The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 249 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 27 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 1
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£550 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £349 £450
% change year-on-year
+43.26% -22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4830 4256 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.95% 46.60% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2758 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 232 262
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ArcSight
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcSight across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ArcSight Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ArcSight
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcSight Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Berkshire +5 15 £550 +31.34% 2
Hampshire -5 10 £475 +58.33%
Surrey - 1 £520 - 1
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 50 (87.72%) SIEM
2 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 26 (45.61%) McAfee
4 23 (40.35%) Information Security
5 22 (38.60%) CISSP
5 22 (38.60%) McAfee ePO
6 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
7 18 (31.58%) Security Management
8 16 (28.07%) Sourcefire
8 16 (28.07%) ACSA
9 14 (24.56%) HP
10 10 (17.54%) Tripwire
11 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
11 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (14.04%) Firewall
11 8 (14.04%) Juniper
11 8 (14.04%) SQL
11 8 (14.04%) ITIL
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco
11 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
12 7 (12.28%) Windows
12 7 (12.28%) Symantec
12 7 (12.28%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (10.53%) Service Management
13 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
13 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
13 6 (10.53%) Websense
13 6 (10.53%) UML
13 6 (10.53%) Use Case
13 6 (10.53%) Incident Management

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) ArcSight Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Consultant
4 9 (15.79%) ArcSight Consultant
5 8 (14.04%) Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.75%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.02%) SecurID
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) SIEM
2 23 (40.35%) Information Security
3 18 (31.58%) Security Management
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.53%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) Service Management
6 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 6 (10.53%) Use Case
6 6 (10.53%) Analytics
7 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.77%) System Testing
7 5 (8.77%) BPMN
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Management
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) CISSP
3 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) ACSA
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISA
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) GCIA
6 1 (1.75%) GSEC
6 1 (1.75%) CEH
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.75%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.02%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) McAfee
2 16 (28.07%) Sourcefire
3 14 (24.56%) HP
4 10 (17.54%) Tripwire
5 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) Symantec
7 6 (10.53%) Websense
7 6 (10.53%) FireEye
8 5 (8.77%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.77%) CA
9 4 (7.02%) Qualys
9 4 (7.02%) F5
10 3 (5.26%) Intel
11 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) VMware
11 2 (3.51%) Lumension