Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 702 737
Rank change year-on-year -42 +35 +56
Contract jobs citing Aruba 98 162 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 109 76
England median daily rate £400 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +23.57% -20.00%
10th Percentile £213 £265 £229
90th Percentile £538 £578 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £433 £350
% change year-on-year -7.51% +23.57% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.50
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - £16.50

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 39921 43976 45407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.15% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 27201 27285
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1553 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.95 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -87 36 £375 -21.05% 1
Midlands +44 32 £408 -14.05% 1
West Midlands +38 26 £428 -9.84% 1
South East -8 14 £450 +16.13% 3
North of England +64 11 £405 -31.06% 1
East Midlands - 6 £225 -
Yorkshire +24 5 £435 -33.08%
North West +25 3 £223 -36.43% 1
North East - 3 £369 -
South West +2 2 £233 -22.50%
East of England -19 2 - - 1
Aruba
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 72 (73.47%) Cisco
2 53 (54.08%) Firewall
2 53 (54.08%) Wireless
3 50 (51.02%) WAN
4 48 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (39.80%) CCNP
5 39 (39.80%) F5
6 38 (38.78%) CheckPoint
7 34 (34.69%) LAN
8 30 (30.61%) VPN
8 30 (30.61%) Juniper
8 30 (30.61%) Fortinet
9 28 (28.57%) HP
10 24 (24.49%) Network Design
11 22 (22.45%) FortiGate
11 22 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (19.39%) ITIL
12 19 (19.39%) BIG-IP
13 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
14 17 (17.35%) Riverbed
15 16 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (16.33%) McAfee
16 15 (15.31%) MPLS
16 15 (15.31%) CCNA
16 15 (15.31%) WAN Optimisation
17 14 (14.29%) SolarWinds
17 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (14.29%) Blue Coat

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 2 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) G Suite
3 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (54.08%) Firewall
1 53 (54.08%) Wireless
2 50 (51.02%) WAN
3 34 (34.69%) LAN
4 30 (30.61%) VPN
5 22 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (19.39%) BIG-IP
7 16 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (15.31%) MPLS
9 13 (13.27%) VLAN
10 11 (11.22%) DNS
10 11 (11.22%) OSPF
10 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
11 10 (10.20%) BGP
11 10 (10.20%) DHCP
11 10 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (10.20%) Network Security
12 9 (9.18%) Internet
12 9 (9.18%) VoIP
13 8 (8.16%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
1 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Electronics
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Design Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Network Design Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Network Support
5 11 (11.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Implementation Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Network Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Juniper Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) LAMP
2 2 (2.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.04%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Debian
4 3 (3.06%) CentOS
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) Network Design
2 19 (19.39%) ITIL
3 15 (15.31%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (11.22%) Service Management
5 10 (10.20%) ITSM
6 8 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 7 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (7.14%) Network Packet Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) Network Management
8 4 (4.08%) Workflow
9 3 (3.06%) Change Management
9 3 (3.06%) Coaching
9 3 (3.06%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.06%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.06%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.06%) SIEM
10 2 (2.04%) DevOps
10 2 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.02%) SQL
1 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (39.80%) CCNP
3 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
5 15 (15.31%) CCNA
6 11 (11.22%) CCIE
6 11 (11.22%) JNCIA
7 10 (10.20%) Degree
8 9 (9.18%) CCIP
8 9 (9.18%) CCSA
9 8 (8.16%) CCDP
9 8 (8.16%) CCSE
9 8 (8.16%) HP ASE
9 8 (8.16%) JNCIE
10 7 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (7.14%) HP MASE
11 4 (4.08%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (73.47%) Cisco
2 39 (39.80%) F5
3 38 (38.78%) CheckPoint
4 30 (30.61%) Fortinet
4 30 (30.61%) Juniper
5 28 (28.57%) HP
6 17 (17.35%) Riverbed
7 16 (16.33%) McAfee
8 14 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 14 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 11 (11.22%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.14%) BMC
10 7 (7.14%) IBM
10 7 (7.14%) Nokia
10 7 (7.14%) Oracle
11 6 (6.12%) Avaya
11 6 (6.12%) Citrix
11 6 (6.12%) Meraki
12 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.10%) Sophos