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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aruba
UK
Rank 511 588 582
Rank change year-on-year +77 -6  
Contract jobs citing Aruba 72 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 37
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.25 -
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Aruba
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aruba in the UK

Aruba
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 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
England +66 66 £375 -6.25% 8
South East +13 24 £409 +29.84% 2
Hampshire +28 20 £409 -13.89%
London +39 16 £370 -7.50% 2
Hook - 11 £415 -
West Midlands +25 10 £550 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £335 -
Shropshire - 10 £550 - 1
North East - 10 £335 -
Telford - 10 £550 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £335 -
Scotland - 7 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £325 -
Erskine - 6 £325 -
North West +29 5 £325 -3.70%
South West +6 4 £365 +12.30% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £365 -
Manchester +13 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Crewe - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +29 1 £388 -
City of London +3 1 £433 -3.88% 1
Reading - 1 £388 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -

Aruba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Aruba.

1 133 (77.33%) Wireless
2 132 (76.74%) Firewall
3 131 (76.16%) Cisco
4 106 (61.63%) CheckPoint
5 95 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (54.65%) WAN
7 88 (51.16%) CCNP
8 86 (50.00%) LAN
9 73 (42.44%) Juniper
9 73 (42.44%) Security Cleared
10 72 (41.86%) F5
11 68 (39.53%) SC Cleared
12 66 (38.37%) HP
13 60 (34.88%) Fortinet
14 57 (33.14%) Riverbed
15 51 (29.65%) BIG-IP
16 50 (29.07%) Cisco ASA
16 50 (29.07%) CCIE
17 49 (28.49%) FortiGate
18 46 (26.74%) ITIL
19 42 (24.42%) Network Design
20 37 (21.51%) CCSE
21 36 (20.93%) VPN
22 35 (20.35%) CCSA
22 35 (20.35%) Wi-Fi
22 35 (20.35%) JNCIA
23 34 (19.77%) JNCIE
23 34 (19.77%) Blue Coat
23 34 (19.77%) Finance
23 34 (19.77%) Service Management

Aruba
Top Related 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 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Office
2 5 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) assyst
2 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (77.33%) Wireless
2 132 (76.74%) Firewall
3 94 (54.65%) WAN
4 86 (50.00%) LAN
5 51 (29.65%) BIG-IP
6 50 (29.07%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (20.93%) VPN
8 35 (20.35%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (16.28%) Network Security
10 24 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (12.79%) BGP
11 22 (12.79%) DNS
12 21 (12.21%) MPLS
12 21 (12.21%) OSPF
12 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
13 15 (8.72%) DHCP
14 13 (7.56%) VoIP
15 12 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (6.98%) IPsec
16 11 (6.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 28 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.07%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.49%) Banking
5 5 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (59.88%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.47%) Analyst
2 18 (10.47%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (10.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 15 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Network Analyst
6 11 (6.40%) Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Architect
9 8 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Network Support
11 6 (3.49%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Network Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.74%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.74%) SOAP
1 3 (1.74%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Data Centre
2 28 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.74%) Clustering
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
7 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) Linux
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.49%) Unix
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) VyOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.74%) ITIL
2 42 (24.42%) Network Design
3 34 (19.77%) Service Management
4 28 (16.28%) ITSM
5 17 (9.88%) Migration
6 16 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.40%) Information Security
7 11 (6.40%) Network Management
8 10 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.07%) Change Management
10 7 (4.07%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.07%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.49%) Data Encryption
11 6 (3.49%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.49%) Project Management
11 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.91%) Information Security Management
12 5 (2.91%) Network Segmentation
12 5 (2.91%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.23%) SQL
2 8 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.49%) Perl
4 4 (2.33%) Python
5 2 (1.16%) VBScript
6 1 (0.58%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 95 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (51.16%) CCNP
3 73 (42.44%) Security Cleared
4 68 (39.53%) SC Cleared
5 50 (29.07%) CCIE
6 37 (21.51%) CCSE
7 35 (20.35%) CCSA
7 35 (20.35%) JNCIA
8 34 (19.77%) JNCIE
9 30 (17.44%) CCDP
9 30 (17.44%) CCIP
9 30 (17.44%) HP ASE
9 30 (17.44%) HP MASE
10 29 (16.86%) Degree
11 22 (12.79%) CCNA
12 16 (9.30%) JNCIP
13 7 (4.07%) JNCIS
14 5 (2.91%) CCSP
14 5 (2.91%) SANS
15 2 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.33%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (28.49%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.91%) Nagios
4 2 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.16%) Foglight
4 2 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.58%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 131 (76.16%) Cisco
2 106 (61.63%) CheckPoint
3 73 (42.44%) Juniper
4 72 (41.86%) F5
5 66 (38.37%) HP
6 60 (34.88%) Fortinet
7 57 (33.14%) Riverbed
8 34 (19.77%) Blue Coat
9 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
9 25 (14.53%) Palo Alto
10 15 (8.72%) VMware
11 14 (8.14%) Citrix
11 14 (8.14%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.23%) Meraki
12 9 (5.23%) Oracle
12 9 (5.23%) Remedy
13 8 (4.65%) FireEye
13 8 (4.65%) Intel Security
13 8 (4.65%) Samsung
14 7 (4.07%) Dell
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