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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 334 365 347
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs citing SIEM 69 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 31
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£500 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +26 28 £500 +36.98% 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (40.48%) Firewall
2 36 (28.57%) Finance
3 33 (26.19%) Information Security
4 31 (24.60%) CISSP
5 22 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (17.46%) Splunk
6 20 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (15.08%) Network Security
7 19 (15.08%) Security Architecture
7 19 (15.08%) Cisco
8 18 (14.29%) Windows
8 18 (14.29%) ArcSight
9 17 (13.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (12.70%) Retail
10 16 (12.70%) CISM
10 16 (12.70%) Degree
11 15 (11.90%) Cyber Security
11 15 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (10.32%) F5
13 12 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (9.52%) LogRhythm
13 12 (9.52%) PCI DSS
13 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
13 12 (9.52%) Identity Management
13 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
14 11 (8.73%) McAfee
14 11 (8.73%) Financial Institution
14 11 (8.73%) Data Security
14 11 (8.73%) TOGAF
14 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Office
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.48%) Firewall
2 19 (15.08%) Network Security
3 15 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (7.14%) LDAP
5 5 (3.97%) VPN
5 5 (3.97%) NGN
6 4 (3.17%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
7 3 (2.38%) FTP
7 3 (2.38%) TACACS
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.59%) DNS
8 2 (1.59%) Internet
8 2 (1.59%) SMTP
8 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.59%) VLAN
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.79%) SNMP
9 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Retail
3 11 (8.73%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.94%) Games
5 8 (6.35%) Banking
6 6 (4.76%) Publishing
7 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Analyst
2 36 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 25 (19.84%) Consultant
4 24 (19.05%) Architect
5 23 (18.25%) Security Consultant
6 21 (16.67%) Security Architect
7 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Security Specialist
8 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.97%) IT Security Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) .NET
1 4 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.35%) Physics
4 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) FMCG
5 4 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 7 (5.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Information Security
2 22 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (15.08%) Security Architecture
4 17 (13.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (11.90%) Cyber Security
6 12 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 11 (8.73%) Data Security
7 11 (8.73%) TOGAF
7 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.94%) Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (6.35%) ITIL
10 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.76%) Data Governance
12 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.97%) Validation
12 5 (3.97%) Resource Management
12 5 (3.97%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) C++
1 4 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) CISSP
2 16 (12.70%) CISM
2 16 (12.70%) Degree
3 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.56%) CISMP
6 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) GCIH
7 4 (3.17%) CISA
8 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.38%) CRISC
9 2 (1.59%) GIAC
9 2 (1.59%) GCIA
9 2 (1.59%) CEH
10 1 (0.79%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.79%) GPEN
10 1 (0.79%) OSCP
10 1 (0.79%) OSCE
10 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.38%) COBIT
4 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Firmware
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Nmap
4 2 (1.59%) Squid
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) Nessus
2 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.97%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (1.59%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.59%) OpenView
4 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Splunk
2 19 (15.08%) Cisco
3 18 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 13 (10.32%) F5
5 12 (9.52%) LogRhythm
5 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 11 (8.73%) McAfee
7 10 (7.94%) Qualys
8 8 (6.35%) HP
9 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.56%) MobileIron
9 7 (5.56%) Varonis
10 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.76%) SAP
11 5 (3.97%) Sourcefire
11 5 (3.97%) VMware
12 4 (3.17%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.17%) Stonesoft
13 3 (2.38%) Citrix
14 2 (1.59%) BMC
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