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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 131 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £393 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -12.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £361 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £418 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 1756 2352 2204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.83% 81.30% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1604 1424
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +10.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
West Yorkshire +16 6 £450 +9.09% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Splunk
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (27.78%) Use Case
4 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
6 3 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
3 3 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CRISC
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
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 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) DameWare
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) CyberArk
2 2 (11.11%) Imperva
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) VMware