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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 202 228 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Contract jobs citing SIEM 68 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 0
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£463 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +8 24 £450 -13.46% 10
Berkshire +7 21 £483 +10.28% 5
Surrey - 12 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £350 - 2
Middlesex - 3 - - 1
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England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (39.68%) ArcSight
2 46 (36.51%) Information Security
3 38 (30.16%) CISSP
4 34 (26.98%) Security Cleared
5 32 (25.40%) Firewall
6 29 (23.02%) McAfee
7 27 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 24 (19.05%) Cisco
9 23 (18.25%) Windows
9 23 (18.25%) Sourcefire
9 23 (18.25%) Security Management
10 21 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 20 (15.87%) Incident Management
12 18 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 18 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
12 18 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (13.49%) Cyber Security
13 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
14 16 (12.70%) Linux
14 16 (12.70%) ACSA
15 14 (11.11%) PCI DSS
15 14 (11.11%) Data Centre
16 13 (10.32%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (10.32%) LAN
16 13 (10.32%) WAN
16 13 (10.32%) ITIL
16 13 (10.32%) HP
17 12 (9.52%) Analytics
18 11 (8.73%) Vulnerability Assessment

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.38%) MS Project
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
1 1 (0.79%) PaaS
1 1 (0.79%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) Firewall
2 27 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.32%) LAN
4 13 (10.32%) WAN
5 9 (7.14%) HTTP
5 9 (7.14%) Internet
5 9 (7.14%) Network Security
6 6 (4.76%) tcpdump
6 6 (4.76%) Wireshark
6 6 (4.76%) LDAP
6 6 (4.76%) SMTP
6 6 (4.76%) FTP
7 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 5 (3.97%) DNS
7 5 (3.97%) SSL
8 4 (3.17%) SAN
8 4 (3.17%) IPsec
8 4 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.97%) Big Data
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Security Analyst
3 17 (13.49%) Architect
4 15 (11.90%) Consultant
4 15 (11.90%) Security Architect
5 14 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 12 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 11 (8.73%) ArcSight Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.56%) ArcSight Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Information Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (3.17%) Operations Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.94%) PKI
4 6 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.97%) Replication
6 4 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) CESG
8 1 (0.79%) e-Health
8 1 (0.79%) Economics
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Wiki
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Windows
2 16 (12.70%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) AIX
4 7 (5.56%) UNIX
5 5 (3.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) Information Security
2 23 (18.25%) Security Management
3 20 (15.87%) Incident Management
4 18 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 18 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (13.49%) Cyber Security
6 13 (10.32%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (10.32%) ITIL
7 12 (9.52%) Analytics
8 11 (8.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (7.14%) Patch Management
10 8 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (5.56%) Service Management
11 7 (5.56%) Change Management
12 6 (4.76%) UML
12 6 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) C
3 6 (4.76%) Perl
4 5 (3.97%) Python
5 2 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (30.16%) CISSP
2 34 (26.98%) Security Cleared
3 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.70%) ACSA
5 7 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.76%) Degree
7 5 (3.97%) GCIA
7 5 (3.97%) CISM
8 4 (3.17%) GCIH
8 4 (3.17%) CEH
9 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.59%) PMP
10 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.59%) CCSA
10 2 (1.59%) CCIE
11 1 (0.79%) CCSP
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP
11 1 (0.79%) CISA
11 1 (0.79%) CCSE
11 1 (0.79%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.17%) SLA
4 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.38%) COBIT
4 3 (2.38%) COSO
5 1 (0.79%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.76%) Snort
3 5 (3.97%) XenApp
3 5 (3.97%) vSphere
4 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (1.59%) Nessus
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (39.68%) ArcSight
2 29 (23.02%) McAfee
3 24 (19.05%) Cisco
4 23 (18.25%) Sourcefire
5 13 (10.32%) HP
6 11 (8.73%) Tripwire
7 9 (7.14%) VMware
7 9 (7.14%) Juniper
8 8 (6.35%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.56%) Symantec
9 7 (5.56%) Splunk
10 6 (4.76%) FireEye
10 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.76%) Websense
11 5 (3.97%) CA
11 5 (3.97%) Citrix
11 5 (3.97%) IBM
11 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.97%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (3.97%) Qualys
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