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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 178 232 219
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -13
Contract jobs citing SIEM 75 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 13
Average daily rate £540 £483 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.91% +13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £403 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +37 38 £550 +29.41% 4
Hampshire +21 27 £500 -9.09% 4
Surrey +4 14 £600 +41.17% 3
Kent -3 3 £425 +36.00%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £750 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 68 (46.58%) CISSP
2 50 (34.25%) Information Security
3 48 (32.88%) Windows
4 43 (29.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 43 (29.45%) Security Operations
5 41 (28.08%) Security Cleared
6 40 (27.40%) ArcSight
7 37 (25.34%) SC Cleared
8 33 (22.60%) Linux
9 29 (19.86%) Management Information System
10 27 (18.49%) Firewall
11 26 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (17.12%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (17.12%) Oracle
13 24 (16.44%) PCI DSS
14 23 (15.75%) PKI
14 23 (15.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (15.75%) AIX
14 23 (15.75%) Unix
14 23 (15.75%) TCP/IP
15 22 (15.07%) Network Architecture
16 21 (14.38%) Degree
17 20 (13.70%) Cisco
18 19 (13.01%) Information Assurance
18 19 (13.01%) Mentoring
18 19 (13.01%) Security Operations Centre
19 18 (12.33%) Analytics
19 18 (12.33%) Splunk
19 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
19 18 (12.33%) TOGAF

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (6.16%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.79%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) JBoss
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 27 (18.49%) Firewall
3 23 (15.75%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.27%) Network Security
5 14 (9.59%) VPN
6 12 (8.22%) DNS
7 10 (6.85%) HTTP
7 10 (6.85%) Internet
8 9 (6.16%) SSL
9 8 (5.48%) SMTP
10 7 (4.79%) FTP
10 7 (4.79%) SSH
11 6 (4.11%) LAN
12 5 (3.42%) WAN
13 4 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.05%) DHCP
14 3 (2.05%) LDAP
14 3 (2.05%) MPLS
15 2 (1.37%) EIGRP
15 2 (1.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) DB2
2 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.05%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (8.22%) Banking
2 11 (7.53%) Finance
3 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (36.99%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) Architect
3 24 (16.44%) Security Architect
4 23 (15.75%) Security Analyst
5 21 (14.38%) Security Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Incident Analyst
7 18 (12.33%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) Consultant
9 12 (8.22%) Security Consultant
10 11 (7.53%) ArcSight Engineer
10 11 (7.53%) SIEM Analyst
11 9 (6.16%) Security Specialist
12 8 (5.48%) Network Engineer
13 7 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
14 6 (4.11%) CISSP Architect
14 6 (4.11%) CLAS Architect
15 5 (3.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 5 (3.42%) IT Analyst
15 5 (3.42%) IT Security Analyst
15 5 (3.42%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Management Information System
2 23 (15.75%) PKI
3 19 (13.01%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (9.59%) CESG
4 14 (9.59%) CESG CLAS
5 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.11%) DataPower
8 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (2.05%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.68%) FMCG
11 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.88%) Windows
2 33 (22.60%) Linux
3 23 (15.75%) AIX
3 23 (15.75%) Unix
4 9 (6.16%) Solaris
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.25%) Information Security
2 43 (29.45%) Security Operations
3 26 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 25 (17.12%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (15.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (15.07%) Network Architecture
7 19 (13.01%) Information Assurance
7 19 (13.01%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.33%) Analytics
8 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
8 18 (12.33%) TOGAF
9 15 (10.27%) Service Management
10 11 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.85%) Change Management
11 10 (6.85%) Security Architecture
11 10 (6.85%) Security Patching
11 10 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL
13 7 (4.79%) Data Security
13 7 (4.79%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.11%) SQL
1 6 (4.11%) VB
2 3 (2.05%) Perl
2 3 (2.05%) Python
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 68 (46.58%) CISSP
2 41 (28.08%) Security Cleared
3 37 (25.34%) SC Cleared
4 21 (14.38%) Degree
5 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (10.96%) CISM
6 16 (10.96%) DV Cleared
7 15 (10.27%) CCNA
7 15 (10.27%) GCIH
8 14 (9.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (9.59%) CLAS
8 14 (9.59%) MCP
8 14 (9.59%) MCSE
8 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.90%) GCIA
10 11 (7.53%) CEH
11 7 (4.79%) CCSE
12 6 (4.11%) SANS
13 4 (2.74%) CISMP
14 3 (2.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.44%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.42%) COBIT
4 5 (3.42%) COSO
4 5 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (3.42%) SAS 70
5 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Snort
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 11 (7.53%) ArcSight ESM
3 10 (6.85%) QRadar
4 5 (3.42%) Puppet
5 4 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.74%) Nessus
6 3 (2.05%) Endace
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.37%) SCCM
7 2 (1.37%) SCOM
7 2 (1.37%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (27.40%) ArcSight
2 25 (17.12%) Oracle
3 20 (13.70%) Cisco
4 18 (12.33%) Splunk
5 17 (11.64%) IBM
6 13 (8.90%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.90%) HP
7 12 (8.22%) LogRhythm
7 12 (8.22%) Tripwire
8 11 (7.53%) Symantec
9 10 (6.85%) McAfee
10 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.48%) Qualys
11 7 (4.79%) F5
12 6 (4.11%) Citrix
12 6 (4.11%) Foundry
12 6 (4.11%) IronPort
12 6 (4.11%) NetWitness
13 5 (3.42%) NetIQ
13 5 (3.42%) Novell
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