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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 544 524 542
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 50 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.090% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £352 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £450 £245
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +83.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 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 31 July 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
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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 -22 35 £419 -1.47% 21
London +31 18 £425 - 3
South East -15 15 £406 +1.56% 10
Scotland - 14 £347 - 1
Berkshire - 8 £425 - 3
Hampshire -24 7 £300 -25.00% 2
City of London +29 6 £350 -
Reading - 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - - 5
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 5
Warrington - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 3
Edinburgh - - - - 1

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (52.05%) SIEM
2 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
3 24 (32.88%) Firewall
4 20 (27.40%) UNIX
4 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
5 18 (24.66%) ITIL
6 16 (21.92%) Windows
7 15 (20.55%) IBM
7 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
8 13 (17.81%) HP
8 13 (17.81%) VBScript
8 13 (17.81%) BMC
8 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
9 11 (15.07%) Tivoli
9 11 (15.07%) Perl
9 11 (15.07%) Information Security
10 10 (13.70%) SCOM
10 10 (13.70%) Novell
10 10 (13.70%) Computer Security
11 9 (12.33%) Finance
11 9 (12.33%) Validation
12 8 (10.96%) Migration
12 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.96%) Network Security
12 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
13 7 (9.59%) SQL
13 7 (9.59%) Use Case
13 7 (9.59%) CMDB
13 7 (9.59%) Data Security
13 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.11%) Documentum
1 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Network Security
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) X.400
3 3 (4.11%) X.500
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.74%) NGN
5 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) FTP
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
1 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.11%) ClearQuest
1 3 (4.11%) MSI
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Consultant
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) IT Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Information Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) CMDB
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
4 3 (4.11%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) UNIX
2 16 (21.92%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) SIEM
2 18 (24.66%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Information Security
4 10 (13.70%) Computer Security
5 9 (12.33%) Validation
6 8 (10.96%) Migration
7 7 (9.59%) Data Security
7 7 (9.59%) Use Case
7 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.48%) Change Control
10 3 (4.11%) Release Management
10 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.11%) Change Management
10 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.11%) Document Management
11 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.74%) Security Management
11 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) VBScript
1 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.07%) Perl
3 7 (9.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) CISSP
4 5 (6.85%) CISM
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) CEH
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.11%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) SSCP
7 2 (2.74%) GIAC
8 1 (1.37%) GCIH
8 1 (1.37%) CISA
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) GPEN
8 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Tivoli
2 10 (13.70%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.74%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) IBM
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) HP
2 13 (17.81%) BMC
3 10 (13.70%) Novell
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 5 (6.85%) McAfee
5 5 (6.85%) Qualys
6 4 (5.48%) Splunk
6 4 (5.48%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) EMC
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.11%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.11%) LogLogic
7 3 (4.11%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.11%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.74%) Remedy
London
ECS
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Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
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Slough
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Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
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Swindon
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
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Oxford
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 8 days ago