The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 248 275
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 12 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Median daily rate £460 £363 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.89% -32.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £307 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £593
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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3806 4343 4469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.46% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2545 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 219 244
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.21% -0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in the South East

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aruba in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aruba in the South East

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aruba in the South East

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +15 6 £460 -
Berkshire +19 2 £313 -32.79%
Surrey +8 2 £513 +65.32%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
Aruba
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (88.89%) Wireless
3 31 (86.11%) F5
4 30 (83.33%) CheckPoint
5 29 (80.56%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (80.56%) WAN
5 29 (80.56%) Firewall
5 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
6 28 (77.78%) Riverbed
6 28 (77.78%) CCNP
7 27 (75.00%) BIG-IP
7 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
8 26 (72.22%) Juniper
8 26 (72.22%) HP
9 25 (69.44%) LAN
10 23 (63.89%) JNCIA
11 22 (61.11%) JNCIE
11 22 (61.11%) CCSA
11 22 (61.11%) CCIP
11 22 (61.11%) CCIE
11 22 (61.11%) CCDP
11 22 (61.11%) CCSE
11 22 (61.11%) Network Design
11 22 (61.11%) Fortinet
11 22 (61.11%) FortiGate
12 21 (58.33%) HP ASE
12 21 (58.33%) HP MASE
12 21 (58.33%) ITIL
12 21 (58.33%) ITSM
12 21 (58.33%) Service Management

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) Wireless
2 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 29 (80.56%) WAN
3 27 (75.00%) BIG-IP
4 25 (69.44%) LAN
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (11.11%) OSPF
8 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.33%) FCoE
8 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 3 (8.33%) WAAS
9 2 (5.56%) DHCP
9 2 (5.56%) DNS
9 2 (5.56%) Network Security
9 2 (5.56%) SNMP
General
1 19 (52.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) VyOS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Network Design
2 21 (58.33%) ITIL
2 21 (58.33%) ITSM
2 21 (58.33%) Service Management
3 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
2 28 (77.78%) CCNP
3 27 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 23 (63.89%) JNCIA
5 22 (61.11%) CCDP
5 22 (61.11%) CCIE
5 22 (61.11%) CCIP
5 22 (61.11%) CCSA
5 22 (61.11%) CCSE
5 22 (61.11%) JNCIE
6 21 (58.33%) HP ASE
6 21 (58.33%) HP MASE
7 19 (52.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (52.78%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) CCNA
9 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) F5
3 30 (83.33%) CheckPoint
4 28 (77.78%) Riverbed
5 26 (72.22%) HP
5 26 (72.22%) Juniper
6 22 (61.11%) Fortinet
7 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.56%) LogLogic
8 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Tufin
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.78%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Radianz
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) VMware