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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 553 570 557
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Aruba 70 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.045% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.098% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £204 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +11.30%
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
21707 23357 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 45.66% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12936 13541 12394
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 985 983
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +51 69 £375 - 5
South East +31 26 £350 +9.37% 4
London +7 20 £375 -
East of England +13 12 £450 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire +18 11 £450 +7.14% 1
Surrey - 8 £475 -
Berkshire +15 7 £325 +1.56% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £450 -
North West -6 5 £338 +12.50%
Oxfordshire - 5 £275 -
Manchester - 5 £338 -
Newbury +10 4 £313 -
Kent - 3 £170 - 1
Hampshire +13 2 £475 +5.55%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Sunderland - 2 - -
City of London +45 1 £450 +136.84%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 £293 -
Reading - 1 £338 -
Maidstone - 1 - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (88.98%) Cisco
2 71 (55.91%) Wireless
3 63 (49.61%) Firewall
4 51 (40.16%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (33.86%) LAN
5 43 (33.86%) Juniper
6 40 (31.50%) WAN
6 40 (31.50%) HP
7 37 (29.13%) VPN
8 36 (28.35%) DNS
8 36 (28.35%) OSPF
9 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (24.41%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (23.62%) DHCP
12 29 (22.83%) TCP/IP
12 29 (22.83%) BGP
13 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
13 28 (22.05%) CCNA
14 26 (20.47%) Windows
15 25 (19.69%) VoIP
15 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
16 23 (18.11%) WLAN
16 23 (18.11%) CCNP
17 22 (17.32%) Unix
18 21 (16.54%) ITIL
18 21 (16.54%) VMware
18 21 (16.54%) Spanning Tree
19 17 (13.39%) MPLS
19 17 (13.39%) IPsec
19 17 (13.39%) Finance

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Office
2 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.57%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) IaaS
2 1 (0.79%) PaaS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (55.91%) Wireless
2 63 (49.61%) Firewall
3 43 (33.86%) LAN
4 40 (31.50%) WAN
5 37 (29.13%) VPN
6 36 (28.35%) DNS
6 36 (28.35%) OSPF
7 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (24.41%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (23.62%) DHCP
10 29 (22.83%) BGP
10 29 (22.83%) TCP/IP
11 25 (19.69%) VoIP
12 23 (18.11%) WLAN
13 21 (16.54%) Spanning Tree
14 17 (13.39%) EIGRP
14 17 (13.39%) IPsec
14 17 (13.39%) MPLS
15 16 (12.60%) Internet
16 15 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (53.54%) Network Engineer
2 13 (10.24%) Architect
2 13 (10.24%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (10.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (7.09%) Network Support
3 9 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Network Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Network Specialist
6 6 (4.72%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Consultant
7 5 (3.94%) Network Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Check Point Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.15%) WAP
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.94%) Handset
4 4 (3.15%) NHS
4 4 (3.15%) Statistics
5 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 22 (17.32%) Unix
3 14 (11.02%) Linux
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.36%) CatOS
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) ITIL
2 16 (12.60%) Change Management
3 12 (9.45%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.87%) Network Management
4 10 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.09%) High Availability
5 9 (7.09%) Network Design
6 8 (6.30%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.30%) Low Latency
6 8 (6.30%) Project Management
7 7 (5.51%) Migration
7 7 (5.51%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.51%) Security Architecture
8 6 (4.72%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.94%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.94%) Information Security
9 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) Perl
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
3 4 (3.15%) Python
3 4 (3.15%) VB
4 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.57%) Tcl
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (40.16%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (22.05%) CCNA
3 23 (18.11%) CCNP
4 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.81%) CCIE
6 13 (10.24%) Degree
7 11 (8.66%) CCENT
7 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.94%) CCSA
9 4 (3.15%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.36%) HNC
10 3 (2.36%) HND
10 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.57%) CCSE
11 2 (1.57%) CWNA
11 2 (1.57%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.57%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) BS7799
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.36%) Firmware
3 2 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.36%) Cacti
3 2 (1.57%) AppManager
3 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.57%) Nagios
3 2 (1.57%) Netcool
3 2 (1.57%) OpenView
3 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.79%) Graphite
4 1 (0.79%) Opsview
4 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.79%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 113 (88.98%) Cisco
2 43 (33.86%) Juniper
3 40 (31.50%) HP
4 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
5 25 (19.69%) Palo Alto
6 21 (16.54%) VMware
7 16 (12.60%) Meraki
8 14 (11.02%) F5
8 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.02%) SolarWinds
9 12 (9.45%) Brocade
10 9 (7.09%) Avaya
10 9 (7.09%) NetScout
11 8 (6.30%) Riverbed
12 6 (4.72%) Forcepoint
12 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
13 5 (3.94%) Mitel
14 4 (3.15%) Citrix
15 3 (2.36%) Blue Coat
15 3 (2.36%) Dell
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