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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ArcSight
Rank 540 551 534
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 55 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.060% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 14
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£451 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £372 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £530 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 £500 +17.64% 7
North West +4 14 £500 -9.09%
London +13 13 £444 +4.41%
Cheshire +19 11 £500 -9.09%
Scotland - 11 £438 -
East of England -15 4 £525 +36.36%
City of London +10 3 £438 -20.45%
South East -22 3 £345 -18.82% 6
Essex - 3 £525 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Surrey -4 2 £345 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Romsey - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (45.22%) Information Security
2 51 (44.35%) CISSP
2 51 (44.35%) SIEM
3 46 (40.00%) Firewall
4 43 (37.39%) HP
5 40 (34.78%) Windows
6 35 (30.43%) UNIX
7 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
8 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
9 27 (23.48%) Cisco
10 26 (22.61%) Linux
11 23 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 21 (18.26%) Degree
13 20 (17.39%) Qualys
13 20 (17.39%) Perl
13 20 (17.39%) IBM
14 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
14 19 (16.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (15.65%) CISM
15 18 (15.65%) Vulnerability Management
16 17 (14.78%) Security Management
17 16 (13.91%) Security Architecture
18 15 (13.04%) BMC
18 15 (13.04%) McAfee
19 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
19 14 (12.17%) Information Security Management
19 14 (12.17%) Finance
20 13 (11.30%) GIAC
20 13 (11.30%) Project Management
20 13 (11.30%) E-Discovery

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Project
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.00%) Firewall
2 19 (16.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.96%) Network Security
5 7 (6.09%) Internet
6 6 (5.22%) Wireshark
6 6 (5.22%) DNS
6 6 (5.22%) SSL
6 6 (5.22%) FTP
6 6 (5.22%) HTTP
7 5 (4.35%) NGN
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.74%) VPN
8 2 (1.74%) LDAP
8 2 (1.74%) IntruShield
9 1 (0.87%) IPsec
9 1 (0.87%) Extranet
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.74%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) French Language
3 3 (2.61%) German Language
4 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (27.83%) Analyst
2 30 (26.09%) Consultant
3 24 (20.87%) Security Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Security Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Security Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Security Consultant
7 9 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Monitoring Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.22%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Information Specialist
11 4 (3.48%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (3.48%) Security Specialist
12 3 (2.61%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) CMDB
3 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) e-Health
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) SecurID
6 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 35 (30.43%) UNIX
3 26 (22.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Information Security
2 51 (44.35%) SIEM
3 18 (15.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (14.78%) Security Management
5 16 (13.91%) Security Architecture
6 14 (12.17%) Information Security Management
7 13 (11.30%) Project Management
7 13 (11.30%) E-Discovery
8 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.43%) ITIL
9 10 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (7.83%) Validation
11 8 (6.96%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.96%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Use Case
13 6 (5.22%) Protective Monitoring
13 6 (5.22%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (5.22%) Reverse Engineering
13 6 (5.22%) Performance Management
13 6 (5.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) Perl
2 12 (10.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.43%) VBScript
3 8 (6.96%) Python
4 7 (6.09%) SQL
5 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (44.35%) CISSP
2 34 (29.57%) Security Cleared
3 29 (25.22%) SC Cleared
4 21 (18.26%) Degree
5 18 (15.65%) CISM
6 13 (11.30%) GIAC
7 12 (10.43%) GCIA
8 9 (7.83%) CEH
8 9 (7.83%) PMP
8 9 (7.83%) PMI Certification
9 7 (6.09%) SSCP
10 6 (5.22%) GPEN
10 6 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (5.22%) CCNA
10 6 (5.22%) GCIH
11 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.74%) CISA
13 1 (0.87%) CCSA
13 1 (0.87%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.22%) QA
4 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Snort
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) SCOM
2 12 (10.43%) Tivoli
3 9 (7.83%) Nessus
4 6 (5.22%) OPNET
5 3 (2.61%) OpenView
6 2 (1.74%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.87%) SCCM
7 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 43 (37.39%) HP
2 27 (23.48%) Cisco
3 23 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (17.39%) Qualys
4 20 (17.39%) IBM
5 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.04%) BMC
6 15 (13.04%) McAfee
7 12 (10.43%) Oracle
8 11 (9.57%) F5
9 10 (8.70%) Splunk
10 9 (7.83%) Sourcefire
10 9 (7.83%) Sun
10 9 (7.83%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (6.09%) Tripwire
12 6 (5.22%) LogLogic
12 6 (5.22%) TippingPoint
12 6 (5.22%) Juniper
13 5 (4.35%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.35%) SAP
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