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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 570 585 613
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs citing Aruba 83 78 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.31% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 18
Median daily rate £475 £356 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.00%
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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
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 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +14 74 £475 +35.71% 24
London +16 43 £500 +33.33% 7
West Midlands -25 11 £475 - 5
City of London +13 9 £475 +26.66% 3
South East +11 9 £425 +21.42% 6
Solihull +1 6 £420 - 4
East of England +9 4 £450 +5.88% 4
Hertfordshire +5 4 £450 +136.84% 4
South West +9 3 £306 +2.08%
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Shropshire - 3 £475 - 1
Telford - 3 £475 - 1
Hertford - 3 £450 -
North West +3 2 £350 -
Berkshire +1 2 £388 - 3
West Sussex -6 2 £460 +31.42%
Cheshire - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £350 -
Reading - 2 £388 - 2
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 £525 +31.25%
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 +31.25%
Devon -2 1 - -
Exeter -5 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Barry - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £313 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 144 (86.23%) Cisco
2 128 (76.65%) Wireless
3 88 (52.69%) Firewall
4 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
5 71 (42.51%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (40.72%) Juniper
7 59 (35.33%) Cisco ASA
8 57 (34.13%) CCNP
9 56 (33.53%) WAN
10 51 (30.54%) Palo Alto
11 46 (27.54%) LAN
12 43 (25.75%) TCP/IP
13 41 (24.55%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (23.35%) F5
15 35 (20.96%) Network Security
15 35 (20.96%) Finance
15 35 (20.96%) OSPF
15 35 (20.96%) BGP
16 34 (20.36%) VPN
17 33 (19.76%) CCNA
17 33 (19.76%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (17.96%) CCIE
19 29 (17.37%) HP
19 29 (17.37%) Riverbed
19 29 (17.37%) 802.1X
20 27 (16.17%) SolarWinds
21 25 (14.97%) EIGRP
22 23 (13.77%) HSRP
22 23 (13.77%) Blue Coat
22 23 (13.77%) Meraki

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 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (76.65%) Wireless
2 88 (52.69%) Firewall
3 59 (35.33%) Cisco ASA
4 56 (33.53%) WAN
5 46 (27.54%) LAN
6 43 (25.75%) TCP/IP
7 41 (24.55%) Wi-Fi
8 35 (20.96%) BGP
8 35 (20.96%) Network Security
8 35 (20.96%) OSPF
9 34 (20.36%) VPN
10 33 (19.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (14.97%) EIGRP
12 23 (13.77%) HSRP
13 21 (12.57%) DHCP
13 21 (12.57%) DNS
13 21 (12.57%) VoIP
14 20 (11.98%) Cisco Wireless
14 20 (11.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 18 (10.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.80%) German Language
6 3 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 89 (53.29%) Network Engineer
2 32 (19.16%) Architect
3 19 (11.38%) Consultant
3 19 (11.38%) Security Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Network Consultant
5 16 (9.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Wireless Architect
6 15 (8.98%) Wireless Engineer
7 13 (7.78%) Network Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Network Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Network Support
10 6 (3.59%) Wireless Network Consultant
11 5 (2.99%) Data Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.37%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.59%) BYOD
3 5 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.80%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.17%) Windows
2 16 (9.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.59%) Unix
4 4 (2.40%) Linux
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.78%) Network Architecture
1 18 (10.78%) Network Design
2 16 (9.58%) Change Management
2 16 (9.58%) ITIL
3 14 (8.38%) Change Control
4 13 (7.78%) Service Management
5 12 (7.19%) Migration
5 12 (7.19%) Project Management
6 11 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.99%) Escalation Management
7 10 (5.99%) Network Planning
7 10 (5.99%) Presales
8 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.19%) Network Management
10 6 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.99%) Information Security
11 5 (2.99%) Security Architecture
11 5 (2.99%) Use Case
12 4 (2.40%) Low Latency
12 4 (2.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.20%) Python
3 2 (1.20%) Tcl
4 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (42.51%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (34.13%) CCNP
3 33 (19.76%) CCNA
4 30 (17.96%) CCIE
5 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
6 17 (10.18%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.19%) CCSE
8 9 (5.39%) JNCIP
9 8 (4.79%) CCDP
10 6 (3.59%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.99%) CCDA
11 5 (2.99%) CCSA
12 3 (1.80%) Degree
13 2 (1.20%) CCSP
13 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.20%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.60%) CCA
14 1 (0.60%) CCVP
14 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.80%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.99%) Cacti
2 10 (5.99%) Nagios
2 10 (5.99%) SmokePing
3 5 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.20%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) AppManager
6 1 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 144 (86.23%) Cisco
2 73 (43.71%) CheckPoint
3 68 (40.72%) Juniper
4 51 (30.54%) Palo Alto
5 39 (23.35%) F5
6 29 (17.37%) HP
6 29 (17.37%) Riverbed
7 27 (16.17%) SolarWinds
8 23 (13.77%) Blue Coat
8 23 (13.77%) Meraki
9 20 (11.98%) Fortinet
10 14 (8.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.38%) Radianz
11 13 (7.78%) FireEye
11 13 (7.78%) Intel Security
11 13 (7.78%) TippingPoint
12 12 (7.19%) LogLogic
12 12 (7.19%) Tufin
13 9 (5.39%) VMware
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