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 8 February 2016 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 HP ArcSight.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ArcSight
Rank 200 255 240
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -15
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 57 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.042% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.089% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 - -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4096 4498 3920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 47.50% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2327 1934
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 212 226
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Berkshire +39 37 £501 +17.76%
Surrey - 9 £550 -
Hampshire +12 6 £500 +5.26% 1
Kent - 4 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £750 -
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 41 (59.42%) SIEM
2 22 (31.88%) Splunk
3 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
4 19 (27.54%) Tripwire
4 19 (27.54%) CISSP
5 18 (26.09%) Information Security
6 16 (23.19%) ArcSight ESM
7 15 (21.74%) HP
7 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 12 (17.39%) IBM
8 12 (17.39%) Qualys
9 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
9 11 (15.94%) Intel Security
9 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
9 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
10 10 (14.49%) Security Operations
10 10 (14.49%) Symantec
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco
10 10 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (14.49%) PCI DSS
10 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
11 9 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (11.59%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.59%) Security Management
12 8 (11.59%) LAN
12 8 (11.59%) WAN
12 8 (11.59%) CISM
12 8 (11.59%) Firewall
13 7 (10.14%) Quality Management

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) LAN
2 8 (11.59%) WAN
3 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 5 (7.25%) Network Security
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 1 (1.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 14 (20.29%) Architect
2 14 (20.29%) ArcSight Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Security Architect
5 11 (15.94%) Security Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) ArcSight Specialist
6 8 (11.59%) Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) ArcSight Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.80%) SIEM Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) ArcSight Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) SOC Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
1 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (10.14%) Smartcard
4 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.80%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Debian
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) SIEM
2 18 (26.09%) Information Security
3 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
4 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
4 10 (14.49%) Security Operations
5 8 (11.59%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
5 8 (11.59%) Security Management
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) Business Development
6 7 (10.14%) Quality Management
6 7 (10.14%) SABSA
6 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (5.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) CISSP
3 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) CISM
5 7 (10.14%) CISA
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) IISP
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) SANS
7 1 (1.45%) GCIA
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.14%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO27005
2 7 (10.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (8.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.90%) Nessus
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Splunk
2 19 (27.54%) Tripwire
3 15 (21.74%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) IBM
4 12 (17.39%) Qualys
5 11 (15.94%) Intel Security
6 10 (14.49%) Cisco
6 10 (14.49%) Symantec
7 7 (10.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.70%) Oracle
8 6 (8.70%) Sun
9 5 (7.25%) LogRhythm
9 5 (7.25%) NetIQ
9 5 (7.25%) Novell
9 5 (7.25%) Q1 Labs
10 4 (5.80%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.35%) F5
11 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
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