Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for QRadar skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QRadar over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 185 206
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing QRadar 19 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.094% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.79% 0.89% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -22.16% +11.33%
10th Percentile £414 £313 £352
90th Percentile £650 £338 £488
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

QRadar is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 682 447 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.79% 10.50% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 278 483
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £307 £192 £270
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £11.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.28% -41.25% -0.68%
10th Percentile £13.85 £9.25 £10.43
90th Percentile £60.00 £27.30 £23.75
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +7.32%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing QRadar as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in Yorkshire

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in Yorkshire

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QRadar in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QRadar in Yorkshire

QRadar
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QRadar within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
South Yorkshire +5 11 £450 +38.46%
West Yorkshire - 6 £600 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QRadar 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 12 (63.16%) SIEM
2 11 (57.89%) Splunk
2 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) CISSP
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) CEH
7 6 (31.58%) Metasploit
7 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Information Management
7 6 (31.58%) Nessus
7 6 (31.58%) Nmap
7 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (31.58%) Python
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP
7 6 (31.58%) CSIRT
8 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) Coaching
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Data Centre

QRadar
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) HTTP
3 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) SMS
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Monitoring Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Security Incident Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) SIEM
2 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Information Management
5 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Use Case
9 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CEH
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) GCIA
4 1 (5.26%) GCIH
4 1 (5.26%) SANS
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) CSIRT
1 6 (31.58%) Nessus
1 6 (31.58%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat