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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 129 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Aruba 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.033% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £405 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +22.72%
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
1670 1327 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.20% 43.69% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 678 536
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aruba across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Aruba Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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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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
Merseyside - 14 £375 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £180 -
Aruba
England

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) OSPF
2 21 (56.76%) BGP
3 20 (54.05%) Wireless
4 17 (45.95%) EIGRP
5 14 (37.84%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (35.14%) Network Security
7 10 (27.03%) CCNP
8 7 (18.92%) Juniper
8 7 (18.92%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) LAN
9 6 (16.22%) WAN
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.51%) Network Design
10 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) VPN
11 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
11 4 (10.81%) CCDP
11 4 (10.81%) CCIE
12 3 (8.11%) FTP
12 3 (8.11%) HTTP
12 3 (8.11%) SNMP
12 3 (8.11%) DNS
12 3 (8.11%) SMTP
12 3 (8.11%) DHCP
12 3 (8.11%) VoIP
12 3 (8.11%) Perl
12 3 (8.11%) UNIX

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) OSPF
1 21 (56.76%) BGP
2 20 (54.05%) Wireless
3 17 (45.95%) EIGRP
4 14 (37.84%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (35.14%) Network Security
6 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
10 3 (8.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.11%) VoIP
10 3 (8.11%) FTP
10 3 (8.11%) HTTP
10 3 (8.11%) SNMP
10 3 (8.11%) SMTP
10 3 (8.11%) DHCP
10 3 (8.11%) TACACS
10 3 (8.11%) Telnet
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Engineering Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Support
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Network Design
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
1 3 (8.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCIE
3 4 (10.81%) CCDP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.41%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) HP