The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / South East
Rank 216 186 242
Rank change year-on-year -30 +56  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 31 80 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.88% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.08% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 19
Median daily rate £460 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6276 7405 7740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.57% 81.20% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 4574 4231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 273
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +28.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
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 SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 10 £463 +2.77% 3
Surrey +6 8 £538 -6.52% 5
Berkshire -6 7 £400 -20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £400 -20.00% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £375 -25.00%
West Sussex - 1 £310 -
SIEM
England

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 48 (53.33%) Firewall
2 30 (33.33%) Information Security
3 29 (32.22%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
5 22 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (24.44%) Linux
6 21 (23.33%) Windows
6 21 (23.33%) ITIL
6 21 (23.33%) CISSP
7 20 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
8 19 (21.11%) VMware
9 18 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
11 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
12 15 (16.67%) HP
13 14 (15.56%) Cisco
13 14 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (15.56%) Security Management
13 14 (15.56%) Service Management
13 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.56%) Network Security
13 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
13 14 (15.56%) Data Loss Prevention
14 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
14 13 (14.44%) IaaS
14 13 (14.44%) Security Hardening
14 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
15 12 (13.33%) Splunk
15 12 (13.33%) Event Correlation

SIEM
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.44%) IIS
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) IaaS
2 7 (7.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (53.33%) Firewall
2 14 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (15.56%) Network Security
3 11 (12.22%) DNS
4 10 (11.11%) Internet
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.78%) MPLS
7 4 (4.44%) DHCP
7 4 (4.44%) LDAP
8 3 (3.33%) SSL
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.22%) LAN
9 2 (2.22%) VPN
9 2 (2.22%) WAN
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.11%) HSRP
10 1 (1.11%) PSTN
10 1 (1.11%) VoIP
10 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) DB2
2 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.11%) HBase
3 1 (1.11%) OLAP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
1 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 8 (8.89%) Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) SIEM Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) SIEM Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.44%) SIEM Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.78%) CMDB
3 7 (7.78%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.11%) DataPower
6 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) AIX
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Unix
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Solaris
6 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Information Security
2 29 (32.22%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (23.33%) ITIL
5 20 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
8 14 (15.56%) Data Loss Prevention
8 14 (15.56%) Security Management
8 14 (15.56%) Service Management
9 13 (14.44%) Security Hardening
10 12 (13.33%) Event Correlation
11 11 (12.22%) User Stories
12 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.11%) Project Management
13 9 (10.00%) Computer Security
13 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 8 (8.89%) Cryptography
14 8 (8.89%) Information Assurance
14 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) CISSP
3 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) CISM
5 9 (10.00%) GCIH
6 8 (8.89%) GIAC
7 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.44%) PMP
9 3 (3.33%) RHCSA
10 2 (2.22%) CCSE
10 2 (2.22%) CEH
11 1 (1.11%) CISA
11 1 (1.11%) Degree
11 1 (1.11%) GCIA
11 1 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (6.67%) SLA
4 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.33%) ISO27002
6 2 (2.22%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Snort
3 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) QRadar
2 7 (7.78%) Puppet
3 6 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (4.44%) WSUS
5 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.11%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
1 19 (21.11%) VMware
2 15 (16.67%) HP
3 14 (15.56%) Cisco
4 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
5 12 (13.33%) Splunk
6 11 (12.22%) IBM
6 11 (12.22%) Oracle
7 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.89%) Intel Security
9 7 (7.78%) BMC
9 7 (7.78%) CA
9 7 (7.78%) LogRhythm
9 7 (7.78%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.78%) Symantec
10 5 (5.56%) Qualys
11 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.22%) F5
12 2 (2.22%) Juniper
13 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
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