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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 515 550 527
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing Aruba 92 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.061% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.14% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 17 12
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£350 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £528 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £513 £240
% change year-on-year
-39.02% +113.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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
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 May 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
England +27 85 £350 -12.50% 13
London +10 45 £356 -5.00% 3
North West - 25 £256 - 1
Merseyside - 18 £313 - 1
City of London +3 8 £444 +18.33% 1
South East -7 8 £500 -2.43% 3
Scotland - 6 - -
Highlands - 6 - -
Inverness - 6 - -
Wirral - 6 £313 -
Surrey +8 4 £575 +12.19% 1
Liverpool - 4 £375 - 1
Manchester - 4 £250 -
East of England +9 3 £165 - 4
Kent - 3 £500 -
Bolton - 3 £250 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Yorkshire -15 1 £155 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 £263 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £155 -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £165 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £250 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 99 (86.84%) Cisco
2 81 (71.05%) Wireless
3 55 (48.25%) Firewall
4 52 (45.61%) BGP
5 46 (40.35%) LAN
5 46 (40.35%) EIGRP
6 42 (36.84%) DNS
7 41 (35.96%) WAN
7 41 (35.96%) SolarWinds
8 39 (34.21%) Network Security
8 39 (34.21%) OSPF
9 38 (33.33%) MPLS
10 37 (32.46%) VPN
11 36 (31.58%) HP
12 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (30.70%) CheckPoint
12 35 (30.70%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (26.32%) Juniper
14 29 (25.44%) IPsec
15 28 (24.56%) Finance
16 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
17 24 (21.05%) DHCP
17 24 (21.05%) Ethernet
17 24 (21.05%) VLAN
18 23 (20.18%) CCNP
19 22 (19.30%) Spanning Tree
20 21 (18.42%) Windows
21 20 (17.54%) Network Management
21 20 (17.54%) F5
22 19 (16.67%) Infoblox

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (71.05%) Wireless
2 55 (48.25%) Firewall
3 52 (45.61%) BGP
4 46 (40.35%) LAN
4 46 (40.35%) EIGRP
5 42 (36.84%) DNS
6 41 (35.96%) WAN
7 39 (34.21%) Network Security
7 39 (34.21%) OSPF
8 38 (33.33%) MPLS
9 37 (32.46%) VPN
10 35 (30.70%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (25.44%) IPsec
12 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
13 24 (21.05%) DHCP
13 24 (21.05%) Ethernet
13 24 (21.05%) VLAN
14 22 (19.30%) Spanning Tree
15 19 (16.67%) Internet
16 14 (12.28%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Security Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Network Specialist
6 7 (6.14%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Communications Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) IT Security Manager
11 2 (1.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 2 (1.75%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) XMPP
2 2 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) SecurID
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) UNIX
3 4 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) Network Management
2 10 (8.77%) Load Balancing
2 10 (8.77%) ITIL
3 9 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (5.26%) Information Security
4 6 (5.26%) Project Management
4 6 (5.26%) Security Management
5 4 (3.51%) Network Design
5 4 (3.51%) Security Architecture
5 4 (3.51%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.51%) Change Management
6 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.63%) Investment Management
6 3 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) VB
2 1 (0.88%) R
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.18%) CCNP
3 14 (12.28%) CCNA
4 8 (7.02%) CCIE
5 5 (4.39%) Degree
6 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) CCDP
7 3 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 3 (2.63%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.75%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.75%) CCSE
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.88%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
1 12 (10.53%) OpenView
2 11 (9.65%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.51%) OPNET
4 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco
2 41 (35.96%) SolarWinds
3 36 (31.58%) HP
4 35 (30.70%) CheckPoint
5 30 (26.32%) Juniper
6 20 (17.54%) F5
7 19 (16.67%) Infoblox
7 19 (16.67%) VMware
8 13 (11.40%) Websense
9 6 (5.26%) BT
10 5 (4.39%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.39%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.51%) Brocade
11 4 (3.51%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.51%) Citrix
12 3 (2.63%) Compaq
12 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.75%) Lumension
13 2 (1.75%) Meraki
Liverpool
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £445 per day
Posted: 19 days ago