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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 191 163 137
Rank change year-on-year -28 -26 +108
Contract jobs citing QRadar 6 5 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 1.21% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
10th Percentile £486 £455 £426
25th Percentile £522 £463 £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £475 £506
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.17% -7.95%
75th Percentile £625 £508 £555
90th Percentile £760 £522 £582
Central London median daily rate £570 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.76% -22.73%

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 753 414 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.37% 12.96% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 322 349
10th Percentile £400 £381 £405
25th Percentile £506 £463 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
75th Percentile £725 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.25 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £13.08
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +75.91% -37.74%
75th Percentile £27.75 - £14.02
90th Percentile - - £16.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £13.44
% change year-on-year +23.26% +59.97% -36.00%

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

QRadar
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing QRadar in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for QRadar in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 (66.67%) Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) GCP
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Agile
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) International Banking
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Control-M
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) GCP
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Nutanix
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Serena SBM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) International Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) SUSE
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile
2 2 (33.33%) CI/CD
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Application Security
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Transfer
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) APMP
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA CySA+
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GSEC
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (16.67%) NIST
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (16.67%) Icinga
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Serena
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow