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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 88 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +30.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
1139 903 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.40% 74.02% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 475 350
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort