Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of LogRhythm products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LogRhythm over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within LogRhythm, Inc.

LogRhythm
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 774 825
Rank change year-on-year -53 +51 +23
Contract jobs citing LogRhythm 74 77 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.081% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 67 49
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £367 £375 £325
90th Percentile £603 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LogRhythm is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,577 41,773 49,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 43.85% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,039 25,513 30,128
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £246
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,611 1,425 1,630
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.12 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% -6.54% +2.94%

LogRhythm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LogRhythm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LogRhythm in the UK

LogRhythm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LogRhythm in the UK

LogRhythm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LogRhythm over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LogRhythm in the UK

LogRhythm
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LogRhythm within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England -33 70 £469 +4.17% 16
UK excluding London -15 59 £469 +1.35% 14
South East +4 29 £450 -
North of England -28 19 £525 +16.67% 3
North West -18 17 £525 +16.67% 2
London -72 14 £500 +11.11% 4
South West +7 8 £475 -8.65% 3
Wales - 3 £575 - 2
Yorkshire -24 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LogRhythm 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 with a requirement for LogRhythm.

1 42 (56.76%) SIEM
2 30 (40.54%) Firewall
3 27 (36.49%) Information Security
4 23 (31.08%) ArcSight
5 20 (27.03%) Security Operations
6 19 (25.68%) Splunk
7 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
8 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 14 (18.92%) Protective Monitoring
9 13 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (17.57%) Finance
9 13 (17.57%) Windows
10 12 (16.22%) GDPR
11 10 (13.51%) CISSP
12 9 (12.16%) Symantec
12 9 (12.16%) QRadar
12 9 (12.16%) Becrypt
13 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.81%) Imperva
14 7 (9.46%) VMware
14 7 (9.46%) Informatica
14 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
14 7 (9.46%) Oracle
14 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
15 6 (8.11%) Linux
15 6 (8.11%) Cisco
15 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
15 6 (8.11%) Change Management
16 5 (6.76%) Management Information System

LogRhythm
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.54%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) ATM
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.35%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Military
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Consultant
4 15 (20.27%) Security Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Operations Analyst
5 13 (17.57%) Security Operations Analyst
5 13 (17.57%) SOC Analyst
6 12 (16.22%) Security Consultant
7 11 (14.86%) Security Manager
7 11 (14.86%) SOC Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Information Manager
8 8 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (9.46%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) SIEM Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) SIEM Analyst
11 5 (6.76%) Architect
11 5 (6.76%) SIEM Consultant
12 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
13 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) LDAP
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
1 2 (2.70%) REST
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) HTML5
2 1 (1.35%) jQuery
2 1 (1.35%) JSON
2 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.35%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.76%) PKI
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.35%) HPUX
6 1 (1.35%) OpenBSD
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) SIEM
2 27 (36.49%) Information Security
3 20 (27.03%) Security Operations
4 14 (18.92%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) ISMS
7 5 (6.76%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.41%) Functional Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.41%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Validation
9 3 (4.05%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C++
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) CISSP
4 5 (6.76%) CISMP
4 5 (6.76%) ISEB
4 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CISM
6 3 (4.05%) GIAC
7 2 (2.70%) CCNP
7 2 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.70%) GCIH
7 2 (2.70%) ISACA
7 2 (2.70%) MCSE
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CEH
8 1 (1.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) GDPR
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.70%) Snort
2 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) KVM
3 1 (1.35%) QEMU
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) QRadar
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) SCCM
4 3 (4.05%) Nagios
4 3 (4.05%) Opsview
5 2 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.70%) OSSEC
5 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.35%) Endace
6 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) ArcSight
2 19 (25.68%) Splunk
3 9 (12.16%) Becrypt
3 9 (12.16%) Symantec
4 8 (10.81%) Imperva
5 7 (9.46%) Informatica
5 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 7 (9.46%) VMware
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) AlienVault
8 4 (5.41%) CyberArk
8 4 (5.41%) Lumension
8 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 4 (5.41%) SAP
9 3 (4.05%) Intel
9 3 (4.05%) Juniper
9 3 (4.05%) LogLogic
9 3 (4.05%) McAfee
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.70%) Qualys