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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 550 599
Rank change year-on-year +9 +49  
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 59 105 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 87 34
Median daily rate £525 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £471 £475
% change year-on-year +10.46% -0.89%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20421 24662 25246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.15% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 15129 14343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 813 1096
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 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 3 months to 26 April 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
England -1 48 £525 +10.52% 29
London -7 17 £550 +10.00% 10
South West +8 13 £520 +33.33% 6
North West +33 11 £525 +23.52%
Scotland +42 9 £425 -
Glasgow +13 8 £425 -
Warrington +44 7 £525 +23.52%
Cheshire +36 7 £525 +23.52%
Bristol +3 6 £520 +33.33% 3
South East -4 6 £480 -4.00% 7
Hampshire +12 4 £538 - 2
Manchester - 4 £530 -
Swindon - 3 £313 -
Andover - 3 £538 -
Wiltshire - 3 £313 -
City of London -6 2 £550 +12.82% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £381 -
Yorkshire +16 1 £450 +22.11% 1
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
Devon - 1 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 £475 -
Corsham - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 67 (61.47%) SIEM
2 60 (55.05%) Firewall
3 53 (48.62%) Splunk
4 37 (33.94%) Information Security
5 34 (31.19%) Windows
6 33 (30.28%) Linux
7 30 (27.52%) Unix
7 30 (27.52%) Intel Security
7 30 (27.52%) QRadar
8 28 (25.69%) Cisco
8 28 (25.69%) VMware
9 26 (23.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (23.85%) Symantec
9 26 (23.85%) Security Cleared
10 25 (22.94%) TCP/IP
11 24 (22.02%) HP
11 24 (22.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (22.02%) FireEye
12 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (21.10%) CISSP
13 22 (20.18%) ITIL
14 20 (18.35%) VPN
14 20 (18.35%) F5
14 20 (18.35%) SANS
15 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
16 18 (16.51%) LogRhythm
17 17 (15.60%) Nexpose
17 17 (15.60%) Security Monitoring
18 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.67%) ArcGIS
1 4 (3.67%) SAS
2 3 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) IaaS
2 4 (3.67%) SaaS
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (55.05%) Firewall
2 25 (22.94%) TCP/IP
3 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (18.35%) VPN
5 15 (13.76%) Internet
6 12 (11.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (11.01%) SSL
6 12 (11.01%) WAN
7 11 (10.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (9.17%) LAN
8 10 (9.17%) Wireless
9 8 (7.34%) Network Security
9 8 (7.34%) VoIP
10 7 (6.42%) TACACS
11 6 (5.50%) DNS
12 5 (4.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (3.67%) VLAN
14 3 (2.75%) ATM
14 3 (2.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (2.75%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) Big Data
1 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.67%) JIRA
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Military
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Consultant
4 15 (13.76%) Security Specialist
5 14 (12.84%) Security Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) Architect
6 13 (11.93%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) ArcSight Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Information Security Specialist
7 10 (9.17%) Information Specialist
8 8 (7.34%) SIEM Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) ArcSight Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Linux Specialist
11 5 (4.59%) Incident Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) SIEM Consultant
12 4 (3.67%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.42%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (5.50%) SAML
4 4 (3.67%) OAuth
4 4 (3.67%) OpenID
4 4 (3.67%) SailPoint
5 3 (2.75%) Middleware
6 2 (1.83%) LAMP
6 2 (1.83%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.92%) .NET
7 1 (0.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) CMDB
4 7 (6.42%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (5.50%) PKI
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Windows
2 33 (30.28%) Linux
3 30 (27.52%) Unix
4 9 (8.26%) MVS
5 7 (6.42%) AIX
5 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.75%) VMS
7 2 (1.83%) CentOS
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) SIEM
2 37 (33.94%) Information Security
3 26 (23.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 24 (22.02%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (20.18%) ITIL
6 17 (15.60%) Security Monitoring
7 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.84%) Analytics
8 14 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (12.84%) Service Management
9 13 (11.93%) Security Operations
10 11 (10.09%) Incident Management
10 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
10 11 (10.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (9.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 10 (9.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 10 (9.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 9 (8.26%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) Java
2 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
2 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.50%) Perl
4 4 (3.67%) Python
4 4 (3.67%) SQL
5 3 (2.75%) C
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.10%) CISSP
3 20 (18.35%) SANS
4 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.01%) DV Cleared
6 8 (7.34%) GCIA
6 8 (7.34%) GCIH
7 6 (5.50%) CREST Certified
7 6 (5.50%) SSCP
8 2 (1.83%) CCNP
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.83%) CISM
9 1 (0.92%) GIAC
9 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) GPG13
1 8 (7.34%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.42%) Squid
2 7 (6.42%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (5.50%) Snort
3 6 (5.50%) vCloud
4 3 (2.75%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.83%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 30 (27.52%) QRadar
2 17 (15.60%) Nexpose
3 10 (9.17%) Nessus
4 7 (6.42%) ArcSight ESM
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 7 (6.42%) Nmap
4 7 (6.42%) SCOM
4 7 (6.42%) SELinux
4 7 (6.42%) vCenter Server
5 6 (5.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (5.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.50%) RSA enVision
6 5 (4.59%) CSIRT
7 4 (3.67%) vRealize
8 3 (2.75%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (2.75%) Nagios
8 3 (2.75%) Opsview
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 53 (48.62%) Splunk
2 30 (27.52%) Intel Security
3 28 (25.69%) Cisco
3 28 (25.69%) VMware
4 26 (23.85%) Symantec
5 24 (22.02%) FireEye
5 24 (22.02%) HP
6 20 (18.35%) F5
7 18 (16.51%) LogRhythm
8 15 (13.76%) Blue Coat
8 15 (13.76%) Juniper
8 15 (13.76%) Qualys
9 14 (12.84%) Rapid7
9 14 (12.84%) Sourcefire
10 13 (11.93%) Red Hat
11 12 (11.01%) CA
11 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
12 10 (9.17%) EMC
12 10 (9.17%) GFI Software
12 10 (9.17%) TippingPoint
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