The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 546 493 517
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +24
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 18 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.053% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 40
Average daily rate £508 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £516 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.91% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22805 20031 25394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.89% 46.57% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13131 11003 13370
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1113 1224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
ArcSight
UK

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in England

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in England

ArcSight
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcSight across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

ArcSight Daily Rate Histogram in England

ArcSight
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ArcSight across the England region.

ArcSight Hourly Rate Trend in England

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -2 12 £425 +3.03% 1
South East -6 5 £538 +27.97% 5
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
ArcSight
UK

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (84.93%) SIEM
2 32 (43.84%) Firewall
3 28 (38.36%) ITIL
3 28 (38.36%) HP
4 24 (32.88%) Finance
5 20 (27.40%) DNS
5 20 (27.40%) Cisco
5 20 (27.40%) DHCP
6 16 (21.92%) Network Security
7 14 (19.18%) Computer Security
8 13 (17.81%) Service Management
9 12 (16.44%) MPLS
9 12 (16.44%) WAN
9 12 (16.44%) Linux
9 12 (16.44%) UNIX
10 11 (15.07%) Novell
10 11 (15.07%) OSPF
10 11 (15.07%) Juniper
10 11 (15.07%) BGP
10 11 (15.07%) EIGRP
10 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (13.70%) Cobbler
11 10 (13.70%) Puppet
11 10 (13.70%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
11 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (13.70%) CCSP
11 10 (13.70%) CCNP
11 10 (13.70%) Solaris

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (13.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) DNS
2 20 (27.40%) DHCP
3 16 (21.92%) Network Security
4 12 (16.44%) WAN
4 12 (16.44%) MPLS
5 11 (15.07%) OSPF
5 11 (15.07%) BGP
5 11 (15.07%) EIGRP
6 10 (13.70%) LDAP
7 9 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (12.33%) FWSM
8 8 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (10.96%) VPN
9 7 (9.59%) BIG-IP
10 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.22%) HSRP
10 6 (8.22%) VLAN
11 4 (5.48%) Internet
12 3 (4.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) French Language
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Consultant
2 15 (20.55%) Administrator
3 13 (17.81%) Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.70%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Security Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Security Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) IT Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) IT Security Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) UNIX
1 12 (16.44%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (13.70%) Solaris
4 6 (8.22%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (84.93%) SIEM
2 28 (38.36%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Computer Security
4 13 (17.81%) Service Management
5 11 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (12.33%) Information Security
7 8 (10.96%) Use Case
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) Content Management
10 3 (4.11%) Time Management
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
10 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.74%) Cyber Security
11 2 (2.74%) Change Control
11 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.74%) Change Management
11 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (1.37%) Logistics
12 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) CCSP
1 10 (13.70%) CCNP
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.96%) CISSP
3 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) CISA
6 3 (4.11%) GIAC
7 2 (2.74%) CISM
7 2 (2.74%) RHCE
7 2 (2.74%) SSCP
7 2 (2.74%) CCSE
7 2 (2.74%) CEH
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) NFS
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Puppet
1 10 (13.70%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) HP
2 20 (27.40%) Cisco
3 11 (15.07%) Juniper
3 11 (15.07%) Novell
4 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.70%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (10.96%) LogRhythm
5 8 (10.96%) F5
5 8 (10.96%) McAfee
5 8 (10.96%) Radware
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.85%) CA
7 5 (6.85%) Splunk
7 5 (6.85%) LogLogic
8 4 (5.48%) IBM
8 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.11%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.74%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.74%) Qualys
10 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
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