The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £340 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -30.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +16.66% -0.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 677 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.66% 83.07% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 475 382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Birmingham

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) FMCG
2 3 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
2 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Nexpose
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Proofpoint
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Service Design
1 3 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
1 2 (33.33%) Proofpoint
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