Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 193 211
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 +48
Contract jobs citing SIEM 45 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.60% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 13
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £348 £423 £305
90th Percentile £618 £603 £500
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -3 1 £300 -52.00%
SIEM
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 29 (64.44%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) Linux
4 18 (40.00%) Finance
5 15 (33.33%) Firewall
6 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (24.44%) Qualys
7 11 (24.44%) CISSP
7 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (22.22%) CyberArk
8 10 (22.22%) CISM
8 10 (22.22%) Nessus
9 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.00%) Unix
10 8 (17.78%) McAfee
10 8 (17.78%) CISA
10 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (17.78%) Splunk
10 8 (17.78%) AlienVault
11 7 (15.56%) Security Operations
11 7 (15.56%) GDPR
11 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.56%) Banking
11 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (15.56%) Security Management
11 7 (15.56%) Python
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 6 (13.33%) VMware
12 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection

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 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.89%) Network Security
3 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) DKIM
4 2 (4.44%) DMARC
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.44%) IPsec
4 2 (4.44%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Security Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.67%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LDAP
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) SCADA
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) VMS
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Information Security
2 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Security Management
4 7 (15.56%) Security Operations
4 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (13.33%) Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Information Management
6 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Ruby
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) C-shell
5 1 (2.22%) Korn
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) CISSP
2 10 (22.22%) CISM
3 8 (17.78%) CISA
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (4.44%) CCSP
5 2 (4.44%) CEH
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.22%) CRISC
6 1 (2.22%) GIAC
6 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) GDPR
1 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) COBIT
2 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Nessus
2 6 (13.33%) QRadar
3 5 (11.11%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) BladeLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Puppet
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.44%) OSSEC
5 2 (4.44%) Packer
5 2 (4.44%) Terraform
6 1 (2.22%) CSIRT
6 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Qualys
2 10 (22.22%) CyberArk
3 8 (17.78%) AlienVault
3 8 (17.78%) McAfee
3 8 (17.78%) Splunk
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) BMC
7 3 (6.67%) Intel
7 3 (6.67%) Rapid7
7 3 (6.67%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.67%) Veritas
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Trend Micro
8 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy