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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 74 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 28 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 0
Median daily rate £475 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SIEM
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Salford - 1 £288 -
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 22 (47.83%) Network Security
2 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (39.13%) PKI
4 17 (36.96%) Splunk
4 17 (36.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (34.78%) Threat Management
5 16 (34.78%) CISSP
6 15 (32.61%) Firewall
7 14 (30.43%) CISM
7 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 13 (28.26%) Cisco
8 13 (28.26%) Symantec
9 12 (26.09%) Intel Security
9 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (23.91%) ITIL
10 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
10 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (21.74%) Security Operations
11 10 (21.74%) Unix
11 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 10 (21.74%) SSL
11 10 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (19.57%) Finance
12 9 (19.57%) Information Security
13 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (17.39%) COBIT
13 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint

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 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Network Security
2 15 (32.61%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) SSL
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (17.39%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.70%) DHCP
6 4 (8.70%) DNS
6 4 (8.70%) SMTP
6 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
6 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.35%) LDAP
9 1 (2.17%) FTP
9 1 (2.17%) HTTP
9 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) AppScan
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
1 13 (28.26%) Security Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.87%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.52%) ICT Assistant
8 3 (6.52%) ICT Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.52%) SIEM Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) SOC Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) PKI
2 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (36.96%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (34.78%) Threat Management
3 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (21.74%) Security Operations
6 9 (19.57%) Information Security
7 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Application Rationalisation
9 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.87%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CISSP
2 14 (30.43%) CISM
3 7 (15.22%) CISMP
4 6 (13.04%) CCENT
5 5 (10.87%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (10.87%) CLAS
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.17%) GIAC
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (17.39%) COBIT
4 2 (4.35%) QA
5 1 (2.17%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Snort
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (13.04%) SmoothWall
3 3 (6.52%) QRadar
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.17%) Kibana
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.17%) Proventia
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Splunk
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) Symantec
3 12 (26.09%) Intel Security
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.22%) Clearswift
5 7 (15.22%) Kaspersky
6 6 (13.04%) IBM
7 5 (10.87%) Sourcefire
8 4 (8.70%) Qualys
9 3 (6.52%) AlienVault
9 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
10 2 (4.35%) Juniper
10 2 (4.35%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix
11 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.17%) GFI Software
11 1 (2.17%) HP
11 1 (2.17%) Intel
11 1 (2.17%) NetIQ