Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 726 696 737
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 +48
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 119 191 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 133 94
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.31% +21.56%
10th Percentile £350 £359 £375
90th Percentile £600 £598 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41961 49035 50445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.76% 44.56% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 30057 29072
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1433 1621 2182
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.70% +2.65% +3.03%

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcSight in the UK

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcSight in the UK

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcSight in the UK

ArcSight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcSight in the UK

ArcSight
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcSight within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England -20 104 £500 +5.26% 23
UK excluding London +24 81 £475 +2.70% 17
London -23 35 £475 -5.00% 6
North of England +67 32 £513 +20.59% 2
North West +53 27 £525 +23.53%
South West +4 18 £488 +30.00% 3
South East -9 17 £538 +9.69% 6
Scotland +43 12 £425 -
Yorkshire +26 5 £475 +28.90% 2
East of England - 2 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 72 (60.50%) SIEM
2 49 (41.18%) Splunk
3 44 (36.97%) Firewall
4 41 (34.45%) Information Security
5 30 (25.21%) Linux
6 29 (24.37%) Security Cleared
7 26 (21.85%) Windows
8 24 (20.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (19.33%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (19.33%) FireEye
10 22 (18.49%) VMware
10 22 (18.49%) Cisco
11 21 (17.65%) CISSP
11 21 (17.65%) Unix
11 21 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 21 (17.65%) QRadar
12 20 (16.81%) HP
12 20 (16.81%) Analytics
13 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
14 18 (15.13%) Qualys
15 17 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (14.29%) Incident Management
15 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.29%) ITIL
15 17 (14.29%) SANS
15 17 (14.29%) Security Operations
16 16 (13.45%) McAfee
16 16 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (13.45%) DV Cleared
16 16 (13.45%) Network Security

ArcSight
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.36%) ArcGIS
1 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
1 4 (3.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.97%) Firewall
2 21 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.45%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (13.45%) Network Security
4 14 (11.76%) VPN
5 12 (10.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (9.24%) WAN
7 10 (8.40%) TACACS
8 9 (7.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (7.56%) LAN
9 8 (6.72%) Internet
10 7 (5.88%) VoIP
11 6 (5.04%) SSL
12 5 (4.20%) DNS
12 5 (4.20%) VLAN
13 4 (3.36%) Wireless
14 3 (2.52%) LDAP
14 3 (2.52%) SAN
15 2 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 2 (1.68%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) Big Data
1 3 (2.52%) MySQL
1 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.88%) Banking
1 7 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (27.73%) Analyst
2 26 (21.85%) Security Analyst
3 19 (15.97%) Security Engineer
4 15 (12.61%) Architect
4 15 (12.61%) Consultant
5 13 (10.92%) ArcSight Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Linux Specialist
9 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) ArcSight Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) CyberArk Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (5.04%) SAML
3 4 (3.36%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.36%) OAuth
3 4 (3.36%) OpenID
3 4 (3.36%) SailPoint
4 2 (1.68%) LAMP
4 2 (1.68%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.84%) .NET
5 1 (0.84%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (6.72%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.88%) PKI
5 4 (3.36%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.21%) Linux
2 26 (21.85%) Windows
3 21 (17.65%) Unix
4 13 (10.92%) MVS
5 9 (7.56%) AIX
5 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.36%) VMS
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) CentOS
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.50%) SIEM
2 41 (34.45%) Information Security
3 24 (20.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (19.33%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (16.81%) Analytics
6 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 17 (14.29%) ITIL
6 17 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 17 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (10.92%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (10.92%) Threat Intelligence
8 12 (10.08%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 11 (9.24%) Security Architecture
10 10 (8.40%) Threat Management
11 9 (7.56%) Case Management
11 9 (7.56%) Data Analytics
11 9 (7.56%) ITIL V3
11 9 (7.56%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (7.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
1 9 (7.56%) Shell Script
2 8 (6.72%) C
3 6 (5.04%) Python
4 5 (4.20%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.65%) CISSP
3 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
4 17 (14.29%) SANS
5 16 (13.45%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.08%) GCIA
6 12 (10.08%) GCIH
7 6 (5.04%) CCNP
7 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.04%) CREST Certified
7 6 (5.04%) SSCP
8 2 (1.68%) CISM
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.68%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) CISA
9 1 (0.84%) GIAC
9 1 (0.84%) ISEB
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) GPG13
3 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.56%) Squid
2 9 (7.56%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (5.04%) ProxySG
3 6 (5.04%) Snort
3 6 (5.04%) vCloud
4 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) QRadar
2 11 (9.24%) Nexpose
3 9 (7.56%) ArcSight ESM
3 9 (7.56%) Nessus
3 9 (7.56%) SCOM
3 9 (7.56%) SELinux
3 9 (7.56%) vCenter Server
4 8 (6.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (5.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 7 (5.88%) Nmap
6 6 (5.04%) RSA enVision
7 4 (3.36%) vRealize
8 2 (1.68%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) Splunk
2 23 (19.33%) FireEye
3 22 (18.49%) Cisco
3 22 (18.49%) VMware
4 20 (16.81%) HP
5 18 (15.13%) Qualys
6 16 (13.45%) McAfee
7 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
7 15 (12.61%) Symantec
8 13 (10.92%) EMC
8 13 (10.92%) LogRhythm
8 13 (10.92%) Tripwire
9 12 (10.08%) Blue Coat
10 10 (8.40%) F5
10 10 (8.40%) ServiceNow
11 9 (7.56%) AlienVault
11 9 (7.56%) CyberArk
11 9 (7.56%) Intel
12 8 (6.72%) Oracle
12 8 (6.72%) Sourcefire
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago