The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within ArcSight, an HP company.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 78 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% - 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
ArcSight
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.58% 43.31% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 151 141
Average daily rate £488 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 31
Average hourly rate £16.84 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArcSight across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ArcSight across the Cheshire region.

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - 3 £500 -
Warrington - 2 £500 -
ArcSight
North West

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ArcSight 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 ArcSight.

1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 6 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Nokia
3 6 (50.00%) McAfee
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (50.00%) Business Development
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) PMP
3 6 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ArcSight 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 ArcSight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Development
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (50.00%) PMP
2 6 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Samba
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) Opsview
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) MOM
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 6 (50.00%) F5
2 6 (50.00%) Nokia
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) VMware