Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 198 235
Rank change year-on-year -4 +37 +45
Contract jobs citing SIEM 39 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 31
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £310
90th Percentile £594 £680 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
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 6319 5832 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.37% 87.48% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5024 4654 6069
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +1 1 £300 -52.00%
SIEM
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (33.33%) McAfee
4 13 (33.33%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (25.64%) Security Operations
7 8 (20.51%) Computer Security
8 7 (17.95%) GIAC
8 7 (17.95%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) Dell
8 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
8 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
8 7 (17.95%) GCIA
8 7 (17.95%) GCIH
8 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
8 7 (17.95%) PKI
8 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (17.95%) SANS
8 7 (17.95%) FireEye
8 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (17.95%) NIST 800
9 6 (15.38%) Splunk
9 6 (15.38%) CyberArk
9 6 (15.38%) Patch Management
9 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Cloudflare
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Information Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) IT Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Transformation Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Developer
9 2 (5.13%) SIEM Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SOC Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 19 (48.72%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (25.64%) Security Operations
4 8 (20.51%) Computer Security
5 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
6 6 (15.38%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C-shell
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) GCIA
1 7 (17.95%) GCIH
1 7 (17.95%) GIAC
1 7 (17.95%) SANS
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
2 4 (10.26%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (5.13%) CCSP
4 2 (5.13%) CISA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.95%) NIST 800
3 4 (10.26%) GDPR
4 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.13%) OSSEC
3 2 (5.13%) Packer
3 2 (5.13%) QRadar
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.56%) Nmap
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) McAfee
2 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
2 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Dell
2 7 (17.95%) FireEye
3 6 (15.38%) CyberArk
3 6 (15.38%) Splunk
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Qualys
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) AlienVault
5 3 (7.69%) Intel
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.13%) Tripwire