Period
to 18 December 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 18 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.

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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 824 763
Rank change year-on-year -20 -61 +109
Contract jobs citing LogRhythm 60 74 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 61 100
UK median daily rate £463 £530 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.74% +17.78% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £405 £338
90th Percentile £586 £713 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -4.26%
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 44,313 43,632 46,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,527 27,352 28,197
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £235 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,627 1,407 1,683
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.69 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.52% -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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LogRhythm in the UK

LogRhythm
Top 12 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 18 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
England -10 57 £457 -13.05% 9
UK excluding London -4 50 £425 -10.53% 8
South East +8 21 £350 -31.71% 2
South West -10 16 £425 -15.08%
North of England -10 9 £511 +7.63% 2
London -14 9 £556 +1.14% 3
North West -3 5 £511 - 1
Yorkshire -9 4 - - 1
Wales -29 2 - - 2
Midlands -12 1 - - 2
East of England -12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (70.00%) SIEM
2 21 (35.00%) Security Operations
3 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (31.67%) Firewall
4 15 (25.00%) CISSP
4 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 15 (25.00%) Cisco
4 15 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (23.33%) Splunk
6 13 (21.67%) ArcSight
6 13 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (20.00%) QRadar
7 12 (20.00%) McAfee
8 11 (18.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) Information Security
10 9 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (15.00%) PKI
10 9 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) Unix
12 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (11.67%) Validation
12 7 (11.67%) CEH
12 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.67%) AlienVault

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.33%) MPLS
3 5 (8.33%) Network Security
3 5 (8.33%) VPN
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) IPv4
5 2 (3.33%) IPv6
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (3.33%) TACACS
5 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) SNMP
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) International Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) Security Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 5 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Domain Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) ModSecurity
2 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.67%) COM
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) ODBC
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (15.00%) PKI
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) HPUX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) SIEM
2 21 (35.00%) Security Operations
3 15 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (15.00%) Information Security
5 9 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.67%) Validation
7 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Stress Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Use Case
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) Perl
1 1 (1.67%) Python
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) CISSP
3 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.67%) CEH
6 6 (10.00%) GCIH
6 6 (10.00%) GIAC
6 6 (10.00%) ISEB
6 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (10.00%) SANS
7 4 (6.67%) CREST Certified
8 3 (5.00%) ISACA
9 2 (3.33%) CISM
9 2 (3.33%) GCIA
9 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCNP
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.67%) GREM
10 1 (1.67%) MCSE
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) Snort
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) QRadar
2 5 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.33%) OSSEC
2 5 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.67%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Opsview
4 1 (1.67%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Cisco
2 14 (23.33%) Splunk
3 13 (21.67%) ArcSight
4 12 (20.00%) McAfee
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.67%) AlienVault
7 6 (10.00%) Juniper
8 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.33%) EMC
8 5 (8.33%) Forcepoint
8 5 (8.33%) SevOne
8 5 (8.33%) Symantec
9 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.00%) Qualys
10 2 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Intel
10 2 (3.33%) LogLogic
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 2 (3.33%) Red Hat