The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aruba
England / London
Rank 386 407 388
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 16 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 20
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8127 9044 9343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.31% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5443 6014 6025
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 132 200
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in London

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aruba in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aruba in London

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aruba in London

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
City of London +8 1 £433 -3.88% 3
Aruba
England

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 43 (79.63%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) Cisco
3 32 (59.26%) Wireless
4 31 (57.41%) WAN
5 30 (55.56%) Finance
6 28 (51.85%) CheckPoint
7 27 (50.00%) LAN
8 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (40.74%) Juniper
10 19 (35.19%) VPN
10 19 (35.19%) CCNP
10 19 (35.19%) Blue Coat
11 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
12 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (27.78%) F5
13 15 (27.78%) Network Security
13 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
15 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
16 12 (22.22%) HP
17 11 (20.37%) DNS
17 11 (20.37%) BGP
17 11 (20.37%) VMware
18 10 (18.52%) Citrix
18 10 (18.52%) CCNA
18 10 (18.52%) CCIE
18 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
19 9 (16.67%) FortiGate
19 9 (16.67%) Meraki
19 9 (16.67%) Windows

Aruba
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 43 (79.63%) Firewall
2 32 (59.26%) Wireless
3 31 (57.41%) WAN
4 27 (50.00%) LAN
5 19 (35.19%) VPN
6 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (27.78%) Network Security
7 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.37%) BGP
9 11 (20.37%) DNS
10 8 (14.81%) DHCP
11 7 (12.96%) EIGRP
11 7 (12.96%) IPsec
11 7 (12.96%) MPLS
12 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 6 (11.11%) SAN
13 5 (9.26%) OSPF
13 5 (9.26%) VoIP
13 5 (9.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Multimedia
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
1 8 (14.81%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Change Management
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.41%) High Availability
3 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Data Encryption
5 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.85%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (1.85%) Network Segmentation
6 1 (1.85%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) CCNP
3 10 (18.52%) CCIE
3 10 (18.52%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) JNCIP
4 7 (12.96%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) SANS
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) Foglight
2 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Cisco
2 28 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 22 (40.74%) Juniper
4 19 (35.19%) Blue Coat
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) F5
7 13 (24.07%) Palo Alto
8 12 (22.22%) HP
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Citrix
11 9 (16.67%) Meraki
12 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds
13 7 (12.96%) Dell
13 7 (12.96%) Riverbed
14 6 (11.11%) Fortinet
15 5 (9.26%) Brocade
15 5 (9.26%) Tufin
16 4 (7.41%) FireEye
16 4 (7.41%) NetScout
16 4 (7.41%) TippingPoint