Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 25 May 2020 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 128 143
Rank change year-on-year +53 +15 -19
Contract jobs citing SIEM 4 21 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.93% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 17
Median daily rate £625 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -9.52% -1.18%
10th Percentile £478 £411 £410
90th Percentile £650 £586 £630
South East median daily rate £550 £484 £500
% change year-on-year +13.70% -3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 858 2,262 2,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.87% 88.08% 87.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 1,606 1,861
Median daily rate £461 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £204 £313 £313
90th Percentile £610 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 64
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -25.93% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.54 £10.70
90th Percentile £55.88 £52.50 £52.13
Median hourly rate £26.26 £27.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.98% +21.53% +7.14%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Surrey

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SIEM in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for SIEM in Surrey

SIEM
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SIEM in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SIEM in Surrey

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Guildford +10 1 £650 +44.44%
Woking - 1 £450 -
SIEM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) logstash
3 1 (25.00%) Kibana
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Apple