Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 244 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +228
Contract jobs citing QRadar 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.093% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
City of London median daily rate £550 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% - -
Central London median daily rate £550 £506 -
% change year-on-year +8.64% - -
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 1,141 947 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.74% 13.70% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 752 557
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £306
90th Percentile £688 £672 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +8.95%
10th Percentile £16.22 £11.81 £15.40
90th Percentile £45.00 £35.25 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%

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 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) WiX
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection

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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
1 3 (50.00%) WiX
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (33.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM