Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 94 182
Rank change year-on-year -80 +88 +42
Contract jobs citing SIEM 14 31 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 1.56% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.75% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 34
10th Percentile £390 £381 £375
25th Percentile £492 £438 £389
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £756 £638 £572
90th Percentile £794 " £646
Central London median daily rate £564 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.00% -4.76%

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 3,741 1,774 5,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.02% 89.06% 90.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,884 1,334 4,010
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 50
10th Percentile £18.48 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.06 £22.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +22.88% +49.37% +5.61%
75th Percentile £61.56 £39.44 £24.50
90th Percentile £69.33 £46.53 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £20.83
% change year-on-year +13.10% +48.56% +11.39%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SIEM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SIEM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SIEM in the City of London

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SIEM in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SIEM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) CISSP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) DMZ
5 3 (21.43%) Intranet
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) AWS
5 3 (21.43%) PaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (21.43%) IaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) GCP
5 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Terraform
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code

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 (42.86%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) AWS
2 3 (21.43%) GCP
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Functions
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Run
3 2 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DMZ
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GitLab
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365 Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) ISMS
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) HIPAA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 22301
2 1 (7.14%) NIST
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
1 3 (21.43%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) Packer
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Carbon Black
3 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Zscaler