The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SIEM 12 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.46% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.56% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
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 in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the West Midlands region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Shropshire - 7 £375 -
Worcestershire +2 2 £225 -50.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £575 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 31 (75.61%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (70.73%) Security Cleared
3 24 (58.54%) SC Cleared
4 20 (48.78%) Firewall
5 17 (41.46%) Linux
6 14 (34.15%) Information Security
6 14 (34.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) DNS
8 11 (26.83%) HTTP
9 10 (24.39%) LAN
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) Unix
9 10 (24.39%) Network Security
10 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
10 9 (21.95%) Protective Monitoring
10 9 (21.95%) LogRhythm
10 9 (21.95%) Intel Security
10 9 (21.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (19.51%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
12 7 (17.07%) MCP
12 7 (17.07%) CCNA
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (17.07%) CEH
12 7 (17.07%) GCIH
12 7 (17.07%) GCFA
12 7 (17.07%) CCSA
12 7 (17.07%) Malware Analysis

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (26.83%) DNS
4 11 (26.83%) HTTP
5 10 (24.39%) LAN
5 10 (24.39%) Network Security
5 10 (24.39%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AppScan
General
1 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 19 (46.34%) Security Analyst
3 17 (41.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Security Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) SIEM Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) SIEM Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SIEM Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) SOC Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Network Support Technician
9 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (34.15%) Information Security
3 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
3 9 (21.95%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (19.51%) Security Monitoring
5 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Disk Encryption
5 7 (17.07%) Forensic Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (17.07%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 6 (14.63%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.44%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (58.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
3 7 (17.07%) CCSA
3 7 (17.07%) CEH
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.07%) GCFA
3 7 (17.07%) GCIH
3 7 (17.07%) MCP
4 4 (9.76%) CISSP
5 3 (7.32%) CISA
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) GPG13
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.32%) QRadar
3 2 (4.88%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Intel Security
1 9 (21.95%) LogRhythm
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Crossbeam
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) VMware