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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 571 520 536
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +16
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 25 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.064% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 41
Average daily rate £475 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £508 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+23.78% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -54 20 £500 +21.95% 8
London -8 13 £450 +9.09% 1
South East -22 5 £538 +27.97% 5
Hampshire -9 3 £550 +34.14% 2
Aldershot - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 67 (83.75%) SIEM
2 32 (40.00%) Firewall
3 29 (36.25%) ITIL
4 28 (35.00%) HP
5 24 (30.00%) Finance
6 20 (25.00%) DNS
6 20 (25.00%) Cisco
6 20 (25.00%) DHCP
7 16 (20.00%) Network Security
8 14 (17.50%) Computer Security
8 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.25%) Service Management
10 12 (15.00%) MPLS
10 12 (15.00%) WAN
10 12 (15.00%) Linux
10 12 (15.00%) UNIX
11 11 (13.75%) Novell
11 11 (13.75%) OSPF
11 11 (13.75%) Juniper
11 11 (13.75%) BGP
11 11 (13.75%) EIGRP
11 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
11 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (12.50%) Puppet
12 10 (12.50%) Cobbler
12 10 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (12.50%) CCSP

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (40.00%) Firewall
2 20 (25.00%) DNS
2 20 (25.00%) DHCP
3 16 (20.00%) Network Security
4 12 (15.00%) MPLS
4 12 (15.00%) WAN
5 11 (13.75%) OSPF
5 11 (13.75%) BGP
5 11 (13.75%) EIGRP
6 10 (12.50%) LDAP
7 9 (11.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (11.25%) FWSM
8 8 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (10.00%) VPN
9 7 (8.75%) BIG-IP
10 6 (7.50%) HSRP
10 6 (7.50%) VLAN
10 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.00%) Internet
12 3 (3.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Consultant
2 18 (22.50%) Administrator
3 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Security Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (2.50%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Linux
1 12 (15.00%) UNIX
2 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Solaris
4 6 (7.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (83.75%) SIEM
2 29 (36.25%) ITIL
3 14 (17.50%) Computer Security
4 13 (16.25%) Service Management
5 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (11.25%) Information Security
6 9 (11.25%) Use Case
7 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.00%) Content Management
9 3 (3.75%) Project Management
9 3 (3.75%) Time Management
9 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Change Control
10 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.50%) CCSP
3 10 (12.50%) CCNP
4 8 (10.00%) CISSP
5 6 (7.50%) CCNA
6 5 (6.25%) CISA
7 3 (3.75%) GIAC
8 2 (2.50%) CCSE
8 2 (2.50%) CEH
8 2 (2.50%) SSCP
8 2 (2.50%) CISM
8 2 (2.50%) RHCE
9 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (2.50%) Snort
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Puppet
1 10 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) HP
2 20 (25.00%) Cisco
3 11 (13.75%) Novell
3 11 (13.75%) Juniper
4 10 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.00%) F5
5 8 (10.00%) LogRhythm
5 8 (10.00%) Radware
5 8 (10.00%) McAfee
6 7 (8.75%) LogLogic
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.25%) CA
8 5 (6.25%) Splunk
9 4 (5.00%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.00%) IBM
9 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.75%) Symantec
10 3 (3.75%) Tripwire
11 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
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