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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 27 August 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ArcSight
Rank 552 577 584
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 82 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 26
Median daily rate £500 £488 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £500 £347
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +43.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ArcSight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 79 £500 - 23
London +12 28 £500 +5.26% 10
South East +7 23 £463 -15.90% 4
South West +1 9 £525 +26.50% 2
Milton Keynes - 9 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £450 -
Bristol +2 8 £525 -4.54%
Bedfordshire - 7 £525 - 2
East of England - 7 £525 - 2
City of London +27 6 £500 +11.11% 1
North West +17 6 £525 +7.69%
Berkshire 0 6 £481 -12.50% 4
Merseyside - 5 £500 -
Surrey +4 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Liverpool - 4 £500 -
Hampshire -1 3 £575 +21.05%
Slough - 3 £463 - 1
Bedford - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -34 2 £450 -0.27% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £530 -
Hook - 2 £575 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Reading +11 1 £513 +2.50% 2
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Street - 1 £325 -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £325 -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ArcSight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 88 (49.44%) SIEM
2 83 (46.63%) Firewall
3 74 (41.57%) Information Security
4 67 (37.64%) Windows
5 63 (35.39%) Splunk
6 46 (25.84%) Linux
7 43 (24.16%) Cisco
8 41 (23.03%) CISSP
9 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
10 35 (19.66%) Unix
11 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
12 32 (17.98%) Finance
13 29 (16.29%) LogRhythm
14 26 (14.61%) Security Architecture
15 25 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 24 (13.48%) Intel Security
16 24 (13.48%) SC Cleared
16 24 (13.48%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (12.92%) QRadar
17 23 (12.92%) Security Operations
18 22 (12.36%) Degree
18 22 (12.36%) Juniper
19 21 (11.80%) HP
19 21 (11.80%) Management Information System
19 21 (11.80%) PCI DSS
19 21 (11.80%) Cybersecurity
19 21 (11.80%) Rapid7
20 20 (11.24%) ArcSight ESM
20 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
20 20 (11.24%) Cisco ASA

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.37%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) CICS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.37%) MS Office
2 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.62%) Office 365
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (46.63%) Firewall
2 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
3 24 (13.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (11.24%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (10.67%) Network Security
6 16 (8.99%) tcpdump
6 16 (8.99%) Wireshark
7 15 (8.43%) Internet
8 13 (7.30%) VPN
8 13 (7.30%) Wireless
9 11 (6.18%) SSL
10 10 (5.62%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (5.62%) LAN
10 10 (5.62%) WAN
11 7 (3.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (3.93%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.37%) LDAP
12 6 (3.37%) OSPF
12 6 (3.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.30%) Big Data
2 9 (5.06%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.81%) GIS
5 3 (1.69%) DB2
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 5 (2.81%) Military
3 4 (2.25%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (25.84%) Analyst
2 43 (24.16%) Consultant
3 33 (18.54%) Security Analyst
4 26 (14.61%) ArcSight Consultant
5 25 (14.04%) Architect
6 20 (11.24%) Security Consultant
7 18 (10.11%) Security Architect
8 15 (8.43%) ArcSight Engineer
8 15 (8.43%) SOC Analyst
9 13 (7.30%) Security Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) Security Specialist
10 11 (6.18%) ArcSight Specialist
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) ArcSight Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Incident Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) IT Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.62%) SIEM Consultant
12 9 (5.06%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.55%) Regular Expression
2 11 (6.18%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) ArcObjects
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.74%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.25%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.69%) PKI
10 2 (1.12%) CESG
10 2 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.64%) Windows
2 46 (25.84%) Linux
3 35 (19.66%) Unix
4 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.44%) SIEM
2 74 (41.57%) Information Security
3 26 (14.61%) Security Architecture
4 25 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 23 (12.92%) Security Operations
6 21 (11.80%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (11.24%) Use Case
8 18 (10.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (8.99%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (8.43%) Content Management
10 15 (8.43%) Project Management
10 15 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (7.87%) Change Management
12 13 (7.30%) ITIL
13 12 (6.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 11 (6.18%) Incident Management
14 11 (6.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 11 (6.18%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (6.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 10 (5.62%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.43%) SQL
2 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.37%) Python
4 5 (2.81%) Perl
5 3 (1.69%) Delphi
5 3 (1.69%) Java
6 2 (1.12%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) COBOL
7 1 (0.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) CISSP
2 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
3 24 (13.48%) SC Cleared
4 22 (12.36%) Degree
5 19 (10.67%) DV Cleared
6 12 (6.74%) CISM
7 10 (5.62%) GIAC
8 9 (5.06%) CCNP
8 9 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (5.06%) PMI Certification
8 9 (5.06%) PMP
9 8 (4.49%) CISA
9 8 (4.49%) GCIA
10 6 (3.37%) RHCA
10 6 (3.37%) RHCE
11 5 (2.81%) EnCE
11 5 (2.81%) GCFA
11 5 (2.81%) GCIH
11 5 (2.81%) GSEC
11 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) PCI DSS
2 18 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.06%) GPG13
4 4 (2.25%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.25%) ISO27005
4 4 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.69%) QA
6 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.56%) COBIT
7 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.37%) NFS
5 5 (2.81%) Snort
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) QRadar
2 20 (11.24%) ArcSight ESM
3 18 (10.11%) Nessus
4 15 (8.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (6.18%) Nexpose
6 10 (5.62%) EnCase
7 7 (3.93%) Puppet
7 7 (3.93%) RSA enVision
8 6 (3.37%) Nagios
9 4 (2.25%) Nmap
10 3 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
12 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (35.39%) Splunk
2 43 (24.16%) Cisco
3 29 (16.29%) LogRhythm
4 24 (13.48%) Intel Security
5 22 (12.36%) Juniper
6 21 (11.80%) HP
6 21 (11.80%) Rapid7
7 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.55%) VMware
9 16 (8.99%) F5
10 15 (8.43%) Symantec
11 14 (7.87%) Oracle
11 14 (7.87%) Qualys
11 14 (7.87%) Sourcefire
12 13 (7.30%) Fortinet
13 12 (6.74%) Blue Coat
13 12 (6.74%) CheckPoint
13 12 (6.74%) FireEye
14 11 (6.18%) GFI Software
14 11 (6.18%) TippingPoint
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