The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Aruba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aruba over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Aruba
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 127 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 -  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.053% 0.040% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +40.00% +13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 -

Aruba is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 923 1317 1407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 49.12% 52.89% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 695 722
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -27.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Aruba as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Aruba in Berkshire

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Aruba in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) MRTG
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) MRTG
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds