Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 92 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing SIEM 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 0.41% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.50% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +29.41%
East of England median daily rate £343 £550 £531
% change year-on-year -37.73% +3.53% +22.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 1,137 1,202 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.45% 81.71% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 633 524
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £260 £200 £208
90th Percentile £575 £569 £584
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 76 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.20% -53.91% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.75 £11.18
90th Percentile £66.81 £46.25 £52.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £19.00 £34.56
% change year-on-year +1.97% -45.02% +38.24%

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 24 April 2019. 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 +14 2 - - 4
SIEM
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Data Security
1 10 (100.00%) Law
1 10 (100.00%) Splunk
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (100.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) GitHub
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (40.00%) CASB
4 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Splunk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (100.00%) Data Security
1 10 (100.00%) Threat Management
2 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CASB
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Splunk