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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 138 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing SIEM 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.58% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.77% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £445
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Birmingham -14 3 £413 -17.50% 4
Warwickshire -2 2 £475 -2.56% 2
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (17.86%) Web Filtering
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) CCNP
6 4 (14.29%) CCSE
6 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
7 3 (10.71%) Splunk
7 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
7 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.71%) Logistics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) SSL
3 3 (10.71%) TACACS
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Security Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Operational Security Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) SOC Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (17.86%) Web Filtering
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) CCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
2 3 (10.71%) Intel Security
2 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
2 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
2 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec
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