Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 782 776
Rank change year-on-year -50 -6 +86
Contract jobs citing LogRhythm 56 77 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 67 85
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £397 £370 £335
90th Percentile £594 £625 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.32% +5.56% -
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 43,507 42,836 48,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.35% 43.36% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,045 26,355 29,741
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,664 1,401 1,657
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% -3.97% +3.92%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LogRhythm in the UK

LogRhythm
Top 10 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 21 September 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 -58 54 £500 +0.50% 34
UK excluding London -2 45 £469 -1.32% 35
South East +16 28 £400 -21.95% 15
London -46 11 £534 +1.67% 3
South West -10 8 £488 -6.25% 7
North of England -28 6 £525 +10.53% 4
North West -16 4 £525 +23.53% 1
Wales -20 2 - - 4
Yorkshire -20 2 - - 3
East of England -3 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 37 (66.07%) SIEM
2 23 (41.07%) Information Security
3 19 (33.93%) Firewall
4 15 (26.79%) Splunk
4 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
5 13 (23.21%) Symantec
6 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 11 (19.64%) CISSP
7 11 (19.64%) Cisco
7 11 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (17.86%) QRadar
8 10 (17.86%) ArcSight
9 9 (16.07%) Windows
9 9 (16.07%) PKI
9 9 (16.07%) Security Operations
9 9 (16.07%) Becrypt
10 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (14.29%) ISEB
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.29%) Validation
11 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.50%) GDPR
12 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
12 6 (10.71%) Banking
12 6 (10.71%) VMware

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 (1.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) Network Security
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) HTTP
4 3 (5.36%) MPLS
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.57%) IPv4
5 2 (3.57%) IPv6
5 2 (3.57%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Military
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) International Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Security Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Security Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 6 (10.71%) SIEM Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Domain Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) ModSecurity
2 2 (3.57%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.79%) COM
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) ODBC
3 1 (1.79%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) PKI
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) HPUX
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) SIEM
2 23 (41.07%) Information Security
3 11 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.07%) Security Operations
5 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.29%) Validation
5 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) ISMS
7 5 (8.93%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Stress Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) CISSP
3 8 (14.29%) ISEB
3 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) CISM
5 4 (7.14%) CISMP
5 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (5.36%) CEH
6 3 (5.36%) GCIH
6 3 (5.36%) GIAC
6 3 (5.36%) SANS
7 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.79%) CRISC
8 1 (1.79%) GCIA
8 1 (1.79%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) GDPR
2 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.57%) Snort
3 2 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) QRadar
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) SCCM
3 4 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.36%) Nagios
4 3 (5.36%) Opsview
5 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.57%) OSSEC
5 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.79%) Endace
6 1 (1.79%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Splunk
2 13 (23.21%) Symantec
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) ArcSight
5 9 (16.07%) Becrypt
6 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.71%) Juniper
7 6 (10.71%) McAfee
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
8 4 (7.14%) AlienVault
8 4 (7.14%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) Forcepoint
8 4 (7.14%) Lumension
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) SevOne
9 3 (5.36%) Imperva
9 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.36%) Qualys
9 3 (5.36%) SAP