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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 66 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.66% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £508 £395
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +28.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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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
422 340 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.42% 42.18% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 148 158
Average daily rate £450 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £460 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £48.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Degree
3 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Nokia
4 8 (53.33%) McAfee
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (53.33%) PMP
4 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Business Development
4 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (53.33%) F5
4 8 (53.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (46.67%) SIEM
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) CISSP
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) Use Case
7 5 (33.33%) Nessus
7 5 (33.33%) Technical Analysis

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Business Development
3 7 (46.67%) SIEM
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Use Case
5 5 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (53.33%) PMP
2 8 (53.33%) PMI Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) MOM
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Nokia
2 8 (53.33%) McAfee
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP