Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 586 482 670
Rank change year-on-year -104 +188 +46
Contract jobs citing Aruba 97 39 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 110
10th Percentile £206 £228 £253
25th Percentile £310 £291 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £375 £413
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% -0.90%
75th Percentile £466 £456 £500
90th Percentile £536 £695 £550
UK median daily rate £410 £360 £410
% change year-on-year +13.89% -12.20% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
10th Percentile £42.25 £51.25 £137.55
25th Percentile £45.63 £53.13 £137.63
Median hourly rate £52.50 £57.50 £144.62
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% -60.24% +572.66%
75th Percentile £59.38 £63.13 £151.99
90th Percentile £62.75 £65.75 £152.30
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £57.50 £144.62
% change year-on-year -66.09% -60.24% +1105.19%

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 23,548 13,832 35,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.78% 43.21% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,439 9,039 22,447
10th Percentile £285 £255 £252
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £695 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £454
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.63% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 463 1,187
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.78 £11.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.28
Median hourly rate £18.78 £20.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.13% +8.11% +5.71%
75th Percentile £41.41 £36.17 £37.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.71%

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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
North of England -20 29 £375 +7.14% 10
London -121 27 £330 -12.00% 10
South East -30 20 £425 +37.99% 9
North West -24 17 £388 +29.17% 6
Yorkshire -19 9 £363 -19.44% 3
Midlands -47 5 £414 +18.21% 8
South West -4 4 £425 - 3
East of England -18 4 £400 -40.74% 4
West Midlands -42 4 £414 +41.45% 5
North East - 3 £202 - 1
East Midlands -22 1 - - 3
Aruba
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 75 (77.32%) Cisco
2 47 (48.45%) Wireless
3 44 (45.36%) Firewall
4 40 (41.24%) LAN
5 34 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (32.99%) WAN
7 24 (24.74%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
8 23 (23.71%) HP
9 22 (22.68%) CCNP
9 22 (22.68%) SC Cleared
10 21 (21.65%) Palo Alto
11 18 (18.56%) CheckPoint
12 17 (17.53%) OSPF
13 16 (16.49%) WLAN
13 16 (16.49%) Network Design
13 16 (16.49%) Social Skills
14 15 (15.46%) SD-WAN
14 15 (15.46%) Meraki
15 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
15 14 (14.43%) Azure
15 14 (14.43%) Juniper
16 13 (13.40%) F5
17 12 (12.37%) CCNA
17 12 (12.37%) DNS
18 11 (11.34%) VPN
18 11 (11.34%) DHCP
18 11 (11.34%) CCIE
19 10 (10.31%) BGP
19 10 (10.31%) ITIL

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 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Azure
2 8 (8.25%) AWS
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) GCP
5 1 (1.03%) Google Workspace
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) Wireless
2 44 (45.36%) Firewall
3 40 (41.24%) LAN
4 32 (32.99%) WAN
5 24 (24.74%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (17.53%) OSPF
7 16 (16.49%) WLAN
8 15 (15.46%) SD-WAN
9 12 (12.37%) DNS
10 11 (11.34%) DHCP
10 11 (11.34%) VPN
11 10 (10.31%) BGP
11 10 (10.31%) VLAN
12 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (9.28%) Structured Cabling
13 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (7.22%) EIGRP
15 6 (6.19%) Network Security
16 5 (5.15%) Cisco Firepower
16 5 (5.15%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) Ingres
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
1 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (16.49%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Public Sector
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) Local Government
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (51.55%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.28%) Architect
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Consultant
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Network Consultant
5 6 (6.19%) Network Architect
5 6 (6.19%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Administrator
8 2 (2.06%) Field Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Network Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) Jinja
2 1 (1.03%) Velocity
2 1 (1.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.03%) BYOD
3 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.03%) e-Health
3 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) PKI
3 1 (1.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.03%) CentOS
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Network Design
2 10 (10.31%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Migration
3 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
4 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.19%) Change Control
5 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.19%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (5.15%) Project Management
7 4 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.12%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.09%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.09%) Network Management
8 3 (3.09%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (3.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (22.68%) CCNP
3 22 (22.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) CCNA
5 11 (11.34%) CCIE
6 4 (4.12%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.09%) CISSP
7 3 (3.09%) Degree
8 2 (2.06%) CCIE Wireless
8 2 (2.06%) CCSP
8 2 (2.06%) CISM
8 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.03%) CCIE Security
9 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.03%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) NIST
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Firmware
2 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) FlexNet
2 3 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.09%) SmoothWall
2 3 (3.09%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.03%) AssetCenter
3 1 (1.03%) Icinga
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Nessus
3 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (77.32%) Cisco
2 23 (23.71%) HP
3 21 (21.65%) Palo Alto
4 18 (18.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (15.46%) Meraki
6 14 (14.43%) Juniper
7 13 (13.40%) F5
8 9 (9.28%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.22%) Infoblox
10 5 (5.15%) Riverbed
11 4 (4.12%) Ekahau
11 4 (4.12%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (4.12%) MikroTik
11 4 (4.12%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (4.12%) SAP
11 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.12%) VMware
12 3 (3.09%) Ariba
12 3 (3.09%) Avaya