Period
to 17 June 2019

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

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 206 203
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +23
Contract jobs citing SIEM 50 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.80% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 26
City of London median daily rate £575 £506 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.58% -2.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £375 £383 £425
90th Percentile £688 £641 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +15.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,735 6,088 5,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.46% 88.35% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,440 4,825 4,251
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £332 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 97 48
City of London median hourly rate £20.65 £19.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -1.81% -3.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.65 £12.84
90th Percentile £55.95 £39.90 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £20.00 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.70% +17.92% -15.20%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
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 SIEM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM 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 SIEM.

1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) Firewall
3 18 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (34.00%) Information Security
5 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (20.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) PKI
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.00%) Python
9 8 (16.00%) CISSP
9 8 (16.00%) Splunk
10 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.00%) Public Cloud
10 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (14.00%) Security Operations
11 6 (12.00%) Serverless
11 6 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (12.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (12.00%) DevOps
11 6 (12.00%) Docker
11 6 (12.00%) Route 53
11 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
11 6 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
11 6 (12.00%) Amazon ECS

SIEM
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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (12.00%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (12.00%) Route 53
3 6 (12.00%) Serverless
3 6 (12.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (10.00%) GitHub
5 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.00%) PaaS
6 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) Multicast
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) NGN
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) SMTP
6 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) OAuth
2 3 (6.00%) OpenID
2 3 (6.00%) SAML
3 2 (4.00%) REST
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (34.00%) Information Security
3 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Security Operations
5 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (12.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) Fintech
7 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Analytics
8 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Use Case
9 3 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Python
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) CISM
3 3 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (6.00%) CISMP
4 2 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (4.00%) CCSP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (2.00%) NIST
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Terraform
2 3 (6.00%) CSIRT
2 3 (6.00%) QRadar
3 2 (4.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Splunk
2 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Qualys
4 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.00%) Darktrace
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.00%) Rapid7
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) VMware