Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 May 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 > South East
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 355 346
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +18
Contract jobs citing QRadar 7 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.88% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -18.32%
10th Percentile £425 £377 £323
90th Percentile £515 £539 £501
England median daily rate £463 £450 £501
% change year-on-year +2.72% -10.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,049 2,285 1,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.88% 13.67% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 1,321 971
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £610 £588 £550
England median daily rate £500 £498 £460
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.15% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 59 64
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £16.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.77% -5.06% -59.30%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £39.50 £56.05 £56.95
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.52 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.30% -20.36% +3.14%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QRadar in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in the South East

QRadar
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Surrey +14 4 £450 +16.88%
Thames Valley +11 3 - -
Berkshire -11 3 - -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South East region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Splunk
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
4 4 (57.14%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (57.14%) AlienVault
5 3 (42.86%) McAfee
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Science
5 3 (42.86%) Content Development
5 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Content Writing
6 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Escalation Management
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
6 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) ITSM
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Radar Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Content Development
4 3 (42.86%) Data Science
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Content Writing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Escalation Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) AlienVault
2 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy