The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 339 384 499
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +115
Contract jobs citing SIEM 307 278 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.62% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 167 106
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM within the UK.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SIEM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM within the UK.

SIEM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SIEM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +51 281 £475 -5.00% 90
London +19 112 £475 -5.00% 38
South East +15 65 £475 -13.63% 16
Hampshire +32 42 £475 -13.63% 2
West Midlands +1 25 £463 -7.50% 13
North West +9 24 £400 -11.11% 6
City of London +11 22 £510 +2.00% 14
Yorkshire +24 18 £500 +17.64% 6
Scotland +9 17 £531 +53.98% 4
Manchester +3 17 £425 -4.49% 5
South West +11 15 £433 -7.48% 6
South Yorkshire +2 15 £500 +24.22% 3
Sheffield -2 15 £500 +24.22% 2
Shropshire - 14 £375 -
Edinburgh +10 11 £538 +39.61% 3
Telford - 11 £375 -
Midlands +12 10 £500 -16.66%
East of England -1 10 £650 +36.77% 2
Bristol +12 9 £575 +21.69% 4
Berkshire -16 9 £550 +4.76% 10
Worcestershire +7 8 £475 +11.76% 3
Hertfordshire -1 8 £650 +36.84% 2
Malvern -2 8 £475 +11.76% 3
Croydon - 8 £551 -
Merseyside +4 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +8 6 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 6 £550 -4.34%
Southport - 6 £400 -
Farnborough +7 5 £398 -20.50%
Reading -7 5 £588 +45.96% 5

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 with a requirement for SIEM.

1 321 (51.28%) Firewall
2 228 (36.42%) Cybersecurity
3 224 (35.78%) Information Security
4 183 (29.23%) Security Operations
5 171 (27.32%) CISSP
6 157 (25.08%) Splunk
7 153 (24.44%) Windows
8 141 (22.52%) Linux
9 132 (21.09%) Security Cleared
10 121 (19.33%) Finance
11 118 (18.85%) Network Security
12 115 (18.37%) Management Information System
13 112 (17.89%) SC Cleared
14 111 (17.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 106 (16.93%) TCP/IP
15 106 (16.93%) Cisco
16 99 (15.81%) Vulnerability Management
17 96 (15.34%) PCI DSS
18 95 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 95 (15.18%) CheckPoint
19 91 (14.54%) Unix
20 84 (13.42%) WAN
21 82 (13.10%) Security Operations Centre
22 81 (12.94%) LAN
23 80 (12.78%) ArcSight
24 79 (12.62%) VMware
25 72 (11.50%) Nessus
25 72 (11.50%) LogRhythm
26 69 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
27 68 (10.86%) Risk Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (1.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.96%) Apache
4 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.80%) IIS
5 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.48%) JBoss
6 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.32%) MS Project
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.51%) IaaS
3 20 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.92%) SaaS
5 3 (0.48%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 321 (51.28%) Firewall
2 118 (18.85%) Network Security
3 111 (17.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 106 (16.93%) TCP/IP
5 84 (13.42%) WAN
6 81 (12.94%) LAN
7 58 (9.27%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (7.99%) DNS
9 46 (7.35%) VPN
10 28 (4.47%) Internet
11 27 (4.31%) HTTP
12 23 (3.67%) VoIP
13 22 (3.51%) SSL
14 20 (3.19%) MPLS
15 17 (2.72%) DHCP
16 15 (2.40%) Wireless
17 12 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (1.92%) IPsec
18 11 (1.76%) LDAP
19 10 (1.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.15%) Big Data
2 14 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.08%) Redis
4 11 (1.76%) DB2
4 11 (1.76%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.60%) MySQL
6 4 (0.64%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.16%) HBase
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) OLAP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) AppScan
3 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 121 (19.33%) Finance
2 38 (6.07%) Banking
3 18 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.76%) Retail
5 10 (1.60%) Legal
6 7 (1.12%) Advertising
7 6 (0.96%) Law
8 4 (0.64%) Publishing
9 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 220 (35.14%) Analyst
2 168 (26.84%) Security Analyst
3 91 (14.54%) Consultant
4 79 (12.62%) Architect
5 76 (12.14%) Security Engineer
6 64 (10.22%) Security Architect
7 63 (10.06%) Security Consultant
8 61 (9.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 46 (7.35%) SOC Analyst
10 43 (6.87%) Security Manager
11 42 (6.71%) SIEM Analyst
12 30 (4.79%) IT Analyst
12 30 (4.79%) IT Security Analyst
13 28 (4.47%) SIEM Consultant
14 27 (4.31%) Network Engineer
15 26 (4.15%) Information Analyst
15 26 (4.15%) Information Security Analyst
16 25 (3.99%) Incident Analyst
16 25 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
17 24 (3.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.72%) Web Services
2 16 (2.56%) ELK Stack
2 16 (2.56%) Regular Expression
3 12 (1.92%) Middleware
4 10 (1.60%) RESTful
5 7 (1.12%) XML
6 5 (0.80%) .NET
7 4 (0.64%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.48%) HTML
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 1 (0.16%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) REST
10 1 (0.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 115 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 82 (13.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 60 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (8.31%) Data Centre
5 38 (6.07%) PKI
6 22 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
7 20 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.44%) CMDB
12 8 (1.28%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.12%) Cryptography
14 6 (0.96%) Clustering
15 5 (0.80%) IVR
16 4 (0.64%) CESG
16 4 (0.64%) iSeries
16 4 (0.64%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.64%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 153 (24.44%) Windows
2 141 (22.52%) Linux
3 91 (14.54%) Unix
4 17 (2.72%) AIX
4 17 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.40%) Solaris
5 15 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.64%) HPUX
9 4 (0.64%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.32%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.32%) zOS
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (36.42%) Cybersecurity
2 224 (35.78%) Information Security
3 183 (29.23%) Security Operations
4 99 (15.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 68 (10.86%) ITIL
5 68 (10.86%) Risk Management
6 59 (9.42%) Penetration Testing
6 59 (9.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 58 (9.27%) Use Case
8 56 (8.95%) Incident Management
9 54 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
10 52 (8.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 51 (8.15%) Data Loss Prevention
11 51 (8.15%) Security Architecture
12 50 (7.99%) Analytics
13 45 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (7.03%) Security Management
15 42 (6.71%) Identity Access Management
15 42 (6.71%) Patch Management
16 39 (6.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.90%) Python
2 49 (7.83%) SQL
3 36 (5.75%) Perl
4 21 (3.35%) Java
5 16 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.44%) C#
8 7 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.12%) Ruby
9 5 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.48%) VBA
11 2 (0.32%) C
11 2 (0.32%) Delphi
12 1 (0.16%) Go
12 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 171 (27.32%) CISSP
2 132 (21.09%) Security Cleared
3 112 (17.89%) SC Cleared
4 67 (10.70%) CISM
5 35 (5.59%) DV Cleared
6 30 (4.79%) GIAC
7 25 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (3.83%) CEH
8 24 (3.83%) GCIH
9 23 (3.67%) SANS
10 21 (3.35%) CISA
11 20 (3.19%) Degree
12 13 (2.08%) CCNA
12 13 (2.08%) CCNP
13 12 (1.92%) SSCP
14 10 (1.60%) CRISC
15 9 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (1.44%) GSEC
16 8 (1.28%) BC Cleared
16 8 (1.28%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (15.34%) PCI DSS
2 95 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.88%) RMADS
4 17 (2.72%) COBIT
5 7 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.12%) QA
6 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.64%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.48%) SLA
9 2 (0.32%) COSO
9 2 (0.32%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.32%) GPG13
9 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.32%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 69 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.95%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.99%) vSphere
4 22 (3.51%) Snort
5 7 (1.12%) XenApp
6 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.64%) RACF
8 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.32%) Docker
9 2 (0.32%) Squid
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) pfSense
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 72 (11.50%) Nessus
2 60 (9.58%) QRadar
3 36 (5.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 25 (3.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 19 (3.04%) ArcSight ESM
6 17 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.24%) Kibana
7 14 (2.24%) logstash
8 13 (2.08%) RSA enVision
9 10 (1.60%) SCCM
10 9 (1.44%) Nmap
10 9 (1.44%) Puppet
11 7 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.12%) WSUS
12 6 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.96%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.80%) SCOM
14 4 (0.64%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.64%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 157 (25.08%) Splunk
2 106 (16.93%) Cisco
3 95 (15.18%) CheckPoint
4 80 (12.78%) ArcSight
5 79 (12.62%) VMware
6 72 (11.50%) LogRhythm
7 54 (8.63%) Intel Security
8 52 (8.31%) Microsoft
9 42 (6.71%) Symantec
10 41 (6.55%) Fortinet
11 40 (6.39%) Juniper
12 36 (5.75%) IBM
13 30 (4.79%) Qualys
14 29 (4.63%) AlienVault
14 29 (4.63%) F5
15 21 (3.35%) Oracle
16 20 (3.19%) Palo Alto
17 18 (2.88%) Citrix
17 18 (2.88%) HP
18 16 (2.56%) Sourcefire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago