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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 237 214 228
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing SIEM 28 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.23% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.32% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 3
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£500 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £347 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +22.58%
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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -4 16 £500 +19.76% 8
Berkshire -9 9 £500 +33.33% 34
Surrey +4 2 £550 +4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £490 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (33.90%) Analytics
2 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.20%) ITIL
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 18 (30.51%) Cyber Security
4 17 (28.81%) PKI
4 17 (28.81%) Windows
4 17 (28.81%) Firewall
5 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
6 14 (23.73%) Security Architecture
6 14 (23.73%) UNIX
7 13 (22.03%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
8 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) Information Security
9 11 (18.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (16.95%) Middleware
10 10 (16.95%) CISSP
11 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
11 9 (15.25%) ArcSight
12 8 (13.56%) Degree
12 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.86%) SQL
13 7 (11.86%) Solaris
13 7 (11.86%) Python
13 7 (11.86%) BGP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (11.86%) BGP
5 6 (10.17%) Multicast
5 6 (10.17%) NAS
5 6 (10.17%) HTTP
5 6 (10.17%) SSL
5 6 (10.17%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 5 (8.47%) FTP
6 5 (8.47%) ATM
6 5 (8.47%) tcpdump
6 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security
7 4 (6.78%) IPsec
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
7 4 (6.78%) WAN
7 4 (6.78%) SMTP
7 4 (6.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Architect
2 13 (22.03%) Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Security Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) Security Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Cyber Security Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Security Technical Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) PKI
2 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.17%) N-Tier
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) CESG
5 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) UNIX
4 7 (11.86%) Solaris
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Analytics
2 19 (32.20%) ITIL
3 18 (30.51%) Cyber Security
4 14 (23.73%) Security Architecture
5 13 (22.03%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (18.64%) Information Security
7 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Change Control
9 6 (10.17%) Data Architecture
9 6 (10.17%) SOA
9 6 (10.17%) Service Management
9 6 (10.17%) ITSM
10 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.78%) Information Security Management
11 4 (6.78%) Security Management
11 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
12 3 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
1 7 (11.86%) Python
2 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) CISSP
4 8 (13.56%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) GIAC
5 4 (6.78%) GCIA
6 3 (5.08%) GCIH
7 2 (3.39%) CISM
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) CCIP
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) GSEC
8 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Snort
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nessus
1 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) ArcSight
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Sourcefire
5 4 (6.78%) LogRhythm
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) McAfee
6 3 (5.08%) Splunk
7 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) Software AG
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) VMware
8 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) SevOne
8 1 (1.69%) Lumension