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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 217 235 246
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing SIEM 30 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.093% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 4
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£525 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6818 6171 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.46% 71.56% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 3428 3388
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 250 313
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 15 £525 - 5
Berkshire +8 10 £500 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Firewall
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) CISSP
5 11 (25.58%) Cyber Security
6 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
7 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (18.60%) Internet
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) GIAC
9 7 (16.28%) Analytics
9 7 (16.28%) Information Security
9 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) GCIA
10 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
10 6 (13.95%) Network Security
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) UNIX
11 5 (11.63%) Data Security
11 5 (11.63%) CISM
11 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.63%) Regular Expression
11 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (34.88%) Firewall
3 8 (18.60%) Internet
4 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security
6 4 (9.30%) DNS
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.33%) FWSM
8 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.33%) MPLS
8 1 (2.33%) OSPF
8 1 (2.33%) BGP
8 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.33%) LDAP
8 1 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
8 1 (2.33%) SMTP
8 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Security Specialist
4 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) XSD
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) WCF
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Cyber Security
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Analytics
4 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Data Security
5 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.98%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) CISSP
3 7 (16.28%) GIAC
4 6 (13.95%) GCIA
5 5 (11.63%) CISM
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 4 (9.30%) CISA
7 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) CRISC
9 1 (2.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
2 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
2 4 (9.30%) Qualys
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) IronPort
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