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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 529 574 538
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -36
Contract jobs citing Aruba 65 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.10% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 11
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£350 £345 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +32.81%
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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1071 1207
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 £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +32 59 £350 +1.44% 5
London +19 34 £350 +1.44% 1
North West - 16 £250 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £313 - 1
City of London +18 9 £350 -0.56%
Wirral - 6 £313 -
Scotland - 5 - -
East of England +24 4 £293 -
Highlands - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £250 -
Inverness - 4 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Bolton - 3 £250 -
South East -6 2 £350 -31.70% 2
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £420 -
Lancashire - 1 £263 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £165 -
Devon - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £250 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (91.95%) Cisco
2 57 (65.52%) Wireless
3 45 (51.72%) LAN
4 43 (49.43%) Firewall
5 38 (43.68%) WAN
6 34 (39.08%) HP
6 34 (39.08%) Network Security
6 34 (39.08%) SolarWinds
7 32 (36.78%) CheckPoint
7 32 (36.78%) BGP
8 31 (35.63%) MPLS
8 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (35.63%) DNS
9 30 (34.48%) VPN
10 29 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (32.18%) EIGRP
12 25 (28.74%) CCNP
13 24 (27.59%) OSPF
14 23 (26.44%) Juniper
15 19 (21.84%) VLAN
16 18 (20.69%) IPsec
16 18 (20.69%) VMware
16 18 (20.69%) DHCP
17 17 (19.54%) Ethernet
18 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
18 16 (18.39%) Network Management
19 15 (17.24%) Windows
19 15 (17.24%) Finance
20 14 (16.09%) Internet
20 14 (16.09%) F5

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (65.52%) Wireless
2 45 (51.72%) LAN
3 43 (49.43%) Firewall
4 38 (43.68%) WAN
5 34 (39.08%) Network Security
6 32 (36.78%) BGP
7 31 (35.63%) MPLS
7 31 (35.63%) DNS
8 30 (34.48%) VPN
9 29 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (32.18%) EIGRP
11 24 (27.59%) OSPF
12 19 (21.84%) VLAN
13 18 (20.69%) IPsec
13 18 (20.69%) DHCP
14 17 (19.54%) Ethernet
15 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
16 14 (16.09%) Internet
17 13 (14.94%) Spanning Tree
18 11 (12.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.75%) Local Government
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (59.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Network Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Security Manager
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Engineering Specialist
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) XMPP
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) PKI
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.15%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Network Management
2 10 (11.49%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.20%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.90%) Security Management
5 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.75%) Information Security
5 5 (5.75%) Network Design
5 5 (5.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.30%) Validation
7 2 (2.30%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.30%) Analytics
7 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.15%) Time Management
8 1 (1.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.15%) R
2 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (28.74%) CCNP
3 12 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (4.60%) CCIE
4 4 (4.60%) CCDP
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) HP ASE
5 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.30%) CCSE
6 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.15%) HP AIS
7 1 (1.15%) ACSP
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (12.64%) OpenView
2 10 (11.49%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.60%) OPNET
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 80 (91.95%) Cisco
2 34 (39.08%) HP
2 34 (39.08%) SolarWinds
3 32 (36.78%) CheckPoint
4 23 (26.44%) Juniper
5 18 (20.69%) VMware
6 14 (16.09%) F5
6 14 (16.09%) Infoblox
7 12 (13.79%) Websense
8 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.75%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.75%) BT
8 5 (5.75%) Brocade
8 5 (5.75%) Citrix
9 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.60%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.45%) Meraki
10 3 (3.45%) Compaq
11 2 (2.30%) Motorola
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