Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for QRadar skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QRadar over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 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.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 119 231
Rank change year-on-year -57 +112 +22
Contract jobs citing QRadar 4 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
10th Percentile £454 £426 "
25th Percentile £459 £455 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £506 £375
Median % change year-on-year -6.17% +35.00% -25.00%
75th Percentile £506 £555 £388
90th Percentile £540 £582 "
Central London median daily rate £475 £419 £375
% change year-on-year +13.43% +11.67% -25.00%

QRadar is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 504 301 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.88% 16.76% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 233 905
10th Percentile £381 £400 £325
25th Percentile £475 £460 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £603 £625
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £563 £528 £550
% change year-on-year +6.64% -4.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 24
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +352.01% -36.00% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £14.12 £27.15
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.23
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.82% -27.38% +12.30%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing QRadar as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the City of London

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing QRadar in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for QRadar in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing QRadar also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) Control-M
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (100.00%) Qualys
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 4 (100.00%) Storage Management

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 3 (75.00%) GCP
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Site Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 4 (100.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (75.00%) API Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Control-M
1 4 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Icinga
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Qualys
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Serena
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec