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 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 516 537 488
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 63 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.033% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.074% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
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 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 22 May 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 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
South East +9 29 £550 +4.76% 17
London +4 20 £463 +15.62% 6
North West - 8 £525 -
South West - 5 £500 -
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UK

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (72.16%) SIEM
2 36 (37.11%) Firewall
3 34 (35.05%) HP
4 33 (34.02%) Information Security
5 32 (32.99%) CISSP
6 28 (28.87%) McAfee
7 27 (27.84%) Windows
8 26 (26.80%) Linux
8 26 (26.80%) Finance
9 25 (25.77%) ITIL
9 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
10 22 (22.68%) Cisco
11 21 (21.65%) Project Management
12 20 (20.62%) SQL
13 18 (18.56%) UNIX
13 18 (18.56%) Use Case
13 18 (18.56%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (16.49%) Degree
15 16 (16.49%) Juniper
16 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
16 15 (15.46%) Security Architecture
16 15 (15.46%) Splunk
16 15 (15.46%) Cyber-Ark
17 14 (14.43%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
18 12 (12.37%) CheckPoint
18 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
19 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Firewall
2 14 (14.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.25%) Network Security
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) LDAP
4 5 (5.15%) SSH
5 4 (4.12%) Internet
6 3 (3.09%) Extranet
6 3 (3.09%) Intranet
6 3 (3.09%) DHCP
6 3 (3.09%) DNS
6 3 (3.09%) SSL
7 2 (2.06%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) MPLS
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.15%) Big Data
2 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MSI
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.09%) Law
3 3 (3.09%) Military
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Analyst
2 26 (26.80%) Consultant
3 23 (23.71%) Security Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Security Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Deployment Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Incident Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Information Security Project Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.06%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) IT Security Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.12%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) PKI
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Tandem
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) GIS
5 1 (1.03%) e-Health
5 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Linux
3 18 (18.56%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) SIEM
2 33 (34.02%) Information Security
3 25 (25.77%) ITIL
4 21 (21.65%) Project Management
5 18 (18.56%) Use Case
5 18 (18.56%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (15.46%) Security Architecture
8 10 (10.31%) Security Management
9 9 (9.28%) Service Management
9 9 (9.28%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.28%) Cyber Security
10 8 (8.25%) Analytics
11 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (6.19%) Business Development
13 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
13 4 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (4.12%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Perl
2 6 (6.19%) Python
3 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.09%) VBA
3 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) CISSP
2 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.49%) Degree
4 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.25%) PMP
5 8 (8.25%) PMI Certification
5 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.25%) CCNP
6 7 (7.22%) CCNA
7 6 (6.19%) ACSA
7 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (6.19%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.15%) CEH
9 4 (4.12%) CISM
10 3 (3.09%) GCIH
10 3 (3.09%) GIAC
11 2 (2.06%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.03%) GCIA
12 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.09%) SLA
4 2 (2.06%) COBIT
4 2 (2.06%) QA
4 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Snort
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) NFS
4 1 (1.03%) Samba
4 1 (1.03%) iptables
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (6.19%) OpenView
2 5 (5.15%) Nessus
3 4 (4.12%) SCCM
3 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.06%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.06%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.03%) MOM
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.03%) Opsview
6 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) HP
2 28 (28.87%) McAfee
3 22 (22.68%) Cisco
4 16 (16.49%) Juniper
5 15 (15.46%) Splunk
5 15 (15.46%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.37%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds
8 10 (10.31%) Citrix
8 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle
10 8 (8.25%) TippingPoint
10 8 (8.25%) Sourcefire
10 8 (8.25%) IBM
10 8 (8.25%) CA
11 7 (7.22%) F5
12 6 (6.19%) Nokia
12 6 (6.19%) BMC
13 5 (5.15%) Symantec
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