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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 552 540 558
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 48 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.066% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £605 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
(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
England -3 36 £425 -12.82% 8
London +10 21 £425 -8.10% 3
South East -5 14 £413 -13.15% 3
Scotland - 11 £348 -
Berkshire - 8 £419 - 1
Hampshire -10 6 £300 -36.84% 1
Reading - 6 - -
City of London +24 2 - -
Derbyshire +6 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Derby -1 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 33 (44.59%) SIEM
2 31 (41.89%) Security Cleared
3 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (28.38%) HP
4 20 (27.03%) UNIX
5 17 (22.97%) Windows
5 17 (22.97%) Firewall
6 15 (20.27%) IBM
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.92%) CISSP
7 14 (18.92%) VBScript
7 14 (18.92%) BMC
7 14 (18.92%) Information Security
7 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
8 12 (16.22%) Perl
9 11 (14.86%) ITIL
9 11 (14.86%) SCOM
10 10 (13.51%) Finance
10 10 (13.51%) Validation
10 10 (13.51%) Network Security
11 9 (12.16%) CISM
11 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.16%) Migration
11 9 (12.16%) Qualys
12 8 (10.81%) Degree
12 8 (10.81%) CMDB
12 8 (10.81%) SQL
12 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
12 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.05%) Documentum
1 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) Network Security
3 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) X.400
4 3 (4.05%) X.500
4 3 (4.05%) NGN
5 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.70%) LDAP
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) TACACS
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.05%) ClearQuest
1 3 (4.05%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Consultant
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Monitoring Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Security Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Information Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) CMDB
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) PKI
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) UNIX
2 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) SIEM
2 14 (18.92%) Information Security
3 11 (14.86%) ITIL
4 10 (13.51%) Validation
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (9.46%) Security Management
8 6 (8.11%) Use Case
8 6 (8.11%) E-Discovery
8 6 (8.11%) Information Security Management
8 6 (8.11%) Data Security
9 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.41%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (4.05%) Change Control
11 3 (4.05%) Release Management
11 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.05%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) VBScript
1 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) Perl
3 8 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) CISSP
4 9 (12.16%) CISM
5 8 (10.81%) Degree
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) GIAC
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.05%) MCSE
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.70%) GCIA
9 2 (2.70%) CEH
10 1 (1.35%) GCIH
10 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) GPEN
10 1 (1.35%) CCNP
10 1 (1.35%) CCNA
10 1 (1.35%) SSCP
10 1 (1.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (1.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) HP
2 15 (20.27%) IBM
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) BMC
4 9 (12.16%) Qualys
5 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.46%) Cisco
7 6 (8.11%) VMware
8 5 (6.76%) F5
8 5 (6.76%) Splunk
8 5 (6.76%) Sourcefire
9 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (4.05%) McAfee
9 3 (4.05%) Clearswift
9 3 (4.05%) CA
9 3 (4.05%) Novell
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle
9 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 2 (2.70%) Citrix
10 2 (2.70%) Remedy
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