The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 150 137
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.29% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.66%  
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1304 1718 1712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.09% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 1006 859
Median daily rate £410 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 58 113
Median hourly rate £15.75 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in the North West

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +8 1 - -
Aruba
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) VPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) LAN

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (50.00%) VPLS
5 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet