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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 66 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 10 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £538 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
735 1242 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 81.87% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 616 617
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 9 (69.23%) Splunk
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
7 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) QRadar
7 3 (23.08%) Threat Management
7 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
7 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) COBIT

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 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Security Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Database Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
3 2 (15.38%) Tandem
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS
4 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (23.08%) Process Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Threat Detection
3 3 (23.08%) Threat Management
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) COBIT
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (23.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Splunk
2 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Qualys
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) FireEye
4 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire