Period
to 21 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Arista products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Arista over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 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 Arista Networks.

Arista
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 788 857 810
Rank change year-on-year +69 -47 +82
Contract jobs citing Arista 61 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 33
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £373 £329 £306
90th Percentile £735 £475 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £415 £326
% change year-on-year +32.53% +27.20% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Arista is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,343 43,303 42,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.58% 41.57% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,495 26,794 25,730
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,407 1,614 1,435
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.29 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.90 £16.50 £16.36
% change year-on-year +8.48% +0.89% -6.54%

Arista
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Arista as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Arista in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Arista in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Arista over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Arista in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Arista in the UK

Arista
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Arista within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 57 £500 +25.00% 10
London +68 41 £500 +25.00% 5
UK excluding London +28 17 £550 +32.53% 5
East of England +11 13 £550 +34.97% 2
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £375 -
South East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Arista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Arista.

1 55 (90.16%) Cisco
2 36 (59.02%) BGP
3 35 (57.38%) Firewall
4 33 (54.10%) OSPF
5 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (42.62%) Multicast
7 25 (40.98%) WAN
8 24 (39.34%) Juniper
8 24 (39.34%) Fortinet
9 23 (37.70%) F5
9 23 (37.70%) Palo Alto
10 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
10 22 (36.07%) Low Latency
11 21 (34.43%) Finance
11 21 (34.43%) DNS
12 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
13 18 (29.51%) EIGRP
13 18 (29.51%) LAN
14 17 (27.87%) CCNP
14 17 (27.87%) MPLS
15 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (24.59%) Linux
16 15 (24.59%) Retail
17 14 (22.95%) Wireless
17 14 (22.95%) Python
17 14 (22.95%) CCIE
17 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (21.31%) Network Security
18 13 (21.31%) Riverbed
18 13 (21.31%) VPN

Arista
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) Apache
1 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.11%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 36 (59.02%) BGP
2 35 (57.38%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) OSPF
4 26 (42.62%) Multicast
5 25 (40.98%) WAN
6 21 (34.43%) DNS
7 18 (29.51%) EIGRP
7 18 (29.51%) LAN
8 17 (27.87%) MPLS
9 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (22.95%) Wireless
11 13 (21.31%) IGMP
11 13 (21.31%) Network Security
11 13 (21.31%) VPN
12 12 (19.67%) DHCP
13 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (9.84%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 15 (24.59%) Retail
3 13 (21.31%) Banking
4 8 (13.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.28%) German Language
7 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Network Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Lead Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Security Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) 802.1X
2 6 (9.84%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
3 4 (6.56%) Regular Expression
3 4 (6.56%) YAML
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) EMC VNX
2 6 (9.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.28%) CMDB
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) e-Health
4 1 (1.64%) Eurex
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Low Latency
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.48%) Network Design
5 6 (9.84%) Architectural Design
5 6 (9.84%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.20%) Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) Network Management
6 5 (8.20%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.56%) Microservices
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
8 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Python
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (27.87%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCIE
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.64%) CCSA
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Squid
2 6 (9.84%) Varnish
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Docker
4 3 (4.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 7 (11.48%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.20%) Ansible
3 5 (8.20%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.28%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.64%) Kibana
5 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) Cisco
2 24 (39.34%) Fortinet
2 24 (39.34%) Juniper
3 23 (37.70%) F5
3 23 (37.70%) Palo Alto
4 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
5 13 (21.31%) Riverbed
6 11 (18.03%) Blue Coat
7 10 (16.39%) VMware
8 6 (9.84%) EMC
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle
8 6 (9.84%) Unisys
9 5 (8.20%) Citrix
9 5 (8.20%) Meraki
9 5 (8.20%) Splunk
9 5 (8.20%) Zscaler
10 4 (6.56%) Aruba
10 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.56%) Tufin
11 3 (4.92%) Infoblox