Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 121 131
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing SIEM 35 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 0.99% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.18% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 8
Manchester median daily rate £465 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +32.31% -27.78%
10th Percentile £361 £335 £313
90th Percentile £489 £553 £379
North West median daily rate £465 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2382 2975 3048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.05% 83.87% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1892 1804
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Salford +10 10 £473 +18.13%
SIEM
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Network Security
5 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.86%) Security Operations
9 7 (20.00%) VLAN
9 7 (20.00%) CISSP
9 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 7 (20.00%) Juniper
9 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (17.14%) MPLS
10 6 (17.14%) Network Design
10 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
10 6 (17.14%) ProxySG
10 6 (17.14%) Information Security
10 6 (17.14%) Junos
10 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
11 5 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (14.29%) Open Source
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (14.29%) VPN

SIEM
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) Network Security
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.00%) DHCP
4 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) VLAN
5 6 (17.14%) Junos
5 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (8.57%) LDAP
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Redis
General
1 4 (11.43%) Law
1 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SIEM Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (42.86%) Threat Intelligence
3 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (22.86%) Security Operations
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 6 (17.14%) Network Design
5 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (14.29%) Open Source
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) SANS
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SSCP
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) QRadar
2 2 (5.71%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (20.00%) Juniper
2 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
2 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
3 4 (11.43%) Splunk
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) IronPort
5 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.86%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Qualys