The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank - 75 51
Contract jobs citing SIEM 0 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.084% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £387
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
993 853 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 73.18% 71.80% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 416 326
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 16
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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