Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Operations Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations Centre over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Operations Centre
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 170 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - -
Contract jobs citing Security Operations Centre 4 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.079% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
East of England median daily rate - £525 -
England median daily rate £550 £525 £425
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Security Operations Centre is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1615 1531 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.89% 31.86% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 845 836
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £197 £180 £189
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 130 181
East of England median hourly rate £38.26 £32.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +42.82% +1.12%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.88 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

Security Operations Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Security Operations Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Centre in the East of England

Security Operations Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Operations Centre in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Operations Centre in the East of England

Security Operations Centre
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Centre within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Hertfordshire -7 4 - - 1
Security Operations Centre
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Operations Centre 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Operations Centre.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) FireEye
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee

Security Operations Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec