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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SIEM 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.50% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Median daily rate £338 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
1875 2135 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.01% 82.34% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1204 947
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 105
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire +6 3 £325 -48.00% 3
Worcestershire -3 2 £225 -50.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £575 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 14 (38.89%) LAN
5 14 (38.89%) WAN
6 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
7 12 (33.33%) DNS
7 12 (33.33%) HTTP
7 12 (33.33%) Unix
7 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (30.56%) Windows
9 10 (27.78%) Information Security
10 9 (25.00%) Intel Security
10 9 (25.00%) Network Security
10 9 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (22.22%) LogRhythm
11 8 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
12 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) VPN
12 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
12 7 (19.44%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (19.44%) Disk Encryption
12 7 (19.44%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (19.44%) Forensic Analysis
13 6 (16.67%) Security Operations
13 6 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (33.33%) DNS
4 12 (33.33%) HTTP
4 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
6 7 (19.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Security Analyst
3 16 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Operational Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SOC Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (27.78%) Information Security
3 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 8 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Disk Encryption
4 7 (19.44%) Forensic Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.89%) High Availability
7 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) CCSA
3 6 (16.67%) CEH
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) GCFA
3 6 (16.67%) GCIH
3 6 (16.67%) MCP
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CISM
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) CISA
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.56%) GPG13
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 8 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Crossbeam
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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