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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 179 190 226
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +36
Contract jobs citing SIEM 67 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.03% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 35
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £381 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6122 7581 7607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 79.66% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4468 4276
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 309 283
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +36 44 £475 -13.63% 2
Berkshire -16 9 £550 +2.32% 10
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £475 +31.03%
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Home Counties - 2 £525 -
Surrey +8 1 £463 -22.91% 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 45 (45.45%) Firewall
2 32 (32.32%) Linux
3 30 (30.30%) Information Security
4 29 (29.29%) Security Cleared
4 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (28.28%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (26.26%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (25.25%) Risk Management
8 24 (24.24%) ITIL
9 23 (23.23%) Windows
9 23 (23.23%) CISSP
9 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
10 21 (21.21%) VMware
11 20 (20.20%) CheckPoint
12 19 (19.19%) Security Management
12 19 (19.19%) Security Operations
13 18 (18.18%) Service Management
13 18 (18.18%) Cisco
14 17 (17.17%) Intel Security
14 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (17.17%) PCI DSS
14 17 (17.17%) Security Hardening
14 17 (17.17%) QRadar
14 17 (17.17%) Data Loss Prevention
15 16 (16.16%) IaaS
15 16 (16.16%) Splunk
15 16 (16.16%) ArcSight
15 16 (16.16%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
16 15 (15.15%) Analytics

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.03%) Apache
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) IaaS
2 5 (5.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (45.45%) Firewall
2 16 (16.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (12.12%) Network Security
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.07%) VPN
6 6 (6.06%) SSL
7 5 (5.05%) DNS
8 4 (4.04%) Internet
8 4 (4.04%) MPLS
8 4 (4.04%) SSH
9 3 (3.03%) LAN
9 3 (3.03%) WAN
10 2 (2.02%) 3G
10 2 (2.02%) 4G
10 2 (2.02%) DHCP
10 2 (2.02%) HTTP
10 2 (2.02%) IPsec
10 2 (2.02%) LDAP
11 1 (1.01%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) DB2
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.01%) HBase
3 1 (1.01%) OLAP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Consultant
2 16 (16.16%) Security Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 9 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Architect
4 7 (7.07%) Security Specialist
4 7 (7.07%) SIEM Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 6 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
6 5 (5.05%) ArcSight Consultant
6 5 (5.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.01%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.01%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) RESTful
3 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.07%) CMDB
5 6 (6.06%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.05%) Clustering
6 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.04%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.04%) PKI
8 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.02%) Biometrics
9 2 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) Windows
3 13 (13.13%) AIX
4 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.04%) Solaris
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Information Security
2 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (28.28%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (26.26%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (25.25%) Risk Management
6 24 (24.24%) ITIL
7 19 (19.19%) Security Management
7 19 (19.19%) Security Operations
8 18 (18.18%) Service Management
9 17 (17.17%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (17.17%) Security Hardening
10 15 (15.15%) Analytics
11 13 (13.13%) User Stories
12 9 (9.09%) Project Management
12 9 (9.09%) Security Architecture
12 9 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.08%) Change Management
13 8 (8.08%) Scrum
14 7 (7.07%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.03%) Perl
3 3 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.23%) CISSP
2 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.10%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.09%) GIAC
5 7 (7.07%) GCIH
6 6 (6.06%) Degree
7 4 (4.04%) CISM
8 3 (3.03%) SANS
9 2 (2.02%) CCNP
9 2 (2.02%) CEH
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.02%) CRISC
9 2 (2.02%) GCIA
9 2 (2.02%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.02%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.01%) CCSE
10 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.02%) COBIT
4 2 (2.02%) COSO
4 2 (2.02%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) Snort
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) QRadar
2 6 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.05%) Nessus
3 5 (5.05%) Puppet
4 4 (4.04%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (4.04%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (3.03%) WSUS
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.01%) Kibana
7 1 (1.01%) logstash
7 1 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.01%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) VMware
2 20 (20.20%) CheckPoint
3 18 (18.18%) Cisco
4 17 (17.17%) Intel Security
5 16 (16.16%) ArcSight
5 16 (16.16%) Splunk
6 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.10%) HP
8 9 (9.09%) LogRhythm
8 9 (9.09%) Oracle
9 8 (8.08%) IBM
9 8 (8.08%) Qualys
10 7 (7.07%) BMC
10 7 (7.07%) CA
10 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.07%) Symantec
11 5 (5.05%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.02%) Citrix
12 2 (2.02%) NetWitness
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago