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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ArcSight
Rank 501 562 547
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -15
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 125 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 28 34
Average daily rate £500 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 - -

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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 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 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 14 February 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
(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 +86 124 £500 - 10
South East +63 56 £500 +17.64% 2
London +47 48 £470 -6.00% 5
Berkshire +36 34 £501 +17.76%
Slough +28 21 £515 -
South Yorkshire - 13 £455 -
Sheffield - 13 £455 -
Yorkshire - 13 £455 - 2
Surrey - 10 £503 - 1
Hampshire +16 6 £500 +17.64%
Basingstoke - 6 £500 -
Kent - 5 £425 -
Redhill - 4 - -
City of London +49 3 £525 -
Swindon +1 2 - -
South West -1 2 - -
Wiltshire -1 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 £625 +78.57%
Reading - 2 £550 -
Glasgow +9 1 - -
East of England -4 1 £375 -10.71%
Essex -6 1 £375 -6.25%
Scotland -18 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £750 -
Warwick - 1 £625 -
Warwickshire - 1 £625 -
Guildford - 1 £550 -
Newbury - 1 £525 -
Reigate - 1 - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 98 (57.65%) SIEM
2 72 (42.35%) Splunk
3 66 (38.82%) Information Security
4 52 (30.59%) Security Operations
5 46 (27.06%) Firewall
6 45 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 45 (26.47%) QRadar
7 43 (25.29%) CISSP
8 39 (22.94%) Security Cleared
9 33 (19.41%) SC Cleared
10 31 (18.24%) Intel Security
10 31 (18.24%) Windows
11 29 (17.06%) Cyberthreat
12 27 (15.88%) Security Operations Centre
13 26 (15.29%) Unix
14 25 (14.71%) Linux
14 25 (14.71%) Use Case
14 25 (14.71%) Qualys
15 24 (14.12%) HP
15 24 (14.12%) Management Information System
16 23 (13.53%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (12.94%) Tripwire
18 21 (12.35%) Symantec
19 20 (11.76%) ArcSight ESM
20 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
20 19 (11.18%) CISM
20 19 (11.18%) Nessus
21 18 (10.59%) Degree
22 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (10.00%) Cisco

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (5.29%) IIS
2 4 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.06%) Firewall
2 45 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (6.47%) HTTP
4 10 (5.88%) Network Security
5 9 (5.29%) LAN
5 9 (5.29%) WAN
6 8 (4.71%) Wireshark
7 6 (3.53%) Internet
8 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.35%) DNS
10 3 (1.76%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.18%) BGP
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (1.18%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.18%) IntruShield
11 2 (1.18%) OSPF
11 2 (1.18%) SSL
12 1 (0.59%) IPsec
12 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.53%) Big Data
3 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.76%) GIS
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Banking
2 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.59%) Automotive
3 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.59%) Legal
3 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (41.76%) Analyst
2 58 (34.12%) Security Analyst
3 36 (21.18%) SOC Analyst
4 27 (15.88%) ArcSight Analyst
5 24 (14.12%) Consultant
6 21 (12.35%) ArcSight Engineer
7 19 (11.18%) Security Engineer
7 19 (11.18%) SIEM Analyst
8 15 (8.82%) Architect
8 15 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 15 (8.82%) SIEM Engineer
9 14 (8.24%) SIEM Consultant
9 14 (8.24%) SOC Manager
10 13 (7.65%) Security Architect
10 13 (7.65%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.88%) Security Manager
12 9 (5.29%) ArcSight Specialist
12 9 (5.29%) Splunk Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Operational Security Manager
13 8 (4.71%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Cyberthreat
2 27 (15.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (14.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.24%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.29%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (4.71%) Smartcard
8 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.53%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.53%) Smart Meter
10 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.35%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.59%) CESG
11 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.59%) PKI
11 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Windows
2 26 (15.29%) Unix
3 25 (14.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Debian
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.65%) SIEM
2 66 (38.82%) Information Security
3 52 (30.59%) Security Operations
4 25 (14.71%) Use Case
5 23 (13.53%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (9.41%) Security Architecture
7 15 (8.82%) Security Management
8 14 (8.24%) Information Management
9 12 (7.06%) TOGAF
10 11 (6.47%) Change Management
11 10 (5.88%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.29%) Project Planning
12 9 (5.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (5.29%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.71%) Analytics
13 8 (4.71%) Business Development
13 8 (4.71%) SABSA
13 8 (4.71%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.06%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) Python
3 2 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (25.29%) CISSP
2 39 (22.94%) Security Cleared
3 33 (19.41%) SC Cleared
4 19 (11.18%) CISM
5 18 (10.59%) Degree
6 16 (9.41%) GCIA
7 10 (5.88%) GSEC
8 9 (5.29%) IISP
9 8 (4.71%) CISA
10 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.53%) CEH
11 6 (3.53%) GIAC
11 6 (3.53%) SANS
12 5 (2.94%) CCNP
12 5 (2.94%) GCIH
13 4 (2.35%) GCFE
14 3 (1.76%) CFCE
14 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.76%) EnCE
14 3 (1.76%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 14 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.71%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (4.71%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.71%) ISO27005
3 8 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.53%) GPG13
5 1 (0.59%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.59%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.94%) Snort
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) NDS
3 1 (0.59%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (26.47%) QRadar
2 20 (11.76%) ArcSight ESM
3 19 (11.18%) Nessus
4 15 (8.82%) Nmap
5 5 (2.94%) EnCase
6 4 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.35%) RSA enVision
7 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.59%) Puppet
8 1 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.59%) SCCM
8 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (42.35%) Splunk
2 31 (18.24%) Intel Security
3 25 (14.71%) Qualys
4 24 (14.12%) HP
5 22 (12.94%) Tripwire
6 21 (12.35%) Symantec
7 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.00%) Cisco
8 17 (10.00%) IBM
9 13 (7.65%) LogRhythm
10 9 (5.29%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (5.29%) NetIQ
11 8 (4.71%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (4.12%) Sun
13 6 (3.53%) Citrix
13 6 (3.53%) Oracle
13 6 (3.53%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.53%) Q1 Labs
14 5 (2.94%) Rapid7
14 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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