Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 12 December 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 97 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing SIEM 14 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.43% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £381 - £550
10th Percentile £316 - £437
90th Percentile £449 - £675
East of England median daily rate £525 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £27.60

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,312 1,338 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.05% 83.11% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 682 635
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £206 £206 £217
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.84 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.11% -36.13% +39.98%
10th Percentile £12.56 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.99 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.04% +14.29% +30.39%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Hertfordshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Hertfordshire

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - - 2
Watford - 3 - - 3
Royston - 2 £369 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
SIEM
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Law
4 5 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Splunk
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) RIP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) DMARC
6 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
7 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (14.29%) QRadar

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DMARC
2 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
2 3 (21.43%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) RIP
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) DKIM
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 5 (35.71%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
4 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) CASB
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) AlienVault
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos