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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 5 December 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 532 568 617
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +49
Contract jobs citing Aruba 95 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 14
Median daily rate £388 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £223 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £418 £341
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +22.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Aruba
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Aruba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 83 £400 +6.66% 13
London +17 44 £433 +15.33% 4
South East +16 18 £388 +10.71% 4
West Midlands -13 10 £463 - 1
City of London +8 9 £475 +26.66%
Shropshire - 7 £463 -
Scotland +13 5 £350 -
Hampshire - 5 £388 -
Telford - 5 £463 -
Milton Keynes +13 4 £288 -29.87%
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £288 -31.13% 1
North West +8 4 £320 -13.22%
Yorkshire +14 3 £650 -
Berkshire +10 3 £450 +29.96% 3
West Sussex +7 3 £460 +31.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £328 -
North East - 3 £328 -
Southampton - 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £650 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £328 -
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Surrey +22 2 £388 -18.42%
Manchester +3 2 £320 -13.22%
Solihull -3 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 £350 -
Guildford - 2 £388 -
Horsham - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £350 -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
South West +8 1 - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Aruba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Aruba.

1 150 (81.52%) Cisco
2 132 (71.74%) Wireless
3 115 (62.50%) Firewall
4 91 (49.46%) CheckPoint
5 77 (41.85%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (38.04%) Juniper
7 66 (35.87%) Cisco ASA
8 65 (35.33%) CCNP
9 61 (33.15%) F5
10 59 (32.07%) LAN
11 58 (31.52%) WAN
12 56 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
13 55 (29.89%) Palo Alto
14 49 (26.63%) TCP/IP
15 45 (24.46%) Finance
16 42 (22.83%) Blue Coat
17 39 (21.20%) Network Security
18 36 (19.57%) VPN
18 36 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (18.48%) Riverbed
20 33 (17.93%) CCIE
21 32 (17.39%) HP
22 31 (16.85%) OSPF
22 31 (16.85%) Security Cleared
23 30 (16.30%) Meraki
23 30 (16.30%) Data Centre
24 29 (15.76%) BGP
24 29 (15.76%) ITIL
25 28 (15.22%) Fortinet
25 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.54%) Apache
1 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) assyst
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.89%) Office 365
3 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 132 (71.74%) Wireless
2 115 (62.50%) Firewall
3 66 (35.87%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (32.07%) LAN
5 58 (31.52%) WAN
6 56 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
7 49 (26.63%) TCP/IP
8 39 (21.20%) Network Security
9 36 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 36 (19.57%) VPN
10 31 (16.85%) OSPF
11 29 (15.76%) BGP
12 26 (14.13%) BIG-IP
12 26 (14.13%) DHCP
12 26 (14.13%) DNS
13 25 (13.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 23 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 21 (11.41%) EIGRP
15 21 (11.41%) VoIP
16 18 (9.78%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) MySQL
1 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (24.46%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Banking
2 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) German Language
4 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (50.54%) Network Engineer
2 30 (16.30%) Architect
3 19 (10.33%) Consultant
4 18 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) Network Consultant
5 15 (8.15%) Wireless Architect
6 14 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.07%) Network Architect
8 12 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Network Manager
11 6 (3.26%) Network Support
11 6 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Senior Network Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.09%) SOAP
2 2 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.98%) BYOD
3 10 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.50%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.80%) Unix
4 6 (3.26%) Linux
5 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.76%) ITIL
2 21 (11.41%) Change Management
2 21 (11.41%) Network Design
3 19 (10.33%) Service Management
4 18 (9.78%) Network Architecture
5 14 (7.61%) Project Management
6 13 (7.07%) Migration
7 11 (5.98%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.89%) Network Management
8 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.80%) Change Control
10 7 (3.80%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.26%) Escalation Management
11 6 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.72%) Low Latency
12 5 (2.72%) Presales
12 5 (2.72%) Security Architecture
12 5 (2.72%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
2 5 (2.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (41.85%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (35.33%) CCNP
3 33 (17.93%) CCIE
4 31 (16.85%) Security Cleared
5 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 27 (14.67%) CCNA
7 15 (8.15%) JNCIP
8 12 (6.52%) CCSE
9 11 (5.98%) JNCIS
10 10 (5.43%) CCDP
11 8 (4.35%) Degree
12 6 (3.26%) CCSA
13 5 (2.72%) CCDA
13 5 (2.72%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.17%) CCSP
15 3 (1.63%) HP ASE
15 3 (1.63%) HP MASE
16 2 (1.09%) CCIP
16 2 (1.09%) CISSP
16 2 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (7.61%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.72%) Cacti
3 5 (2.72%) Nagios
3 5 (2.72%) SmokePing
4 4 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.09%) Foglight
6 2 (1.09%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.09%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.54%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 150 (81.52%) Cisco
2 91 (49.46%) CheckPoint
3 70 (38.04%) Juniper
4 61 (33.15%) F5
5 55 (29.89%) Palo Alto
6 42 (22.83%) Blue Coat
7 34 (18.48%) Riverbed
8 32 (17.39%) HP
9 30 (16.30%) Meraki
10 28 (15.22%) Fortinet
11 24 (13.04%) SolarWinds
12 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
13 17 (9.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 16 (8.70%) FireEye
14 16 (8.70%) TippingPoint
14 16 (8.70%) Tufin
15 15 (8.15%) Radianz
16 14 (7.61%) LogLogic
16 14 (7.61%) VMware
17 9 (4.89%) Intel Security