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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 15 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 1.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Median daily rate £530 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £465 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
1096 1515 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.16% 84.40% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 886 696
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 33
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 - 8 £475 - 2
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 22 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (61.76%) Splunk
3 19 (55.88%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) CISSP
5 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 17 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (50.00%) IBM
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 16 (47.06%) QRadar
7 15 (44.12%) Security Operations
7 15 (44.12%) LAN
7 15 (44.12%) WAN
7 15 (44.12%) SSCP
8 14 (41.18%) Unix
8 14 (41.18%) SANS
9 13 (38.24%) VoIP
9 13 (38.24%) VPN
9 13 (38.24%) Apple
9 13 (38.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (38.24%) Open Source
9 13 (38.24%) LogRhythm
9 13 (38.24%) Patch Management
10 12 (35.29%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (35.29%) Web Services
11 11 (32.35%) Information Security
11 11 (32.35%) Python
11 11 (32.35%) logstash
11 11 (32.35%) Kibana

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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) Jetty
1 2 (5.88%) Mongrel
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
4 13 (38.24%) VoIP
4 13 (38.24%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (20.59%) Network Security
6 7 (20.59%) Wireless
7 3 (8.82%) SSL
7 3 (8.82%) VLAN
8 2 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (5.88%) FTP
8 2 (5.88%) HTTP
8 2 (5.88%) IPsec
9 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
9 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Security Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (35.29%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) VMS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (44.12%) Security Operations
3 13 (38.24%) Open Source
3 13 (38.24%) Patch Management
3 13 (38.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (32.35%) Case Management
5 11 (32.35%) Information Security
6 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
6 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (14.71%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (11.76%) Server Hardening
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps
10 2 (5.88%) Computer Security
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) CISSP
2 15 (44.12%) SSCP
3 14 (41.18%) SANS
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CISM
7 2 (5.88%) CEH
8 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Xen
2 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) QRadar
2 11 (32.35%) Kibana
2 11 (32.35%) logstash
3 7 (20.59%) RSA enVision
4 2 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.88%) SCSM
5 1 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Splunk
2 17 (50.00%) IBM
3 13 (38.24%) Apple
3 13 (38.24%) LogRhythm
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) AlienVault
6 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Qualys
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.88%) Google
7 2 (5.88%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat