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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / London
Rank 312 327 350
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing SIEM 85 92 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 46
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £483
% change year-on-year
- -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
16220 18227 17535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.93% 84.99% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11750 13050 12485
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 218 207
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +22 12 £475 +18.75% 7
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £550 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 97 (46.19%) Information Security
2 84 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 82 (39.05%) Firewall
4 60 (28.57%) Windows
5 53 (25.24%) Splunk
6 51 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (23.33%) Finance
8 40 (19.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 37 (17.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 36 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 36 (17.14%) Linux
10 36 (17.14%) Unix
10 36 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 35 (16.67%) CISSP
12 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
12 33 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (15.24%) PCI DSS
13 32 (15.24%) VMware
14 30 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 30 (14.29%) SQL
15 29 (13.81%) Cisco
15 29 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (13.81%) Network Security
16 28 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
16 28 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
17 26 (12.38%) Python
18 25 (11.90%) Banking
18 25 (11.90%) Nessus
18 25 (11.90%) Identity Access Management

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 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 82 (39.05%) Firewall
2 36 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 36 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 29 (13.81%) Network Security
4 24 (11.43%) LAN
4 24 (11.43%) WAN
5 14 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (6.19%) TACACS
7 11 (5.24%) DNS
8 9 (4.29%) VPN
9 8 (3.81%) DHCP
10 7 (3.33%) Internet
10 7 (3.33%) VoIP
11 6 (2.86%) HTTP
12 4 (1.90%) IPsec
12 4 (1.90%) LDAP
12 4 (1.90%) Wireless
13 3 (1.43%) MPLS
13 3 (1.43%) SAN
13 3 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.86%) Big Data
3 3 (1.43%) MySQL
3 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) DB2
4 2 (0.95%) Redis
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (23.33%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Banking
3 8 (3.81%) Legal
4 6 (2.86%) Law
5 4 (1.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (46.67%) Analyst
2 79 (37.62%) Security Analyst
3 27 (12.86%) SIEM Analyst
3 27 (12.86%) SOC Analyst
4 26 (12.38%) Consultant
5 24 (11.43%) Architect
6 21 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 20 (9.52%) IT Analyst
7 20 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
8 18 (8.57%) Security Architect
9 14 (6.67%) Security Manager
10 13 (6.19%) Security Consultant
11 10 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (4.29%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (4.29%) Security Operations Analyst
13 8 (3.81%) Business Analyst
14 7 (3.33%) Information Analyst
14 7 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.38%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.43%) Web Services
3 3 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) OAuth
4 1 (0.48%) OpenID
4 1 (0.48%) RESTful
4 1 (0.48%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.48%) SAML
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.05%) Security Operations Centre
2 33 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.71%) iSeries
3 12 (5.71%) Tandem
4 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.24%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.33%) PKI
7 5 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.43%) BYOD
9 3 (1.43%) IVR
10 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.48%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) FMCG
11 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.57%) Windows
2 36 (17.14%) Linux
2 36 (17.14%) Unix
3 12 (5.71%) OpenVMS
4 7 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.86%) Solaris
6 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.43%) AIX
7 3 (1.43%) HPUX
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (46.19%) Information Security
2 84 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 51 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 28 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (10.48%) Incident Management
7 21 (10.00%) ITIL
8 18 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 17 (8.10%) Risk Management
9 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
13 13 (6.19%) Coaching
13 13 (6.19%) Malware Analysis
13 13 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.71%) Service Management
15 11 (5.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.29%) SQL
2 26 (12.38%) Python
3 14 (6.67%) Perl
4 10 (4.76%) Java
5 9 (4.29%) C#
6 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.38%) Ruby
8 4 (1.90%) C++
9 3 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) Go
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (16.67%) CISSP
2 30 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 30 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.14%) CISM
4 13 (6.19%) CEH
4 13 (6.19%) GIAC
5 11 (5.24%) Degree
6 8 (3.81%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.86%) GCIH
7 6 (2.86%) SANS
8 5 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (2.38%) CCSP
8 5 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.38%) CISMP
9 4 (1.90%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.90%) SSCP
10 3 (1.43%) CISA
10 3 (1.43%) GCWN
10 3 (1.43%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (15.24%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.33%) ISO27002
4 6 (2.86%) RMADS
5 4 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.43%) COBIT
6 3 (1.43%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.43%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.95%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.95%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.48%) GPG13
8 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.71%) RACF
3 12 (5.71%) vSphere
4 6 (2.86%) Snort
5 4 (1.90%) XenApp
6 3 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 25 (11.90%) Nessus
2 14 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 13 (6.19%) QRadar
4 8 (3.81%) SCCM
5 7 (3.33%) ArcSight ESM
6 6 (2.86%) CSIRT
7 3 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.43%) Kibana
7 3 (1.43%) logstash
7 3 (1.43%) Nmap
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.95%) Nagios
8 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.95%) Puppet
9 1 (0.48%) Ansible
9 1 (0.48%) Grafana
9 1 (0.48%) Graphite
9 1 (0.48%) Opsview
9 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (25.24%) Splunk
2 32 (15.24%) VMware
3 29 (13.81%) Cisco
4 25 (11.90%) ArcSight
4 25 (11.90%) LogRhythm
5 18 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.10%) Microsoft
7 15 (7.14%) AlienVault
7 15 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 14 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.29%) Brocade
9 9 (4.29%) Symantec
10 7 (3.33%) Citrix
10 7 (3.33%) CyberArk
10 7 (3.33%) F5
10 7 (3.33%) IBM
10 7 (3.33%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.33%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.86%) AppSense
11 6 (2.86%) Qualys
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