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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 81 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -28 +66
Contract jobs citing SIEM 9 5 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.66% 0.41% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.50% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
10th Percentile £533 - -
25th Percentile £613 £203 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £205 £403
Median % change year-on-year +217.07% -49.07% +7.33%
75th Percentile £688 £208 £675
90th Percentile £730 - £813
England median daily rate £600 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £23.25 - -
Median hourly rate £24.50 - -
75th Percentile £25.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £65.80 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +54.82% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,111 1,010 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.99% 83.61% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 689 320
10th Percentile £213 £204 £213
25th Percentile £360 £313 £307
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £403 £390
Median % change year-on-year +15.53% +3.21% -2.50%
75th Percentile £544 £500 £475
90th Percentile £638 £600 £578
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 29
10th Percentile £10.27 £9.25 £9.51
25th Percentile £16.25 £10.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +47.16% +1.53% +0.77%
75th Percentile £35.00 £24.08 £21.85
90th Percentile £37.50 £50.40 £45.63
England median hourly rate £31.85 £23.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year +38.48% -8.60% +9.41%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the East Midlands

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SIEM in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SIEM in the East Midlands

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SIEM in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SIEM in the East Midlands

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £650 +217.07% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £625 -
Northamptonshire -6 1 £650 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £750 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) CRISC
2 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) SSCP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (22.22%) GRC
4 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SOAR
4 2 (22.22%) NCSC
4 2 (22.22%) NIST
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Password Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (11.11%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Aviation
3 1 (11.11%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Security Technical Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cyberattack
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (22.22%) Password Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOAR
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CRISC
3 3 (33.33%) SSCP
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (11.11%) GCIH
5 1 (11.11%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) GRC
2 2 (22.22%) NCSC
2 2 (22.22%) NIST
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid7