The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 122
Contract jobs citing ArcSight 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.34% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00%  
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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 914 1451 1128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.00% 48.19% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 797 663
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 73
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -26.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

ArcSight
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

ArcSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcSight in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ArcSight.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) FireEye
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Nexpose
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

ArcSight
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Information Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) FireEye
1 2 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint