The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 151 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Aruba 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1564 1445 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 45.90% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 734 567
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.03 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Aruba Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Aruba
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Aruba Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Manchester - 5 £338 -
Aruba
England

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 5 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) SNMP
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) TACACS
5 4 (44.44%) Telnet
5 4 (44.44%) SSH
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) SMTP
5 4 (44.44%) FTP
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) Web Filtering
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (77.78%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) SNMP
3 5 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (55.56%) TACACS
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
4 4 (44.44%) SSH
4 4 (44.44%) Telnet
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior PMO
4 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Web Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki