Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 713 776
Rank change year-on-year -59 +63 +35
Contract jobs citing Aruba 112 187 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 119 78
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £212 £277 £230
90th Percentile £538 £575 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +5.81% +10.71% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £23.80 - £15.25
90th Percentile £47.90 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £16.00

Aruba 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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aruba over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aruba over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aruba within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -52 98 £400 -7.51% 19
UK excluding London +26 71 £410 +5.81% 13
London -91 36 £375 -21.05% 6
Midlands +37 33 £417 -12.32% 4
West Midlands +34 27 £440 -7.37% 3
South East -5 14 £450 +16.13% 3
North of England +75 11 £405 -10.00% 2
Scotland -2 10 £300 -17.24%
East Midlands - 6 £225 - 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £435 -33.08% 1
North East +70 3 £369 -1.67%
North West +12 3 £223 -33.58% 1
South West +3 2 £233 -19.13%
East of England -18 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Aruba.

1 86 (76.79%) Cisco
2 66 (58.93%) Wireless
3 62 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (54.46%) Firewall
5 59 (52.68%) WAN
6 48 (42.86%) CCNP
6 48 (42.86%) F5
7 45 (40.18%) CheckPoint
8 43 (38.39%) LAN
9 37 (33.04%) Juniper
9 37 (33.04%) Fortinet
10 35 (31.25%) HP
11 31 (27.68%) VPN
12 29 (25.89%) Network Design
12 29 (25.89%) FortiGate
13 27 (24.11%) BIG-IP
13 27 (24.11%) ITIL
13 27 (24.11%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (21.43%) Riverbed
15 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
15 20 (17.86%) CCNA
16 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
17 17 (15.18%) JNCIA
17 17 (15.18%) McAfee
17 17 (15.18%) CCIE
17 17 (15.18%) Service Management
18 16 (14.29%) ITSM
18 16 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
19 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure

Aruba
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 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) G Suite
3 2 (1.79%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (58.93%) Wireless
2 61 (54.46%) Firewall
3 59 (52.68%) WAN
4 43 (38.39%) LAN
5 31 (27.68%) VPN
6 27 (24.11%) BIG-IP
6 27 (24.11%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (13.39%) MPLS
9 13 (11.61%) VLAN
10 11 (9.82%) DNS
10 11 (9.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (9.82%) OSPF
10 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
11 10 (8.93%) BGP
11 10 (8.93%) DHCP
11 10 (8.93%) Ethernet
11 10 (8.93%) Internet
11 10 (8.93%) Network Security
12 9 (8.04%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Network Design Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Network Support
4 12 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.68%) LAMP
2 2 (1.79%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Linux
3 6 (5.36%) Debian
4 3 (2.68%) CentOS
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Network Design
2 27 (24.11%) ITIL
3 17 (15.18%) Service Management
4 16 (14.29%) ITSM
4 16 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (8.04%) Workflow
6 8 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.14%) Network Packet Analysis
6 8 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.57%) Change Management
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.57%) Network Management
10 3 (2.68%) Coaching
10 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.68%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.89%) SQL
1 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (42.86%) CCNP
3 20 (17.86%) CCNA
3 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
5 17 (15.18%) CCIE
5 17 (15.18%) JNCIA
6 15 (13.39%) CCIP
6 15 (13.39%) CCSA
6 15 (13.39%) Degree
7 14 (12.50%) CCDP
7 14 (12.50%) CCSE
7 14 (12.50%) HP ASE
7 14 (12.50%) JNCIE
8 13 (11.61%) HP MASE
9 12 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.57%) CWNA
10 4 (3.57%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (25.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (76.79%) Cisco
2 48 (42.86%) F5
3 45 (40.18%) CheckPoint
4 37 (33.04%) Fortinet
4 37 (33.04%) Juniper
5 35 (31.25%) HP
6 24 (21.43%) Riverbed
7 17 (15.18%) McAfee
8 15 (13.39%) Blue Coat
9 14 (12.50%) SolarWinds
10 11 (9.82%) Palo Alto
11 8 (7.14%) BMC
11 8 (7.14%) IBM
12 7 (6.25%) Nokia
12 7 (6.25%) Oracle
13 6 (5.36%) Avaya
13 6 (5.36%) Citrix
14 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
14 5 (4.46%) Ruckus Wireless
14 5 (4.46%) Sophos