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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 219 258
Rank change year-on-year -20 +39  
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 9 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 1.03% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 7
Median daily rate £480 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +17.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £56.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 -

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 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Hampshire +15 5 £519 +3.80% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £388 -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
ArcSight
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (66.67%) SIEM
2 14 (58.33%) HP
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 11 (45.83%) Intel Security
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Splunk
5 10 (41.67%) Symantec
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) CMDB
8 7 (29.17%) IaaS
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
8 7 (29.17%) BMC
8 7 (29.17%) CA
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Unix
8 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
8 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
8 7 (29.17%) Security Management
8 7 (29.17%) Service Management
8 7 (29.17%) Security Hardening
8 7 (29.17%) Data Loss Prevention

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (12.50%) SSL
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) ATM
7 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (8.33%) Frame Relay
7 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) CMDB
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) SIEM
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (29.17%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Security Hardening
5 7 (29.17%) Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) Service Management
6 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (25.00%) Event Correlation
6 6 (25.00%) User Stories
6 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 4 (16.67%) Network Design
8 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) GCIA
4 2 (8.33%) GCIH
4 2 (8.33%) SANS
5 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (16.67%) Nexpose
3 3 (12.50%) QRadar
4 2 (8.33%) Nagios
4 2 (8.33%) Opsview
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (4.17%) Nessus
5 1 (4.17%) Nmap
5 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Intel Security
2 11 (45.83%) Splunk
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Symantec
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) BMC
5 7 (29.17%) CA
5 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
6 6 (25.00%) F5
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
8 4 (16.67%) LogRhythm
9 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 3 (12.50%) FireEye
9 3 (12.50%) GFI Software
9 3 (12.50%) Rapid7
9 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
9 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint