The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 52 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 2.00% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
Median daily rate £520 £390 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 696 699 758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.69% 82.33% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 517 586
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Bristol

SIEM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SIEM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) Splunk
4 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
4 6 (66.67%) GCIA
4 6 (66.67%) GCIH
4 6 (66.67%) Snort
4 6 (66.67%) CISSP
4 6 (66.67%) LogRhythm
4 6 (66.67%) Coaching
4 6 (66.67%) RSA enVision
4 6 (66.67%) CREST Certified
4 6 (66.67%) SANS
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Coaching
1 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 6 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (66.67%) GCIA
3 6 (66.67%) GCIH
3 6 (66.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 6 (66.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 6 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 6 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco