The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 324 346
Rank change year-on-year +28 +22  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 126 103 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.56% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 72 59
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £401 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +16.66% -0.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in London

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in London

SIEM
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 SIEM within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 22 £575 +4.54% 6
Docklands, London -2 2 £538 +2.38%
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £500 -25.92%
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Northwood - 1 £650 -
Uxbridge - 1 £475 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 90 (41.67%) Information Security
2 65 (30.09%) Windows
3 61 (28.24%) Firewall
4 53 (24.54%) Splunk
5 52 (24.07%) Finance
6 49 (22.69%) CISSP
7 44 (20.37%) Security Operations
8 37 (17.13%) PCI DSS
8 37 (17.13%) Linux
9 36 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (15.74%) Network Security
10 34 (15.74%) CISM
11 32 (14.81%) ITIL
11 32 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 31 (14.35%) SQL
12 31 (14.35%) Microsoft
13 30 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (12.96%) Unix
14 28 (12.96%) Identity Access Management
15 27 (12.50%) ArcSight
15 27 (12.50%) Incident Management
16 26 (12.04%) Security Operations Centre
17 24 (11.11%) Degree
17 24 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (10.65%) Management Information System
18 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (10.65%) Security Monitoring
19 22 (10.19%) Use Case
19 22 (10.19%) PowerShell
19 22 (10.19%) Vulnerability Assessment

SIEM
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 13 (6.02%) Apache
1 13 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.24%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.24%) JBoss
4 5 (2.31%) Mule
5 4 (1.85%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.70%) SaaS
4 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.31%) Office 365
6 3 (1.39%) IaaS
6 3 (1.39%) PaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.24%) Firewall
2 34 (15.74%) Network Security
3 32 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.48%) VPN
5 14 (6.48%) Wireless
6 13 (6.02%) Internet
7 11 (5.09%) HTTP
7 11 (5.09%) TACACS
8 10 (4.63%) SNMP
9 9 (4.17%) WAN
10 8 (3.70%) LAN
11 7 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.24%) DNS
12 5 (2.31%) LDAP
13 3 (1.39%) DMZ
14 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.93%) VLAN
14 2 (0.93%) WLAN
15 1 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.24%) Big Data
2 7 (3.24%) DataStax
2 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 4 (1.85%) HBase
4 4 (1.85%) Sqoop
5 3 (1.39%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Hudson
1 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.31%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.24%) Legal
4 4 (1.85%) Retail
4 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (34.26%) Analyst
2 62 (28.70%) Security Analyst
3 33 (15.28%) Consultant
4 30 (13.89%) Architect
5 20 (9.26%) Security Consultant
6 19 (8.80%) SOC Analyst
7 18 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 18 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 17 (7.87%) Project Manager
8 17 (7.87%) Security Engineer
8 17 (7.87%) SIEM Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Security Project Manager
10 12 (5.56%) IT Analyst
10 12 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (4.63%) Splunk Analyst
12 9 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Applications Architect
13 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 8 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) REST
2 8 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (3.24%) XML
4 6 (2.78%) .NET
4 6 (2.78%) DOM
4 6 (2.78%) JMS
4 6 (2.78%) Middleware
4 6 (2.78%) SAX
4 6 (2.78%) Web Services
4 6 (2.78%) XSD
4 6 (2.78%) XSLT
5 5 (2.31%) Ajax
5 5 (2.31%) CSS
5 5 (2.31%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.31%) HTML
5 5 (2.31%) JSP
5 5 (2.31%) Servlets
5 5 (2.31%) Spring
5 5 (2.31%) Struts
5 5 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Security Operations Centre
2 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.65%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.17%) Replication
6 7 (3.24%) Tandem
7 6 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.78%) iSeries
7 6 (2.78%) PKI
8 5 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.39%) BYOD
10 3 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
11 2 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.09%) Windows
2 37 (17.13%) Linux
3 28 (12.96%) Unix
4 12 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 10 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.78%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (41.67%) Information Security
2 44 (20.37%) Security Operations
3 36 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (14.81%) ITIL
5 28 (12.96%) Identity Access Management
6 27 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 24 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (10.65%) Security Monitoring
9 22 (10.19%) Use Case
9 22 (10.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 21 (9.72%) Risk Management
10 21 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 20 (9.26%) Privileged Access Management
12 19 (8.80%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (6.94%) Project Management
15 14 (6.48%) Server Building
15 14 (6.48%) Threat Intelligence
16 13 (6.02%) SDLC
16 13 (6.02%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.35%) SQL
2 22 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.26%) Java
4 19 (8.80%) Perl
4 19 (8.80%) Python
5 8 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.24%) PHP
7 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.85%) C
8 4 (1.85%) C++
8 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 49 (22.69%) CISSP
2 34 (15.74%) CISM
3 24 (11.11%) Degree
4 21 (9.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.41%) CEH
7 15 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (6.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 14 (6.48%) SANS
9 13 (6.02%) CCSP
9 13 (6.02%) CISA
10 7 (3.24%) GIAC
11 6 (2.78%) GCIH
12 5 (2.31%) SSCP
13 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.39%) CRISC
14 3 (1.39%) GCWN
14 3 (1.39%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.13%) PCI DSS
2 30 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (3.70%) FedRAMP
5 4 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.85%) GPG13
6 3 (1.39%) COBIT
6 3 (1.39%) GDPR
6 3 (1.39%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.93%) GMP
8 1 (0.46%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.24%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.78%) RACF
5 4 (1.85%) HDFS
6 2 (0.93%) Snort
7 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (7.41%) SCCM
2 15 (6.94%) QRadar
3 13 (6.02%) SCOM
4 12 (5.56%) Nessus
5 10 (4.63%) CSIRT
6 7 (3.24%) Kibana
6 7 (3.24%) logstash
7 5 (2.31%) Nmap
8 3 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (0.93%) Ansible
9 2 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.93%) Puppet
10 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.46%) Nagios
10 1 (0.46%) Terraform
10 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (24.54%) Splunk
2 31 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 17 (7.87%) CyberArk
5 16 (7.41%) LogRhythm
5 16 (7.41%) Rapid7
5 16 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 15 (6.94%) HP
7 14 (6.48%) Cisco
8 13 (6.02%) McAfee
9 12 (5.56%) IBM
10 11 (5.09%) Dell
11 10 (4.63%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.63%) Qualys
11 10 (4.63%) VMware
12 8 (3.70%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.24%) Cloudera
14 6 (2.78%) Oracle
15 5 (2.31%) Sophos
15 5 (2.31%) Sourcefire
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