The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 493 532 527
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 94 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 9
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£500 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £349 £450
% change year-on-year
+43.26% -22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
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 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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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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
South East -3 39 £550 +35.38% 11
London +3 20 £488 +14.70% 9
South West - 16 £415 - 5
East Midlands +5 11 £468 - 6
West Midlands - 5 £451 - 5
North West - 4 £488 - 7
North East - 1 - -
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ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (71.62%) SIEM
2 57 (38.51%) Security Cleared
3 48 (32.43%) Windows
3 48 (32.43%) CISSP
4 44 (29.73%) Information Security
5 39 (26.35%) McAfee
5 39 (26.35%) Firewall
6 38 (25.68%) ITIL
7 36 (24.32%) HP
8 34 (22.97%) SC Cleared
9 31 (20.95%) Sourcefire
10 29 (19.59%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (18.24%) Active Directory
12 26 (17.57%) Finance
13 24 (16.22%) SQL
13 24 (16.22%) Linux
14 22 (14.86%) Cisco
14 22 (14.86%) Security Architecture
15 21 (14.19%) Network Security
15 21 (14.19%) Cyber-Ark
16 20 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
16 20 (13.51%) Security Management
16 20 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 19 (12.84%) UNIX
17 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
17 19 (12.84%) Data Protection
17 19 (12.84%) Degree
17 19 (12.84%) Vulnerability Management
18 18 (12.16%) Symantec
18 18 (12.16%) Management Information System

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.70%) Lync
5 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Office
2 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) PaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.35%) Firewall
2 29 (19.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (14.19%) Network Security
4 14 (9.46%) DNS
4 14 (9.46%) DHCP
5 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.41%) LDAP
7 4 (2.70%) SSH
8 3 (2.03%) Intranet
8 3 (2.03%) Internet
8 3 (2.03%) Extranet
9 2 (1.35%) SSL
10 1 (0.68%) IPsec
10 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.68%) MPLS
10 1 (0.68%) WAN
10 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.38%) Big Data
2 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MSI
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.38%) Military
3 2 (1.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Law
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (35.81%) Analyst
2 45 (30.41%) Security Analyst
3 25 (16.89%) Consultant
4 12 (8.11%) ArcSight Engineer
5 11 (7.43%) ArcSight Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Architect
5 11 (7.43%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.08%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Network Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Information Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Network Security Analyst
11 3 (2.03%) Splunk Consultant
11 3 (2.03%) Senior Security Analyst
11 3 (2.03%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.70%) SailPoint
3 3 (2.03%) SOAP
3 3 (2.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.05%) PKI
5 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) SecurID
6 4 (2.70%) GIS
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) Tandem
7 2 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
8 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.68%) e-Health
8 1 (0.68%) SCADA
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.43%) Windows
2 24 (16.22%) Linux
3 19 (12.84%) UNIX
4 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (71.62%) SIEM
2 44 (29.73%) Information Security
3 38 (25.68%) ITIL
4 22 (14.86%) Security Architecture
5 20 (13.51%) Security Management
5 20 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (12.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (12.84%) Data Protection
7 17 (11.49%) Use Case
7 17 (11.49%) Project Management
8 13 (8.78%) Service Management
9 12 (8.11%) Cyber Security
9 12 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (7.43%) Analytics
11 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.41%) TOGAF
14 7 (4.73%) Computer Forensics
14 7 (4.73%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.73%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.22%) SQL
2 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) Perl
4 5 (3.38%) Python
5 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.03%) VBA
6 2 (1.35%) VB
6 2 (1.35%) C
6 2 (1.35%) C#
6 2 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (38.51%) Security Cleared
2 48 (32.43%) CISSP
3 34 (22.97%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.84%) Degree
5 17 (11.49%) ACSA
6 14 (9.46%) DV Cleared
7 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (8.11%) CCNP
8 12 (8.11%) CEH
9 11 (7.43%) CCNA
10 10 (6.76%) A+ Certification
11 7 (4.73%) CISM
12 5 (3.38%) GIAC
13 4 (2.70%) GCIH
13 4 (2.70%) PMP
13 4 (2.70%) PMI Certification
14 3 (2.03%) GCIA
15 2 (1.35%) GSEC
15 2 (1.35%) ISSAP
15 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.35%) COBIT
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (18.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.03%) Snort
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.35%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (6.08%) Nessus
2 9 (6.08%) Nmap
3 8 (5.41%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (3.38%) OpenView
4 5 (3.38%) SCCM
5 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.35%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.35%) WSUS
7 2 (1.35%) SCOM
7 2 (1.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.35%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.35%) SCSM
7 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (26.35%) McAfee
2 36 (24.32%) HP
3 31 (20.95%) Sourcefire
4 22 (14.86%) Cisco
5 21 (14.19%) Cyber-Ark
6 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.16%) Symantec
8 16 (10.81%) Juniper
8 16 (10.81%) Blue Coat
8 16 (10.81%) Splunk
9 12 (8.11%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.43%) Citrix
10 11 (7.43%) VMware
10 11 (7.43%) FireEye
11 10 (6.76%) Oracle
12 9 (6.08%) Dell
12 9 (6.08%) CA
13 8 (5.41%) IBM
13 8 (5.41%) Tripwire
13 8 (5.41%) IronPort
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