Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 17 December 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +27
Contract jobs citing SIEM 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.07% 0.34% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.42% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Slough median daily rate £600 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% +24.29%
10th Percentile £365 £425 £330
90th Percentile £635 £475 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £530 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -3.64% - +13.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 240 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 72.95% 80.54% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 158 267
Slough median daily rate £413 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £248
90th Percentile £575 £514 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £27.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.46% +36.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% -32.08% +39.47%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Slough

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Slough

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Slough over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee