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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 158 173
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 9 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.030% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.034% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Median daily rate £463 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 16 (55.17%) Splunk
2 14 (48.28%) Information Security
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) Security Operations
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) Symantec
8 4 (13.79%) Legal
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (13.79%) CyberArk
8 4 (13.79%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (10.34%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
9 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing

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 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) 802.11
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) TACACS
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Security Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Information Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) OAuth
2 1 (3.45%) OpenID
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAML
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
2 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Security Operations
3 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
7 2 (6.90%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (6.90%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Go
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CISMP
3 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.45%) CRISC
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.45%) GPG13
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) CSIRT
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Splunk
2 5 (17.24%) Symantec
3 4 (13.79%) CyberArk
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
4 3 (10.34%) Qualys
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.45%) AlienVault
6 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.45%) FireEye
6 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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