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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 540 554 540
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Aruba 73 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.072% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 9
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£350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% +45.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £335 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +34.00%
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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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 0 69 £350 -12.55% 7
London -9 35 £350 -12.60% 5
North West - 18 £375 -
Merseyside - 12 £375 -
City of London -12 7 £338 -15.62% 2
South East -8 6 £538 +4.87%
Surrey -3 4 £575 +12.19%
Inverness - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Highlands - 4 - -
Yorkshire -18 3 £250 -
Kent - 3 £500 -
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £282 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Huddersfield - 2 £250 -
North East - 2 £282 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £282 -
East of England -1 1 £165 -50.74%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £165 -48.83%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Devon - 1 £275 - 2
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £350 -
Exeter - 1 £275 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £180 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £155 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 111 (86.05%) Cisco
2 91 (70.54%) Wireless
3 62 (48.06%) Firewall
4 60 (46.51%) BGP
5 51 (39.53%) EIGRP
6 47 (36.43%) DNS
7 46 (35.66%) LAN
8 45 (34.88%) Network Security
9 44 (34.11%) WAN
10 43 (33.33%) VPN
10 43 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (33.33%) OSPF
10 43 (33.33%) SolarWinds
11 42 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (31.01%) MPLS
13 35 (27.13%) HP
14 34 (26.36%) Juniper
15 33 (25.58%) IPsec
16 32 (24.81%) Finance
16 32 (24.81%) CheckPoint
16 32 (24.81%) TCP/IP
17 28 (21.71%) Ethernet
18 27 (20.93%) CCNP
18 27 (20.93%) VLAN
19 26 (20.16%) Spanning Tree
19 26 (20.16%) DHCP
20 22 (17.05%) Windows
21 21 (16.28%) Internet
21 21 (16.28%) Network Management
22 20 (15.50%) PKI

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (70.54%) Wireless
2 62 (48.06%) Firewall
3 60 (46.51%) BGP
4 51 (39.53%) EIGRP
5 47 (36.43%) DNS
6 46 (35.66%) LAN
7 45 (34.88%) Network Security
8 44 (34.11%) WAN
9 43 (33.33%) VPN
9 43 (33.33%) OSPF
10 42 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (31.01%) MPLS
12 33 (25.58%) IPsec
13 32 (24.81%) TCP/IP
14 28 (21.71%) Ethernet
15 27 (20.93%) VLAN
16 26 (20.16%) DHCP
16 26 (20.16%) Spanning Tree
17 21 (16.28%) Internet
18 17 (13.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 20 (15.50%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.88%) Local Government
3 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (65.12%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.40%) Security Engineer
3 15 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Wireless Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Network Specialist
6 7 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Security Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Network Consultant
7 5 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Communications Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (1.55%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 2 (1.55%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) XMPP
2 2 (1.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) PKI
2 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) NHS
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.78%) SecurID
6 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Windows
2 10 (7.75%) UNIX
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.28%) Network Management
2 12 (9.30%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (7.75%) ITIL
5 8 (6.20%) Project Management
6 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.65%) Change Management
6 6 (4.65%) Security Management
6 6 (4.65%) Information Security
7 5 (3.88%) Network Design
8 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.10%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.10%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.55%) Perl
1 2 (1.55%) SQL
1 2 (1.55%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.78%) R
2 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (20.93%) CCNP
3 19 (14.73%) CCNA
4 11 (8.53%) CCIE
5 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.88%) Degree
7 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.10%) CCDP
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.55%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.78%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.78%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.78%) ACSP
9 1 (0.78%) PMP
9 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CWNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCSE
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.20%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) OpenView
1 12 (9.30%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (8.53%) AirWatch
3 7 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.10%) OPNET
5 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 111 (86.05%) Cisco
2 43 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 35 (27.13%) HP
4 34 (26.36%) Juniper
5 32 (24.81%) CheckPoint
6 20 (15.50%) Infoblox
7 19 (14.73%) F5
8 18 (13.95%) VMware
9 12 (9.30%) Websense
10 6 (4.65%) BT
11 5 (3.88%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.10%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.10%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.33%) Citrix
13 3 (2.33%) Compaq
13 3 (2.33%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.55%) Avaya
14 2 (1.55%) Brocade
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