The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 537 568 554
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 88 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.086% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 15
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£494 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £605
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 - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ArcSight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ArcSight
Daily Rate Trend

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

ArcSight Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ArcSight
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ArcSight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ArcSight
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ArcSight Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ArcSight
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +36 84 £500 +17.64% 44
South East -6 27 £550 +33.33% 9
London +22 25 £475 +11.76% 13
Berkshire +3 15 £550 +31.34% 2
South West - 15 £415 - 3
City of London +14 12 £450 - 4
Hampshire -4 10 £475 +58.33% 2
East Midlands +1 9 £413 - 2
Aldershot - 8 £475 -
Derbyshire +4 7 £375 -
Reading -7 7 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £410 -
Derby +7 6 - -
West Midlands - 5 £451 - 4
North West - 4 £488 - 7
Herefordshire - 4 £415 -
Bristol - 4 £550 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £410 -
Chester - 4 £488 -
Cheshire - 4 £488 - 1
Swindon - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £410 -
Belfast +6 1 - -
County Antrim +6 1 - -
Northern Ireland +5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £520 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £415 -
Guildford - 1 £520 -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 115 (73.72%) SIEM
2 60 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 53 (33.97%) Information Security
4 52 (33.33%) CISSP
5 46 (29.49%) Windows
6 45 (28.85%) McAfee
7 39 (25.00%) Firewall
8 36 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 36 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 35 (22.44%) ITIL
10 31 (19.87%) Sourcefire
11 28 (17.95%) HP
12 27 (17.31%) Security Management
13 26 (16.67%) Symantec
13 26 (16.67%) SQL
14 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
15 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
15 23 (14.74%) Network Security
15 23 (14.74%) McAfee ePO
16 21 (13.46%) Finance
16 21 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
17 20 (12.82%) Cisco
18 19 (12.18%) Linux
18 19 (12.18%) Blue Coat
18 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security
18 19 (12.18%) Cyber-Ark
19 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (10.90%) Security Architecture

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 13 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (3.85%) Lync
2 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
1 1 (0.64%) PaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.00%) Firewall
2 36 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (14.74%) Network Security
4 17 (10.90%) DNS
5 16 (10.26%) DHCP
6 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.21%) LDAP
8 4 (2.56%) SSH
9 3 (1.92%) Intranet
9 3 (1.92%) Internet
9 3 (1.92%) Extranet
10 2 (1.28%) SSL
10 2 (1.28%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.64%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.64%) VPN
11 1 (0.64%) FTP
11 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.21%) Big Data
3 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Military
4 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (38.46%) Analyst
2 51 (32.69%) Security Analyst
3 22 (14.10%) Consultant
4 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (7.69%) ArcSight Engineer
5 11 (7.05%) Security Consultant
6 10 (6.41%) Architect
6 10 (6.41%) ArcSight Consultant
7 9 (5.77%) Security Architect
7 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Network Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) Security Specialist
11 4 (2.56%) Information Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) Regular Expression
1 4 (2.56%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.92%) SOAP
2 3 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.41%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.85%) PKI
5 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.56%) SecurID
6 4 (2.56%) User Experience
6 4 (2.56%) GIS
7 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) Tandem
9 1 (0.64%) e-Health
9 1 (0.64%) SCADA
9 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.49%) Windows
2 19 (12.18%) Linux
3 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.90%) UNIX
5 10 (6.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (73.72%) SIEM
2 53 (33.97%) Information Security
3 35 (22.44%) ITIL
4 27 (17.31%) Security Management
5 21 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security
7 17 (10.90%) Security Architecture
8 16 (10.26%) Data Protection
9 14 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (8.97%) Use Case
9 14 (8.97%) Service Management
10 13 (8.33%) Project Management
11 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.77%) Analytics
13 8 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (5.13%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.13%) Computer Security
13 8 (5.13%) Computer Forensics
13 8 (5.13%) TOGAF
14 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) Perl
2 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) VB
4 2 (1.28%) VBA
4 2 (1.28%) C
4 2 (1.28%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 52 (33.33%) CISSP
3 36 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.90%) DV Cleared
4 17 (10.90%) Degree
4 17 (10.90%) ACSA
5 13 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.33%) CEH
6 12 (7.69%) CCNA
7 11 (7.05%) CCNP
8 10 (6.41%) A+ Certification
8 10 (6.41%) CISM
9 5 (3.21%) GCIA
9 5 (3.21%) GCIH
9 5 (3.21%) PMP
9 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.56%) GIAC
11 3 (1.92%) GSEC
12 2 (1.28%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.92%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) COBIT
4 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.64%) GPG13
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.21%) Snort
6 4 (2.56%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (5.77%) Nmap
3 8 (5.13%) Nessus
4 5 (3.21%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (2.56%) SCCM
5 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.28%) WSUS
6 2 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.28%) SCOM
6 2 (1.28%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.28%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.28%) SCSM
7 1 (0.64%) OPNET
7 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) Nagios
7 1 (0.64%) OpenView
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (28.85%) McAfee
2 31 (19.87%) Sourcefire
3 28 (17.95%) HP
4 26 (16.67%) Symantec
5 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
6 20 (12.82%) Cisco
7 19 (12.18%) Blue Coat
7 19 (12.18%) Cyber-Ark
8 16 (10.26%) Juniper
9 14 (8.97%) Qualys
10 12 (7.69%) Splunk
11 11 (7.05%) Dell
11 11 (7.05%) FireEye
12 10 (6.41%) SolarWinds
12 10 (6.41%) Tripwire
12 10 (6.41%) VMware
13 9 (5.77%) Oracle
13 9 (5.77%) CA
14 8 (5.13%) IronPort
15 7 (4.49%) Websense
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