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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 51 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 22 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £469 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
709 1201 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.61% 83.17% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 646 633
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) Banking
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) Law
5 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Python
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
6 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
6 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (23.33%) Use Case
7 6 (20.00%) Splunk
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 5 (16.67%) AlgoSec
8 5 (16.67%) ScanSafe
8 5 (16.67%) Qualys
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security
8 5 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
9 4 (13.33%) Database Security
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) CISSP
10 3 (10.00%) Internet
10 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.00%) CISM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) Banking
3 11 (36.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
1 13 (43.33%) Security Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Database Consultant
3 10 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) SIEM Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Splunk Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
7 2 (6.67%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Tandem
4 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) OpenVMS
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Use Case
2 5 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Database Security
3 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (10.00%) Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Process Management
4 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Threat Detection
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CEH
1 3 (10.00%) CISM
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
1 3 (10.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
2 6 (20.00%) Splunk
3 5 (16.67%) AlgoSec
3 5 (16.67%) Qualys
3 5 (16.67%) ScanSafe
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) FireEye
5 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire