Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 735 820
Rank change year-on-year -84 +85 -4
Contract jobs citing LogRhythm 58 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 81 43
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £425
90th Percentile £735 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £494
% change year-on-year - -8.86% +9.72%
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 42,275 41,344 46,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 44.61% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,456 25,386 28,068
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £237
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,452 1,489 1,690
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.88% -8.33% +9.09%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -85 54 £500 +11.11% 24
UK excluding London -38 39 £450 - 12
South East -21 17 £450 - 7
London -53 17 £675 +50.00% 13
North of England -11 14 - - 1
North West -24 14 - - 1
South West +2 5 £463 -7.50% 1
Wales - 2 £575 - 1
East of England -8 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 30 (51.72%) SIEM
2 22 (37.93%) Information Security
3 21 (36.21%) Firewall
4 19 (32.76%) Security Operations
5 16 (27.59%) ArcSight
6 15 (25.86%) Windows
7 14 (24.14%) Finance
7 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) Protective Monitoring
9 12 (20.69%) Splunk
10 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) GDPR
11 9 (15.52%) DevOps
11 9 (15.52%) SDLC
12 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.79%) Linux
12 8 (13.79%) .NET
12 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
13 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
13 7 (12.07%) Java
13 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.07%) Web Services
13 7 (12.07%) Informatica
13 7 (12.07%) Project Management
13 7 (12.07%) Imperva
13 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (12.07%) REST
13 7 (12.07%) Secure Coding
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery

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 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) VLAN
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.72%) FxCop
2 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Military
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Security Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Security Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Security Operations Analyst
5 11 (18.97%) Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) SOC Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) SIEM Analyst
7 7 (12.07%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Security Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) SIEM Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) SIEM Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Solutions Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Practitioner
11 2 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) REST
2 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
3 1 (1.72%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.72%) OpenBSD
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) SIEM
2 22 (37.93%) Information Security
3 19 (32.76%) Security Operations
4 13 (22.41%) Protective Monitoring
5 9 (15.52%) DevOps
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
7 7 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
7 7 (12.07%) Project Management
7 7 (12.07%) Secure Coding
8 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C++
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) CISSP
4 3 (5.17%) ISEB
4 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) CEH
6 1 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CISMP
6 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) GCIH
6 1 (1.72%) GIAC
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) GDPR
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Snort
4 1 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) QEMU
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) QRadar
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) EnCase
3 1 (1.72%) Endace
3 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Nessus
3 1 (1.72%) Opsview
3 1 (1.72%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) ArcSight
2 12 (20.69%) Splunk
3 7 (12.07%) Imperva
3 7 (12.07%) Informatica
4 6 (10.34%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) AlienVault
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) CyberArk
6 3 (5.17%) Lumension
6 3 (5.17%) McAfee
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) Intel
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 2 (3.45%) LogLogic
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Qualys
7 2 (3.45%) Varonis