Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 253 235
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 +30
Contract jobs citing QRadar 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.070% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.59% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
City of London median daily rate £263 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.35% +21.05% +17.28%
10th Percentile £256 £528 £463
90th Percentile £554 £613 £488
Central London median daily rate £263 £575 £475
% change year-on-year -54.35% +21.05% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,233 848 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 11.79% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 683 606
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £290 £325 £331
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +74.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.64 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QRadar in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in the City of London

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (20.00%) GIAC
5 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) CSIRT
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Thycotic