Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 13 November 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 > North of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 300 276
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 +56
Contract jobs citing QRadar 6 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.059% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 1.04% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 18
North of England median daily rate £330 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £306 £398 £313
90th Percentile £456 £650 £593
England median daily rate £463 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -2.63% -13.64% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England 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 the North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,464 1,634 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.44% 13.50% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,024 1,062 874
North of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +8.13%
10th Percentile £189 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 85 59
North of England median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% +16.67% -46.43%
10th Percentile £14.08 £12.33 £9.96
90th Percentile £36.50 £40.10 £43.80
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -22.22%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the North of England

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in the North of England

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in the North of England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in the North of England

QRadar
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the North of England region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Yorkshire +14 6 £330 -43.83% 1
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 North of England region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk