Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 112 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -
Contract jobs citing SIEM 21 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £635 £538 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.14% +39.61% -
10th Percentile £544 £514 £332
90th Percentile £743 £556 £438
Scotland median daily rate £550 £531 £385
% change year-on-year +3.53% +37.99% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Edinburgh

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SIEM in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM in Edinburgh

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SIEM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 14 (66.67%) Splunk
3 10 (47.62%) Transition Management
3 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (47.62%) Use Case
3 10 (47.62%) Threat Modelling
3 10 (47.62%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (47.62%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) CEH
5 3 (14.29%) PKI
5 3 (14.29%) COBIT
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) DMZ
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) DMZ
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
General
1 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) SIEM Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (47.62%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (47.62%) Threat Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) Transition Management
1 10 (47.62%) Use Case
2 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (9.52%) Attack Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CEH
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) SANS
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint