The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Aruba Networks.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aruba
Rank 197 209 226
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing Aruba 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.056% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £343 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £330 £390
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2606 3268 3375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.55% 45.95% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 2279 2325
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 117 95
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Aruba
London

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aruba across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Aruba Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Aruba
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aruba across the City of London region.

Aruba Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Aruba
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aruba across the City of London region.

Aruba Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Aruba also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aruba.

1 8 (53.33%) McAfee
1 8 (53.33%) Nortel
2 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (40.00%) NetScout
4 5 (33.33%) BladeLogic
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) BMC
6 3 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Aruba also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aruba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (6.67%) WAAS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Author
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Nortel
1 8 (53.33%) McAfee
2 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (40.00%) NetScout
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (20.00%) BMC
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Finjan
6 1 (6.67%) Polycom
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) F5