Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ArcSight products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ArcSight over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

ArcSight
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 722 726
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 +33
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 105 144 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 92
England median daily rate £475 £481 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £314 £374 £408
90th Percentile £625 £600 £612
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

ArcSight is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40625 44273 44639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 45.20% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 27361 26823
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1550 1921
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ArcSight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ArcSight in England

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ArcSight in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcSight in England

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcSight in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcSight in England

ArcSight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcSight in England

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 37 £475 -5.00% 5
South East 0 26 £594 +28.38% 2
North of England +60 15 £463 +2.78% 1
Midlands +30 13 £425 -5.56% 2
South West +3 11 £500 -
West Midlands +29 9 £425 -5.56% 2
North West +3 9 £425 -5.56%
Yorkshire +24 6 £475 +8.57% 1
East Midlands - 4 £425 -
East of England -20 2 £300 -42.86%
ArcSight
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 53 (50.48%) SIEM
2 44 (41.90%) Windows
3 42 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (35.24%) Unix
5 34 (32.38%) Information Security
6 32 (30.48%) Linux
6 32 (30.48%) CISSP
6 32 (30.48%) Splunk
6 32 (30.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 30 (28.57%) Firewall
8 27 (25.71%) HP
8 27 (25.71%) McAfee
9 23 (21.90%) Analytics
9 23 (21.90%) Incident Management
10 21 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 21 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 21 (20.00%) Security Operations
11 20 (19.05%) Cisco
11 20 (19.05%) Symantec
12 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (17.14%) Network Security
13 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
13 18 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 16 (15.24%) Service Management
15 15 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (14.29%) LogRhythm
15 15 (14.29%) FireEye
15 15 (14.29%) QRadar
16 14 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre

ArcSight
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.57%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloudflare
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.57%) Firewall
2 21 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (17.14%) Network Security
4 14 (13.33%) VPN
5 11 (10.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (10.48%) LAN
5 11 (10.48%) WAN
6 10 (9.52%) SSL
7 9 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (7.62%) VoIP
9 6 (5.71%) Internet
9 6 (5.71%) Wireless
10 5 (4.76%) SAN
11 4 (3.81%) TACACS
12 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.90%) DNS
13 2 (1.90%) ICMP
13 2 (1.90%) LDAP
13 2 (1.90%) VLAN
14 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Security Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) ArcSight Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Security Specialist
7 7 (6.67%) Consultant
7 7 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Network Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Network Security Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.76%) ArcSight Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) CISSP Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (6.67%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.71%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.95%) Kafka
5 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
3 10 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
4 4 (3.81%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.90%) Windows
2 37 (35.24%) Unix
3 32 (30.48%) Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.95%) VMS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) SIEM
2 42 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (32.38%) Information Security
4 32 (30.48%) Vulnerability Management
5 23 (21.90%) Analytics
5 23 (21.90%) Incident Management
6 21 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 18 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (15.24%) Service Management
10 15 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (13.33%) ITIL
11 14 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
11 14 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
12 13 (12.38%) Threat Management
13 12 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
14 10 (9.52%) SDLC
14 10 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) SQL
2 5 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (1.90%) C
3 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) CISSP
2 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.52%) SANS
6 9 (8.57%) Degree
7 8 (7.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.67%) GCIA
8 7 (6.67%) SSCP
9 5 (4.76%) GIAC
10 4 (3.81%) CCNP
10 4 (3.81%) GCIH
11 3 (2.86%) CEH
11 3 (2.86%) CISM
12 2 (1.90%) CCIE
12 2 (1.90%) CCIE Security
12 2 (1.90%) CCNA
12 2 (1.90%) GSEC
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Snort
4 1 (0.95%) GridGain
4 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) QRadar
2 14 (13.33%) Nexpose
3 9 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.62%) Nessus
4 8 (7.62%) Nmap
5 6 (5.71%) ArcSight ESM
5 6 (5.71%) Nagios
6 5 (4.76%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (3.81%) CSIRT
8 3 (2.86%) Puppet
9 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (1.90%) EnCase
9 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.90%) SCOM
9 2 (1.90%) WSUS
10 1 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Splunk
2 27 (25.71%) HP
2 27 (25.71%) McAfee
3 20 (19.05%) Cisco
3 20 (19.05%) Symantec
4 15 (14.29%) FireEye
4 15 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 14 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 14 (13.33%) Qualys
6 11 (10.48%) Intel
7 10 (9.52%) Juniper
8 9 (8.57%) AlienVault
9 8 (7.62%) Apple
9 8 (7.62%) F5
10 7 (6.67%) Bluefish Communications
10 7 (6.67%) ServiceNow
10 7 (6.67%) Snow
10 7 (6.67%) VMware
11 6 (5.71%) GFI Software
11 6 (5.71%) Rapid7