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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 328 323 339
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing SIEM 63 70 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 24
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £438 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +29.62%
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +27 26 £500 +36.98% 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 41 (41.00%) Firewall
2 29 (29.00%) Finance
3 21 (21.00%) Information Security
4 20 (20.00%) Splunk
5 19 (19.00%) Network Security
5 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (16.00%) Degree
7 15 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (15.00%) CISSP
8 14 (14.00%) Windows
9 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (13.00%) ArcSight
9 13 (13.00%) F5
9 13 (13.00%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (12.00%) Cyber Security
10 12 (12.00%) LogRhythm
10 12 (12.00%) Cisco
10 12 (12.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (12.00%) TOGAF
11 11 (11.00%) CISM
11 11 (11.00%) Financial Institution
12 10 (10.00%) Data Security
12 10 (10.00%) Migration
12 10 (10.00%) Games
12 10 (10.00%) Retail
12 10 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (10.00%) PCI DSS
13 9 (9.00%) Physics
13 9 (9.00%) Security Architecture

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (6.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (41.00%) Firewall
2 19 (19.00%) Network Security
3 15 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (7.00%) LDAP
5 5 (5.00%) NGN
6 4 (4.00%) Wireless
6 4 (4.00%) VPN
6 4 (4.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.00%) TACACS
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.00%) Wireless Security
8 2 (2.00%) Internet
8 2 (2.00%) DNS
8 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.00%) SMTP
8 2 (2.00%) VLAN
9 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Financial Institution
3 10 (10.00%) Games
3 10 (10.00%) Retail
4 7 (7.00%) Banking
5 6 (6.00%) Publishing
6 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Analyst
2 31 (31.00%) Security Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Architect
3 18 (18.00%) Consultant
4 17 (17.00%) Security Consultant
5 16 (16.00%) Security Architect
6 15 (15.00%) Security Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Security Specialist
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Network Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) IT Risk Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) IT Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Tester
11 4 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
1 4 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.00%) Physics
2 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Information Security
2 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (13.00%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (12.00%) Cyber Security
4 12 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.00%) Data Security
5 10 (10.00%) Migration
5 10 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (9.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (7.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (6.00%) Data Governance
9 5 (5.00%) Validation
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.00%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.00%) Identity Management
10 4 (4.00%) ITIL
10 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) C++
1 4 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (1.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) Python
2 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Degree
2 15 (15.00%) CISSP
3 11 (11.00%) CISM
4 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) CISMP
6 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.00%) GCIH
8 3 (3.00%) CISA
8 3 (3.00%) CRISC
9 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) GIAC
9 2 (2.00%) GCIA
10 1 (1.00%) CCNA
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Firmware
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Nmap
3 2 (2.00%) Squid
4 1 (1.00%) Snort
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Nessus
2 5 (5.00%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.00%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Splunk
2 13 (13.00%) ArcSight
2 13 (13.00%) F5
3 12 (12.00%) LogRhythm
3 12 (12.00%) Cisco
3 12 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (9.00%) McAfee
5 7 (7.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (7.00%) HP
5 7 (7.00%) MobileIron
5 7 (7.00%) Varonis
6 6 (6.00%) Qualys
7 5 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.00%) Stonesoft
9 3 (3.00%) VMware
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle
10 2 (2.00%) IBM
10 2 (2.00%) Brocade
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