The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 142 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% - 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £393 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £457 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.52% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2394 2419 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.82% 82.64% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1577 1262
Average daily rate £425 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.94 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire - 3 £431 - 11
South Yorkshire - 2 £368 - 1
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) QRadar
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) Information Security
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (13.04%) F5
8 3 (13.04%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) OSPF

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 9 (39.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) BGP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) OSPF
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) FWSM
4 2 (8.70%) HSRP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) VRRP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Informix
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 7 (30.43%) Network Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Security Management
2 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
3 3 (13.04%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) SABSA
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCIE
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) CCDE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCSP
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
2 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) QRadar
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) Cacti
3 2 (8.70%) Graphite
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Opsview
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) Nessus
4 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) F5
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Veritas
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed