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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 538 549 571
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 58 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £513 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £625 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
-35.47% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
26028 24657 27297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.75% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14753 13799 13866
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1155 1109 1354
Average hourly rate £18.98 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +1 45 £425 -19.04% 3
London +31 26 £425 - 1
South East +7 17 £513 -2.38% 2
Scotland - 12 £330 -
Hampshire -2 9 £513 +7.89% 2
City of London +24 2 £425 +30.76%
Surrey - 2 - -
East Midlands +7 1 - -
Derbyshire +4 1 - -
Derby -3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 36 (40.91%) SIEM
2 35 (39.77%) Security Cleared
3 28 (31.82%) HP
4 25 (28.41%) CISSP
4 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
5 23 (26.14%) UNIX
5 23 (26.14%) Firewall
6 22 (25.00%) Windows
7 21 (23.86%) Information Security
8 20 (22.73%) IBM
8 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 17 (19.32%) VBScript
9 17 (19.32%) BMC
9 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
10 15 (17.05%) Degree
10 15 (17.05%) Qualys
10 15 (17.05%) Tivoli
10 15 (17.05%) Perl
10 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
11 14 (15.91%) CISM
11 14 (15.91%) SCOM
12 13 (14.77%) Security Management
12 13 (14.77%) SQL
12 13 (14.77%) CheckPoint
13 12 (13.64%) Network Security
14 11 (12.50%) CMDB
14 11 (12.50%) Validation
14 11 (12.50%) ITIL
14 11 (12.50%) Cisco
15 10 (11.36%) Finance

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.41%) Documentum
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) Firewall
2 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.64%) Network Security
4 6 (6.82%) Internet
5 4 (4.55%) NGN
6 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.41%) X.400
6 3 (3.41%) X.500
7 2 (2.27%) LDAP
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.14%) IPsec
8 1 (1.14%) TACACS
8 1 (1.14%) SAN
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
1 3 (3.41%) ClearQuest
1 3 (3.41%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Analyst
2 17 (19.32%) Consultant
3 15 (17.05%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Monitoring Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Information Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) IT Security Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Information Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) CMDB
2 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.68%) PKI
6 3 (3.41%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) SecurID
7 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) UNIX
2 22 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) SIEM
2 21 (23.86%) Information Security
3 13 (14.77%) Security Management
4 11 (12.50%) Validation
4 11 (12.50%) ITIL
5 10 (11.36%) Information Security Management
5 10 (11.36%) E-Discovery
6 9 (10.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (10.23%) Migration
7 7 (7.95%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) Data Security
8 6 (6.82%) Use Case
8 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.41%) Change Control
10 3 (3.41%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.41%) Release Management
10 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) VBScript
1 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.05%) Perl
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (39.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) CISSP
2 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.05%) Degree
4 14 (15.91%) CISM
5 9 (10.23%) GIAC
6 7 (7.95%) GCIA
7 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.41%) MCSE
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CEH
10 1 (1.14%) GPEN
10 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.14%) CISA
10 1 (1.14%) CCSA
10 1 (1.14%) GCIH
10 1 (1.14%) SSCP
10 1 (1.14%) CCNP
10 1 (1.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) vSphere
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Tivoli
2 14 (15.91%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.27%) OpenView
5 1 (1.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) HP
2 20 (22.73%) IBM
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.32%) BMC
4 15 (17.05%) Qualys
5 13 (14.77%) CheckPoint
6 11 (12.50%) Cisco
7 6 (6.82%) Sourcefire
7 6 (6.82%) VMware
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle
7 6 (6.82%) F5
8 5 (5.68%) Splunk
8 5 (5.68%) McAfee
9 3 (3.41%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.41%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.41%) EMC
9 3 (3.41%) CA
9 3 (3.41%) Sun
10 2 (2.27%) Novell
10 2 (2.27%) Citrix
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 18 days ago