Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 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)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 165 162
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 +23
Contract jobs citing SIEM 37 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 31
South West median daily rate £475 £510 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +30.77% -8.24%
10th Percentile £375 £303 £358
90th Percentile £534 £638 £550
England median daily rate £517 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +3.40% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South West median hourly rate £39.00 - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £68.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -44.13% +146.38% -

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,161 4,583 4,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.40% 83.18% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,188 2,898 3,168
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 189 267
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.79 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.63 £49.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SIEM in the South West

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Wiltshire -20 12 £500 -
Gloucestershire 0 7 £463 +54.17% 2
Dorset +3 6 £435 - 2
Somerset -4 5 - - 1
Bristol -18 5 £488 -6.25% 15
Devon - 2 £400 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South West region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) CISSP
3 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) CISM
5 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (18.92%) GDPR
6 6 (16.22%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (16.22%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) CISA
7 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) CyberArk
7 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Availability Management

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Basecamp
2 1 (2.70%) G Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Slack
2 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 3 (8.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (8.11%) SSH
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Security Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) CyberArk Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Compliance Audit
3 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (16.22%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Availability Management
4 5 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.81%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
6 3 (8.11%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) CISSP
3 7 (18.92%) CISM
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) CISA
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
6 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) GCIH
7 2 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 7 (18.92%) GDPR
3 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (8.11%) RMADS
4 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
1 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) CyberArk
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
2 3 (8.11%) Scality
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) FireEye
3 2 (5.41%) Intel
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec
3 2 (5.41%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.70%) Google