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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aruba
Rank 573 567 593
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Aruba 74 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £256 £319
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 - -

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
24636 25283 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.32% 45.27% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15131 14421 13830
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1104 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.56 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -15 68 £400 +14.28% 12
London -22 21 £438 +25.00% 3
South East +10 20 £293 -16.42% 5
Hertfordshire +16 10 £400 -4.76%
East of England +15 10 £400 +36.75%
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £400 -
West Midlands -5 7 - - 1
Surrey -1 6 £315 -
North West -15 6 £200 -20.00%
Hampshire - 6 £475 -
Manchester -7 5 £200 -20.00%
Solihull - 5 - -
City of London +37 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 -
Kent -17 3 £170 -
Egham - 3 £310 -
Belfast - 3 £575 -
County Antrim - 3 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £575 -
South West - 2 £325 - 1
Lancashire +3 1 £200 -23.80%
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £550 -
Swansea - 1 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 127 (91.37%) Cisco
2 93 (66.91%) Wireless
3 59 (42.45%) Firewall
3 59 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (35.97%) HP
5 46 (33.09%) WAN
6 37 (26.62%) Juniper
6 37 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (25.90%) CCNP
7 36 (25.90%) LAN
7 36 (25.90%) Palo Alto
8 32 (23.02%) Wi-Fi
9 31 (22.30%) VPN
10 29 (20.86%) CheckPoint
11 27 (19.42%) CCNA
12 26 (18.71%) BGP
13 25 (17.99%) OSPF
14 24 (17.27%) Network Security
14 24 (17.27%) Cisco Wireless
15 23 (16.55%) DNS
16 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
16 22 (15.83%) Unix
16 22 (15.83%) Windows
16 22 (15.83%) Meraki
17 21 (15.11%) CCIE
18 20 (14.39%) WLAN
19 19 (13.67%) VoIP
19 19 (13.67%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (13.67%) F5
20 18 (12.95%) VMware

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 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (66.91%) Wireless
2 59 (42.45%) Firewall
3 46 (33.09%) WAN
4 37 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (25.90%) LAN
6 32 (23.02%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (22.30%) VPN
8 26 (18.71%) BGP
9 25 (17.99%) OSPF
10 24 (17.27%) Cisco Wireless
10 24 (17.27%) Network Security
11 23 (16.55%) DNS
12 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
13 20 (14.39%) WLAN
14 19 (13.67%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (13.67%) VoIP
15 17 (12.23%) DHCP
16 16 (11.51%) 3G
16 16 (11.51%) 4G
16 16 (11.51%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Legal
3 5 (3.60%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (63.31%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.51%) Security Engineer
3 14 (10.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Architect
4 13 (9.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Wireless Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Designer
10 6 (4.32%) Network Designer
10 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.60%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.60%) Network Support
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Data Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Consultant
12 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.44%) WAP
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.44%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.83%) Unix
1 22 (15.83%) Windows
2 14 (10.07%) Linux
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.16%) CatOS
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.07%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Change Management
2 12 (8.63%) Migration
2 12 (8.63%) Network Management
3 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.76%) High Availability
5 7 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.32%) Information Security
6 6 (4.32%) Low Latency
6 6 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.32%) Service Management
7 5 (3.60%) Change Control
7 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.60%) Network Design
7 5 (3.60%) Presales
7 5 (3.60%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.60%) Security Architecture
7 5 (3.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (2.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) Perl
1 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
1 8 (5.76%) Tcl
2 7 (5.04%) VB
3 5 (3.60%) C
4 4 (2.88%) Python
5 2 (1.44%) SQL
6 1 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (42.45%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (25.90%) CCNP
3 27 (19.42%) CCNA
4 21 (15.11%) CCIE
5 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
6 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.63%) Degree
8 8 (5.76%) CCENT
9 4 (2.88%) CCSA
10 3 (2.16%) CCSE
11 2 (1.44%) CISSP
11 2 (1.44%) MCP
12 1 (0.72%) CCA
12 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.72%) CWNA
12 1 (0.72%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.72%) MCSE
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) BS7799
2 1 (0.72%) COBIT
2 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.44%) Firmware
4 2 (1.44%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Netcool
1 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.60%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.44%) AppManager
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Nessus
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 127 (91.37%) Cisco
2 50 (35.97%) HP
3 37 (26.62%) Juniper
4 36 (25.90%) Palo Alto
5 29 (20.86%) CheckPoint
6 22 (15.83%) Meraki
7 19 (13.67%) F5
8 18 (12.95%) VMware
9 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
10 12 (8.63%) Avaya
10 12 (8.63%) Citrix
10 12 (8.63%) Riverbed
10 12 (8.63%) SolarWinds
11 11 (7.91%) Blue Coat
12 9 (6.47%) Forcepoint
12 9 (6.47%) Mitel
12 9 (6.47%) NetScout
13 8 (5.76%) Extreme Networks
14 7 (5.04%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.04%) Splunk
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