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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArcSight
Rank 555 570 513
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -57
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 57 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.045% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.099% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 13
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £538 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £453 £410
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1126 1045 1183
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 £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +18 54 £475 +5.55% 43
South East +5 19 £451 -16.00% 22
London -2 18 £456 +7.35% 9
Hampshire -2 9 £413 -24.86% 1
North West - 8 £525 - 4
City of London - 7 £400 - 1
South West - 5 £500 - 3
Berkshire - 5 £451 - 12
Cheshire - 5 £500 - 1
Surrey +9 3 £595 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £500 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Guildford - 2 £595 - 1
Warrington - 2 £500 -
East of England - 2 £473 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £475 -
Hook - 1 £451 -
Scotland - 1 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £420 -
East Midlands - 1 £438 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £438 - 2
Essex - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £600 -
Chesterfield - 1 £438 - 2
County Antrim - 1 £475 -

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 69 (68.32%) SIEM
2 47 (46.53%) Firewall
3 42 (41.58%) Information Security
4 37 (36.63%) Windows
5 36 (35.64%) Linux
6 33 (32.67%) CISSP
7 32 (31.68%) HP
8 30 (29.70%) Finance
9 27 (26.73%) UNIX
10 26 (25.74%) ITIL
10 26 (25.74%) Project Management
11 24 (23.76%) McAfee
11 24 (23.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
12 23 (22.77%) Cisco
13 19 (18.81%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (18.81%) Cyber-Ark
14 17 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (16.83%) Splunk
14 17 (16.83%) Security Architecture
14 17 (16.83%) Use Case
14 17 (16.83%) Degree
14 17 (16.83%) SQL
15 16 (15.84%) PMP
15 16 (15.84%) PMI Certification
15 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
15 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
15 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
16 15 (14.85%) Perl
16 15 (14.85%) Python

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 47 (46.53%) Firewall
2 24 (23.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.92%) Network Security
5 5 (4.95%) SSH
5 5 (4.95%) LDAP
6 4 (3.96%) DNS
6 4 (3.96%) SSL
7 3 (2.97%) Internet
7 3 (2.97%) DHCP
7 3 (2.97%) VPN
8 2 (1.98%) HTTP
8 2 (1.98%) Extranet
8 2 (1.98%) Intranet
8 2 (1.98%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.99%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Big Data
2 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MSI
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.97%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) Military
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) French Language
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Consultant
2 20 (19.80%) Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Security Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Security Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.90%) Architect
8 8 (7.92%) Security Manager
9 7 (6.93%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Security Project Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Information Security Project Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Deployment Manager
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Network Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Security Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Security Architect
12 3 (2.97%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.95%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) PKI
4 2 (1.98%) GIS
4 2 (1.98%) Tandem
4 2 (1.98%) e-Health
5 1 (0.99%) Wiki
5 1 (0.99%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Linux
3 27 (26.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) AIX
5 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (68.32%) SIEM
2 42 (41.58%) Information Security
3 26 (25.74%) ITIL
3 26 (25.74%) Project Management
4 19 (18.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (16.83%) Security Architecture
5 17 (16.83%) Use Case
6 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.91%) Service Management
7 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.92%) Business Development
8 8 (7.92%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.92%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.93%) Analytics
9 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.93%) Coaching
9 7 (6.93%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (6.93%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) Python
2 15 (14.85%) Perl
3 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.98%) VBA
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.99%) R
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) CISSP
2 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
3 17 (16.83%) Degree
4 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
4 16 (15.84%) PMP
4 16 (15.84%) PMI Certification
5 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (7.92%) CCNP
6 8 (7.92%) CCNA
7 7 (6.93%) GCIA
8 6 (5.94%) A+ Certification
9 5 (4.95%) CEH
10 4 (3.96%) CISM
10 4 (3.96%) GIAC
11 3 (2.97%) GCIH
11 3 (2.97%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.99%) SSCP
13 1 (0.99%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.97%) QA
3 3 (2.97%) SLA
4 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.98%) COBIT
4 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Snort
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.99%) iptables
3 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.99%) Samba
3 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) OpenView
1 6 (5.94%) Nessus
2 4 (3.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.97%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) SCOM
4 2 (1.98%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.98%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) OPNET
5 1 (0.99%) MOM
5 1 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.99%) Puppet
5 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) Opsview
5 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) HP
2 24 (23.76%) McAfee
3 23 (22.77%) Cisco
4 19 (18.81%) Cyber-Ark
5 17 (16.83%) Splunk
6 16 (15.84%) CheckPoint
7 14 (13.86%) Juniper
8 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
9 11 (10.89%) TippingPoint
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle
10 10 (9.90%) F5
11 9 (8.91%) Blue Coat
12 8 (7.92%) IBM
12 8 (7.92%) Citrix
12 8 (7.92%) Nokia
13 7 (6.93%) BMC
14 6 (5.94%) Symantec
15 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds
16 4 (3.96%) Tripwire
16 4 (3.96%) VMware
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