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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 207 192 238
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +46
Contract jobs citing SIEM 63 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.63% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.80% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 12
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £599 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +2 26 £610 +22.00%
Berkshire +7 23 £513 +2.50% 11
Surrey -19 8 £580 +5.45% 6
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
West Sussex - 3 £430 -
Thames Valley - 3 £600 -
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 51 (35.42%) Linux
2 50 (34.72%) CISSP
3 47 (32.64%) Windows
4 43 (29.86%) Security Operations
5 36 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 35 (24.31%) Information Security
7 34 (23.61%) ArcSight
8 32 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (21.53%) Analytics
9 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
9 31 (21.53%) Firewall
10 27 (18.75%) AIX
11 26 (18.06%) SC Cleared
12 24 (16.67%) Splunk
13 23 (15.97%) Network Security
13 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
13 23 (15.97%) RSA Security Analytics
14 22 (15.28%) Oracle
14 22 (15.28%) DB2
14 22 (15.28%) GCIH
14 22 (15.28%) PCI DSS
15 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
16 20 (13.89%) Mentoring
17 19 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (13.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
17 19 (13.19%) VPN
18 18 (12.50%) Cisco
18 18 (12.50%) GCIA
19 17 (11.81%) Incident Management

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 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.08%) JBoss
3 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) SaaS
2 8 (5.56%) PaaS
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.47%) IaaS
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 31 (21.53%) Firewall
3 23 (15.97%) Network Security
3 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
4 19 (13.19%) VPN
5 13 (9.03%) DNS
6 9 (6.25%) Internet
6 9 (6.25%) LAN
6 9 (6.25%) WAN
7 8 (5.56%) DHCP
7 8 (5.56%) MPLS
8 7 (4.86%) HTTP
9 6 (4.17%) SSH
9 6 (4.17%) SSL
10 5 (3.47%) SMTP
11 4 (2.78%) FTP
11 4 (2.78%) IPsec
11 4 (2.78%) VLAN
12 3 (2.08%) LDAP
13 2 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) DB2
2 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.78%) Big Data
3 4 (2.78%) MySQL
4 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.39%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (32.64%) Analyst
2 19 (13.19%) SOC Analyst
3 18 (12.50%) Consultant
3 18 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Incident Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Security Consultant
5 16 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Security Specialist
7 11 (7.64%) Architect
7 11 (7.64%) Technical Security Specialist
7 11 (7.64%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (5.56%) ArcSight Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) SIEM Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) SIEM Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) SIEM Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Middleware
2 2 (1.39%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.69%) J2EE
3 1 (0.69%) REST
3 1 (0.69%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.03%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.17%) PKI
5 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.78%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.78%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) DataPower
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.42%) Linux
2 47 (32.64%) Windows
3 27 (18.75%) AIX
4 10 (6.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.56%) Solaris
5 8 (5.56%) Unix
6 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Security Operations
2 35 (24.31%) Information Security
3 32 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (21.53%) Analytics
5 20 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 19 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (13.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (11.81%) Incident Management
8 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.03%) Digital Forensics
10 12 (8.33%) Change Management
11 9 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.56%) ITIL
13 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.86%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.86%) Information Assurance
14 6 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (4.17%) Security Architecture
14 6 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) Python
1 7 (4.86%) SQL
2 6 (4.17%) Perl
3 4 (2.78%) C
3 4 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (34.72%) CISSP
2 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
3 26 (18.06%) SC Cleared
4 22 (15.28%) GCIH
5 18 (12.50%) GCIA
6 14 (9.72%) Degree
7 13 (9.03%) CEH
8 10 (6.94%) SANS
9 7 (4.86%) CISM
10 6 (4.17%) CCNA
10 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.78%) CCIE
11 4 (2.78%) CCNP
11 4 (2.78%) CCSE
11 4 (2.78%) GIAC
12 3 (2.08%) CCA
12 3 (2.08%) CCSA
12 3 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.08%) RHCSA
12 3 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.78%) SLA
5 3 (2.08%) COBIT
5 3 (2.08%) COSO
5 3 (2.08%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.69%) GPG13
6 1 (0.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.08%) XenApp
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) RSA Security Analytics
2 17 (11.81%) QRadar
3 11 (7.64%) ArcSight ESM
3 11 (7.64%) Puppet
4 6 (4.17%) WSUS
5 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.08%) RSA Archer
6 3 (2.08%) SCCM
7 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.69%) Endace
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (23.61%) ArcSight
2 24 (16.67%) Splunk
3 22 (15.28%) Oracle
4 18 (12.50%) Cisco
5 16 (11.11%) NetWitness
6 15 (10.42%) Intel Security
7 13 (9.03%) LogRhythm
8 12 (8.33%) HP
9 11 (7.64%) IBM
10 8 (5.56%) Symantec
10 8 (5.56%) VMware
11 7 (4.86%) Citrix
11 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (4.86%) Qualys
12 6 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 6 (4.17%) Remedy
13 5 (3.47%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.47%) Rackspace
13 5 (3.47%) Sourcefire
13 5 (3.47%) Tripwire