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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 532 518 497
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 44 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £405 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
23928 23341 20962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.66% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13690 12726 10988
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 994 1251
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 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 25 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 2 March 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 -56 32 £463 -7.50% 19
Scotland - 10 £425 -
London -27 9 £500 - 3
South East -18 8 £425 - 8
Hampshire -17 4 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £425 - 5
South West - 4 - - 1
City of London +8 3 £500 - 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Derbyshire +11 1 £438 -7.89%
West Midlands -3 1 £350 -31.03%
East Midlands -5 1 £438 -7.89%
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Aldershot - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 4
Linlithgow - - - -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 54 (52.43%) SIEM
2 50 (48.54%) Information Security
3 49 (47.57%) Firewall
4 45 (43.69%) Windows
5 43 (41.75%) CISSP
6 36 (34.95%) HP
7 34 (33.01%) Linux
8 29 (28.16%) UNIX
9 28 (27.18%) Cisco
10 25 (24.27%) McAfee
10 25 (24.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
12 23 (22.33%) CheckPoint
13 20 (19.42%) Project Management
13 20 (19.42%) Security Architecture
13 20 (19.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (19.42%) Degree
14 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
14 19 (18.45%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (18.45%) ITIL
14 19 (18.45%) Finance
15 18 (17.48%) Splunk
16 16 (15.53%) Qualys
16 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (13.59%) IBM
18 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
18 14 (13.59%) Oracle
19 13 (12.62%) Perl
19 13 (12.62%) Mentoring

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (4.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (47.57%) Firewall
2 20 (19.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.77%) Network Security
5 7 (6.80%) SSL
6 6 (5.83%) DNS
6 6 (5.83%) Internet
6 6 (5.83%) HTTP
6 6 (5.83%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.85%) FTP
8 4 (3.88%) LDAP
9 3 (2.91%) VPN
9 3 (2.91%) IntruShield
10 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.94%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.94%) NGN
10 2 (1.94%) IPsec
11 1 (0.97%) SSH
11 1 (0.97%) Extranet
11 1 (0.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Legal
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) French Language
3 3 (2.91%) German Language
3 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Analyst
1 30 (29.13%) Consultant
2 23 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Security Consultant
3 12 (11.65%) Architect
3 12 (11.65%) Security Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Security Architect
5 8 (7.77%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Information Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Security Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Network Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.88%) CMDB
5 3 (2.91%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) CESG
7 1 (0.97%) e-Health
7 1 (0.97%) SecurID
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.69%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Linux
3 29 (28.16%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.43%) SIEM
2 50 (48.54%) Information Security
3 25 (24.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (19.42%) Project Management
4 20 (19.42%) Security Architecture
5 19 (18.45%) ITIL
5 19 (18.45%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.68%) Security Management
8 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.71%) Use Case
9 8 (7.77%) Performance Management
9 8 (7.77%) Information Security Management
9 8 (7.77%) Coaching
9 8 (7.77%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (7.77%) Cyber Security
10 7 (6.80%) Analytics
10 7 (6.80%) E-Discovery
10 7 (6.80%) Business Development
10 7 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) Perl
2 12 (11.65%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) Python
4 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.88%) VBScript
6 2 (1.94%) VBA
6 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (41.75%) CISSP
2 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.42%) Degree
4 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.65%) CISM
5 12 (11.65%) GIAC
6 11 (10.68%) PMP
6 11 (10.68%) PMI Certification
7 10 (9.71%) GCIA
8 7 (6.80%) CEH
9 6 (5.83%) SSCP
9 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (4.85%) CCNA
10 5 (4.85%) GCIH
10 5 (4.85%) GPEN
11 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.94%) CISA
12 1 (0.97%) CCNP
12 1 (0.97%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.68%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.83%) QA
4 5 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Snort
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.97%) Samba
4 1 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Nessus
2 6 (5.83%) SCOM
3 5 (4.85%) OPNET
3 5 (4.85%) OpenView
4 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.88%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (2.91%) SCCM
6 2 (1.94%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.97%) Nagios
7 1 (0.97%) MOM
7 1 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.97%) Puppet
7 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.97%) Opsview
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) HP
2 28 (27.18%) Cisco
3 25 (24.27%) McAfee
4 23 (22.33%) CheckPoint
5 18 (17.48%) Splunk
6 16 (15.53%) Qualys
7 14 (13.59%) IBM
7 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.59%) Oracle
8 11 (10.68%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (9.71%) F5
9 10 (9.71%) Tripwire
9 10 (9.71%) BMC
10 9 (8.74%) Sun
10 9 (8.74%) TippingPoint
11 7 (6.80%) Juniper
12 6 (5.83%) Blue Coat
12 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.83%) Nokia
13 5 (4.85%) NetIQ
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