The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 330 357 413
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +56
Contract jobs citing SIEM 86 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.10% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 14 7
Average daily rate £450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +17.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £618 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £328 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18963 16710 20563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.62% 76.02% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 11639 13426
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 231 328
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
SIEM
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 11 £450 -28.00% 5
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (44.76%) Firewall
2 54 (37.76%) ITIL
3 51 (35.66%) Windows
4 47 (32.87%) ArcSight
5 37 (25.87%) UNIX
6 34 (23.78%) Linux
6 34 (23.78%) TCP/IP
7 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
8 30 (20.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 29 (20.28%) CISSP
10 28 (19.58%) Cisco
11 27 (18.88%) CA
11 27 (18.88%) Finance
12 26 (18.18%) Network Security
13 25 (17.48%) Network Architecture
14 23 (16.08%) HP
15 19 (13.29%) DNS
16 18 (12.59%) DHCP
17 17 (11.89%) Use Case
17 17 (11.89%) Computer Security
17 17 (11.89%) Information Security
18 16 (11.19%) PRINCE2
18 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
18 16 (11.19%) Reverse Proxy
19 15 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (10.49%) McAfee
19 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
20 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (9.79%) Juniper
21 12 (8.39%) Service Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (6.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) IaaS
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
1 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (44.76%) Firewall
2 34 (23.78%) TCP/IP
3 26 (18.18%) Network Security
4 19 (13.29%) DNS
5 18 (12.59%) DHCP
6 16 (11.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 15 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.39%) WAN
9 11 (7.69%) BGP
10 10 (6.99%) EIGRP
10 10 (6.99%) LDAP
10 10 (6.99%) OSPF
10 10 (6.99%) Internet
11 9 (6.29%) MPLS
11 9 (6.29%) VPN
12 5 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.50%) FWSM
12 5 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (3.50%) BIG-IP
13 4 (2.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) DB2
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Law
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (34.27%) Consultant
2 21 (14.69%) Security Consultant
2 21 (14.69%) Security Engineer
3 19 (13.29%) Architect
4 18 (12.59%) Security Architect
5 13 (9.09%) Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Network Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.99%) Administrator
9 9 (6.29%) IT Security Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.59%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (5.59%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (5.59%) Security Administrator
11 7 (4.90%) Security Project Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Security Manager
12 6 (4.20%) Security Analyst
12 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) XML
2 3 (2.10%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.50%) PKI
3 4 (2.80%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.40%) Social Media
6 1 (0.70%) New Media
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.66%) Windows
2 37 (25.87%) UNIX
3 34 (23.78%) Linux
4 12 (8.39%) Solaris
4 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.29%) VMS
6 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.40%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) CentOS
9 1 (0.70%) Android
9 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) ITIL
2 30 (20.98%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (17.48%) Network Architecture
4 17 (11.89%) Use Case
4 17 (11.89%) Computer Security
4 17 (11.89%) Information Security
5 16 (11.19%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.39%) Service Management
8 10 (6.99%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (6.99%) TOGAF
9 9 (6.29%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (6.29%) SABSA
10 8 (5.59%) Time Management
11 7 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.90%) Cyber Security
12 6 (4.20%) Project Management
13 5 (3.50%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (3.50%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (3.50%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.40%) C
2 2 (1.40%) Perl
2 2 (1.40%) Ruby
3 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) CISSP
2 10 (6.99%) CISA
2 10 (6.99%) CISM
3 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.90%) CCNP
5 6 (4.20%) CCNA
5 6 (4.20%) CCSP
6 4 (2.80%) GIAC
6 4 (2.80%) CEH
7 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.40%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.40%) RHCE
8 2 (1.40%) GCIH
8 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.40%) OSCP
9 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) Degree
9 1 (0.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) NFS
2 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) Snort
2 2 (1.40%) Nmap
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) XenServer
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) Puppet
1 10 (6.99%) Cobbler
2 9 (6.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.10%) Nessus
4 2 (1.40%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (32.87%) ArcSight
2 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.58%) Cisco
4 27 (18.88%) CA
5 23 (16.08%) HP
6 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.49%) McAfee
8 14 (9.79%) Juniper
9 12 (8.39%) Novell
10 8 (5.59%) Cyber-Ark
10 8 (5.59%) IBM
10 8 (5.59%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.20%) LogRhythm
11 6 (4.20%) Splunk
12 5 (3.50%) F5
12 5 (3.50%) LogLogic
12 5 (3.50%) Radware
12 5 (3.50%) VMware
13 4 (2.80%) MobileIron
14 3 (2.10%) Q1 Labs
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