The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 22 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 currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aruba
Rank 545 552 571
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing Aruba 27 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.028% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.058% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £330 £390
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Aruba Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Aruba
Daily Rate Trend

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

Aruba Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Aruba
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Aruba Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Aruba
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Aruba Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Aruba
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
England +8 27 £450 +36.36% 13
London +31 22 £450 +43.54% 7
City of London +24 6 £419 +33.57% 2
East of England -20 3 £335 +48.88% 2
Hertfordshire +3 1 £335 +48.88% 2
Surrey -7 1 £513 +5.12%
South East -8 1 £513 +5.12% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £335 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bolton - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 39 (73.58%) Wireless
2 38 (71.70%) Cisco
3 21 (39.62%) WAN
4 20 (37.74%) LAN
4 20 (37.74%) Firewall
5 17 (32.08%) OSPF
6 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (28.30%) BGP
8 14 (26.42%) VPN
9 13 (24.53%) CCNP
10 12 (22.64%) HP
10 12 (22.64%) VoIP
10 12 (22.64%) F5
11 11 (20.75%) Network Security
11 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (20.75%) Nortel
11 11 (20.75%) Citrix
11 11 (20.75%) EIGRP
11 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
12 10 (18.87%) McAfee
12 10 (18.87%) Juniper
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) Blue Coat
13 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) MPLS
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (13.21%) Cisco ISE

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) Wireless
2 21 (39.62%) WAN
3 20 (37.74%) LAN
3 20 (37.74%) Firewall
4 17 (32.08%) OSPF
5 15 (28.30%) BGP
6 14 (26.42%) VPN
7 12 (22.64%) VoIP
8 11 (20.75%) Network Security
8 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (20.75%) EIGRP
9 9 (16.98%) MPLS
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (13.21%) Wireless Security
11 7 (13.21%) WLAN
11 7 (13.21%) DNS
12 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Consultant
3 14 (26.42%) Network Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) Security Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Data Network Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.43%) Analytics
3 5 (9.43%) Identity Management
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Validation
5 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.89%) ArchiMate
7 1 (1.89%) Network Management
7 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
1 2 (3.77%) VB
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) CCNP
3 5 (9.43%) HP ASE
3 5 (9.43%) ACSP
3 5 (9.43%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.77%) UAG
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (9.43%) BladeLogic
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.77%) AppManager
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) HP
2 12 (22.64%) F5
3 11 (20.75%) Nortel
3 11 (20.75%) Citrix
3 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.87%) McAfee
4 10 (18.87%) Juniper
4 10 (18.87%) Blue Coat
5 6 (11.32%) NetScout
5 6 (11.32%) Riverbed
5 6 (11.32%) Meraki
6 5 (9.43%) AirMagnet
6 5 (9.43%) Motorola
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) Brocade
7 4 (7.55%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.66%) BMC
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