The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 526 517 549
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 46 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.096% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 30
Average daily rate
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£390 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £444 £240
% change year-on-year
-21.23% +84.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +3.33%
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 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 -9 31 £413 -1.78% 13
London +25 14 £438 +2.94% 1
South East -17 14 £406 +1.56% 9
Scotland - 14 £347 - 1
Hampshire -25 7 £300 -25.00% 1
Berkshire - 7 £425 - 3
City of London +28 6 £350 -
Reading - 4 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £380 -
Yorkshire - 2 £380 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chesterfield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 38 (53.52%) SIEM
2 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
3 23 (32.39%) Firewall
4 21 (29.58%) UNIX
4 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
5 19 (26.76%) ITIL
6 16 (22.54%) Windows
7 15 (21.13%) IBM
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.31%) VBScript
8 13 (18.31%) BMC
8 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
9 11 (15.49%) Tivoli
9 11 (15.49%) Perl
10 10 (14.08%) HP
10 10 (14.08%) Novell
10 10 (14.08%) Information Security
10 10 (14.08%) SCOM
10 10 (14.08%) Computer Security
11 9 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (12.68%) Finance
12 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
12 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
13 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.86%) SQL
13 7 (9.86%) Validation
13 7 (9.86%) Migration
13 7 (9.86%) CMDB
13 7 (9.86%) Use Case
13 7 (9.86%) Network Security

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.23%) Documentum
1 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) LDAP
4 3 (4.23%) X.400
4 3 (4.23%) X.500
5 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) FTP
6 1 (1.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) TACACS
6 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.23%) ClearQuest
1 3 (4.23%) MSI
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Consultant
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Security Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.41%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) CMDB
3 5 (7.04%) PKI
4 3 (4.23%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) UNIX
2 16 (22.54%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) SIEM
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
3 10 (14.08%) Information Security
3 10 (14.08%) Computer Security
4 9 (12.68%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (9.86%) Validation
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Use Case
6 6 (8.45%) Data Security
7 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Change Control
9 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Management
9 3 (4.23%) Release Management
9 3 (4.23%) Document Management
10 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.82%) Service Management
10 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) VBScript
1 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.49%) Perl
3 7 (9.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) CISSP
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) CISM
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) MCSE
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) GIAC
5 3 (4.23%) CEH
6 2 (2.82%) SSCP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) GPEN
7 1 (1.41%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CISA
7 1 (1.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Tivoli
2 10 (14.08%) SCOM
3 3 (4.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.82%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) IBM
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) BMC
3 10 (14.08%) HP
3 10 (14.08%) Novell
4 6 (8.45%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) McAfee
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) CA
6 4 (5.63%) Qualys
6 4 (5.63%) Splunk
6 4 (5.63%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.23%) LogLogic
7 3 (4.23%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
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