The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 626 749 697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.79% 41.54% 45.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 414 371
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 36
Median hourly rate £13.30 £13.25 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -22.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.45 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet