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 3 months to 26 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 544 565
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 44 79 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 48
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £269 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £532 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £322
% change year-on-year +38.46% +0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 - -

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18970 21682 22783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.95% 44.49% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11606 13612 13631
Median daily rate £427 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 721 1031
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in England

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aruba in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aruba in England

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
South East +27 11 £460 +26.89% 3
London -40 9 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands +21 7 £363 -34.09%
East of England -4 4 £550 +100.00% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £190 - 1
North East +71 3 £369 -
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
South West +3 2 £365 +32.72%
North West +19 1 - -
Aruba
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 81 (73.64%) Firewall
2 77 (70.00%) Wireless
2 77 (70.00%) Cisco
3 69 (62.73%) WAN
4 64 (58.18%) CheckPoint
5 56 (50.91%) Security Cleared
6 55 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (48.18%) LAN
8 51 (46.36%) F5
9 50 (45.45%) SC Cleared
9 50 (45.45%) CCNP
10 47 (42.73%) HP
10 47 (42.73%) Fortinet
11 45 (40.91%) Juniper
12 41 (37.27%) Riverbed
13 39 (35.45%) Network Design
14 38 (34.55%) BIG-IP
15 33 (30.00%) CCIE
16 32 (29.09%) FortiGate
17 31 (28.18%) JNCIA
17 31 (28.18%) CCDP
17 31 (28.18%) CCSE
17 31 (28.18%) CCSA
18 30 (27.27%) CCIP
18 30 (27.27%) JNCIE
19 29 (26.36%) ITIL
20 28 (25.45%) ITSM
20 28 (25.45%) Service Management
20 28 (25.45%) HP ASE
20 28 (25.45%) HP MASE

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.91%) G Suite
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (73.64%) Firewall
2 77 (70.00%) Wireless
3 69 (62.73%) WAN
4 53 (48.18%) LAN
5 38 (34.55%) BIG-IP
6 23 (20.91%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (20.00%) VPN
8 17 (15.45%) DNS
9 16 (14.55%) BGP
9 16 (14.55%) MPLS
10 13 (11.82%) OSPF
10 13 (11.82%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.00%) EIGRP
13 10 (9.09%) VoIP
14 9 (8.18%) DHCP
14 9 (8.18%) VLAN
15 8 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (7.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Multimedia
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (58.18%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Consultant
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Design Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Network Consultant
6 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.64%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Principal Consultant
10 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (2.73%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.91%) DataPower
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Network Design
2 29 (26.36%) ITIL
3 28 (25.45%) ITSM
3 28 (25.45%) Service Management
4 11 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.00%) Migration
5 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.18%) Project Management
6 8 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.45%) Data Encryption
8 6 (5.45%) Information Security
8 6 (5.45%) Information Security Management
8 6 (5.45%) ISMS
8 6 (5.45%) Network Segmentation
8 6 (5.45%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.45%) Security Management
8 6 (5.45%) SIEM
9 5 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (3.64%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.82%) VBScript
3 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (50.91%) Security Cleared
2 55 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (45.45%) CCNP
3 50 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 33 (30.00%) CCIE
5 31 (28.18%) CCDP
5 31 (28.18%) CCSA
5 31 (28.18%) CCSE
5 31 (28.18%) JNCIA
6 30 (27.27%) CCIP
6 30 (27.27%) JNCIE
7 28 (25.45%) HP ASE
7 28 (25.45%) HP MASE
8 26 (23.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (23.64%) Degree
9 9 (8.18%) CCNA
10 6 (5.45%) SANS
11 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) CISSP
12 1 (0.91%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) GPG13
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (29.09%) FortiGate
2 7 (6.36%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) OPNET
Vendors
1 77 (70.00%) Cisco
2 64 (58.18%) CheckPoint
3 51 (46.36%) F5
4 47 (42.73%) Fortinet
4 47 (42.73%) HP
5 45 (40.91%) Juniper
6 41 (37.27%) Riverbed
7 14 (12.73%) Citrix
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.91%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 9 (8.18%) VMware
11 8 (7.27%) McAfee
12 7 (6.36%) Blue Coat
13 6 (5.45%) Dell
13 6 (5.45%) Infoblox
14 5 (4.55%) TippingPoint
15 4 (3.64%) Brocade
15 4 (3.64%) Meraki
16 3 (2.73%) Meru Networks