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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 531 505 503
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 40 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 12
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£488 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £413 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +47.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 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 29 January 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 -46 25 £500 - 18
Scotland - 12 £438 -
North West +9 10 £500 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +11 9 £500 -9.09% 1
London -18 8 £500 - 5
City of London +15 3 £444 -19.31% 3
West Lothian - 3 - -
East of England +1 2 £475 +18.75%
South East -17 2 £450 +5.88% 7
South West - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
West Midlands +1 1 £350 - 1
Hampshire -20 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Essex - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 4
Manchester - 1 - -
Reading - - - - 3
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Linlithgow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 49 (50.00%) Information Security
2 48 (48.98%) SIEM
3 47 (47.96%) CISSP
4 46 (46.94%) Firewall
5 36 (36.73%) Windows
6 35 (35.71%) HP
7 26 (26.53%) Cisco
7 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
8 25 (25.51%) UNIX
9 24 (24.49%) Linux
9 24 (24.49%) CheckPoint
10 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
11 20 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (20.41%) Degree
11 20 (20.41%) Qualys
12 18 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
13 16 (16.33%) Security Management
14 15 (15.31%) McAfee
14 15 (15.31%) Project Management
15 14 (14.29%) Perl
15 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.29%) CISM
15 14 (14.29%) Splunk
16 13 (13.27%) Information Security Management
16 13 (13.27%) ITIL
17 12 (12.24%) Oracle
17 12 (12.24%) IBM
17 12 (12.24%) GIAC
17 12 (12.24%) GCIA

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (6.12%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) Firewall
2 20 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) Internet
5 7 (7.14%) Network Security
6 6 (6.12%) DNS
6 6 (6.12%) SSL
6 6 (6.12%) HTTP
6 6 (6.12%) Wireshark
7 5 (5.10%) FTP
8 3 (3.06%) IntruShield
8 3 (3.06%) NGN
8 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 2 (2.04%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) MySQL
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) French Language
3 3 (3.06%) German Language
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Analyst
2 27 (27.55%) Consultant
3 25 (25.51%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Security Consultant
5 12 (12.24%) Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Information Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) Security Architect
7 10 (10.20%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Security Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Monitoring Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Information Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) Network Security Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) CMDB
4 3 (3.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) SecurID
6 1 (1.02%) CESG
6 1 (1.02%) e-Health
6 1 (1.02%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) UNIX
3 24 (24.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Information Security
2 48 (48.98%) SIEM
3 18 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
4 16 (16.33%) Security Management
5 15 (15.31%) Project Management
6 13 (13.27%) Information Security Management
6 13 (13.27%) ITIL
7 12 (12.24%) E-Discovery
7 12 (12.24%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.14%) Business Development
9 7 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 7 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.14%) Coaching
10 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.12%) ERP
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) Perl
2 9 (9.18%) Python
3 8 (8.16%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.10%) VBScript
5 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (47.96%) CISSP
2 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
3 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
4 20 (20.41%) Degree
5 14 (14.29%) CISM
6 12 (12.24%) GIAC
6 12 (12.24%) GCIA
7 10 (10.20%) PMP
7 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
8 7 (7.14%) CEH
9 6 (6.12%) SSCP
10 5 (5.10%) GPEN
10 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (5.10%) CCNA
10 5 (5.10%) GCIH
11 2 (2.04%) CISA
11 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.02%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.02%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.12%) QA
4 3 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Snort
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.02%) Samba
2 1 (1.02%) NFS
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Nessus
2 7 (7.14%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.10%) OPNET
4 3 (3.06%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (1.02%) Opsview
5 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) OpenView
5 1 (1.02%) MOM
5 1 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) HP
2 26 (26.53%) Cisco
3 24 (24.49%) CheckPoint
4 20 (20.41%) Qualys
5 15 (15.31%) McAfee
6 14 (14.29%) Splunk
7 12 (12.24%) Oracle
7 12 (12.24%) IBM
8 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.20%) F5
10 9 (9.18%) Tripwire
11 8 (8.16%) Sun
11 8 (8.16%) TippingPoint
12 7 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (7.14%) Juniper
12 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
13 6 (6.12%) Blue Coat
13 6 (6.12%) BMC
14 5 (5.10%) LogLogic
14 5 (5.10%) SAP
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