Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 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.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 218 197
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 +31
Contract jobs citing SIEM 38 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.62% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 37
City of London median daily rate £525 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £344 £335 £363
90th Percentile £638 £605 £676
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,168 6,441 5,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.55% 88.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,859 5,138 4,593
City of London median daily rate £513 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £671
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.31% -0.20%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 21 (55.26%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (34.21%) Security Operations
5 9 (23.68%) CISSP
5 9 (23.68%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.05%) CISM
6 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (21.05%) Splunk
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (18.42%) Network Security
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
9 5 (13.16%) CISA
9 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
9 5 (13.16%) QRadar
9 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.89%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) SNMP
5 2 (5.26%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) OAuth
2 1 (2.63%) ODBC
2 1 (2.63%) OpenID
2 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (34.21%) Security Operations
3 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (23.68%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (7.89%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (7.89%) Data Security
9 3 (7.89%) Database Security
9 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 8 (21.05%) CISM
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CISA
4 5 (13.16%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.89%) CRISC
6 3 (7.89%) ISSAP
7 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.63%) CCIE
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.63%) GIAC
8 1 (2.63%) ISSMP
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) HIPAA
3 3 (7.89%) COBIT
4 2 (5.26%) FedRAMP
4 2 (5.26%) GDPR
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) QRadar
2 2 (5.26%) CSIRT
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) CASB
3 1 (2.63%) Istio
3 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Splunk
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) CyberArk
4 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
4 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) ForeScout
5 2 (5.26%) Intel
5 2 (5.26%) McAfee
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Okta
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro