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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £483 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SIEM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SIEM.

1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) Data Centre
3 17 (68.00%) Network Security
3 17 (68.00%) Splunk
4 16 (64.00%) QRadar
5 15 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
5 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (60.00%) Banking
5 15 (60.00%) Migration
5 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (60.00%) Citrix
6 14 (56.00%) CISSP
6 14 (56.00%) Unix
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
6 14 (56.00%) CISMP
6 14 (56.00%) Taxonomies
7 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
7 4 (16.00%) FireEye
7 4 (16.00%) Trustwave
8 2 (8.00%) Law
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security
8 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
9 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (4.00%) Proventia
9 1 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 1 (4.00%) BYOD
9 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.00%) Big Data
9 1 (4.00%) Hadoop

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SIEM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SIEM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) IntruShield
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) SIEM Engineer
2 15 (60.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SIEM Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) SIEM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (56.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Unix
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Migration
1 15 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (8.00%) Information Security
2 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (8.00%) Use Case
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CISMP
1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) QRadar
2 1 (4.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Splunk
2 15 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) FireEye
3 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (16.00%) Trustwave
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec