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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcSight over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ArcSight
UK
Rank 541 523 566
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +43
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 46 107 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.49% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 74 27
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £587 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £52.63 -
UK excluding London median 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
20308 21642 23146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.27% 43.30% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12489 12731 13574
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 861 1016
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

ArcSight
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ArcSight as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 39 £450 -10.00% 9
South East -3 15 £463 -7.54% 3
Hampshire +15 10 £501 +0.10% 2
London -29 8 £525 +11.70% 4
North West - 7 £425 -
Manchester - 7 £425 -
Salford - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire +1 4 £450 -1.09%
Scotland +27 3 £290 - 2
Glasgow +12 3 £290 -
West Midlands -9 3 £450 -28.00% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke +7 2 £501 +0.10%
South West +5 2 £530 -
Berkshire +1 2 £450 -10.08% 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 £500 -
Slough -4 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £560 -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ArcSight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 81 (68.07%) Firewall
2 69 (57.98%) SIEM
3 61 (51.26%) Splunk
4 52 (43.70%) Windows
5 50 (42.02%) Information Security
6 46 (38.66%) Unix
7 41 (34.45%) Linux
8 40 (33.61%) TCP/IP
9 39 (32.77%) CISSP
10 38 (31.93%) Intel Security
11 36 (30.25%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (26.05%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (25.21%) Security Monitoring
14 29 (24.37%) Cisco
14 29 (24.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 28 (23.53%) Security Operations
16 27 (22.69%) Symantec
16 27 (22.69%) Analytics
17 26 (21.85%) Juniper
17 26 (21.85%) QRadar
18 25 (21.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 25 (21.01%) LogRhythm
18 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
18 25 (21.01%) F5
19 24 (20.17%) Nessus
19 24 (20.17%) Finance
20 23 (19.33%) VPN
20 23 (19.33%) ITIL
20 23 (19.33%) Nexpose
21 22 (18.49%) Security Operations Centre

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) IaaS
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (68.07%) Firewall
2 40 (33.61%) TCP/IP
3 23 (19.33%) VPN
4 22 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (15.13%) LAN
5 18 (15.13%) WAN
6 15 (12.61%) VoIP
7 14 (11.76%) Internet
8 13 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (10.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (10.92%) SSL
8 13 (10.92%) Wireless
9 11 (9.24%) Network Security
10 8 (6.72%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (5.88%) BGP
11 7 (5.88%) OSPF
11 7 (5.88%) tcpdump
11 7 (5.88%) Wireshark
12 5 (4.20%) DNS
13 4 (3.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) Big Data
2 11 (9.24%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Subversion
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Military
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Consultant
2 23 (19.33%) Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Security Consultant
4 19 (15.97%) Architect
4 19 (15.97%) Security Engineer
5 17 (14.29%) Security Analyst
6 15 (12.61%) Security Specialist
7 12 (10.08%) Information Security Specialist
7 12 (10.08%) Information Specialist
8 11 (9.24%) ArcSight Consultant
9 10 (8.40%) ArcSight Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Information Security Consultant
9 10 (8.40%) SIEM Analyst
10 8 (6.72%) Splunk Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) ArcSight Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) SIEM Consultant
12 6 (5.04%) Incident Analyst
12 6 (5.04%) SOC Architect
13 5 (4.20%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 5 (4.20%) Security Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) 802.1X
2 10 (8.40%) ELK Stack
3 9 (7.56%) Regular Expression
4 4 (3.36%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.40%) Cyber Attack
4 9 (7.56%) CMDB
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.84%) RIA
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Windows
2 46 (38.66%) Unix
3 41 (34.45%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) AIX
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.98%) SIEM
2 50 (42.02%) Information Security
3 36 (30.25%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (26.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 30 (25.21%) Security Monitoring
6 29 (24.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 28 (23.53%) Security Operations
8 27 (22.69%) Analytics
9 25 (21.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 23 (19.33%) ITIL
11 19 (15.97%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (15.13%) Use Case
13 17 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 15 (12.61%) Data Analytics
15 14 (11.76%) Patch Management
15 14 (11.76%) Service Management
16 13 (10.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 13 (10.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
17 12 (10.08%) Data Loss Prevention
17 12 (10.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) SQL
2 10 (8.40%) Perl
2 10 (8.40%) Python
3 6 (5.04%) Java
3 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.52%) C
4 3 (2.52%) Delphi
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) CISSP
2 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.45%) SANS
4 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) CISM
6 8 (6.72%) CCNP
6 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) SSCP
7 4 (3.36%) CISA
7 4 (3.36%) Degree
7 4 (3.36%) GIAC
8 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.52%) PMP
9 2 (1.68%) GCIA
9 2 (1.68%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.84%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.84%) GCIH
10 1 (0.84%) GSEC
10 1 (0.84%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.36%) GPG13
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.84%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) QRadar
2 24 (20.17%) Nessus
3 23 (19.33%) Nexpose
4 20 (16.81%) ArcSight ESM
5 10 (8.40%) Nmap
6 9 (7.56%) CSIRT
7 7 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (4.20%) Nagios
9 4 (3.36%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (3.36%) Opsview
10 2 (1.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.84%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 1 (0.84%) Grafana
11 1 (0.84%) Graphite
11 1 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.84%) Puppet
11 1 (0.84%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 61 (51.26%) Splunk
2 38 (31.93%) Intel Security
3 29 (24.37%) Cisco
4 27 (22.69%) Symantec
5 26 (21.85%) Juniper
6 25 (21.01%) F5
6 25 (21.01%) LogRhythm
7 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint
8 17 (14.29%) FireEye
9 16 (13.45%) HP
10 14 (11.76%) Blue Coat
11 13 (10.92%) GFI Software
11 13 (10.92%) Intel
11 13 (10.92%) Rapid7
11 13 (10.92%) Sourcefire
11 13 (10.92%) TippingPoint
11 13 (10.92%) VMware
12 11 (9.24%) NetWitness
12 11 (9.24%) Qualys
13 10 (8.40%) Apple