Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 202 210
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +25
Contract jobs citing SIEM 41 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.68% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 30
City of London median daily rate £517 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £414 £414 £363
90th Percentile £638 £685 £666
Central London median daily rate £527 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +6.78% -1.25% +9.59%
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 6,048 6,049 5,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.39% 89.15% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,815 4,753 4,684
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 57 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -4.32%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) Information Security
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (26.83%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) CISSP
5 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
6 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
7 8 (19.51%) Splunk
7 8 (19.51%) Network Security
8 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (17.07%) QRadar
9 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.20%) Legal
10 5 (12.20%) CISM
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.20%) CyberArk
11 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
11 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) DevOps
11 4 (9.76%) CSIRT

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 (4.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Akamai
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) Network Security
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.32%) IPsec
5 2 (4.88%) HTTP
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
3 4 (9.76%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) SIEM Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Architect
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) Evangelist
5 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) OAuth
2 1 (2.44%) ODBC
2 1 (2.44%) OpenID
2 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.44%) SAML
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Information Security
2 17 (41.46%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
3 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Data Security
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.32%) Data Science
8 3 (7.32%) OWASP
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Secure Coding
8 3 (7.32%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.88%) VBA
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) CISSP
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CISM
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) CISA
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CEH
6 1 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) HIPAA
3 2 (4.88%) COBIT
3 2 (4.88%) GDPR
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.44%) FedRAMP
4 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) QRadar
2 4 (9.76%) CSIRT
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) CASB
4 1 (2.44%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (2.44%) Nessus
4 1 (2.44%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Splunk
2 5 (12.20%) CyberArk
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) ForeScout
4 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Darktrace
5 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.88%) Qualys
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Aruba
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.44%) Varonis