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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 554 541 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Aruba 28 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.080% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
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£320 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £306 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.48% +5.60%
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
23138 22445 20813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.48% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13163 12262 11056
Average daily rate £400 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 928 953 1210
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 27 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 6 March 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 -18 26 £320 +2.40% 13
London -4 11 £375 +16.27% 5
City of London +12 4 £270 -10.00% 1
South East -8 4 £320 -20.00% 2
Berkshire - 2 £320 - 1
East of England +15 1 £420 - 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 £420 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Stirlingshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 54 (88.52%) Cisco
2 37 (60.66%) Wireless
3 35 (57.38%) WAN
4 33 (54.10%) LAN
5 27 (44.26%) Juniper
6 26 (42.62%) HP
7 24 (39.34%) Firewall
8 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
9 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (27.87%) OSPF
10 17 (27.87%) WLAN
10 17 (27.87%) Network Security
11 16 (26.23%) Citrix
11 16 (26.23%) CCNP
12 15 (24.59%) BGP
12 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
13 14 (22.95%) Brocade
13 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
14 13 (21.31%) F5
14 13 (21.31%) VPN
15 9 (14.75%) EIGRP
15 9 (14.75%) VMware
15 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (14.75%) HP ASE
15 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
16 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
16 8 (13.11%) Meraki
16 8 (13.11%) Riverbed
16 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) Wireless
2 35 (57.38%) WAN
3 33 (54.10%) LAN
4 24 (39.34%) Firewall
5 17 (27.87%) OSPF
5 17 (27.87%) WLAN
5 17 (27.87%) Network Security
6 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
6 15 (24.59%) BGP
7 13 (21.31%) VPN
8 9 (14.75%) EIGRP
8 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (13.11%) SAN
10 7 (11.48%) DNS
10 7 (11.48%) SSL
10 7 (11.48%) DHCP
10 7 (11.48%) LDAP
10 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (9.84%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Local Government
3 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Consultant
3 13 (21.31%) Network Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Voice Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Voice Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.28%) SecurID
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) UNIX
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.48%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Network Management
3 6 (9.84%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (8.20%) Analytics
4 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.56%) Security Management
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.28%) Network Design
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.64%) Workflow
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.64%) Document Management
8 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) VB
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) CCNP
3 9 (14.75%) HP ASE
4 7 (11.48%) JNCIS
5 6 (9.84%) HP MASE
6 4 (6.56%) CCSE
6 4 (6.56%) CCNA
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.28%) ACSP
8 1 (1.64%) VCP4
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) ISA Server
3 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (8.20%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.56%) Nessus
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.64%) OpenView
6 1 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.64%) OPNET
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (88.52%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) Juniper
3 26 (42.62%) HP
4 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
5 16 (26.23%) Citrix
6 14 (22.95%) Brocade
7 13 (21.31%) F5
8 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
8 9 (14.75%) VMware
9 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat
9 8 (13.11%) Riverbed
9 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
9 8 (13.11%) Meraki
10 7 (11.48%) Dell
11 6 (9.84%) 3Com
12 5 (8.20%) Polycom
12 5 (8.20%) AirMagnet
12 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.20%) Motorola
13 4 (6.56%) Symantec
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