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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 85 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 17 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
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
1433 1533 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.94% 79.68% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 884 701
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 - 4 £400 - 1
Stockport - 1 £450 -
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 20 (64.52%) CISSP
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Splunk
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) Information Security
5 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (38.71%) Network Security
7 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
7 11 (35.48%) Unix
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 10 (32.26%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) LogRhythm
9 9 (29.03%) SANS
10 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
10 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) CISM
11 7 (22.58%) SSCP
11 7 (22.58%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 7 (22.58%) IBM
11 7 (22.58%) Threat Management
11 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
11 7 (22.58%) QRadar
12 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
12 6 (19.35%) Case Management

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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security
3 11 (35.48%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) LAN
5 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (19.35%) VoIP
6 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) SAN
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
1 16 (51.61%) Security Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) CISSP Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) ELK Stack
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (16.13%) PKI
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) SCADA
6 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (41.94%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
4 7 (22.58%) Threat Management
5 6 (19.35%) Case Management
5 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (19.35%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
5 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Server Hardening
8 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (9.68%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (9.68%) Security Management
8 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) SANS
3 8 (25.81%) CISM
4 7 (22.58%) SSCP
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CEH
6 2 (6.45%) CISA
6 2 (6.45%) GSEC
6 2 (6.45%) GSLC
6 2 (6.45%) GSNA
7 1 (3.23%) CASP
7 1 (3.23%) CCENT
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CISMP
7 1 (3.23%) CSSLP
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.68%) COBIT
4 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) QRadar
2 6 (19.35%) Kibana
2 6 (19.35%) logstash
3 4 (12.90%) RSA enVision
4 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM
5 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 2 (6.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.45%) SCSM
6 1 (3.23%) Nessus
6 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (3.23%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Splunk
2 9 (29.03%) LogRhythm
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Apple
4 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
7 3 (9.68%) Qualys
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
9 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) VMware