The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 122 143
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 10 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.68% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.79% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Median daily rate £675 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +16.66% -0.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 £27.60 -
% change year-on-year +146.37% -  

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 6526 6465
Median daily rate £420 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 73 141
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Yorkshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Yorkshire

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Yorkshire

SIEM
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 SIEM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +4 9 £713 +69.64%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
4 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) OpenDNS
4 6 (33.33%) Maltego
4 6 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Intel
6 4 (22.22%) Linux

SIEM
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) OpenDNS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Maltego
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Security Operations
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Security
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Intel
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) CyberArk
4 2 (11.11%) Imperva
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Qualys
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft