Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 153 112
Rank change year-on-year +43 -41 +64
Contract jobs citing SIEM 63 11 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.54% 0.27% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.33% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 58
Berkshire median daily rate £505 £550 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% -3.51% +18.13%
10th Percentile £413 £435 £365
90th Percentile £622 £638 £600
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,405 3,290 3,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.03% 81.90% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,779 1,737 2,145
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 120 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +7 11 £470 -14.55% 2
Bracknell - 11 - - 1
Newbury - 10 £475 -
Slough - 4 £588 -
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 27 (42.86%) CISSP
2 26 (41.27%) Information Security
3 21 (33.33%) Firewall
4 15 (23.81%) Windows
4 15 (23.81%) ArcSight
4 15 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (20.63%) Splunk
5 13 (20.63%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) CISM
7 11 (17.46%) Unix
7 11 (17.46%) Network Security
7 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
7 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) Degree
9 9 (14.29%) Cisco
9 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.29%) Security Operations
10 8 (12.70%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.70%) NetIQ
11 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (11.11%) Use Case
11 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.52%) Security Management
12 6 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) Network Security
3 6 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
5 4 (6.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
1 12 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 9 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 8 (12.70%) ArcSight Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) SIEM Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Product Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Product Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
1 8 (12.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Cyberattack
3 4 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Information Security
2 15 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.63%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
5 9 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.11%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Use Case
7 6 (9.52%) Analytics
7 6 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) Security Management
7 6 (9.52%) Threat Management
7 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (7.94%) Cyber Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.59%) Python
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) CISSP
2 11 (17.46%) CISM
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
4 5 (7.94%) CISMP
4 5 (7.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (7.94%) GIAC
4 5 (7.94%) SANS
5 4 (6.35%) CISA
6 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.35%) EnCase
3 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) ArcSight
2 13 (20.63%) Splunk
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) NetIQ
5 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.94%) SonicWALL
6 4 (6.35%) Google
6 4 (6.35%) McAfee
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) Qualys
7 3 (4.76%) Remedy
8 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.17%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.59%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (1.59%) LogLogic
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft