The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 15 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.67% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Median daily rate £528 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1054 1488 1252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.01% 83.83% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 893 679
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Manchester

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Manchester

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Salford - 8 £475 - 1
SIEM
North West

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 17 (65.38%) Splunk
1 17 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) IBM
4 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (50.00%) CISSP
4 13 (50.00%) QRadar
5 12 (46.15%) SSCP
6 11 (42.31%) LAN
6 11 (42.31%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) Unix
6 11 (42.31%) SANS
6 11 (42.31%) Security Operations
6 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 10 (38.46%) Patch Management
7 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
7 10 (38.46%) VoIP
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 10 (38.46%) Apple
7 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (34.62%) Web Services
8 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (34.62%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) Redis
9 8 (30.77%) logstash

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Jetty
1 2 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 2 (7.69%) nginx
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 10 (38.46%) VoIP
4 10 (38.46%) VPN
5 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) VLAN
8 2 (7.69%) DHCP
8 2 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) FTP
8 2 (7.69%) HTTP
8 2 (7.69%) IPsec
9 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
9 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) VMS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (42.31%) Security Operations
3 10 (38.46%) Open Source
3 10 (38.46%) Patch Management
3 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (30.77%) Case Management
6 7 (26.92%) Information Security
7 5 (19.23%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (15.38%) Server Hardening
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
11 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CISSP
2 12 (46.15%) SSCP
3 11 (42.31%) SANS
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) QRadar
2 8 (30.77%) Kibana
2 8 (30.77%) logstash
3 4 (15.38%) RSA enVision
4 2 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.69%) SCSM
5 1 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Splunk
2 14 (53.85%) IBM
3 10 (38.46%) Apple
3 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) AlienVault
6 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 3 (11.54%) Qualys
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat