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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 223 233 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing SIEM 32 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.092% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.13% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 4
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£538 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £458 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7009 6206 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.42% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3989 3480 3291
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 245 340
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -5 20 £525 +40.00% 8
Berkshire +15 9 £500 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire - 1 £675 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
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England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (33.96%) Windows
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) Cyber Security
3 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
4 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
5 14 (26.42%) SQL
5 14 (26.42%) ITIL
6 13 (24.53%) Finance
6 13 (24.53%) Analytics
7 12 (22.64%) Linux
8 11 (20.75%) CISSP
9 9 (16.98%) Internet
9 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (16.98%) ArcSight
10 8 (15.09%) Degree
10 8 (15.09%) Information Security
10 8 (15.09%) GIAC
11 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (13.21%) Network Security
11 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
12 6 (11.32%) DNS
12 6 (11.32%) Python
12 6 (11.32%) UNIX
12 6 (11.32%) Solaris
12 6 (11.32%) Sourcefire
12 6 (11.32%) Snort

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) Internet
3 9 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (13.21%) Network Security
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.66%) BGP
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) OSPF
8 2 (3.77%) LDAP
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) SMTP
8 2 (3.77%) FTP
8 2 (3.77%) HTTP
8 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.77%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.89%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) DB2
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Security Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Security Specialist
3 9 (16.98%) Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Principal Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Designer
8 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) XML
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
2 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.66%) XSD
2 3 (5.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
2 4 (7.55%) PKI
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Solaris
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Cyber Security
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Information Security
5 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (9.43%) Data Security
6 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.55%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Coaching
9 2 (3.77%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Python
3 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.66%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) C
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) CISSP
4 8 (15.09%) GIAC
4 8 (15.09%) Degree
5 6 (11.32%) GCIA
6 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) CISM
8 2 (3.77%) CISA
8 2 (3.77%) CRISC
9 1 (1.89%) CEH
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
9 1 (1.89%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
2 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Snort
2 1 (1.89%) Brightmail
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) ArcSight
2 6 (11.32%) Sourcefire
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) Qualys
4 2 (3.77%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) SevOne
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.89%) IronPort
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