13.45%) QRadar
18 22 (12.87%) Security Operations Centre
18 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (12.28%) WAN
19 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
19 21 (12.28%) SC Cleared
19 21 (12.28%) Incident Management
19 21 (12.28%) Degree
19 21 (12.28%) CEH

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) MS Office
2 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.26%) IaaS
2 9 (5.26%) PaaS
3 8 (4.68%) Office 365
4 6 (3.51%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (38.60%) Firewall
2 35 (20.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (17.54%) TCP/IP
4 25 (14.62%) Network Security
5 21 (12.28%) WAN
6 19 (11.11%) LAN
7 9 (5.26%) Internet
8 7 (4.09%) Wireshark
9 6 (3.51%) HTTP
9 6 (3.51%) VPN
10 5 (2.92%) DNS
11 4 (2.34%) SSL
12 3 (1.75%) SAN
12 3 (1.75%) SSH
13 2 (1.17%) LDAP
13 2 (1.17%) Wireless
14 1 (0.58%) Intranet
14 1 (0.58%) IPsec
14 1 (0.58%) MPLS
14 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.17%) Big Data
2 2 (1.17%) DB2
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Retail
3 8 (4.68%) Banking
4 6 (3.51%) Advertising
5 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (30.99%) Analyst
2 47 (27.49%) Security Analyst
3 38 (22.22%) Architect
4 33 (19.30%) Security Architect
5 29 (16.96%) Consultant
6 24 (14.04%) Security Consultant
7 20 (11.70%) Security Engineer
8 18 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
9 14 (8.19%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (8.19%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 13 (7.60%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 12 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (7.02%) Security Manager
11 12 (7.02%) Security Operations Analyst
12 11 (6.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 11 (6.43%) SIEM Consultant
13 9 (5.26%) AWS Architect
13 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.68%) SIEM Analyst
14 8 (4.68%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.75%) D3.js
1 3 (1.75%) Middleware
1 3 (1.75%) REST
1 3 (1.75%) SOAP
2 2 (1.17%) .NET
2 2 (1.17%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.17%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.37%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (6.43%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (5.85%) Cryptography
5 6 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (2.34%) PKI
8 3 (1.75%) Clustering
8 3 (1.75%) Statistics
8 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.07%) Windows
2 44 (25.73%) Unix
3 30 (17.54%) Linux
4 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.75%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.17%) VMS
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (45.61%) Information Security
2 63 (36.84%) Security Operations
3 52 (30.41%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (25.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 23 (13.45%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (12.28%) Incident Management
7 18 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 17 (9.94%) Use Case
9 15 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (8.19%) Threat Detection
10 14 (8.19%) TOGAF
11 13 (7.60%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (7.60%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (7.60%) Security Management
11 13 (7.60%) Threat Modelling
11 13 (7.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (7.02%) ITIL
13 11 (6.43%) Web Filtering
14 10 (5.85%) Information Security Management
14 10 (5.85%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.51%) Python
1 6 (3.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.34%) Java
2 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.75%) C++
4 2 (1.17%) C
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (40.94%) CISSP
2 35 (20.47%) CISM
3 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 21 (12.28%) CEH
4 21 (12.28%) Degree
4 21 (12.28%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.53%) GIAC
6 17 (9.94%) SANS
7 14 (8.19%) CISA
8 13 (7.60%) GCIA
9 12 (7.02%) GCIH
10 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.34%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.75%) CCNP
12 3 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.75%) CISMP
12 3 (1.75%) ISSAP
13 2 (1.17%) CCNA
13 2 (1.17%) GSEC
13 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) PCI DSS
2 29 (16.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.75%) COBIT
4 3 (1.75%) ISO27002
4 3 (1.75%) QA
5 2 (1.17%) GPG13
5 2 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.58%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.58%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.92%) XenApp
3 4 (2.34%) Snort
3 4 (2.34%) vSphere
4 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.58%) SRDF
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (13.45%) QRadar
2 13 (7.60%) Nessus
3 9 (5.26%) Nmap
4 7 (4.09%) AirWatch
4 7 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.92%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (2.34%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.75%) SCCM
8 2 (1.17%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.58%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.58%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.58%) EnCase
9 1 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.58%) Nagios
9 1 (0.58%) Puppet
9 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (29.24%) ArcSight
2 31 (18.13%) Splunk
3 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 17 (9.94%) LogRhythm
6 16 (9.36%) Cisco
7 13 (7.60%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.60%) Qualys
8 12 (7.02%) Citrix
8 12 (7.02%) HP
9 11 (6.43%) Remedy
10 8 (4.68%) Symantec
10 8 (4.68%) Tripwire
10 8 (4.68%) VMware
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle
12 6 (3.51%) Forcepoint
12 6 (3.51%) NetWitness
12 6 (3.51%) Sourcefire
13 5 (2.92%) F5
13 5 (2.92%) Palo Alto
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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