The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 March 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 74 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.38% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.46% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 861 879 971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.51% 84.44% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 468 474
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Buckinghamshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 3 £413 +17.85% 1
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 6 (75.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) CSIRT
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (12.50%) OSINT
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SOC Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) OSINT
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) GCIA
3 1 (12.50%) GCIH
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (12.50%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk