Period
to 19 December 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 19 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.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 177 200
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 +5
Contract jobs citing QRadar 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.92% 2.14% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Yorkshire median daily rate £575 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £415 £500 £414
90th Percentile £650 £608 £510
England median daily rate £456 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -17.05% +22.22% -5.31%
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 624 514 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.41% 11.51% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 348 452
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £439 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +2.03% +10.97%
10th Percentile £304 £181 £250
90th Percentile £601 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -14.89% -15.25%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.45 £13.27
90th Percentile £33.75 £18.34 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 19 December 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 19 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
West Yorkshire - 11 £575 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (100.00%) Splunk
2 11 (91.67%) SIEM
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Nessus
5 6 (50.00%) Information Security
5 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
5 6 (50.00%) CEH
5 6 (50.00%) Nmap
5 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (50.00%) Use Case
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (41.67%) CSIRT
6 5 (41.67%) Information Management
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) McAfee
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) AlienVault
7 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
7 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (25.00%) Content Development
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) IBM

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 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Use Case
3 5 (41.67%) Information Management
4 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Content Development
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Data Science
6 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) CEH
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) GCIA
5 1 (8.33%) GCIH
5 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nessus
1 6 (50.00%) Nmap
2 5 (41.67%) CSIRT
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Splunk
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 4 (33.33%) AlienVault
3 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds