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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 298 365 340
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -25
Contract jobs citing SIEM 148 85 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 60 53
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £369 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £621 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +28 20 £500 +11.11% 10
Croydon - 8 £483 - 1
Hammersmith - 8 £450 -
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £700 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 111 (47.44%) Firewall
2 106 (45.30%) Information Security
3 99 (42.31%) Security Operations
4 68 (29.06%) CISSP
5 62 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
6 57 (24.36%) Finance
7 53 (22.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 48 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 47 (20.09%) Management Information System
9 47 (20.09%) Network Security
10 42 (17.95%) Cisco
10 42 (17.95%) Splunk
11 41 (17.52%) CISM
12 38 (16.24%) WAN
12 38 (16.24%) LAN
12 38 (16.24%) PCI DSS
13 37 (15.81%) Kalman Filter
14 35 (14.96%) Security Operations Centre
14 35 (14.96%) Security Architecture
14 35 (14.96%) ArcSight
14 35 (14.96%) TCP/IP
14 35 (14.96%) Linux
15 34 (14.53%) CheckPoint
16 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
17 32 (13.68%) Windows
17 32 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
18 30 (12.82%) SC Cleared
19 28 (11.97%) Juniper
20 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 26 (11.11%) Unix

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 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.43%) nginx
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.98%) IaaS
3 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.70%) PaaS
5 8 (3.42%) SaaS
6 7 (2.99%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (47.44%) Firewall
2 47 (20.09%) Network Security
3 38 (16.24%) LAN
3 38 (16.24%) WAN
4 35 (14.96%) TCP/IP
5 32 (13.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (5.56%) DNS
8 11 (4.70%) MPLS
8 11 (4.70%) SSL
9 9 (3.85%) Internet
10 8 (3.42%) VPN
11 7 (2.99%) HTTP
11 7 (2.99%) Wireless
11 7 (2.99%) Wireshark
12 6 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (1.71%) VoIP
14 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.28%) LDAP
14 3 (1.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.56%) Big Data
2 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.85%) DB2
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
1 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (24.36%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Banking
3 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Advertising
5 7 (2.99%) Publishing
6 4 (1.71%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (27.35%) Analyst
2 55 (23.50%) Security Analyst
3 50 (21.37%) Architect
4 45 (19.23%) Security Architect
5 41 (17.52%) Security Engineer
6 27 (11.54%) Consultant
7 26 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 20 (8.55%) Security Manager
9 15 (6.41%) Incident Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) Business Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) Information Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (5.56%) AWS Architect
11 13 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
12 12 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (5.13%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.14%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.71%) Middleware
3 3 (1.28%) REST
3 3 (1.28%) SOAP
4 2 (0.85%) .NET
4 2 (0.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.43%) LAMP
5 1 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.09%) Management Information System
2 35 (14.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (5.56%) PKI
4 12 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.96%) Linux
2 32 (13.68%) Windows
3 26 (11.11%) Unix
4 15 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.30%) Information Security
2 99 (42.31%) Security Operations
3 62 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (22.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 37 (15.81%) Kalman Filter
6 35 (14.96%) Security Architecture
7 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (9.40%) ITIL
9 20 (8.55%) Patch Management
9 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.12%) Identity Access Management
11 18 (7.69%) Security Management
12 17 (7.26%) Data Loss Prevention
12 17 (7.26%) Information Security Management
13 16 (6.84%) Incident Management
14 14 (5.98%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (5.56%) Web Filtering
16 12 (5.13%) Risk Management
16 12 (5.13%) TOGAF
16 12 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.56%) Python
2 12 (5.13%) Perl
2 12 (5.13%) SQL
3 8 (3.42%) Ruby
4 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.71%) Java
5 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.28%) C
6 3 (1.28%) C++
7 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.85%) Delphi
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (29.06%) CISSP
2 41 (17.52%) CISM
3 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
4 30 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 17 (7.26%) Degree
6 13 (5.56%) CEH
7 11 (4.70%) CISA
8 9 (3.85%) GIAC
9 8 (3.42%) CRISC
10 7 (2.99%) SANS
11 6 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.56%) GSEC
11 6 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.14%) CISMP
12 5 (2.14%) GCIH
12 5 (2.14%) IISP
12 5 (2.14%) ISSAP
13 4 (1.71%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.71%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (16.24%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.70%) RMADS
4 8 (3.42%) COBIT
5 6 (2.56%) SLA
6 5 (2.14%) GPG13
6 5 (2.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.85%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.84%) vSphere
3 15 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.27%) Snort
5 5 (2.14%) XenApp
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.85%) Squid
7 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) NFS
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (9.83%) Nessus
2 19 (8.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (4.27%) QRadar
4 8 (3.42%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (2.14%) Nmap
6 4 (1.71%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.28%) Nagios
7 3 (1.28%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.28%) SCCM
7 3 (1.28%) WSUS
8 2 (0.85%) EnCase
8 2 (0.85%) Puppet
9 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.43%) Opsview
9 1 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (17.95%) Cisco
1 42 (17.95%) Splunk
2 35 (14.96%) ArcSight
3 34 (14.53%) CheckPoint
4 28 (11.97%) Juniper
5 20 (8.55%) Qualys
6 19 (8.12%) VMware
7 18 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 15 (6.41%) AlienVault
8 15 (6.41%) Fortinet
9 13 (5.56%) LogRhythm
10 11 (4.70%) HP
10 11 (4.70%) Symantec
11 10 (4.27%) F5
12 8 (3.42%) Remedy
12 8 (3.42%) Tripwire
13 7 (2.99%) Intel Security
13 7 (2.99%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.56%) Blue Coat
14 6 (2.56%) Forcepoint
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