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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aruba
Rank 547 555 523
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs citing Aruba 52 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.064% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 11
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £181 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +32.81%
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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 28 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 27 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 +26 50 £350 - 13
London +17 26 £400 +14.28% 5
City of London +20 7 £450 +27.84% 1
East of England +8 3 £420 - 2
South East -29 2 £350 -31.70% 4
Hertfordshire +3 1 £420 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 1
Newmarket - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Stirlingshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 74 (92.50%) Cisco
2 52 (65.00%) Wireless
3 49 (61.25%) LAN
4 45 (56.25%) WAN
5 38 (47.50%) Firewall
6 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (35.00%) CCNP
7 28 (35.00%) Network Security
8 25 (31.25%) HP
9 23 (28.75%) Juniper
9 23 (28.75%) VPN
10 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
11 21 (26.25%) SolarWinds
12 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 20 (25.00%) BGP
13 19 (23.75%) EIGRP
14 18 (22.50%) DNS
14 18 (22.50%) F5
15 16 (20.00%) OSPF
16 15 (18.75%) MPLS
16 15 (18.75%) Internet
16 15 (18.75%) VLAN
16 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
17 14 (17.50%) WLAN
18 13 (16.25%) Citrix
18 13 (16.25%) Brocade
18 13 (16.25%) Network Management
18 13 (16.25%) NetScaler
19 11 (13.75%) Riverbed

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.25%) IIS
1 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (65.00%) Wireless
2 49 (61.25%) LAN
3 45 (56.25%) WAN
4 38 (47.50%) Firewall
5 28 (35.00%) Network Security
6 23 (28.75%) VPN
7 20 (25.00%) BGP
8 19 (23.75%) EIGRP
9 18 (22.50%) DNS
10 16 (20.00%) OSPF
11 15 (18.75%) Internet
11 15 (18.75%) MPLS
11 15 (18.75%) VLAN
11 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 14 (17.50%) WLAN
13 13 (16.25%) NetScaler
14 11 (13.75%) IPsec
15 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
16 9 (11.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Multimedia
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Local Government
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Consultant
3 13 (16.25%) Network Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Security Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Voice Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Communications Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) XMPP
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) PKI
2 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) SecurID
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.25%) Network Management
3 10 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Security Management
4 6 (7.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (6.25%) Project Management
5 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.25%) Network Design
6 4 (5.00%) Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.50%) Validation
9 1 (1.25%) Migration
9 1 (1.25%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.25%) Change Management
9 1 (1.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
1 1 (1.25%) VB
1 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.00%) CCNP
3 8 (10.00%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) HP ASE
5 6 (7.50%) JNCIS
6 5 (6.25%) HP MASE
6 5 (6.25%) CCIE
7 4 (5.00%) CCSE
7 4 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.25%) Degree
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) HP AIS
9 1 (1.25%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) ISA Server
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.00%) OPNET
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (92.50%) Cisco
2 25 (31.25%) HP
3 23 (28.75%) Juniper
4 22 (27.50%) CheckPoint
5 21 (26.25%) SolarWinds
6 18 (22.50%) F5
7 13 (16.25%) Brocade
7 13 (16.25%) Citrix
8 11 (13.75%) Riverbed
9 10 (12.50%) VMware
9 10 (12.50%) Infoblox
10 7 (8.75%) Blue Coat
10 7 (8.75%) Fortinet
11 6 (7.50%) Meraki
12 5 (6.25%) BT
12 5 (6.25%) Polycom
12 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.00%) Symantec
13 4 (5.00%) Motorola
13 4 (5.00%) AirMagnet
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