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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 522 562 533
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 98 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.090% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 17
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £349 £450
% change year-on-year
+43.26% -22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 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 31 July 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 +35 94 £500 +19.40% 60
South East +15 39 £550 +35.38% 13
London +1 21 £475 +11.76% 7
Hampshire +5 19 £525 +75.00% 3
South West - 15 £415 - 6
Aldershot - 13 £475 - 2
East Midlands +10 11 £468 - 9
Berkshire +9 11 £550 +29.41% 3
Reading +1 7 £500 -
Derbyshire 0 7 £375 - 3
Surrey - 7 £550 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £410 - 1
Derby +1 6 - - 1
City of London -9 6 £475 +35.71%
Guildford - 5 £520 -
West Midlands - 5 £451 - 5
Bristol - 5 £550 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £415 - 1
North West - 4 £488 - 9
Cheshire - 4 £488 - 3
Chester - 4 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £410 -
Gloucester - 2 £410 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £468 - 3
Northern Ireland -2 1 - -
County Antrim -3 1 - -
Belfast -3 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £600 -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 110 (70.06%) SIEM
2 60 (38.22%) Security Cleared
3 55 (35.03%) Windows
4 49 (31.21%) CISSP
5 47 (29.94%) Information Security
6 43 (27.39%) Firewall
7 42 (26.75%) ITIL
8 41 (26.11%) McAfee
9 37 (23.57%) HP
10 35 (22.29%) SC Cleared
11 31 (19.75%) Sourcefire
12 30 (19.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 29 (18.47%) Active Directory
13 29 (18.47%) Linux
13 29 (18.47%) Finance
14 26 (16.56%) SQL
15 24 (15.29%) Cisco
16 23 (14.65%) Security Architecture
17 22 (14.01%) Vulnerability Management
17 22 (14.01%) UNIX
17 22 (14.01%) Cyber-Ark
18 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.74%) Security Management
18 20 (12.74%) Management Information System
18 20 (12.74%) Network Security
18 20 (12.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 20 (12.74%) Degree
19 19 (12.10%) McAfee ePO
19 19 (12.10%) Project Management
20 18 (11.46%) Symantec

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.82%) Lync
3 6 (3.82%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Office
2 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
1 1 (0.64%) PaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.39%) Firewall
2 30 (19.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (12.74%) Network Security
4 16 (10.19%) DNS
5 15 (9.55%) DHCP
6 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.10%) LDAP
8 4 (2.55%) SSH
9 3 (1.91%) SSL
9 3 (1.91%) Intranet
9 3 (1.91%) Internet
9 3 (1.91%) Extranet
10 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.64%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.64%) VPN
11 1 (0.64%) IPsec
11 1 (0.64%) MPLS
11 1 (0.64%) WAN
11 1 (0.64%) FTP
11 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.18%) Big Data
2 5 (3.18%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MSI
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.18%) Military
3 2 (1.27%) Banking
3 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (33.76%) Analyst
2 44 (28.03%) Security Analyst
3 27 (17.20%) Consultant
4 14 (8.92%) ArcSight Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) ArcSight Consultant
7 11 (7.01%) Architect
7 11 (7.01%) Security Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.10%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.18%) Network Analyst
12 4 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.55%) Deployment Manager
12 4 (2.55%) Information Manager
12 4 (2.55%) Information Security Manager
12 4 (2.55%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (2.55%) Network Security Analyst
13 3 (1.91%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.55%) SailPoint
3 3 (1.91%) SOAP
3 3 (1.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.01%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.37%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.82%) PKI
5 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.55%) SecurID
6 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 4 (2.55%) GIS
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Tandem
8 1 (0.64%) e-Health
8 1 (0.64%) SCADA
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
8 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.03%) Windows
2 29 (18.47%) Linux
3 22 (14.01%) UNIX
4 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (70.06%) SIEM
2 47 (29.94%) Information Security
3 42 (26.75%) ITIL
4 23 (14.65%) Security Architecture
5 22 (14.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (12.74%) Security Management
6 20 (12.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (12.10%) Project Management
8 18 (11.46%) Use Case
8 18 (11.46%) Data Protection
9 16 (10.19%) Service Management
10 15 (9.55%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (8.28%) Cyber Security
12 11 (7.01%) Analytics
13 10 (6.37%) Incident Management
13 10 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (5.10%) TOGAF
15 7 (4.46%) Computer Forensics
15 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
15 7 (4.46%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.56%) SQL
2 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.46%) Perl
4 6 (3.82%) Python
5 4 (2.55%) VBA
6 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.27%) VB
7 2 (1.27%) C
7 2 (1.27%) C#
7 2 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (38.22%) Security Cleared
2 49 (31.21%) CISSP
3 35 (22.29%) SC Cleared
4 20 (12.74%) Degree
5 17 (10.83%) ACSA
6 16 (10.19%) DV Cleared
7 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (7.64%) CCNP
8 12 (7.64%) CCNA
8 12 (7.64%) CEH
9 10 (6.37%) A+ Certification
10 7 (4.46%) CISM
11 6 (3.82%) GIAC
11 6 (3.82%) PMP
11 6 (3.82%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.55%) GCIH
13 3 (1.91%) GCIA
13 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.27%) GSEC
14 2 (1.27%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (6.37%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 29 (18.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.01%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.55%) Snort
5 4 (2.55%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (12.10%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (5.73%) Nessus
2 9 (5.73%) Nmap
2 9 (5.73%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (3.82%) SCCM
4 5 (3.18%) OpenView
5 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.27%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.27%) WSUS
6 2 (1.27%) SCOM
6 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.27%) SCSM
6 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) OPNET
7 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.64%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 41 (26.11%) McAfee
2 37 (23.57%) HP
3 31 (19.75%) Sourcefire
4 24 (15.29%) Cisco
5 22 (14.01%) Cyber-Ark
6 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
7 18 (11.46%) Symantec
8 17 (10.83%) Juniper
8 17 (10.83%) Splunk
9 16 (10.19%) Blue Coat
10 12 (7.64%) Citrix
10 12 (7.64%) SolarWinds
11 11 (7.01%) VMware
11 11 (7.01%) Dell
11 11 (7.01%) Oracle
11 11 (7.01%) FireEye
12 9 (5.73%) CA
12 9 (5.73%) CheckPoint
13 8 (5.10%) IBM
13 8 (5.10%) IronPort
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