Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for QRadar skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QRadar over the 6 months to 23 February 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.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - +138 -
Contract jobs citing QRadar 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.39% - 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Leeds median daily rate £525 - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

QRadar is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 298 266 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.02% 11.19% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 217 175
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £339 £248 £288
90th Percentile £585 £600 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £427
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.53% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £23.00 £12.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.73% -59.17% +150.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £12.50 £10.31
% change year-on-year +64.80% +21.30% -23.67%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in Leeds

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in Leeds

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing QRadar 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 Leeds region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) SIEM
3 7 (77.78%) McAfee
3 7 (77.78%) Use Case
4 6 (66.67%) CISSP
4 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
4 6 (66.67%) AlienVault
5 5 (55.56%) LogRhythm
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) Information Security
6 4 (44.44%) CISM
6 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
6 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
6 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall
8 2 (22.22%) CEH

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) Use Case
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Content Development
6 2 (22.22%) Data Science
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 1 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
1 2 (22.22%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (11.11%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) AlienVault
3 6 (66.67%) ArcSight
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) LogRhythm
5 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds