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 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 533 572 558
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Contract jobs citing Aruba 78 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.051% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 10
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£350 £450 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +40.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £303 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £489
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 - - -

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 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
England +32 72 £350 -22.22% 11
London +9 25 £350 -22.22% 5
North West +1 21 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 14 £375 -
South East -11 11 £431 -15.85% 1
City of London +4 6 £425 +1.49%
South West - 5 £300 -
Devon - 5 £300 -
Surrey +1 4 £575 +12.19%
Crawley 0 4 £350 -31.70%
West Sussex -10 4 £350 -31.70%
Yorkshire - 4 £250 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £250 - 1
Exeter - 3 £288 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £282 -
North East - 2 £282 -
Huddersfield - 2 £250 -
Leeds - 2 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £282 -
East of England -1 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Cambridge -8 1 - -
Derby - 1 £350 - 1
Plymouth - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 124 (85.52%) Cisco
2 97 (66.90%) Wireless
3 73 (50.34%) BGP
4 71 (48.97%) Firewall
5 59 (40.69%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (39.31%) EIGRP
7 56 (38.62%) OSPF
8 50 (34.48%) MPLS
9 48 (33.10%) DNS
9 48 (33.10%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (32.41%) LAN
11 46 (31.72%) WAN
11 46 (31.72%) VPN
12 45 (31.03%) Juniper
12 45 (31.03%) SolarWinds
13 44 (30.34%) Network Security
14 41 (28.28%) CCNP
15 40 (27.59%) Finance
16 39 (26.90%) IPsec
17 38 (26.21%) CheckPoint
18 37 (25.52%) TCP/IP
19 33 (22.76%) Ethernet
19 33 (22.76%) HP
20 32 (22.07%) Spanning Tree
21 31 (21.38%) VLAN
22 26 (17.93%) Internet
22 26 (17.93%) DHCP
23 25 (17.24%) 802.1X
24 24 (16.55%) CCNA
25 23 (15.86%) Windows

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (0.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (66.90%) Wireless
2 73 (50.34%) BGP
3 71 (48.97%) Firewall
4 57 (39.31%) EIGRP
5 56 (38.62%) OSPF
6 50 (34.48%) MPLS
7 48 (33.10%) DNS
7 48 (33.10%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (32.41%) LAN
9 46 (31.72%) WAN
9 46 (31.72%) VPN
10 44 (30.34%) Network Security
11 39 (26.90%) IPsec
12 37 (25.52%) TCP/IP
13 33 (22.76%) Ethernet
14 32 (22.07%) Spanning Tree
15 31 (21.38%) VLAN
16 26 (17.93%) DHCP
16 26 (17.93%) Internet
17 21 (14.48%) Wi-Fi
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Multimedia
3 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (68.28%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.03%) Security Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Wireless Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Network Specialist
7 7 (4.83%) Consultant
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Network Consultant
10 4 (2.76%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 3 (2.07%) Network Support
11 3 (2.07%) Communications Engineer
12 2 (1.38%) Network Architect
12 2 (1.38%) Security Manager
12 2 (1.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 2 (1.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.24%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.76%) XMPP
3 1 (0.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) PKI
2 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.45%) Physics
5 3 (2.07%) Statistics
5 3 (2.07%) NHS
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) FMCG
7 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.86%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) UNIX
3 9 (6.21%) Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) Solaris
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.48%) Network Management
2 14 (9.66%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.97%) ITIL
4 12 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (6.21%) Project Management
6 8 (5.52%) Network Design
7 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.14%) Change Management
8 6 (4.14%) Information Security
9 5 (3.45%) Open Source
10 4 (2.76%) Security Architecture
10 4 (2.76%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.07%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.07%) Investment Management
12 2 (1.38%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (1.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.52%) Python
2 3 (2.07%) Perl
3 1 (0.69%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (40.69%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (28.28%) CCNP
3 24 (16.55%) CCNA
4 17 (11.72%) CCIE
5 9 (6.21%) Degree
6 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.45%) CCSE
7 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.76%) CCENT
8 4 (2.76%) CCDP
9 3 (2.07%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.38%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.69%) PMP
11 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CWNA
11 1 (0.69%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.38%) vSphere
3 2 (1.38%) NFS
4 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) OpenView
1 12 (8.28%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (7.59%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.76%) OPNET
4 4 (2.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.38%) Cacti
6 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 124 (85.52%) Cisco
2 45 (31.03%) Juniper
2 45 (31.03%) SolarWinds
3 38 (26.21%) CheckPoint
4 33 (22.76%) HP
5 23 (15.86%) VMware
5 23 (15.86%) F5
6 21 (14.48%) Infoblox
7 12 (8.28%) Websense
8 7 (4.83%) Fortinet
8 7 (4.83%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.14%) Foundry
9 6 (4.14%) BT
10 5 (3.45%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.76%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.07%) Brocade
12 3 (2.07%) Citrix
13 2 (1.38%) Avaya
13 2 (1.38%) NetApp
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