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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 217 202 226
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing SIEM 38 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.87% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 20
Median daily rate £506 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £489
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.92%
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
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
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 £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +6 13 £475 +5.55% 8
Surrey +1 8 £463 - 5
Berkshire -6 8 £531 +21.42% 14
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £488 +39.28% 1
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
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England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 36 (39.13%) Windows
3 29 (31.52%) CISSP
4 26 (28.26%) Firewall
4 26 (28.26%) Security Operations
5 24 (26.09%) Information Security
5 24 (26.09%) Analytics
6 23 (25.00%) Cisco
7 21 (22.83%) Intel Security
7 21 (22.83%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (22.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 20 (21.74%) Finance
8 20 (21.74%) QRadar
9 19 (20.65%) Network Security
9 19 (20.65%) Mentoring
10 18 (19.57%) AIX
11 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
12 15 (16.30%) PCI DSS
12 15 (16.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (15.22%) RSA Security Analytics
14 13 (14.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
15 12 (13.04%) ITIL
15 12 (13.04%) Oracle
15 12 (13.04%) DB2
15 12 (13.04%) VPN
15 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.04%) WebSphere

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 12 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) IaaS
1 3 (3.26%) Mimecast
1 3 (3.26%) PaaS
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) Network Security
3 15 (16.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (13.04%) VPN
5 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.70%) LAN
6 8 (8.70%) WAN
7 7 (7.61%) SSL
8 6 (6.52%) IPsec
9 5 (5.43%) SSH
10 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.35%) DHCP
10 4 (4.35%) DNS
10 4 (4.35%) MPLS
10 4 (4.35%) VLAN
11 3 (3.26%) HTTP
12 2 (2.17%) 3G
12 2 (2.17%) 4G
12 2 (2.17%) Wireless
13 1 (1.09%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) DB2
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) Redis
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 22 (23.91%) Consultant
3 14 (15.22%) Incident Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Security Consultant
5 11 (11.96%) Architect
5 11 (11.96%) SIEM Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Security Architect
7 7 (7.61%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.52%) ArcSight Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Middleware
2 5 (5.43%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.09%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 10 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
4 3 (3.26%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 36 (39.13%) Windows
3 18 (19.57%) AIX
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.52%) Solaris
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Unix
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Debian
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Security Operations
2 24 (26.09%) Analytics
2 24 (26.09%) Information Security
3 21 (22.83%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (22.83%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (20.65%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (14.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (13.04%) ITIL
7 12 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (11.96%) Digital Forensics
9 10 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (9.78%) Security Architecture
11 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 8 (8.70%) Security Management
12 7 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.61%) Security Hardening
13 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.52%) Service Management
13 6 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.17%) C
3 2 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) CISSP
2 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) Degree
5 10 (10.87%) SANS
6 9 (9.78%) GCIH
7 8 (8.70%) GCIA
8 7 (7.61%) CISM
8 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
9 6 (6.52%) CCNP
9 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.43%) CEH
11 4 (4.35%) CCIE
11 4 (4.35%) CCNA
11 4 (4.35%) GIAC
11 4 (4.35%) SSCP
12 3 (3.26%) CCA
12 3 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (2.17%) CRISC
13 2 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.35%) SLA
4 3 (3.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.26%) COSO
4 3 (3.26%) SAS 70
5 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) Snort
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) QRadar
2 14 (15.22%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (5.43%) Nessus
4 4 (4.35%) WSUS
5 3 (3.26%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) Kibana
6 1 (1.09%) logstash
6 1 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.09%) Puppet
6 1 (1.09%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.09%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Intel Security
3 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) Oracle
4 11 (11.96%) Splunk
5 9 (9.78%) ArcSight
5 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) NetWitness
7 7 (7.61%) LogRhythm
7 7 (7.61%) Qualys
7 7 (7.61%) VMware
8 6 (6.52%) Citrix
9 5 (5.43%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.43%) IBM
10 4 (4.35%) Huawei
10 4 (4.35%) Remedy
11 2 (2.17%) F5
11 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.09%) Hortonworks
12 1 (1.09%) hybris
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