The table below looks at the statistics for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 134 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SIEM 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SIEM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2388 2315 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.91% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1234 1128
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SIEM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SIEM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SIEM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SIEM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Glasgow +5 5 £400 -11.11%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 15 (60.00%) Splunk
1 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 9 (36.00%) Network Security
4 8 (32.00%) QRadar
4 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) Information Security
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (20.00%) Big Data
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Perl
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) CISM
8 4 (16.00%) RACF
8 4 (16.00%) Qualys
8 4 (16.00%) PKI
8 4 (16.00%) Taxonomies
8 4 (16.00%) CISMP

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Network Security
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
1 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) SIEM Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Use Case
2 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
2 4 (16.00%) CISMP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) QRadar
2 2 (8.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (4.00%) Nessus
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Splunk
2 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) Qualys
3 3 (12.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) CA
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) MapR