The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 146 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £508 £410
% change year-on-year
-6.40% +23.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ArcSight
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcSight across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ArcSight Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(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
Merseyside - - - -
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) SIEM
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (47.37%) Project Management
5 9 (47.37%) CISSP
6 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) Nokia
6 8 (42.11%) PMP
6 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
6 8 (42.11%) Juniper
6 8 (42.11%) McAfee
6 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
6 8 (42.11%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) Business Development
6 8 (42.11%) TippingPoint
6 8 (42.11%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) CCNP
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) IPv4
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) SIEM
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (42.11%) Business Development
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (42.11%) PMP
3 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) Samba
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Opsview
2 1 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
2 8 (42.11%) Nokia
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
2 8 (42.11%) TippingPoint
2 8 (42.11%) F5
2 8 (42.11%) McAfee
2 8 (42.11%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec