Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 535 346 557
Rank change year-on-year -189 +211 +63
Contract jobs citing QRadar 33 15 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.65% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 9
10th Percentile £375 £359 £370
25th Percentile £450 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £550 £575
90th Percentile £732 £560 £652
England median daily rate £475 £460 £500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% +3.90%

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 6,257 2,296 5,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.66% 16.68% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,656 1,643 4,254
10th Percentile £413 £350 £332
25th Percentile £488 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.62% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £631
90th Percentile £719 £705 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 62
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.71 £12.45
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.35 £14.39
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.20 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.64% -6.37% +5.13%
75th Percentile £57.58 £34.65 £30.06
90th Percentile £63.13 £35.68 £47.45
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.57
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.36% +11.83%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing QRadar in London.

Daily rate trend for QRadar in London

QRadar
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing QRadar in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 -53 5 £475 +15.15%
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 33 (100.00%) Splunk
2 20 (60.61%) SIEM
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (45.45%) AWS
5 15 (45.45%) Security Operations
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) Qualys
7 13 (39.39%) Azure
8 12 (36.36%) DNS
8 12 (36.36%) Python
8 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
9 11 (33.33%) IBM
9 11 (33.33%) Subversion
9 11 (33.33%) GitHub
9 11 (33.33%) CyberArk
9 11 (33.33%) TeamCity
9 11 (33.33%) GDPR
10 10 (30.30%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (30.30%) Storage Management
10 10 (30.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
10 10 (30.30%) EMC
10 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
10 10 (30.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (30.30%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) Control-M
11 9 (27.27%) BMC

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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
1 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) AWS
2 13 (39.39%) Azure
3 11 (33.33%) GitHub
4 9 (27.27%) GCP
4 9 (27.27%) IaaS
4 9 (27.27%) PaaS
4 9 (27.27%) SaaS
5 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (12.12%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (12.12%) Google Workspace
8 2 (6.06%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) Kerberos
5 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 6 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (12.12%) ICMP
6 4 (12.12%) Internet
7 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2017
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2019
1 2 (6.06%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
1 11 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) Serena SBM
5 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) International Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Incident Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Site Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) LDAP
2 6 (18.18%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.06%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) SUSE
7 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) SIEM
2 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 10 (30.30%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (30.30%) Storage Management
5 9 (27.27%) High Availability
6 8 (24.24%) Data Security
6 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (24.24%) Information Security
6 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.21%) Security Hardening
7 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (18.18%) API Integration
8 6 (18.18%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (18.18%) Runbook
9 5 (15.15%) Cost Optimisation
9 5 (15.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CEH
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) GIAC
2 3 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (9.09%) GSEC
2 3 (9.09%) SANS
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CRISC
3 2 (6.06%) GCFE
3 2 (6.06%) MOS
3 2 (6.06%) OSCP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) GDPR
2 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (12.12%) NIST
4 2 (6.06%) QA
5 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) NFS
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas File System
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
1 10 (30.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Ansible
2 9 (27.27%) Control-M
3 6 (18.18%) Netcool
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (9.09%) Icinga
5 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.06%) Nessus
5 2 (6.06%) Nmap
5 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) Terraform
6 1 (3.03%) Demisto
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Splunk
2 13 (39.39%) Qualys
3 11 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 11 (33.33%) IBM
4 10 (30.30%) EMC
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) BMC
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) LogRhythm
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
8 5 (15.15%) SaltStack
8 5 (15.15%) Serena
8 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
9 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 3 (9.09%) SAP
10 2 (6.06%) McAfee
10 2 (6.06%) Sybase
11 1 (3.03%) Sophos