Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Security Operations Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations Centre over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Security Operations Centre 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.19% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £350 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of 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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 370 298 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.32% 39.16% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 213 203
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.39% -14.14%
10th Percentile £313 £194 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £485
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 66
Essex median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +11.11% +41.18%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £44.38
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -43.33% +18.42% +29.55%

Security Operations Centre
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Harlow - 1 - -
Security Operations Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Operations Centre 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 Essex region with a requirement for Security Operations Centre.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Security Operations Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco