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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ArcSight
Rank 565 588 594
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 59 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 40
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £589 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £451
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
22572 23646 25687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 42.71% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13871 15133
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 979 1231
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 51 £450 -10.00% 19
London -17 16 £500 - 8
South East +15 13 £475 -8.21% 4
North West - 11 £450 -
Hampshire +32 9 £475 -13.63% 2
Manchester - 9 £450 -
Salford - 6 £450 -
Scotland +17 5 £370 -
Glasgow +16 5 £370 -
South West +14 4 £530 -11.66% 5
Southampton - 3 - -
East of England +6 2 £675 +28.57%
Berkshire -6 2 £450 -13.04% 2
West Midlands -7 2 £469 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £563 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Wiltshire - 2 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £675 -
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Swindon - 2 £500 - 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £563 -
Bristol +6 1 £560 -6.66% 3
Slough +2 1 £500 -0.99%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 99 (66.89%) Firewall
2 80 (54.05%) SIEM
3 72 (48.65%) Splunk
4 69 (46.62%) Windows
5 55 (37.16%) Information Security
6 54 (36.49%) Linux
7 51 (34.46%) TCP/IP
8 49 (33.11%) Unix
9 47 (31.76%) CISSP
10 44 (29.73%) Intel Security
11 41 (27.70%) Cybersecurity
12 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 32 (21.62%) Cisco
13 32 (21.62%) Analytics
14 31 (20.95%) Finance
15 30 (20.27%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (20.27%) LogRhythm
16 29 (19.59%) Symantec
17 28 (18.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 28 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 27 (18.24%) Security Operations
19 26 (17.57%) Use Case
20 25 (16.89%) Nessus
20 25 (16.89%) ITIL
20 25 (16.89%) ArcSight ESM
21 24 (16.22%) QRadar
21 24 (16.22%) VPN
21 24 (16.22%) Juniper
21 24 (16.22%) Management Information System
22 23 (15.54%) SC Cleared

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 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) IaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) SaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (66.89%) Firewall
2 51 (34.46%) TCP/IP
3 24 (16.22%) VPN
4 22 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (12.16%) LAN
5 18 (12.16%) Network Security
5 18 (12.16%) WAN
6 16 (10.81%) VoIP
7 15 (10.14%) Internet
7 15 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (10.14%) Wireless
8 14 (9.46%) tcpdump
8 14 (9.46%) Wireshark
9 13 (8.78%) SSL
10 10 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (4.73%) BGP
12 7 (4.73%) OSPF
13 6 (4.05%) DNS
14 5 (3.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) Big Data
2 12 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.38%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.03%) GIS
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 31 (20.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Military
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) French Language
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (25.00%) Analyst
2 35 (23.65%) Consultant
3 23 (15.54%) Security Analyst
3 23 (15.54%) Security Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) Security Consultant
5 18 (12.16%) ArcSight Consultant
6 16 (10.81%) Architect
7 15 (10.14%) ArcSight Engineer
7 15 (10.14%) Security Specialist
8 11 (7.43%) SIEM Consultant
9 10 (6.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 10 (6.76%) SOC Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) Information Security Specialist
10 9 (6.08%) Information Specialist
10 9 (6.08%) Splunk Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) ArcSight Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) IT Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) IT Security Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) Regular Expression
2 13 (8.78%) 802.1X
3 10 (6.76%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.43%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (6.08%) CMDB
6 7 (4.73%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.03%) PKI
11 1 (0.68%) RIA
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.62%) Windows
2 54 (36.49%) Linux
3 49 (33.11%) Unix
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) AIX
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Solaris
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) SIEM
2 55 (37.16%) Information Security
3 41 (27.70%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (21.62%) Analytics
5 30 (20.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (18.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (18.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 27 (18.24%) Security Operations
8 26 (17.57%) Use Case
9 25 (16.89%) ITIL
10 19 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (12.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 16 (10.81%) Data Analytics
13 15 (10.14%) Patch Management
13 15 (10.14%) Security Architecture
13 15 (10.14%) Service Management
14 14 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (9.46%) Project Management
15 13 (8.78%) Incident Management
15 13 (8.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) SQL
2 11 (7.43%) Perl
2 11 (7.43%) Python
2 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.05%) Java
4 3 (2.03%) C
4 3 (2.03%) Delphi
5 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (31.76%) CISSP
2 37 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (15.54%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.16%) DV Cleared
4 18 (12.16%) SANS
5 13 (8.78%) Degree
6 11 (7.43%) CISM
6 11 (7.43%) GIAC
7 8 (5.41%) CCNP
7 8 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.41%) SSCP
8 6 (4.05%) CISA
9 5 (3.38%) GCIA
10 3 (2.03%) CFCE
10 3 (2.03%) EnCE
10 3 (2.03%) GCFA
10 3 (2.03%) GCFE
10 3 (2.03%) GSEC
10 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.05%) GPG13
2 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.70%) Snort
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (16.89%) ArcSight ESM
1 25 (16.89%) Nessus
2 24 (16.22%) QRadar
3 23 (15.54%) Nexpose
4 10 (6.76%) Nmap
5 7 (4.73%) EnCase
5 7 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.73%) RSA enVision
6 5 (3.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.68%) Grafana
10 1 (0.68%) Graphite
10 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.68%) Opsview
10 1 (0.68%) Puppet
10 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 72 (48.65%) Splunk
2 44 (29.73%) Intel Security
3 32 (21.62%) Cisco
4 30 (20.27%) LogRhythm
5 29 (19.59%) Symantec
6 24 (16.22%) Juniper
7 22 (14.86%) CheckPoint
7 22 (14.86%) F5
8 20 (13.51%) Rapid7
9 18 (12.16%) FireEye
10 17 (11.49%) HP
11 15 (10.14%) Qualys
11 15 (10.14%) VMware
12 14 (9.46%) Blue Coat
12 14 (9.46%) Sourcefire
13 13 (8.78%) Fortinet
13 13 (8.78%) GFI Software
13 13 (8.78%) Intel
13 13 (8.78%) TippingPoint
14 12 (8.11%) NetWitness