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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 75 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing SIEM 29 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.05% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Median daily rate £470 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -
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
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
1446 1155 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.96% 76.14% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 695 497
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.31 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 23 (57.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (52.50%) PKI
3 20 (50.00%) Network Security
3 20 (50.00%) CISSP
4 19 (47.50%) Threat Management
5 17 (42.50%) Splunk
6 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 16 (40.00%) Symantec
6 16 (40.00%) CISM
7 15 (37.50%) Intel Security
8 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (35.00%) Windows
8 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
8 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (32.50%) Unix
9 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
9 13 (32.50%) Firewall
9 13 (32.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (30.00%) Information Security
10 12 (30.00%) Cisco
11 11 (27.50%) COBIT
12 10 (25.00%) WAN
12 10 (25.00%) Finance
13 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (20.00%) Security Operations
14 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (20.00%) ITIL
14 8 (20.00%) 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 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Network Security
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.50%) SSL
6 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) tcpdump
7 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.00%) LDAP
8 2 (5.00%) SAN
8 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.50%) DHCP
9 1 (2.50%) DMZ
9 1 (2.50%) DNS
9 1 (2.50%) FTP
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) SMTP
9 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) AppScan
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
1 13 (32.50%) Security Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) ICT Assistant
7 3 (7.50%) ICT Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) PKI
2 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Threat Management
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (30.00%) Information Security
5 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.00%) Change Management
11 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) CISSP
2 16 (40.00%) CISM
3 7 (17.50%) CISMP
4 6 (15.00%) CCENT
5 5 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (12.50%) CLAS
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) CISA
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (5.00%) GSEC
7 2 (5.00%) GSLC
7 2 (5.00%) GSNA
7 2 (5.00%) SANS
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (2.50%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) GIAC
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (57.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (27.50%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (2.50%) GMP
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Snort
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.00%) SmoothWall
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.50%) Kibana
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Splunk
2 16 (40.00%) Symantec
3 15 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco
5 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.50%) Clearswift
6 7 (17.50%) Kaspersky
7 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 6 (15.00%) Qualys
8 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) GFI Software
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) Intel
10 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto