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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 212 231 236
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing SIEM 47 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
7453 6700 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.07% 72.06% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 3736 3118
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 260 258
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +12 20 £475 -7.31% 4
Berkshire +3 14 £500 +33.33% 31
Surrey +10 7 £550 +4.76% 2
East Sussex - 4 £413 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (34.78%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 22 (31.88%) ArcSight
4 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
5 19 (27.54%) Linux
6 18 (26.09%) Information Security
7 17 (24.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (24.64%) CISSP
8 15 (21.74%) ITIL
8 15 (21.74%) Analytics
8 15 (21.74%) Incident Management
8 15 (21.74%) PKI
9 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
9 14 (20.29%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (20.29%) UNIX
10 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
10 13 (18.84%) Security Architecture
11 11 (15.94%) Cyber Security
11 11 (15.94%) Service Management
11 11 (15.94%) Middleware
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco
12 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
12 10 (14.49%) McAfee
12 10 (14.49%) Finance
12 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.04%) Security Management
13 9 (13.04%) Change Management
13 9 (13.04%) SAN
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.04%) SQL

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 17 (24.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.04%) SAN
5 7 (10.14%) SSL
5 7 (10.14%) LAN
5 7 (10.14%) WAN
5 7 (10.14%) HTTP
6 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) BGP
7 5 (7.25%) ATM
7 5 (7.25%) Multicast
7 5 (7.25%) Network Security
7 5 (7.25%) NAS
8 4 (5.80%) tcpdump
8 4 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.80%) FTP
8 4 (5.80%) VPN
8 4 (5.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Consultant
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Security Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Security Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (2.90%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Middleware
2 4 (5.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) PKI
2 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Replication
4 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) e-Health
7 1 (1.45%) Economics
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) Wiki
7 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) UNIX
4 7 (10.14%) Solaris
5 4 (5.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Information Security
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Analytics
2 15 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 14 (20.29%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (18.84%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Cyber Security
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
6 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.04%) Security Management
7 9 (13.04%) Change Management
7 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (13.04%) Use Case
8 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) ITSM
9 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (8.70%) SOA
11 5 (7.25%) Information Security Management
11 5 (7.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) C
4 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) CISSP
3 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) GCIA
6 5 (7.25%) GCIH
7 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) CISM
8 3 (4.35%) GIAC
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.90%) PMP
9 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.45%) GSEC
10 1 (1.45%) CCSA
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CCIE
10 1 (1.45%) CCSP
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
10 1 (1.45%) CCNA
10 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.80%) COSO
2 4 (5.80%) COBIT
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) XenApp
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
1 4 (5.80%) Snort
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) ArcSight
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
3 10 (14.49%) McAfee
4 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
7 4 (5.80%) Splunk
7 4 (5.80%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.35%) Juniper
8 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Software AG
10 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.45%) Qualys
10 1 (1.45%) Lumension
Hook, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago