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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 81 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Contract jobs citing SIEM 23 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Median daily rate £469 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1364 2048 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.52% 79.26% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1127 1124
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 19 £469 -
Glasgow +10 4 - - 1
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Splunk
3 15 (42.86%) Banking
4 13 (37.14%) Firewall
5 12 (34.29%) Perl
5 12 (34.29%) Python
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) Analytics
8 9 (25.71%) Java
8 9 (25.71%) DNS
8 9 (25.71%) Symantec
9 7 (20.00%) Intel Security
9 7 (20.00%) CISSP
9 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.14%) Big Data
10 6 (17.14%) Use Case
10 6 (17.14%) Qualys
10 6 (17.14%) QRadar
10 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) Information Security
10 6 (17.14%) Law
11 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (14.29%) AlgoSec
11 5 (14.29%) ScanSafe
12 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (11.43%) Security Operations

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 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.71%) TACACS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
1 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Consultant
1 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Security Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) SIEM Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Splunk Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Database Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Splunk Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) OpenVMS
4 2 (5.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (17.14%) Information Security
2 6 (17.14%) Use Case
3 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.43%) Process Management
4 4 (11.43%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.57%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) SDLC
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) Threat Detection
5 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) Data Enrichment
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Perl
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) CEH
3 3 (8.57%) GIAC
3 3 (8.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) RACF
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) QRadar
2 3 (8.57%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Splunk
2 9 (25.71%) Symantec
3 7 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (17.14%) Qualys
5 5 (14.29%) AlgoSec
5 5 (14.29%) ScanSafe
6 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) MapR
7 2 (5.71%) FireEye
7 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire