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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 153 176
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 22 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 20
Median daily rate £575 £550 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +18.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +16.66% -0.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

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 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Splunk
3 12 (36.36%) Information Security
4 11 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 9 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Python
6 8 (24.24%) Unix
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) Firewall
7 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
7 7 (21.21%) CyberArk
8 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) SNMP
8 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 6 (18.18%) Network Security
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) LDAP
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (12.12%) Office 365
10 4 (12.12%) Qualys
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management

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 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security
2 6 (18.18%) SNMP
3 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
5 1 (3.03%) TACACS
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) CyberArk Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) ArcSight Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ArcSight Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Information Officer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Management Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) DOM
2 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.03%) JMS
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) OAuth
2 1 (3.03%) OpenID
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) SAX
2 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSD
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
3 9 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CEH
1 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CISMP
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) CSIRT
1 2 (6.06%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Splunk
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) CyberArk
3 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Qualys
5 4 (12.12%) Sybase
6 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 days ago