The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ArcSight
England / South West
Rank 130 136 139
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £470 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £451
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.00 -

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1054 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 39.94% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 751 717
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 71
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcSight in the South West

ArcSight
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +3 2 £300 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
ArcSight
England

ArcSight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) ESRI
6 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
6 3 (27.27%) webMethods
6 3 (27.27%) Software AG
6 3 (27.27%) SAS
6 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre

ArcSight
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TACACS
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Adaptive Security
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Case Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SANS
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (9.09%) GCIA
4 1 (9.09%) GCIH
4 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GPG13
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) QRadar
1 3 (27.27%) vRealize
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Nessus
3 1 (9.09%) Nexpose
3 1 (9.09%) Nmap
3 1 (9.09%) Opsview
3 1 (9.09%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) HP
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
3 3 (27.27%) ESRI
3 3 (27.27%) Software AG
3 3 (27.27%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Mercator
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia