Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 137 163
Rank change year-on-year +33 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing SIEM 46 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 0.89% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 17
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £444 £255 £389
90th Percentile £616 £634 £545
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3055 3971 4185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.99% 80.69% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 2119 2185
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.33% +1.87%
10th Percentile £256 £257 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 121 141
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -27.27% +28.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.78 £43.28 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SIEM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Berkshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 15 £550 +7.32% 1
Bracknell +16 13 £550 - 3
Newbury - 6 £550 -
Maidenhead - 2 £330 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
3 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Splunk
3 16 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (23.91%) Security Management
4 11 (23.91%) Regular Expression
4 11 (23.91%) Threat Management
5 10 (21.74%) Firewall
6 9 (19.57%) CISM
6 9 (19.57%) CISSP
6 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
6 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 7 (15.22%) Linux
8 7 (15.22%) VPN
9 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 6 (13.04%) McAfee
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
9 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
9 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.87%) CISA
10 5 (10.87%) Citrix
10 5 (10.87%) Internet

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security
4 5 (10.87%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Architect
1 18 (39.13%) Security Architect
2 15 (32.61%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Security Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Splunk Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Project Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Information Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) PMI
3 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (23.91%) Security Management
3 11 (23.91%) Threat Management
4 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) Server Patching
7 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) ArchiMate
8 4 (8.70%) Database Security
8 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) CISM
1 9 (19.57%) CISSP
2 5 (10.87%) CISA
3 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.87%) GDPR
3 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.35%) QA
4 2 (4.35%) SLA
5 1 (2.17%) PMO
5 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.17%) EnCase
4 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) Splunk
3 6 (13.04%) McAfee
4 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) CyberArk
4 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
5 4 (8.70%) NetIQ
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Meridio
7 1 (2.17%) Qualys
7 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.17%) Varonis
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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