Period
to 18 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 18 September 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 438 612 706
Rank change year-on-year +174 +94 +51
Contract jobs citing Aruba 34 201 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 138 107
Median daily rate £350 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £246 £263 £262
90th Percentile £688 £535 £550
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Median hourly rate £63.00 £43.49 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.86% +73.96% -
10th Percentile £54.60 £32.14 £20.75
90th Percentile £65.40 £49.25 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £63.00 £46.20 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +84.80% -19.16%

Aruba is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,621 34,960 39,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.44% 42.80% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,166 22,142 24,655
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 1,242 1,494
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.22 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.07 £53.68 £47.00
Median hourly rate £30.86 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.31% +14.29% -

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Aruba as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Aruba in England

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Aruba in England.

Daily rate trend for Aruba in England

Aruba
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Aruba in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Aruba in England

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Aruba in England.

Hourly rate trend for Aruba in England

Aruba
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aruba in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Aruba in England

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +177 10 £400 - 2
North of England +133 7 £300 -7.69% 5
Midlands +83 7 £363 -21.41% 3
South West +96 5 £66 -83.70% 1
North West +83 4 £325 -35.00% 3
East Midlands +67 4 £375 +20.97% 1
Yorkshire +85 3 £300 +11.11% 1
East of England +76 3 £675 +42.11% 2
West Midlands +47 3 £275 -44.72% 2
Aruba
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Aruba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) LAN
3 17 (50.00%) WAN
4 13 (38.24%) Firewall
5 12 (35.29%) Wireless
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) F5
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (26.47%) OSPF
8 9 (26.47%) BGP
9 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
10 7 (20.59%) High Availability
10 7 (20.59%) Meraki
10 7 (20.59%) MPLS
10 7 (20.59%) CCNP
10 7 (20.59%) Arista
11 6 (17.65%) VMware NSX
11 6 (17.65%) WLAN
11 6 (17.65%) VPN
11 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
12 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
12 5 (14.71%) Azure

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Azure
2 3 (8.82%) AWS
2 3 (8.82%) GCP
3 2 (5.88%) Akamai
3 2 (5.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) LAN
2 17 (50.00%) WAN
3 13 (38.24%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Wireless
5 9 (26.47%) BGP
5 9 (26.47%) OSPF
6 7 (20.59%) MPLS
7 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
7 6 (17.65%) WLAN
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (14.71%) SAN
8 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
9 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Signage
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) High Availability
1 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.71%) Workshop Facilitation
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile First
3 4 (11.76%) Requirements Workshops
4 3 (8.82%) Service Design
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (5.88%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (5.88%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 2 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.88%) vRealize
3 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
4 9 (26.47%) F5
5 7 (20.59%) Arista
5 7 (20.59%) Meraki
6 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
7 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
7 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) Google
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.88%) Juniper
9 2 (5.88%) Tufin
9 2 (5.88%) Zscaler