The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 78 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SIEM 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.16% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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
1152 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.20% 72.20% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 479 393
Average daily rate £373 £347 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) SSL
3 19 (73.08%) Kaspersky
3 19 (73.08%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (69.23%) PKI
4 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 18 (69.23%) CISSP
4 18 (69.23%) Clearswift
4 18 (69.23%) Cisco
5 17 (65.38%) CISM
6 16 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (61.54%) CISMP
6 16 (61.54%) Network Security
7 14 (53.85%) CCENT
7 14 (53.85%) QA
8 13 (50.00%) Migration
8 13 (50.00%) VMware
8 13 (50.00%) WAN
8 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (42.31%) Citrix
9 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
10 10 (38.46%) Security Patching
10 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (15.38%) Information Security
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) SSL
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (61.54%) Network Security
5 13 (50.00%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Extranet
6 2 (7.69%) SSH
7 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
1 19 (73.08%) Security Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) PKI
2 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Migration
5 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
6 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (38.46%) Security Patching
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Security Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) ISMS
8 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management
10 1 (3.85%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) CISSP
2 17 (65.38%) CISM
3 16 (61.54%) CISMP
3 16 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (53.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (53.85%) QA
3 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Kaspersky
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 18 (69.23%) Clearswift
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) hybris
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Websense
7 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.85%) Qualys
7 1 (3.85%) ArcSight