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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 542 534 548
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 46 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-35.47% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +15 27 £425 - 1
South East +6 17 £513 -2.38% 2
East Midlands +7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (49.23%) SIEM
2 24 (36.92%) CISSP
3 22 (33.85%) Firewall
4 20 (30.77%) Information Security
4 20 (30.77%) Windows
4 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 18 (27.69%) HP
6 15 (23.08%) Qualys
7 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
7 14 (21.54%) CISM
8 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 13 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (18.46%) Network Security
9 12 (18.46%) Degree
9 12 (18.46%) Security Management
9 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.38%) E-Discovery
10 10 (15.38%) Information Security Management
10 10 (15.38%) ITIL
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) Finance
11 9 (13.85%) Validation
12 8 (12.31%) Migration
12 8 (12.31%) GIAC
12 8 (12.31%) Legal
12 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.77%) Security Architecture
13 7 (10.77%) UNIX
13 7 (10.77%) GCIA

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.62%) Documentum
1 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Project
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.46%) Network Security
4 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 4 (6.15%) NGN
6 3 (4.62%) X.400
6 3 (4.62%) X.500
7 2 (3.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.54%) IPsec
8 1 (1.54%) TACACS
8 1 (1.54%) VPN
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MSI
2 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Information Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security Specialist
9 2 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.54%) SecurID
5 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) SIEM
2 20 (30.77%) Information Security
3 12 (18.46%) Security Management
4 10 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 10 (15.38%) E-Discovery
5 9 (13.85%) Validation
6 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (10.77%) Security Architecture
8 6 (9.23%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) Use Case
9 5 (7.69%) Data Security
9 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.62%) Document Management
11 3 (4.62%) Release Management
11 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.62%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VBScript
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) CISSP
2 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) CISM
4 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 8 (12.31%) GIAC
6 7 (10.77%) GCIA
7 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.62%) MCSE
9 1 (1.54%) CCNP
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.54%) CISA
9 1 (1.54%) CCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CEH
9 1 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) HP
2 15 (23.08%) Qualys
3 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (9.23%) Sourcefire
5 6 (9.23%) F5
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 5 (7.69%) Splunk
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.69%) McAfee
6 5 (7.69%) VMware
7 4 (6.15%) IBM
8 3 (4.62%) EMC
8 3 (4.62%) Clearswift
8 3 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.08%) Tripwire
9 2 (3.08%) Remedy
9 2 (3.08%) BMC
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