Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 173 200
Rank change year-on-year +43 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing SIEM 54 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.23% 0.76% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.91% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.32% +19.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £378 £397 £325
90th Percentile £700 £530 £465
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.60 -

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3675 4622 5165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.43% 84.14% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 3020 3557
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +18 37 £525 +17.98% 1
West Yorkshire +24 16 £525 +10.53% 3
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 28 (51.85%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 16 (29.63%) Security Operations
3 16 (29.63%) Threat Intelligence
4 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (22.22%) CISSP
7 11 (20.37%) DNS
7 11 (20.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
8 10 (18.52%) Firewall
8 10 (18.52%) Information Security
8 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (18.52%) Investment Management
9 9 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
9 9 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) PKI
9 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 9 (16.67%) Windows
9 9 (16.67%) Linux
9 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 9 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
9 9 (16.67%) OpenDNS
9 9 (16.67%) Maltego
10 8 (14.81%) Nessus
10 8 (14.81%) Degree
10 8 (14.81%) Use Case

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 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) OpenDNS
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (12.96%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Maltego
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (16.67%) PKI
4 6 (11.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.26%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (9.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (29.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 16 (29.63%) Security Operations
2 16 (29.63%) Threat Intelligence
3 10 (18.52%) Information Security
3 10 (18.52%) Investment Management
4 9 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 8 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (14.81%) Use Case
5 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (12.96%) Anomaly Detection
6 7 (12.96%) Threat Detection
7 6 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CISSP
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CEH
4 4 (7.41%) CISA
4 4 (7.41%) CISM
5 3 (5.56%) GCIA
5 3 (5.56%) GCIH
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (14.81%) Nessus
3 5 (9.26%) Nmap
4 4 (7.41%) QRadar
5 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) IBM
1 6 (11.11%) Splunk
2 4 (7.41%) Intel
3 3 (5.56%) Qualys
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) Varonis