The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aruba
Rank 548 527 539
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Aruba 31 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 20
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£475 £357 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% +3.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23659 22026 23847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 46.08% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 12774 12688
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1062 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Aruba Jobs Demand Trend in England

Aruba
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Aruba Daily Rate Trend in England

Aruba
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aruba across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Aruba Daily Rate Histogram in England

Aruba
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Aruba Hourly Rate Trend in England

Aruba
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aruba across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Aruba Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 19 £475 +32.96% 9
North West -4 8 £369 +5.35%
South East - - - - 9
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Aruba
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Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 47 (81.03%) Cisco
2 45 (77.59%) Wireless
3 34 (58.62%) WAN
4 28 (48.28%) LAN
5 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (36.21%) OSPF
6 20 (34.48%) BGP
6 20 (34.48%) WLAN
6 20 (34.48%) CCNP
7 19 (32.76%) Juniper
8 18 (31.03%) Citrix
9 17 (29.31%) NetScaler
10 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
10 15 (25.86%) HP
10 15 (25.86%) Firewall
11 14 (24.14%) F5
12 13 (22.41%) Meraki
13 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
13 12 (20.69%) Network Security
14 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (18.97%) Wireless Security
14 11 (18.97%) HP ASE
14 11 (18.97%) VPN
15 10 (17.24%) Brocade
16 9 (15.52%) AirMagnet
16 9 (15.52%) Identity Management
16 9 (15.52%) Motorola
16 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
16 9 (15.52%) Analytics

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 45 (77.59%) Wireless
2 34 (58.62%) WAN
3 28 (48.28%) LAN
4 21 (36.21%) OSPF
5 20 (34.48%) BGP
5 20 (34.48%) WLAN
6 17 (29.31%) NetScaler
7 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
7 15 (25.86%) Firewall
8 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (18.97%) Wireless Security
9 11 (18.97%) VPN
10 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (12.07%) SSL
13 6 (10.34%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (10.34%) IPsec
13 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.07%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Consultant
2 21 (36.21%) Network Engineer
3 19 (32.76%) Network Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Security Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Voice Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) IT Support
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco Voice Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Voice Network Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Sales Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Desktop Support
10 1 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.52%) Identity Management
2 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
2 9 (15.52%) Analytics
3 6 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (6.90%) Network Management
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.72%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) Document Management
6 1 (1.72%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.72%) Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VB
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNP
3 11 (18.97%) HP ASE
4 7 (12.07%) CCIE
4 7 (12.07%) ACSP
5 5 (8.62%) CCDP
6 4 (6.90%) HP MASE
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.34%) FortiGate
3 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (6.90%) BladeLogic
4 4 (6.90%) Nessus
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.72%) AppManager
5 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (81.03%) Cisco
2 19 (32.76%) Juniper
3 18 (31.03%) Citrix
4 15 (25.86%) HP
5 14 (24.14%) F5
6 13 (22.41%) Meraki
7 10 (17.24%) Brocade
8 9 (15.52%) AirMagnet
8 9 (15.52%) Motorola
9 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
10 7 (12.07%) Blue Coat
10 7 (12.07%) Riverbed
11 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
11 6 (10.34%) VMware
12 5 (8.62%) McAfee
12 5 (8.62%) Dell
12 5 (8.62%) Nortel
12 5 (8.62%) 3Com
12 5 (8.62%) Polycom
13 3 (5.17%) Fortinet