The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 5 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.88% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.07% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £650 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1144 1589 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.02% 82.72% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 922 675
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the Manchester region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 15 (57.69%) CISSP
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Splunk
3 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Unix
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) Security Operations
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) SSCP
6 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (30.77%) Network Security
6 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
7 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
7 7 (26.92%) Information Security
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) IBM
7 7 (26.92%) QRadar
7 7 (26.92%) SANS
8 6 (23.08%) Case Management
8 6 (23.08%) ELK Stack
8 6 (23.08%) Apple
8 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) Finance

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) VoIP
5 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) ELK Stack
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (34.62%) Security Operations
3 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (26.92%) Information Security
4 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (23.08%) Case Management
5 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) Patch Management
6 5 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Server Hardening
8 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Threat Management
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CISSP
2 8 (30.77%) SSCP
3 7 (26.92%) SANS
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) CEH
7 1 (3.85%) CASP
7 1 (3.85%) CCENT
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CISMP
7 1 (3.85%) CLAS
7 1 (3.85%) CSSLP
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Snort
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) QRadar
2 6 (23.08%) Kibana
2 6 (23.08%) logstash
3 4 (15.38%) RSA enVision
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.69%) SCSM
5 1 (3.85%) Nessus
5 1 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Splunk
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
3 6 (23.08%) Apple
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.85%) Qualys
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) VMware