The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 384 484 484
Rank change year-on-year
+100 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 243 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 74 43
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£468 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £522 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +97 234 £475 +11.76% 116
London +9 80 £475 +11.76% 25
South East +30 62 £500 +17.64% 29
Hampshire +22 27 £500 +17.64% 5
City of London +6 24 £465 -7.00% 4
South West +8 22 £425 +6.25% 15
North West -6 19 £409 -13.94% 13
East Midlands +9 16 £485 - 6
East of England +13 15 £438 +45.91% 7
Berkshire +20 14 £450 +5.88% 10
Surrey - 13 £525 - 4
West Midlands +14 12 £450 -10.00% 12
Aldershot - 12 £475 - 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £425 - 3
Manchester -6 9 £325 - 5
Worcestershire +13 7 £450 -10.00% 1
Cheshire +3 7 £450 -5.26% 4
Malvern -3 7 £450 -10.00%
Reading +7 6 £475 -2.56% 3
Yorkshire -21 6 £375 +6.38% 8
Chester - 6 £488 - 1
Guildford - 6 £520 - 2
Bristol +3 5 £500 +25.00% 9
Derbyshire +2 5 £463 - 3
South Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3
Suffolk - 5 £575 - 3
Basingstoke - 5 £475 - 3
Cheltenham - 5 £425 - 2
Sheffield - 5 £375 - 1
Derby -2 4 £550 - 2

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 137 (34.34%) Firewall
2 129 (32.33%) CISSP
3 107 (26.82%) ArcSight
4 106 (26.57%) Information Security
5 104 (26.07%) Windows
6 97 (24.31%) Security Cleared
7 93 (23.31%) Linux
8 78 (19.55%) Finance
9 77 (19.30%) Cisco
10 72 (18.05%) SC Cleared
11 69 (17.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 67 (16.79%) ITIL
13 62 (15.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 59 (14.79%) Network Security
14 59 (14.79%) UNIX
15 57 (14.29%) CISM
16 54 (13.53%) PKI
16 54 (13.53%) Cyber Security
17 53 (13.28%) McAfee
18 52 (13.03%) Kalman Filter
19 51 (12.78%) CheckPoint
20 48 (12.03%) WAN
21 47 (11.78%) Penetration Testing
21 47 (11.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 46 (11.53%) Sourcefire
22 46 (11.53%) Management Information System
23 45 (11.28%) PCI DSS
24 44 (11.03%) Security Architecture
25 40 (10.03%) Security Management
25 40 (10.03%) Microsoft

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.75%) Apache
3 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.50%) CMS
4 2 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS Project
3 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.25%) Summit
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (34.34%) Firewall
2 62 (15.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 59 (14.79%) Network Security
4 48 (12.03%) WAN
5 36 (9.02%) SSL
6 33 (8.27%) LAN
7 32 (8.02%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (7.27%) DNS
8 29 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 24 (6.02%) VPN
10 15 (3.76%) Internet
11 14 (3.51%) LDAP
12 11 (2.76%) DHCP
12 11 (2.76%) SSH
13 10 (2.51%) HTTP
14 8 (2.01%) SAN
15 7 (1.75%) IPsec
15 7 (1.75%) SMTP
16 6 (1.50%) tcpdump
16 6 (1.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.26%) MySQL
3 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) DB2
5 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Informix
6 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) Ingres
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Ant
1 4 (1.00%) JUnit
1 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (19.55%) Finance
2 11 (2.76%) Financial Institution
3 9 (2.26%) Banking
4 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.50%) Retail
6 5 (1.25%) Military
6 5 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (0.75%) Publishing
7 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (31.33%) Analyst
2 97 (24.31%) Security Analyst
3 58 (14.54%) Consultant
4 52 (13.03%) Security Engineer
5 44 (11.03%) Architect
6 35 (8.77%) Project Manager
7 33 (8.27%) Security Architect
8 32 (8.02%) Security Manager
9 31 (7.77%) Security Consultant
10 27 (6.77%) Security Specialist
11 15 (3.76%) IT Security Engineer
11 15 (3.76%) Security Project Manager
12 13 (3.26%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (3.26%) ArcSight Engineer
12 13 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Information Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.51%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.51%) Middleware
2 9 (2.26%) .NET
3 7 (1.75%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.25%) REST
5 4 (1.00%) HTML
5 4 (1.00%) SailPoint
5 4 (1.00%) CSS
5 4 (1.00%) JSP
5 4 (1.00%) SOAP
5 4 (1.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.00%) XML
5 4 (1.00%) XSLT
6 3 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.53%) PKI
2 46 (11.53%) Management Information System
3 38 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.51%) CESG
6 7 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.50%) Replication
8 5 (1.25%) GIS
8 5 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) SecurID
10 3 (0.75%) SCADA
10 3 (0.75%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.50%) Tandem
11 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 104 (26.07%) Windows
2 93 (23.31%) Linux
3 59 (14.79%) UNIX
4 16 (4.01%) Solaris
5 8 (2.01%) AIX
6 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.75%) zOS
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.57%) Information Security
2 67 (16.79%) ITIL
3 54 (13.53%) Cyber Security
4 52 (13.03%) Kalman Filter
5 47 (11.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 47 (11.78%) Penetration Testing
6 44 (11.03%) Security Architecture
7 40 (10.03%) Security Management
8 35 (8.77%) Analytics
9 34 (8.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 34 (8.52%) Incident Management
10 28 (7.02%) Project Management
11 23 (5.76%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.51%) Use Case
12 22 (5.51%) Protective Monitoring
13 19 (4.76%) Service Management
13 19 (4.76%) TOGAF
14 18 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 18 (4.51%) Security Patching
15 17 (4.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.52%) SQL
2 19 (4.76%) Python
3 16 (4.01%) Perl
4 8 (2.01%) Java
5 6 (1.50%) C
6 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.00%) C#
8 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.75%) Ruby
8 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.50%) PHP
9 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 129 (32.33%) CISSP
2 97 (24.31%) Security Cleared
3 72 (18.05%) SC Cleared
4 57 (14.29%) CISM
5 29 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (6.52%) Degree
7 23 (5.76%) CISMP
8 22 (5.51%) DV Cleared
9 21 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (5.01%) CCNA
11 19 (4.76%) GIAC
11 19 (4.76%) CISA
12 18 (4.51%) CEH
12 18 (4.51%) CCNP
13 15 (3.76%) ACSA
13 15 (3.76%) CCENT
14 10 (2.51%) A+ Certification
15 9 (2.26%) PMP
15 9 (2.26%) PMI Certification
15 9 (2.26%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (17.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (11.28%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.27%) QA
4 9 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.01%) SLA
6 7 (1.75%) COBIT
7 4 (1.00%) COSO
8 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) BS7799
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 29 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.51%) Snort
4 10 (2.51%) XenApp
5 8 (2.01%) vSphere
6 5 (1.25%) Squid
7 3 (0.75%) RACF
7 3 (0.75%) ACF2
8 2 (0.50%) NFS
8 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) iptables
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (4.26%) Nessus
2 14 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.75%) Nmap
4 6 (1.50%) WSUS
5 5 (1.25%) SCCM
5 5 (1.25%) OpenView
5 5 (1.25%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.75%) Nagios
7 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.75%) SCOM
7 3 (0.75%) Puppet
8 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.50%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.50%) Opsview
8 2 (0.50%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.25%) Ansible
9 1 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 107 (26.82%) ArcSight
2 77 (19.30%) Cisco
3 53 (13.28%) McAfee
4 51 (12.78%) CheckPoint
5 46 (11.53%) Sourcefire
6 40 (10.03%) Microsoft
7 35 (8.77%) Splunk
8 31 (7.77%) LogRhythm
8 31 (7.77%) Citrix
9 30 (7.52%) HP
10 29 (7.27%) VMware
11 26 (6.52%) Juniper
12 23 (5.76%) Symantec
13 22 (5.51%) Cyber-Ark
14 20 (5.01%) Kaspersky
14 20 (5.01%) CA
15 19 (4.76%) Websense
15 19 (4.76%) Clearswift
16 18 (4.51%) IBM
17 17 (4.26%) Oracle
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market daily rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Ballintrae Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Derbyshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + NEG
Posted: 27 days ago