The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 402 413 405
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 24 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.061% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 10
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£425 £538 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +16.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
ArcSight
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in London

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in London

ArcSight
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Histogram in London

ArcSight
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ArcSight Hourly Rate Trend in London

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
City of London +16 2 £425 +30.76%
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (53.85%) HP
1 21 (53.85%) SIEM
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 19 (48.72%) CISSP
4 16 (41.03%) CISM
5 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 13 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 13 (33.33%) Security Management
6 13 (33.33%) Qualys
6 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
7 11 (28.21%) Firewall
8 10 (25.64%) Network Security
8 10 (25.64%) Legal
9 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco
11 5 (12.82%) Validation
11 5 (12.82%) NGN
11 5 (12.82%) Use Case
11 5 (12.82%) Sourcefire
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) McAfee
11 5 (12.82%) F5
12 4 (10.26%) Splunk
12 4 (10.26%) Finance
12 4 (10.26%) UNIX
12 4 (10.26%) Degree
13 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
13 3 (7.69%) Data Protection

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) NGN
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (25.64%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
6 5 (12.82%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Information Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Incident Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Security Advisor
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) SIEM
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 13 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 13 (33.33%) Security Management
3 13 (33.33%) E-Discovery
4 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Use Case
5 5 (12.82%) Validation
6 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 16 (41.03%) CISM
3 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (2.56%) GCIA
6 1 (2.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) HP
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) Qualys
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) McAfee
5 5 (12.82%) Sourcefire
5 5 (12.82%) F5
6 4 (10.26%) Splunk
7 3 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) BMC
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.56%) LogLogic