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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 227 215 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing SIEM 22 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 5
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£500 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +28.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
6866 6076 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.87% 72.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3186 2665
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 -13 11 £550 +56.02% 6
Surrey -1 6 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire -2 2 £388 -8.82% 14
Buckinghamshire - 1 £490 -
Kent - 1 £313 -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (41.38%) Analytics
2 22 (37.93%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) Cyber Security
3 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
5 17 (29.31%) Firewall
6 15 (25.86%) Windows
6 15 (25.86%) PCI DSS
7 13 (22.41%) Linux
8 12 (20.69%) CISSP
8 12 (20.69%) Finance
8 12 (20.69%) Degree
9 11 (18.97%) PKI
9 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 10 (17.24%) UNIX
10 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.24%) Middleware
11 9 (15.52%) Security Architecture
12 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.79%) ArcSight
12 8 (13.79%) BGP
12 8 (13.79%) GCIA
12 8 (13.79%) Information Security
12 8 (13.79%) GIAC
13 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
13 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (12.07%) Internet
13 7 (12.07%) Python
14 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
14 6 (10.34%) SOA

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.79%) BGP
4 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (12.07%) Internet
5 6 (10.34%) SAN
5 6 (10.34%) Multicast
5 6 (10.34%) NAS
6 5 (8.62%) ATM
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
7 4 (6.90%) Network Security
8 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.17%) tcpdump
8 3 (5.17%) FTP
8 3 (5.17%) HTTP
8 3 (5.17%) SSL
9 2 (3.45%) LDAP
9 2 (3.45%) LAN
9 2 (3.45%) WAN
9 2 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Architect
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
1 14 (24.14%) Consultant
1 14 (24.14%) Security Specialist
2 12 (20.69%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 10 (17.24%) Security Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Security Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Information Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) WCF
2 3 (5.17%) SOAP
2 3 (5.17%) XML
2 3 (5.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) PKI
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
5 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.90%) Cryptography
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.45%) CESG
9 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Linux
3 10 (17.24%) UNIX
4 5 (8.62%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Analytics
2 22 (37.93%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) Cyber Security
4 9 (15.52%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) Information Security
6 6 (10.34%) SOA
6 6 (10.34%) ITSM
6 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Modelling
9 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) Coaching
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) CISSP
3 12 (20.69%) Degree
4 8 (13.79%) GCIA
4 8 (13.79%) GIAC
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) GCIH
5 2 (3.45%) CISA
5 2 (3.45%) CISM
5 2 (3.45%) CRISC
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) GSEC
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) CCIP
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) COSO
3 1 (1.72%) COBIT
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Snort
2 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) ArcSight
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.90%) LogRhythm
3 4 (6.90%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) SevOne
6 1 (1.72%) Lumension
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) BMC
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
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