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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 91 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SIEM 14 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.71% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.04%
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
1502 1414 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.15% 78.77% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 858 611
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £34.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.97% +97.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 2016.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 28 (66.67%) CISSP
1 28 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (59.52%) PKI
2 25 (59.52%) Network Security
2 25 (59.52%) Threat Management
3 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 21 (50.00%) CISM
4 19 (45.24%) Splunk
5 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (42.86%) Symantec
6 17 (40.48%) Windows
6 17 (40.48%) Intel Security
6 17 (40.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (38.10%) Information Security
7 16 (38.10%) Firewall
7 16 (38.10%) Unix
7 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 15 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 13 (30.95%) COBIT
11 12 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco
12 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (21.43%) ITIL
13 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (19.05%) CISMP
14 8 (19.05%) Qualys
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA

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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Network Security
2 16 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (19.05%) SSL
3 8 (19.05%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.38%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) AppScan
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Consultant
2 15 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Security Manager
4 8 (19.05%) Network Security Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Security Management Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) ICT Assistant
8 3 (7.14%) ICT Manager
8 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) PKI
2 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Threat Management
2 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (40.48%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (40.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (38.10%) Information Security
5 12 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Compliance Management
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
10 4 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
10 4 (9.52%) Security Management
11 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) CISSP
2 21 (50.00%) CISM
3 8 (19.05%) CISMP
4 7 (16.67%) CCENT
5 6 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (14.29%) CLAS
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CISA
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.76%) GSEC
6 2 (4.76%) GSLC
6 2 (4.76%) GSNA
6 2 (4.76%) SANS
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CSSLP
7 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
3 13 (30.95%) COBIT
4 3 (7.14%) QA
5 1 (2.38%) GMP
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (16.67%) SmoothWall
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Splunk
2 18 (42.86%) Symantec
3 17 (40.48%) Intel Security
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.05%) Clearswift
5 8 (19.05%) Kaspersky
5 8 (19.05%) Qualys
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Intel
8 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle