Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 August 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 551 610 580
Rank change year-on-year +59 -30 +21
Contract jobs citing QRadar 29 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 19
London median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £341 £350
90th Percentile £576 £545 £635
England median daily rate £438 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -7.89% - +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,193 6,626 5,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.61% 14.44% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,444 4,897 3,769
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £313
90th Percentile £695 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 86 40
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.48 £26.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.56% -13.73% +37.12%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £12.45
90th Percentile £57.60 £54.81 £50.52
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.45%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in London

QRadar
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the London region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Central London +20 4 £550 +10.00% 1
West London +24 2 £463 -2.63% 1
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 London region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 19 (65.52%) SIEM
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Information Security
8 7 (24.14%) Use Case
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
9 6 (20.69%) Symantec
9 6 (20.69%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (20.69%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (17.24%) Office 365
10 5 (17.24%) IaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Big Data
10 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (17.24%) SCOrch
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (13.79%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) WiX
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
1 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Shadow IT
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) SIEM
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) Use Case
5 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
5 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (20.69%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Security
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
1 5 (17.24%) VB
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
1 5 (17.24%) SCOrch
1 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (10.34%) CSIRT
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Nexpose
4 1 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Symantec
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) McAfee
4 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.79%) Splunk
5 3 (10.34%) CyberArk
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Varonis
6 2 (6.90%) Centrify
6 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.90%) ForeScout
6 2 (6.90%) Imperva
6 2 (6.90%) Ivanti
6 2 (6.90%) NetIQ
6 2 (6.90%) Qualys
7 1 (3.45%) Proofpoint