The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 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.

Aruba
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 132 146
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.069% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £365 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -  
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 the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1047 1165 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.72% 40.01% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 757 732
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 74
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £46.24 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in the South West

Aruba
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire - 4 £365 -
Aruba
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Aruba.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 4 (100.00%) Network Segmentation

Aruba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Network Segmentation
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft