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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 216 205 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing SIEM 48 73 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.95% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 10
Median daily rate £506 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £401 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £456 £443
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Berkshire +7 21 £519 +11.55% 4
Hampshire -13 12 £488 +2.63% 2
Surrey -10 10 £478 -8.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £488 +44.44% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 52 (41.94%) Linux
2 45 (36.29%) Windows
3 40 (32.26%) CISSP
4 37 (29.84%) Information Security
5 34 (27.42%) Firewall
5 34 (27.42%) Security Operations
6 30 (24.19%) Analytics
7 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
7 27 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 23 (18.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (18.55%) AIX
10 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
10 22 (17.74%) Network Security
10 22 (17.74%) QRadar
11 21 (16.94%) PCI DSS
11 21 (16.94%) Oracle
11 21 (16.94%) DB2
12 20 (16.13%) WebSphere
13 19 (15.32%) ArcSight
14 18 (14.52%) Cisco
14 18 (14.52%) Intel Security
15 17 (13.71%) Management Information System
15 17 (13.71%) Splunk
15 17 (13.71%) GCIH
16 16 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (12.90%) Telecoms
16 16 (12.90%) VPN
16 16 (12.90%) RSA Security Analytics
16 16 (12.90%) Mentoring

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 20 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (2.42%) JBoss
3 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) SaaS
2 7 (5.65%) IaaS
2 7 (5.65%) PaaS
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.42%) Firewall
2 23 (18.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (17.74%) Network Security
3 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.90%) VPN
5 11 (8.87%) DNS
6 8 (6.45%) MPLS
7 7 (5.65%) DHCP
7 7 (5.65%) LAN
7 7 (5.65%) WAN
8 6 (4.84%) Internet
8 6 (4.84%) IPsec
9 5 (4.03%) SSL
10 4 (3.23%) HTTP
10 4 (3.23%) VLAN
11 3 (2.42%) FTP
11 3 (2.42%) LDAP
11 3 (2.42%) SMTP
11 3 (2.42%) SSH
12 2 (1.61%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) DB2
2 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
General
1 16 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.29%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Billing
3 1 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Games
3 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Analyst
2 22 (17.74%) Consultant
3 15 (12.10%) Security Consultant
4 13 (10.48%) Security Specialist
5 12 (9.68%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) SIEM Consultant
6 11 (8.87%) Technical Security Specialist
6 11 (8.87%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (8.06%) Incident Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Security Manager
8 9 (7.26%) Security Project Manager
9 7 (5.65%) Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.84%) ArcSight Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) Middleware
2 5 (4.03%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.81%) J2EE
3 1 (0.81%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) SOAP
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.48%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.03%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.03%) PKI
6 4 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.42%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.61%) DataPower
8 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) CESG
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.94%) Linux
2 45 (36.29%) Windows
3 23 (18.55%) AIX
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.03%) Unix
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) Solaris
7 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.61%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Information Security
2 34 (27.42%) Security Operations
3 30 (24.19%) Analytics
4 27 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 16 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (10.48%) Incident Management
7 12 (9.68%) ITIL
7 12 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (8.87%) Security Architecture
9 10 (8.06%) Change Management
9 10 (8.06%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (8.06%) Use Case
10 9 (7.26%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) Python
3 5 (4.03%) Perl
4 4 (3.23%) C
4 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.42%) Java
6 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (32.26%) CISSP
2 27 (21.77%) Security Cleared
3 24 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 17 (13.71%) GCIH
5 12 (9.68%) GCIA
6 11 (8.87%) CEH
7 10 (8.06%) Degree
8 8 (6.45%) CISM
8 8 (6.45%) GIAC
8 8 (6.45%) SANS
9 7 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (4.84%) CCNP
10 6 (4.84%) DV Cleared
11 5 (4.03%) CCNA
12 4 (3.23%) CCIE
13 3 (2.42%) CCA
13 3 (2.42%) CCSE
13 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (2.42%) RHCSA
13 3 (2.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.94%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.23%) SLA
5 2 (1.61%) COBIT
5 2 (1.61%) COSO
5 2 (1.61%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.81%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.42%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) QRadar
2 16 (12.90%) RSA Security Analytics
3 9 (7.26%) Puppet
4 5 (4.03%) WSUS
5 4 (3.23%) Nessus
5 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.42%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.42%) RSA Archer
6 3 (2.42%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) Endace
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Oracle
2 19 (15.32%) ArcSight
3 18 (14.52%) Cisco
3 18 (14.52%) Intel Security
4 17 (13.71%) Splunk
5 12 (9.68%) NetWitness
6 11 (8.87%) LogRhythm
7 9 (7.26%) Qualys
7 9 (7.26%) VMware
8 8 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.45%) Citrix
8 8 (6.45%) IBM
9 7 (5.65%) HP
9 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.03%) F5
10 5 (4.03%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (3.23%) Huawei
11 4 (3.23%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.23%) Remedy