Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 203 222
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 +22
Contract jobs citing SIEM 43 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.66% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 20
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £391 £425 £363
90th Percentile £657 £688 £708
Central London median daily rate £505 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +2.28% -1.25% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 6,120 5,879 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 88.94% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,845 4,547 4,777
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -4.76%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) Information Security
2 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (37.21%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 13 (30.23%) CISSP
6 11 (25.58%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (18.60%) Splunk
8 8 (18.60%) QRadar
8 8 (18.60%) Security Operations
9 7 (16.28%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.95%) CyberArk
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) GDPR
11 5 (11.63%) DevOps
11 5 (11.63%) HIPAA
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.63%) Migration
11 5 (11.63%) PKI
11 5 (11.63%) Use Case

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 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Akamai
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) IPsec
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) SSL
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) DKIM
5 2 (4.65%) DMARC
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) HTTP
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) AWS Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SIEM Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) HTML5
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (2.33%) ODBC
2 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) CMDB
6 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (39.53%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Security Operations
4 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (16.28%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Use Case
7 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.30%) Data Security
7 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (9.30%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.30%) OWASP
7 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) CISSP
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) CISM
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CISA
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.33%) CRISC
6 1 (2.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.63%) GDPR
3 5 (11.63%) HIPAA
4 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.65%) COBIT
6 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) QRadar
2 4 (9.30%) Nessus
3 3 (6.98%) CSIRT
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) OSSEC
5 1 (2.33%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Splunk
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) CyberArk
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Qualys
5 4 (9.30%) McAfee
5 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) ForeScout
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.65%) Darktrace
7 2 (4.65%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.33%) Prolexic
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.33%) Varonis