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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aruba
England / South East
Rank 216 242 257
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 24 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.51% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 3
Median daily rate £409 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.84% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 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 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Hampshire +25 20 £409 -13.89%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +27 1 £388 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Aruba
England

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 38 (86.36%) Wireless
3 35 (79.55%) Firewall
4 31 (70.45%) CheckPoint
5 29 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (63.64%) F5
7 27 (61.36%) CCNP
8 26 (59.09%) HP
9 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
10 24 (54.55%) LAN
10 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
11 23 (52.27%) Juniper
12 22 (50.00%) WAN
12 22 (50.00%) BIG-IP
13 21 (47.73%) Riverbed
13 21 (47.73%) ITIL
14 19 (43.18%) FortiGate
15 18 (40.91%) CCSE
15 18 (40.91%) CCIE
16 17 (38.64%) CCSA
16 17 (38.64%) JNCIA
16 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
17 16 (36.36%) Network Design
17 16 (36.36%) JNCIE
17 16 (36.36%) HP ASE
17 16 (36.36%) HP MASE
17 16 (36.36%) CCIP
17 16 (36.36%) CCDP
18 15 (34.09%) Service Management
18 15 (34.09%) ITSM

Aruba
Top Related 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 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) Wireless
2 35 (79.55%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) LAN
4 22 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 22 (50.00%) WAN
5 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (18.18%) Network Security
9 6 (13.64%) OSPF
10 5 (11.36%) VPN
11 4 (9.09%) BGP
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
12 3 (6.82%) IPsec
12 3 (6.82%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (6.82%) VoIP
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Network Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) VyOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 16 (36.36%) Network Design
3 15 (34.09%) ITSM
3 15 (34.09%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.27%) Line Management
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (61.36%) CCNP
3 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
4 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 18 (40.91%) CCIE
5 18 (40.91%) CCSE
6 17 (38.64%) CCSA
6 17 (38.64%) JNCIA
7 16 (36.36%) CCDP
7 16 (36.36%) CCIP
7 16 (36.36%) HP ASE
7 16 (36.36%) HP MASE
7 16 (36.36%) JNCIE
8 13 (29.55%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) CCNA
10 2 (4.55%) CCSP
10 2 (4.55%) CISSP
10 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 31 (70.45%) CheckPoint
3 28 (63.64%) F5
4 26 (59.09%) HP
5 23 (52.27%) Juniper
6 21 (47.73%) Riverbed
7 17 (38.64%) Fortinet
8 8 (18.18%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (4.55%) Nokia
10 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
10 2 (4.55%) Samsung
10 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (2.27%) Avaya
11 1 (2.27%) Radianz
11 1 (2.27%) Remedy
11 1 (2.27%) Ubiquiti