The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Infoblox products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infoblox over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Infoblox, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infoblox
Rank 578 566 539
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 33 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.062% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Infoblox
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infoblox within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Infoblox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infoblox
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infoblox within the UK.

Infoblox Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infoblox
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infoblox within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Infoblox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infoblox
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infoblox within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 33 £400 +1.58% 3
London +7 20 £369 -7.81% 2
South East - 7 - - 1
City of London +6 5 £375 -3.22% 1
South West +2 4 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £438 -
Cheltenham - 4 £438 -
Guildford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
North West - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infoblox also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infoblox.

1 74 (84.09%) Cisco
2 65 (73.86%) Firewall
3 61 (69.32%) DNS
4 59 (67.05%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (61.36%) BGP
6 53 (60.23%) Network Security
7 44 (50.00%) VPN
8 41 (46.59%) Wireless
9 39 (44.32%) IPsec
9 39 (44.32%) OSPF
10 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (43.18%) DHCP
11 37 (42.05%) CCNP
11 37 (42.05%) SolarWinds
12 36 (40.91%) MPLS
12 36 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
14 33 (37.50%) F5
15 32 (36.36%) Data Centre
16 31 (35.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 31 (35.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 29 (32.95%) VLAN
18 28 (31.82%) Citrix
19 27 (30.68%) Finance
19 27 (30.68%) VMware
20 26 (29.55%) NetScreen
21 25 (28.41%) WAN
21 25 (28.41%) LAN
22 24 (27.27%) Linux
22 24 (27.27%) Juniper

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infoblox also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infoblox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 65 (73.86%) Firewall
2 61 (69.32%) DNS
3 59 (67.05%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (61.36%) BGP
5 53 (60.23%) Network Security
6 44 (50.00%) VPN
7 41 (46.59%) Wireless
8 39 (44.32%) IPsec
8 39 (44.32%) OSPF
9 38 (43.18%) DHCP
10 36 (40.91%) MPLS
10 36 (40.91%) Cisco IOS
11 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
12 31 (35.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 31 (35.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 29 (32.95%) VLAN
14 26 (29.55%) NetScreen
15 25 (28.41%) WAN
15 25 (28.41%) LAN
16 24 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 20 (22.73%) Multimedia
3 6 (6.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Security Specialist
2 10 (11.36%) Network Specialist
2 10 (11.36%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Network Support
7 2 (2.27%) Firewall Support
7 2 (2.27%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (1.14%) Network Consultant
8 1 (1.14%) Consultant
8 1 (1.14%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 20 (22.73%) PKI
3 16 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (11.36%) Fat Client
4 10 (11.36%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Network Management
2 20 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 16 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
4 13 (14.77%) ITIL
5 11 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
5 11 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (10.23%) Kanban
7 9 (10.23%) Service Management
7 9 (10.23%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) Line Management
8 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.68%) Network Design
10 3 (3.41%) Open Source
11 2 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.27%) SIEM
11 2 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.68%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (42.05%) CCNP
3 20 (22.73%) Degree
4 15 (17.05%) CCSE
5 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.55%) MCSE
7 3 (3.41%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.27%) CCNA
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) CCSP
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.64%) vSphere
3 5 (5.68%) XenServer
4 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Firmware
4 2 (2.27%) Xen
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) RANCID
2 4 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Nmap
3 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (84.09%) Cisco
2 37 (42.05%) SolarWinds
3 33 (37.50%) F5
4 28 (31.82%) Citrix
5 27 (30.68%) VMware
6 24 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 24 (27.27%) Juniper
7 23 (26.14%) Blue Coat
8 21 (23.86%) Aruba
9 19 (21.59%) HP
10 16 (18.18%) McAfee
11 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
12 10 (11.36%) Imperva
13 9 (10.23%) TOWER Software
14 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
15 4 (4.55%) Remedy
16 2 (2.27%) Sourcefire
16 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
16 2 (2.27%) Splunk
16 2 (2.27%) ArcSight