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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 195 230 200
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Contract jobs citing SIEM 63 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 6
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£500 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £423 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £490 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +23 27 £500 +17.64% 4
Berkshire +22 15 £451 +6.00% 11
Surrey - 13 £525 - 4
East Sussex - 4 £413 -
Kent - 3 £475 - 1
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (52.13%) ArcSight
2 34 (36.17%) CISSP
3 33 (35.11%) Security Cleared
4 26 (27.66%) McAfee
5 25 (26.60%) Information Security
5 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
6 24 (25.53%) Firewall
7 23 (24.47%) Security Management
7 23 (24.47%) Windows
8 21 (22.34%) Cisco
9 19 (20.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (20.21%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (19.15%) Linux
10 18 (19.15%) Sourcefire
11 17 (18.09%) Analytics
12 16 (17.02%) ITIL
13 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
13 15 (15.96%) Cyber Security
14 14 (14.89%) ACSA
14 14 (14.89%) Incident Management
14 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
15 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
15 13 (13.83%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
16 12 (12.77%) PKI
16 12 (12.77%) Finance
16 12 (12.77%) HP
16 12 (12.77%) SQL
17 11 (11.70%) UNIX
18 10 (10.64%) Patch Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Project
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) Firewall
2 19 (20.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.64%) LAN
4 10 (10.64%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) SSL
5 7 (7.45%) HTTP
6 6 (6.38%) DNS
6 6 (6.38%) SAN
6 6 (6.38%) Network Security
7 4 (4.26%) tcpdump
7 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.26%) SSH
7 4 (4.26%) VPN
8 3 (3.19%) LDAP
8 3 (3.19%) SMTP
8 3 (3.19%) FTP
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
8 3 (3.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) Consultant
3 14 (14.89%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) Security Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Architect
5 11 (11.70%) ArcSight Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) ArcSight Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Security Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Incident Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Operations Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Security Operations Analyst
12 3 (3.19%) Network Security Consultant
12 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) Middleware
2 4 (4.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.77%) PKI
4 5 (5.32%) Replication
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.19%) CESG
7 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.06%) e-Health
8 1 (1.06%) Economics
8 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.06%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Windows
2 18 (19.15%) Linux
3 11 (11.70%) UNIX
4 7 (7.45%) Solaris
5 4 (4.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Information Security
2 23 (24.47%) Security Management
3 19 (20.21%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (18.09%) Analytics
5 16 (17.02%) ITIL
6 15 (15.96%) Cyber Security
7 14 (14.89%) Incident Management
8 13 (13.83%) Security Architecture
9 10 (10.64%) Patch Management
10 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (9.57%) Service Management
11 8 (8.51%) Change Management
11 8 (8.51%) Project Management
11 8 (8.51%) Use Case
12 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Perl
3 5 (5.32%) Python
4 4 (4.26%) C
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) CISSP
2 33 (35.11%) Security Cleared
3 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.89%) ACSA
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
6 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.32%) GCIA
6 5 (5.32%) CISM
7 4 (4.26%) GCIH
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.13%) PMP
9 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.13%) GIAC
9 2 (2.13%) CCSA
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE
10 1 (1.06%) CCSP
10 1 (1.06%) CCNP
10 1 (1.06%) CISA
10 1 (1.06%) CCSE
10 1 (1.06%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) COSO
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) COBIT
3 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.32%) XenApp
1 5 (5.32%) vSphere
2 4 (4.26%) Snort
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.13%) Nessus
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 49 (52.13%) ArcSight
2 26 (27.66%) McAfee
3 21 (22.34%) Cisco
4 18 (19.15%) Sourcefire
5 12 (12.77%) HP
6 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.51%) Juniper
8 7 (7.45%) VMware
9 6 (6.38%) Websense
9 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.38%) Splunk
10 5 (5.32%) Tripwire
10 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.32%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (5.32%) Symantec
10 5 (5.32%) CA
10 5 (5.32%) Citrix
11 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.19%) Intel
13 2 (2.13%) Software AG
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