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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infoblox
Rank 499 545 517
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -28
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 82 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.091% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 12 13
Average daily rate
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£401 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £328 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.35% -8.82%
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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015.

Infoblox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infoblox
Top 19 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 4 March 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 +56 81 £401 +5.04% 5
London +22 41 £413 +10.00% 1
York +23 26 £401 -
North Yorkshire +20 26 £401 -
Yorkshire +7 26 £401 - 2
City of London +24 16 £413 -1.25%
Berkshire +4 5 £438 +29.62% 1
South East -24 5 £438 +25.00% 1
North West - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 90 (79.65%) DNS
2 89 (78.76%) Cisco
3 79 (69.91%) DHCP
4 77 (68.14%) CheckPoint
5 73 (64.60%) VMware
6 69 (61.06%) Cisco ASA
7 68 (60.18%) Firewall
7 68 (60.18%) Blue Coat
8 63 (55.75%) CCNP
8 63 (55.75%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (55.75%) F5
9 62 (54.87%) Linux
10 61 (53.98%) OSPF
11 59 (52.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 58 (51.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (48.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 55 (48.67%) BIG-IP
14 53 (46.90%) Cisco IOS
15 52 (46.02%) CCSE
16 45 (39.82%) Citrix
16 45 (39.82%) HP
17 44 (38.94%) BGP
17 44 (38.94%) E-Commerce
18 42 (37.17%) Network Security
19 40 (35.40%) NetScreen
20 36 (31.86%) Imperva
20 36 (31.86%) DMVPN
21 35 (30.97%) Fat Client
21 35 (30.97%) Thin Client
22 30 (26.55%) Load Balancing

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
1 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.77%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) IaaS
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (79.65%) DNS
2 79 (69.91%) DHCP
3 69 (61.06%) Cisco ASA
4 68 (60.18%) Firewall
5 61 (53.98%) OSPF
6 59 (52.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 55 (48.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 55 (48.67%) BIG-IP
8 53 (46.90%) Cisco IOS
9 44 (38.94%) BGP
10 42 (37.17%) Network Security
11 40 (35.40%) NetScreen
12 36 (31.86%) DMVPN
13 24 (21.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (12.39%) VPN
15 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.62%) Wireless
17 9 (7.96%) IPsec
18 7 (6.19%) MPLS
19 6 (5.31%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Network Security Specialist
1 35 (30.97%) Network Specialist
1 35 (30.97%) Security Specialist
2 33 (29.20%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Consultant
3 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Network Support
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.65%) Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) WAP
1 2 (1.77%) SOAP
1 2 (1.77%) Web Services
1 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.97%) Fat Client
1 35 (30.97%) Thin Client
2 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.65%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.77%) Online Games
5 2 (1.77%) CMDB
5 2 (1.77%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.87%) Linux
2 22 (19.47%) UNIX
3 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.50%) Windows
5 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) VMS
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) E-Commerce
2 30 (26.55%) Load Balancing
3 14 (12.39%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (12.39%) Line Management
3 14 (12.39%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.50%) Kernel Tuning
5 9 (7.96%) Network Design
6 7 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (5.31%) Network Management
7 6 (5.31%) ITIL
7 6 (5.31%) Change Management
8 4 (3.54%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.65%) Service Management
9 3 (2.65%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (1.77%) OOP
10 2 (1.77%) OO
11 1 (0.88%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) C
2 13 (11.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.77%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Korn
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (55.75%) CCNP
1 63 (55.75%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (46.02%) CCSE
3 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CCSP
6 3 (2.65%) CCSA
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.88%) VCP4
8 1 (0.88%) HP APS
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (51.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.58%) vSphere
3 17 (15.04%) XenServer
4 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.54%) Dovecot
6 3 (2.65%) Firmware
6 3 (2.65%) NFS
6 3 (2.65%) vCloud
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
1 4 (3.54%) RANCID
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Netcool
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 89 (78.76%) Cisco
2 77 (68.14%) CheckPoint
3 73 (64.60%) VMware
4 68 (60.18%) Blue Coat
5 63 (55.75%) F5
6 45 (39.82%) Citrix
6 45 (39.82%) HP
7 36 (31.86%) Imperva
8 19 (16.81%) McAfee
8 19 (16.81%) Juniper
9 17 (15.04%) SolarWinds
10 16 (14.16%) Red Hat
11 10 (8.85%) Remedy
11 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
12 7 (6.19%) Tufin
13 5 (4.42%) TOWER Software
14 4 (3.54%) Brocade
14 4 (3.54%) Symantec
15 3 (2.65%) EMC
15 3 (2.65%) NetApp