The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 230 209 229
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing SIEM 31 68 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.88% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 12
Median daily rate £506 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £330 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the South East region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SIEM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the South East region.

SIEM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Berkshire -3 10 £513 +10.21% 9
Surrey +1 9 £525 +2.94%
Hampshire -20 6 £488 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £488 +44.44%
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 38 (40.43%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 28 (29.79%) Information Security
4 27 (28.72%) CISSP
4 27 (28.72%) Security Operations
5 24 (25.53%) Firewall
6 22 (23.40%) Analytics
7 21 (22.34%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (19.15%) Intel Security
8 18 (19.15%) Network Security
8 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
8 18 (19.15%) QRadar
9 17 (18.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
10 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
10 16 (17.02%) Cisco
10 16 (17.02%) AIX
11 14 (14.89%) Oracle
11 14 (14.89%) DB2
11 14 (14.89%) Finance
12 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
12 13 (13.83%) VPN
12 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
12 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
12 13 (13.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (13.83%) Splunk
13 12 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
14 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
14 11 (11.70%) Intrusion Detection

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) IaaS
1 6 (6.38%) PaaS
1 6 (6.38%) SaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) Firewall
2 18 (19.15%) Network Security
3 13 (13.83%) VPN
4 11 (11.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.38%) IPsec
5 6 (6.38%) LAN
5 6 (6.38%) WAN
6 5 (5.32%) DNS
6 5 (5.32%) SSL
7 4 (4.26%) DHCP
7 4 (4.26%) HTTP
7 4 (4.26%) MPLS
7 4 (4.26%) VLAN
8 3 (3.19%) SSH
9 2 (2.13%) 3G
9 2 (2.13%) 4G
9 2 (2.13%) Wireless
10 1 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) DB2
2 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Billing
3 1 (1.06%) Electronics
3 1 (1.06%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Analyst
1 21 (22.34%) Consultant
2 14 (14.89%) Security Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Architect
3 11 (11.70%) SIEM Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Incident Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Security Manager
5 8 (8.51%) Security Project Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Security Specialist
7 6 (6.38%) ArcSight Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Security Specialist
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.06%) J2EE
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.32%) PKI
5 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.06%) iPad
8 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 16 (17.02%) AIX
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) Solaris
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.13%) Kali Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Unix
9 1 (1.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Information Security
2 27 (28.72%) Security Operations
3 22 (23.40%) Analytics
4 21 (22.34%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (18.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (10.64%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (9.57%) ITIL
10 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
10 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
11 8 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Use Case
13 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.38%) Security Management
13 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.19%) C
3 3 (3.19%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) CISSP
2 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) Degree
4 10 (10.64%) SANS
5 7 (7.45%) CISM
5 7 (7.45%) GCIH
6 6 (6.38%) CCNP
6 6 (6.38%) CEH
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.38%) GCIA
7 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) CCIE
8 4 (4.26%) CCNA
8 4 (4.26%) GIAC
9 3 (3.19%) CCA
9 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.19%) SSCP
10 2 (2.13%) CRISC
10 2 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.26%) SLA
4 2 (2.13%) COBIT
4 2 (2.13%) COSO
4 2 (2.13%) SAS 70
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) QRadar
2 11 (11.70%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (4.26%) Nessus
3 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 4 (4.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.19%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.06%) Endace
6 1 (1.06%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Intel Security
2 16 (17.02%) Cisco
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle
4 13 (13.83%) Splunk
5 11 (11.70%) ArcSight
6 9 (9.57%) LogRhythm
7 7 (7.45%) NetWitness
7 7 (7.45%) Qualys
7 7 (7.45%) VMware
8 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix
8 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.32%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.26%) Huawei
10 4 (4.26%) IBM
10 4 (4.26%) Remedy
11 3 (3.19%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.19%) F5
11 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.13%) HP
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