Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 173 208
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35 +10
Contract jobs citing QRadar 14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.26% 1.89% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.62% -31.58% +26.67%
10th Percentile £445 £313 £414
90th Percentile £650 £601 £510
England median daily rate £481 £501 £425
% change year-on-year -3.85% +17.76% +8.97%
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 620 476 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.62% 11.17% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 302 498
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £199 £263
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.30 £12.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.40% -14.89% -17.25%
10th Percentile £13.73 £9.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £36.28 £21.80 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 October 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 October 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 - 9 £600 - 2
South Yorkshire -6 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
QRadar
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 14 (100.00%) Splunk
1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) CISSP
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Information Management
3 7 (50.00%) Nessus
3 7 (50.00%) CEH
3 7 (50.00%) Nmap
3 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 7 (50.00%) CSIRT
4 6 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
6 4 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Use Case
7 3 (21.43%) Coaching
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) McAfee

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 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) HPUX
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Information Management
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Content Development
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Data Ingestion
7 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
7 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) GCIA
5 1 (7.14%) GCIH
5 1 (7.14%) SANS
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) CSIRT
1 7 (50.00%) Nessus
1 7 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
3 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) AlienVault
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat