Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 179 174
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing SIEM 34 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.57% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 23
South West median daily rate £475 £500 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.61% +1.76%
10th Percentile £411 £419 £358
90th Percentile £600 £520 £590
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year - +44.93% -

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 5,597 4,599 4,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.79% 83.36% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,585 2,894 3,089
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 197 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South West over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 December 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 -26 12 £500 -
Dorset +10 7 £435 - 3
Bristol -20 7 £500 - 3
Gloucestershire -12 6 £463 -6.33% 2
Devon - 2 £400 - 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (26.47%) Information Security
1 9 (26.47%) CISSP
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) McAfee
2 8 (23.53%) GDPR
3 7 (20.59%) Compliance Audit
3 7 (20.59%) Regulatory Compliance
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (17.65%) LogRhythm
5 5 (14.71%) CyberArk
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
5 5 (14.71%) FireEye
5 5 (14.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (14.71%) Antivirus Management
5 5 (14.71%) Server Management
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.71%) DNA
5 5 (14.71%) Tripwire
5 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 3 (8.82%) SSH
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) SIEM Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) CyberArk Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Operational Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SIEM Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Information Security
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Compliance Audit
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.59%) Regulatory Compliance
4 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (14.71%) Antivirus Management
5 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
5 5 (14.71%) DNA
5 5 (14.71%) Server Management
6 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Threat Detection
7 3 (8.82%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CISM
4 4 (11.76%) CREST Certified
4 4 (11.76%) GCIH
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) GIAC
5 3 (8.82%) GPEN
6 2 (5.88%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) GDPR
3 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (14.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) McAfee
2 6 (17.65%) LogRhythm
3 5 (14.71%) CyberArk
3 5 (14.71%) FireEye
3 5 (14.71%) Symantec
3 5 (14.71%) Tripwire
4 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Intel
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.94%) Scality
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) VMware