The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rank 128 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SIEM 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.20% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £444
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2210 1917 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.98% 75.35% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1076 912
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015. 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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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 -9 3 £450 +12.50% 3
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SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Varonis
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) GCIA
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management

SIEM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) F5
1 5 (35.71%) Varonis
2 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) HP