Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 September 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 72 85
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing SIEM 8 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 1.27% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.53% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 15
Reading median daily rate £500 £545 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% +3.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £485 £486 £228
90th Percentile £583 £625 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,245 1,043 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.68% 82.52% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 572 749
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £229 £270 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 40
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -24.99% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.10 £14.63
90th Percentile £58.25 £49.38 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Reading

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM 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 Reading region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
2 4 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (50.00%) Okta
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Cloudera

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
1 4 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Skype
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 4 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Okta
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk