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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 538 536 510
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 40 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 8
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£488 £508 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £508 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
24546 23827 21377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.45% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 13115 11393
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1059 1050 1177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 -17 38 £475 -6.40% 49
South East -15 11 £425 -20.93% 25
London -15 8 £513 - 12
Hampshire -7 6 £451 -17.91% 2
City of London +22 4 £550 - 4
South West - 4 - - 3
Berkshire - 4 £425 - 18
Slough - 2 - - 3
West Midlands -6 1 £350 -31.03% 2
East Midlands - 1 £438 -
Scotland - 1 £600 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £438 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Reading - - - - 11
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Linlithgow - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (59.14%) SIEM
2 48 (51.61%) Firewall
3 47 (50.54%) Information Security
4 44 (47.31%) Windows
5 40 (43.01%) Linux
6 34 (36.56%) CISSP
7 28 (30.11%) UNIX
8 27 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (27.96%) Cisco
9 26 (27.96%) HP
9 26 (27.96%) McAfee
10 25 (26.88%) Project Management
10 25 (26.88%) Finance
11 22 (23.66%) ITIL
12 21 (22.58%) Splunk
12 21 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (21.51%) Security Architecture
14 19 (20.43%) Kalman Filter
15 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint
16 17 (18.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 16 (17.20%) Degree
18 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
18 15 (16.13%) Cyber-Ark
19 14 (15.05%) PMP
19 14 (15.05%) PMI Certification
20 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
21 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
21 12 (12.90%) Use Case
21 12 (12.90%) Incident Management

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Office
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP ERP
2 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 48 (51.61%) Firewall
2 21 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) SSL
5 6 (6.45%) DNS
5 6 (6.45%) HTTP
5 6 (6.45%) Wireshark
5 6 (6.45%) Network Security
6 5 (5.38%) LDAP
6 5 (5.38%) FTP
7 3 (3.23%) IntruShield
8 2 (2.15%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.15%) Internet
8 2 (2.15%) VPN
9 1 (1.08%) SNMP
9 1 (1.08%) WAN
9 1 (1.08%) SMTP
9 1 (1.08%) DHCP
9 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MSI
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) French Language
3 3 (3.23%) German Language
3 3 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Consultant
2 21 (22.58%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.98%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Security Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Information Security Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) e-Health
5 2 (2.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.08%) CESG
6 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.31%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Linux
3 28 (30.11%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) AIX
5 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) SIEM
2 47 (50.54%) Information Security
3 27 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (26.88%) Project Management
5 22 (23.66%) ITIL
6 20 (21.51%) Security Architecture
7 19 (20.43%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 12 (12.90%) Incident Management
9 12 (12.90%) Use Case
10 10 (10.75%) Performance Management
10 10 (10.75%) Coaching
10 10 (10.75%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (10.75%) Cyber Security
11 8 (8.60%) Analytics
11 8 (8.60%) Business Development
11 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.53%) Service Management
12 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) Perl
1 11 (11.83%) Python
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.15%) VBA
4 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) R
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) CISSP
2 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) Degree
4 14 (15.05%) PMP
4 14 (15.05%) PMI Certification
5 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (8.60%) CCNA
7 8 (8.60%) GIAC
8 6 (6.45%) GCIA
8 6 (6.45%) CEH
9 5 (5.38%) GCIH
9 5 (5.38%) SSCP
9 5 (5.38%) GPEN
10 4 (4.30%) CISM
10 4 (4.30%) CCNP
11 2 (2.15%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.45%) QA
4 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Snort
2 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) iptables
4 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.08%) Samba
4 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Nessus
2 6 (6.45%) OpenView
3 5 (5.38%) OPNET
4 4 (4.30%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (3.23%) SCCM
6 2 (2.15%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.08%) MOM
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.08%) Puppet
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Cisco
1 26 (27.96%) HP
1 26 (27.96%) McAfee
2 21 (22.58%) Splunk
3 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint
4 15 (16.13%) Cyber-Ark
5 11 (11.83%) F5
5 11 (11.83%) TippingPoint
5 11 (11.83%) Oracle
6 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.68%) Juniper
8 8 (8.60%) IBM
8 8 (8.60%) Nokia
8 8 (8.60%) Blue Coat
9 7 (7.53%) Tripwire
9 7 (7.53%) Sun
9 7 (7.53%) BMC
10 6 (6.45%) Citrix
10 6 (6.45%) Qualys
10 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
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