The first table below looks at the demand for SIEM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 128 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SIEM 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£440 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1746 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.46% 70.80% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 870 819
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SIEM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £440 -
West Lothian - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) CCSP
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) GIAC
3 4 (57.14%) SSCP
3 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 4 (57.14%) Information Management
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) MVS
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Remedy
6 1 (14.29%) ArcSight

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCSP
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) SSCP
2 4 (57.14%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) Qualys
1 1 (14.29%) ArcSight