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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 331 402 412
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +10
Contract jobs citing SIEM 78 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.087% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.11% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 13 2
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£475 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £540 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 +40 17 £500 +29.03% 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (47.41%) Firewall
2 42 (31.11%) Information Security
2 42 (31.11%) CISSP
3 33 (24.44%) Windows
4 29 (21.48%) Security Architecture
5 27 (20.00%) Cisco
6 23 (17.04%) ITIL
6 23 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (16.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (16.30%) Finance
8 20 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (14.07%) UNIX
9 19 (14.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (13.33%) Network Security
10 18 (13.33%) Cyber Security
10 18 (13.33%) ArcSight
10 18 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 18 (13.33%) Linux
11 17 (12.59%) Identity Management
11 17 (12.59%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 15 (11.11%) CheckPoint
13 14 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (9.63%) Tivoli
15 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.89%) Websense
15 12 (8.89%) CISM
15 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (8.15%) Use Case
16 11 (8.15%) PCI DSS

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (0.74%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 64 (47.41%) Firewall
2 18 (13.33%) Network Security
3 17 (12.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.22%) Wireless
7 3 (2.22%) FTP
7 3 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.48%) NGN
8 2 (1.48%) LDAP
8 2 (1.48%) Internet
9 1 (0.74%) TACACS
9 1 (0.74%) VoIP
9 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.74%) SNMP
9 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) DB2
2 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.74%) Big Data
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.22%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.48%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) International Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Architect
1 29 (21.48%) Consultant
2 26 (19.26%) Analyst
2 26 (19.26%) Security Architect
3 21 (15.56%) Security Consultant
4 17 (12.59%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.59%) Security Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Security Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Security Manager
6 13 (9.63%) Security Project Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (5.93%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (5.93%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Security Specialist
11 6 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.74%) JMS
2 1 (0.74%) WSDL
2 1 (0.74%) SOAP
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) XSD
2 1 (0.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.93%) FMCG
3 5 (3.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) New Media
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) CCTV
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.44%) Windows
2 19 (14.07%) UNIX
3 18 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) Information Security
2 29 (21.48%) Security Architecture
3 23 (17.04%) ITIL
3 23 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (14.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (13.33%) Cyber Security
5 18 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 17 (12.59%) Identity Management
7 14 (10.37%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.15%) Use Case
10 9 (6.67%) Project Management
11 8 (5.93%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.93%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (5.19%) Information Assurance
13 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (3.70%) Change Management
14 5 (3.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.48%) Ruby
1 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.48%) Perl
2 1 (0.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) C
2 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) CISSP
2 20 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.89%) CISM
4 9 (6.67%) CCNP
4 9 (6.67%) CCSE
5 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) CISA
6 5 (3.70%) Degree
6 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.96%) CEH
7 4 (2.96%) GCIH
8 3 (2.22%) GCIA
9 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) OSCP
9 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.74%) GIAC
10 1 (0.74%) CCNA
10 1 (0.74%) OSCE
10 1 (0.74%) CRISC
10 1 (0.74%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.22%) COBIT
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.22%) ZENworks
2 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 2 (1.48%) Nessus
3 2 (1.48%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) WMI
4 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) Cisco
2 18 (13.33%) ArcSight
3 15 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.89%) Websense
5 11 (8.15%) SAP
6 10 (7.41%) McAfee
7 8 (5.93%) Splunk
8 7 (5.19%) CA
9 5 (3.70%) VMware
9 5 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.70%) HP
9 5 (3.70%) Juniper
10 4 (2.96%) Qualys
10 4 (2.96%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.22%) Citrix
11 3 (2.22%) Novell
11 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.48%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.48%) F5
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