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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Contract jobs citing SIEM 25 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
Median daily rate £469 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
1446 2132 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.97% 82.76% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1151 1260
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +76.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SIEM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SIEM Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +30 22 £469 - 2
Glasgow -2 3 - -
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Banking
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) Python
4 15 (38.46%) Splunk
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 13 (33.33%) Firewall
7 11 (28.21%) Law
7 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
8 10 (25.64%) Analytics
8 10 (25.64%) Use Case
9 9 (23.08%) Java
9 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) Symantec
11 7 (17.95%) Intel Security
11 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
11 7 (17.95%) VBA
11 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.38%) Big Data
12 6 (15.38%) QRadar
12 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) CISSP
13 5 (12.82%) Qualys
13 5 (12.82%) Information Security
13 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (12.82%) AlgoSec
13 5 (12.82%) ScanSafe
14 4 (10.26%) Database Security

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 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.13%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Consultant
1 14 (35.90%) Security Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Security Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Database Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) SIEM Consultant
4 9 (23.08%) Splunk Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Splunk Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) iSeries
3 2 (5.13%) Tandem
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) OpenVMS
3 2 (5.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Analytics
1 10 (25.64%) Use Case
2 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (12.82%) Information Security
3 4 (10.26%) Database Security
3 4 (10.26%) Process Management
3 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.69%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (7.69%) Threat Detection
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Perl
1 16 (41.03%) Python
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) CEH
2 3 (7.69%) CISM
2 3 (7.69%) GIAC
2 3 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) QRadar
2 3 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Splunk
2 8 (20.51%) Symantec
3 7 (17.95%) Intel Security
4 5 (12.82%) AlgoSec
4 5 (12.82%) Qualys
4 5 (12.82%) ScanSafe
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) MapR
7 2 (5.13%) FireEye
7 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire