The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 253 235
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 8 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 22
Median daily rate £388 £563 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +8.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £586 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +4.59% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3755 4330 4471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.53% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 2540 2440
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 218 240
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ArcSight as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ArcSight in the South East

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcSight in the South East

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcSight in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcSight in the South East

ArcSight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcSight in the South East

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +23 3 £350 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 3 £388 -13.88%
Hampshire +10 1 £480 -16.52%
Surrey +3 1 £600 - 2
ArcSight
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 11 (68.75%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) SIEM
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) F5
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) OSINT
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) GCIA
7 4 (25.00%) GCIH
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) CISSP

ArcSight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) ATM
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Expert
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSF
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) OSINT
4 4 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) GCIA
3 4 (25.00%) GCIH
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GPG13
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vCloud
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
5 2 (12.50%) FireEye
5 2 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 2 (12.50%) LogRhythm
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Rapid7
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 2 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Gemalto