The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 93 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 7 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.39% 1.20% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.50% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Median daily rate £463 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +18.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £736 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1466 1601 1780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.67% 80.09% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1028 1151
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 89
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Hampshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SIEM in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Hampshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -14 7 £463 -33.92%
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Network Security
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) GIAC
8 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) SaaS
8 4 (21.05%) Puppet
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (21.05%) LDAP
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) CISSP
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) GCIH
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) LDAP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) FTP
7 1 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) DataPower
5 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Adaptive Security
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.79%) Server Hardening
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Security
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) GCIH
2 4 (21.05%) GIAC
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE Security
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vCloud
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) QRadar
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) vRealize
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) ESRI
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Foundry
7 1 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (5.26%) Software AG
7 1 (5.26%) webMethods