The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £457 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.52% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
SIEM
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1235 1162 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.63% 80.19% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 663 547
Median daily rate £411 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SIEM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SIEM across the Edinburgh region.

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Splunk
4 11 (61.11%) Network Security
5 10 (55.56%) Banking
5 10 (55.56%) QRadar
6 9 (50.00%) CISSP
7 7 (38.89%) Threat Modelling
7 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) Unix
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) CISMP
8 6 (33.33%) Taxonomies
9 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
9 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
9 4 (22.22%) Big Data
9 4 (22.22%) Information Security
9 4 (22.22%) RACF
10 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (16.67%) CISM
10 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
10 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (16.67%) PKI
10 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (11.11%) Use Case
11 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
11 2 (11.11%) Identity Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
1 10 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Splunk Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Management Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 3 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) CISMP
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) RACF
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) QRadar
2 2 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) Proventia
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Splunk
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) Qualys
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec