The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Aruba 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
+28.90% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Aruba
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Aruba Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Aruba
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Aruba Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Aruba
North West

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) TACACS
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) Web Filtering
4 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) SSH
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Statistics
4 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
4 4 (57.14%) Telnet
4 4 (57.14%) Python

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (71.43%) TACACS
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) FTP
4 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 4 (57.14%) SSH
4 4 (57.14%) Telnet
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki