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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infoblox
Rank 605 531 571
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +40
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 21 81 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.16% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.34% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 61 9
Average daily rate £375 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £401 £369
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +8.61%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

Infoblox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infoblox
Top 13 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -63 21 £375 -6.36% 6
London -18 16 £350 -15.15% 2
Birmingham - 2 £413 -
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
City of London +20 1 £375 -9.09% 1
South East +12 1 - - 2
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Reading -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -46 1 £438 +9.23%
West Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
Leeds - 1 £438 -
Manchester - 1 £195 -
North West - 1 £195 -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (83.02%) Cisco
2 36 (67.92%) DHCP
3 34 (64.15%) DNS
4 29 (54.72%) Firewall
5 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (49.06%) F5
7 24 (45.28%) OSPF
8 23 (43.40%) CCNP
8 23 (43.40%) LAN
9 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
10 21 (39.62%) Finance
10 21 (39.62%) Network Security
11 20 (37.74%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (32.08%) BGP
12 17 (32.08%) WAN
13 16 (30.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (30.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (28.30%) Wireless
14 15 (28.30%) VMware
15 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
16 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (24.53%) DMVPN
16 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (24.53%) Blue Coat
16 13 (24.53%) VPN
16 13 (24.53%) Citrix
17 12 (22.64%) Linux
17 12 (22.64%) Change Management
18 11 (20.75%) Banking

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (67.92%) DHCP
2 34 (64.15%) DNS
3 29 (54.72%) Firewall
4 24 (45.28%) OSPF
5 23 (43.40%) LAN
6 21 (39.62%) Network Security
7 20 (37.74%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (32.08%) BGP
8 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (32.08%) WAN
9 16 (30.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 16 (30.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (28.30%) Wireless
11 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (24.53%) DMVPN
11 13 (24.53%) VPN
12 11 (20.75%) EIGRP
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (16.98%) NetScreen
13 9 (16.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.66%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Network Specialist
3 8 (15.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (15.09%) Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Network Support
6 5 (9.43%) Check Point Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Fat Client
1 8 (15.09%) Thin Client
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.55%) New Media
4 4 (7.55%) Wiki
5 3 (5.66%) CMDB
5 3 (5.66%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
2 12 (22.64%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) Network Management
4 6 (11.32%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Line Management
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Network Design
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) E-Discovery
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) eTOM
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (43.40%) CCNP
3 11 (20.75%) CCNA
4 8 (15.09%) CCSE
5 3 (5.66%) CCSA
5 3 (5.66%) CISSP
5 3 (5.66%) GIAC
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) FortiGate
2 6 (11.32%) Nagios
3 4 (7.55%) EnCase
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
4 3 (5.66%) Ionix
5 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.89%) RANCID
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.89%) vMotion
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Cisco
2 26 (49.06%) F5
3 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
4 15 (28.30%) VMware
5 13 (24.53%) Blue Coat
5 13 (24.53%) Citrix
6 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
7 8 (15.09%) Imperva
8 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.43%) EMC
9 5 (9.43%) Juniper
10 4 (7.55%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.66%) HP
12 2 (3.77%) Brocade
12 2 (3.77%) Meru Networks
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.77%) NetScout
12 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
12 2 (3.77%) Polycom
12 2 (3.77%) Tufin