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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 549 541 521
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Aruba 22 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.037% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.081% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
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£320 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £190
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +51.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00

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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 21 £320 +2.40% 15
London +11 9 £400 +6.66% 6
North West - 5 £300 - 1
South East -12 4 £320 +11.30% 2
Berkshire +4 3 £320 +22.48% 2
City of London +12 2 £250 -16.66% 2
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 2
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Stirlingshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (92.73%) Cisco
2 41 (74.55%) Wireless
3 36 (65.45%) WAN
4 35 (63.64%) LAN
5 23 (41.82%) WLAN
6 22 (40.00%) HP
7 21 (38.18%) Juniper
7 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (32.73%) CCNP
9 16 (29.09%) Firewall
10 15 (27.27%) Brocade
10 15 (27.27%) OSPF
10 15 (27.27%) BGP
10 15 (27.27%) Citrix
11 14 (25.45%) Load Balancing
11 14 (25.45%) NetScaler
12 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
13 12 (21.82%) VPN
13 12 (21.82%) F5
14 10 (18.18%) Network Security
15 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
15 9 (16.36%) HP ASE
15 9 (16.36%) Meraki
15 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
15 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (12.73%) Blue Coat
16 7 (12.73%) Dell
16 7 (12.73%) SAN
16 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
16 7 (12.73%) LDAP

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.82%) IIS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 41 (74.55%) Wireless
2 36 (65.45%) WAN
3 35 (63.64%) LAN
4 23 (41.82%) WLAN
5 16 (29.09%) Firewall
6 15 (27.27%) OSPF
6 15 (27.27%) BGP
7 14 (25.45%) NetScaler
8 12 (21.82%) VPN
9 10 (18.18%) Network Security
10 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
10 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (12.73%) SAN
11 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.73%) LDAP
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (10.91%) DNS
12 6 (10.91%) DHCP
12 6 (10.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Local Government
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Consultant
2 16 (29.09%) Network Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Network Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Voice Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Voice Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.82%) SecurID
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Load Balancing
2 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
2 6 (10.91%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Network Management
3 5 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.27%) Security Management
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) Network Design
7 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.82%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.82%) Workflow
7 1 (1.82%) Document Management
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Time Management
7 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.73%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) HP ASE
4 6 (10.91%) JNCIS
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
5 5 (9.09%) HP MASE
6 4 (7.27%) CCDP
7 3 (5.45%) CCSE
7 3 (5.45%) CCNA
7 3 (5.45%) ACSP
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.82%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.91%) ISA Server
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 4 (7.27%) Nessus
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) HP
3 21 (38.18%) Juniper
4 15 (27.27%) Brocade
4 15 (27.27%) Citrix
5 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
6 12 (21.82%) F5
7 9 (16.36%) Riverbed
7 9 (16.36%) Meraki
8 7 (12.73%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.73%) Dell
9 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.91%) 3Com
9 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
9 6 (10.91%) VMware
10 5 (9.09%) Motorola
10 5 (9.09%) Polycom
10 5 (9.09%) AirMagnet
11 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.45%) Symantec
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