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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 254 232 226
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
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 19 December 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
Surrey -4 2 £345 -
Berkshire - - - - 4
Hampshire - - - - 1
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) SIEM
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) GIAC
5 6 (30.00%) GCIA
6 5 (25.00%) Information Security
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Qualys
7 4 (20.00%) McAfee
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Data Security
7 4 (20.00%) Tripwire
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) SecurID
3 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SIEM
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Data Security
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) GIAC
4 6 (30.00%) GCIA
5 2 (10.00%) CISA
5 2 (10.00%) CISM
6 1 (5.00%) CCSA
6 1 (5.00%) CEH
6 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Qualys
3 4 (20.00%) McAfee
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Sun
4 3 (15.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) F5