The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 120 124
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Contract jobs citing SIEM 16 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £413 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SIEM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in Scotland

SIEM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SIEM 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 March 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 +26 14 £413 - 3
Glasgow -1 2 - - 2
SIEM
UK

SIEM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (60.53%) Finance
1 23 (60.53%) Banking
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) Perl
4 13 (34.21%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) Law
4 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
5 12 (31.58%) Splunk
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 9 (23.68%) Use Case
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 8 (21.05%) VBA
8 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) Intel Security
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.79%) Analytics
9 6 (15.79%) Database Security
9 6 (15.79%) Symantec
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 5 (13.16%) Qualys
10 5 (13.16%) Information Security
10 5 (13.16%) AlgoSec
10 5 (13.16%) ScanSafe
10 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (7.89%) QRadar
11 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.26%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 23 (60.53%) Banking
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Consultant
1 15 (39.47%) Security Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Security Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) SIEM Consultant
3 10 (26.32%) Database Consultant
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Splunk Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Splunk Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) SIEM Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) OpenVMS
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Use Case
2 6 (15.79%) Analytics
2 6 (15.79%) Database Security
3 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.89%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.26%) Process Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Threat Detection
6 1 (2.63%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (2.63%) Data Enrichment
6 1 (2.63%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Perl
2 13 (34.21%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) VBA
4 5 (13.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) CEH
2 2 (5.26%) CISM
2 2 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (2.63%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) QRadar
2 1 (2.63%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Splunk
2 7 (18.42%) Intel Security
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Symantec
4 5 (13.16%) AlgoSec
4 5 (13.16%) Qualys
4 5 (13.16%) ScanSafe
5 2 (5.26%) FireEye
5 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) MapR
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