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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 553 590 610
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +20
Contract jobs citing Aruba 100 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.26% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
24427 25709 25834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.15% 44.02% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14937 15179 14393
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1100 1101
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +30 89 £450 +28.57% 7
London +25 53 £488 +39.28% 4
West Midlands - 13 £475 -
South East +16 10 £381 +8.92%
City of London +27 9 £475 +18.75%
East of England +21 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +15 7 £450 - 1
South West +3 5 £288 -4.16%
Solihull - 5 £420 -
West Sussex -4 4 £375 +7.14%
Birmingham - 4 - -
Shropshire - 3 £475 -
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Somerset - 3 £275 -
Hertford - 3 £450 -
Telford - 3 £475 -
Clevedon - 3 £275 -
Berkshire +3 2 £388 -
Reading - 2 £388 -
Watford - 2 £269 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Crawley -2 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £313 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 148 (86.05%) Cisco
2 137 (79.65%) Wireless
3 82 (47.67%) Firewall
4 74 (43.02%) CheckPoint
5 71 (41.28%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (36.63%) Juniper
7 61 (35.47%) CCNP
8 58 (33.72%) WAN
8 58 (33.72%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (28.49%) Palo Alto
10 48 (27.91%) LAN
11 41 (23.84%) Wi-Fi
11 41 (23.84%) Network Security
12 38 (22.09%) TCP/IP
13 36 (20.93%) VPN
13 36 (20.93%) CCNA
14 35 (20.35%) F5
15 34 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (19.77%) HP
16 33 (19.19%) Finance
17 32 (18.60%) Riverbed
18 30 (17.44%) SolarWinds
19 28 (16.28%) OSPF
19 28 (16.28%) BGP
19 28 (16.28%) 802.1X
20 27 (15.70%) CCIE
20 27 (15.70%) Blue Coat
21 26 (15.12%) Cisco Wireless
22 23 (13.37%) Meraki
23 22 (12.79%) Security 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 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 137 (79.65%) Wireless
2 82 (47.67%) Firewall
3 58 (33.72%) Cisco ASA
3 58 (33.72%) WAN
4 48 (27.91%) LAN
5 41 (23.84%) Network Security
5 41 (23.84%) Wi-Fi
6 38 (22.09%) TCP/IP
7 36 (20.93%) VPN
8 34 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (16.28%) BGP
9 28 (16.28%) OSPF
10 26 (15.12%) Cisco Wireless
11 20 (11.63%) VoIP
12 18 (10.47%) DNS
12 18 (10.47%) EIGRP
13 17 (9.88%) DHCP
13 17 (9.88%) HSRP
13 17 (9.88%) Wireshark
14 16 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Retail
3 10 (5.81%) Banking
4 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 30 (17.44%) Architect
3 23 (13.37%) Security Engineer
4 20 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (11.05%) Consultant
6 16 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (9.30%) Network Consultant
6 16 (9.30%) Wireless Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Wireless Architect
8 14 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (3.49%) Designer
12 6 (3.49%) Network Designer
12 6 (3.49%) Network Support
12 6 (3.49%) Wireless Network Consultant
13 5 (2.91%) Juniper Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.28%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.16%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.40%) BYOD
3 5 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Windows
2 12 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.33%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.74%) Unix
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.30%) Network Design
2 15 (8.72%) Change Control
2 15 (8.72%) ITIL
3 13 (7.56%) Network Architecture
3 13 (7.56%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (7.56%) Service Management
4 12 (6.98%) Change Management
4 12 (6.98%) Project Management
5 11 (6.40%) Network Management
6 10 (5.81%) Escalation Management
6 10 (5.81%) Migration
6 10 (5.81%) Network Planning
6 10 (5.81%) Presales
7 6 (3.49%) Information Security
8 5 (2.91%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.91%) Risk Management
8 5 (2.91%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.91%) Use Case
9 3 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.74%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
2 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.91%) Tcl
4 3 (1.74%) C
4 3 (1.74%) Perl
4 3 (1.74%) VB
5 2 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (41.28%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (35.47%) CCNP
3 36 (20.93%) CCNA
4 27 (15.70%) CCIE
5 22 (12.79%) Security Cleared
6 20 (11.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.81%) CCSE
8 8 (4.65%) CCDP
9 7 (4.07%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.49%) CCSA
10 6 (3.49%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.91%) CCDA
12 3 (1.74%) CCENT
13 2 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.16%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.58%) CCA
14 1 (0.58%) CCVP
14 1 (0.58%) CISSP
14 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (6.40%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.74%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.81%) Cacti
2 10 (5.81%) Nagios
2 10 (5.81%) SmokePing
3 5 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.74%) Netcool
5 3 (1.74%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) AppManager
6 1 (0.58%) Nessus
6 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 148 (86.05%) Cisco
2 74 (43.02%) CheckPoint
3 63 (36.63%) Juniper
4 49 (28.49%) Palo Alto
5 35 (20.35%) F5
6 34 (19.77%) HP
7 32 (18.60%) Riverbed
8 30 (17.44%) SolarWinds
9 27 (15.70%) Blue Coat
10 23 (13.37%) Meraki
11 19 (11.05%) Fortinet
12 15 (8.72%) Microsoft
13 14 (8.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 14 (8.14%) Radianz
14 13 (7.56%) FireEye
14 13 (7.56%) Intel Security
14 13 (7.56%) TippingPoint
15 12 (6.98%) Citrix
15 12 (6.98%) LogLogic
15 12 (6.98%) Tufin
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