The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 562 583 574
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Aruba 68 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.097% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 14
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£350 £475 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +33.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £509 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Aruba Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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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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 +34 62 £340 -28.42% 6
London -3 20 £350 -26.31% 2
North West -18 13 £180 -52.00% 1
South East -11 10 £350 -31.70%
Crawley 0 8 £350 -31.70%
West Sussex -7 8 £350 -31.70%
City of London +15 7 £400 -15.78% 1
Devon - 7 £300 -
South West - 7 £300 -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
Leeds - 4 £400 -
East of England +5 3 £425 +26.86% 3
Manchester -18 3 - - 1
Exeter - 3 £288 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Cambridge 0 2 £425 +31.78%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £425 +31.78%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 - -
Grimsby - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £282 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £282 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 2 £282 -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 3
Wirral - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £180 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 134 (85.90%) Cisco
2 105 (67.31%) Wireless
3 81 (51.92%) Firewall
3 81 (51.92%) BGP
4 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (39.74%) OSPF
6 59 (37.82%) EIGRP
7 56 (35.90%) VPN
8 54 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (33.97%) MPLS
10 52 (33.33%) DNS
11 51 (32.69%) LAN
12 48 (30.77%) SolarWinds
13 47 (30.13%) WAN
13 47 (30.13%) CCNP
14 46 (29.49%) Finance
15 44 (28.21%) Juniper
16 41 (26.28%) TCP/IP
16 41 (26.28%) IPsec
17 39 (25.00%) Ethernet
18 38 (24.36%) CheckPoint
18 38 (24.36%) Network Security
19 35 (22.44%) CCNA
20 33 (21.15%) VLAN
20 33 (21.15%) Spanning Tree
21 32 (20.51%) HP
22 29 (18.59%) DHCP
23 28 (17.95%) Internet
24 27 (17.31%) 802.1X
25 26 (16.67%) VMware

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.64%) Lync
1 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 105 (67.31%) Wireless
2 81 (51.92%) BGP
2 81 (51.92%) Firewall
3 62 (39.74%) OSPF
4 59 (37.82%) EIGRP
5 56 (35.90%) VPN
6 54 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (33.97%) MPLS
8 52 (33.33%) DNS
9 51 (32.69%) LAN
10 47 (30.13%) WAN
11 41 (26.28%) TCP/IP
11 41 (26.28%) IPsec
12 39 (25.00%) Ethernet
13 38 (24.36%) Network Security
14 33 (21.15%) Spanning Tree
14 33 (21.15%) VLAN
15 29 (18.59%) DHCP
16 28 (17.95%) Internet
17 23 (14.74%) Wi-Fi
General
1 46 (29.49%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Multimedia
3 10 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (68.59%) Network Engineer
2 13 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 12 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (7.05%) Network Specialist
4 11 (7.05%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Network Manager
6 6 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (3.21%) Network Support
7 5 (3.21%) Consultant
8 3 (1.92%) Network Designer
8 3 (1.92%) Support Specialist
8 3 (1.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (1.92%) Network Support Specialist
8 3 (1.92%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (1.92%) Firewall Support
8 3 (1.92%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (1.92%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.92%) XMPP
3 1 (0.64%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) PKI
2 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.85%) Physics
5 4 (2.56%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) Statistics
6 3 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) FMCG
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) UNIX
3 10 (6.41%) Linux
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.10%) Network Management
2 15 (9.62%) ITIL
3 14 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 11 (7.05%) Network Design
6 9 (5.77%) Change Management
7 8 (5.13%) Project Management
8 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.85%) Information Security
9 6 (3.85%) Open Source
10 5 (3.21%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.56%) Security Architecture
11 4 (2.56%) Network Architecture
11 4 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.56%) Migration
11 4 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.92%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.92%) Investment Management
12 3 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) Python
2 4 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (0.64%) SQL
3 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (30.13%) CCNP
3 35 (22.44%) CCNA
4 20 (12.82%) CCIE
5 10 (6.41%) Degree
6 8 (5.13%) CCENT
6 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.21%) CCSE
9 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.56%) CCDP
9 4 (2.56%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.92%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.92%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.92%) CCSA
11 2 (1.28%) CWNA
12 1 (0.64%) PMP
12 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) NFS
2 3 (1.92%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.28%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) OpenView
1 11 (7.05%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (7.05%) AirWatch
2 7 (4.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.56%) Cacti
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.92%) OPNET
5 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.64%) Opsview
5 1 (0.64%) Graphite
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 134 (85.90%) Cisco
2 48 (30.77%) SolarWinds
3 44 (28.21%) Juniper
4 38 (24.36%) CheckPoint
5 32 (20.51%) HP
6 26 (16.67%) VMware
7 24 (15.38%) F5
8 21 (13.46%) Infoblox
9 14 (8.97%) Websense
10 7 (4.49%) ProCurve
10 7 (4.49%) Foundry
11 6 (3.85%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.21%) BT
13 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.56%) Mitel
13 4 (2.56%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.56%) Brocade
14 3 (1.92%) Qualys
14 3 (1.92%) Dell
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