Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £374 £403 £423
90th Percentile £511 £474 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +2.70% -5.13% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1282 1235 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.99% 81.57% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 798 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £232
90th Percentile £525 £550 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Infoblox
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Akamai
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) Junos
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Infoblox
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix