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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infoblox
Rank 576 530 588
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +58
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 25 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.085% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.18% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.97%
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
25627 24987 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.26% 46.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13806 13878
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1115 1388
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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
Top 8 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 20 August 2014. 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 -44 25 £400 +3.29% 1
London +4 16 £400 -5.88%
City of London +31 2 - -
York +7 1 £401 +3.35%
North Yorkshire +1 1 £401 +3.35% 1
Yorkshire -4 1 £401 +3.35% 1
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 56 (86.15%) DNS
2 54 (83.08%) Linux
3 49 (75.38%) DHCP
4 46 (70.77%) Cisco
5 41 (63.08%) Firewall
6 37 (56.92%) Network Security
7 33 (50.77%) F5
7 33 (50.77%) CheckPoint
8 31 (47.69%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (44.62%) VMware
9 29 (44.62%) Blue Coat
10 28 (43.08%) Citrix
10 28 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (43.08%) OSPF
10 28 (43.08%) BGP
10 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (41.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 27 (41.54%) NetScreen
11 27 (41.54%) CCNP
11 27 (41.54%) E-Commerce
11 27 (41.54%) Cisco IOS
12 26 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 25 (38.46%) DMVPN
13 25 (38.46%) Imperva
13 25 (38.46%) Fat Client
13 25 (38.46%) CCSE
13 25 (38.46%) BIG-IP
13 25 (38.46%) Thin Client
14 23 (35.38%) Windows
14 23 (35.38%) Load Balancing

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.23%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 56 (86.15%) DNS
2 49 (75.38%) DHCP
3 41 (63.08%) Firewall
4 37 (56.92%) Network Security
5 31 (47.69%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (43.08%) OSPF
6 28 (43.08%) BGP
7 27 (41.54%) Cisco IOS
7 27 (41.54%) NetScreen
7 27 (41.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 26 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (38.46%) DMVPN
9 25 (38.46%) BIG-IP
10 10 (15.38%) Internet
11 9 (13.85%) BOOTP
12 8 (12.31%) LDAP
13 7 (10.77%) LAN
13 7 (10.77%) WAN
13 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) German Language
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.62%) French Language
7 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Security Specialist
1 25 (38.46%) Network Specialist
1 25 (38.46%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.54%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) Thin Client
1 25 (38.46%) Fat Client
2 7 (10.77%) Online Games
3 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (83.08%) Linux
2 23 (35.38%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Solaris
4 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.77%) UNIX
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) E-Commerce
2 23 (35.38%) Load Balancing
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL
4 12 (18.46%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) Kanban
6 6 (9.23%) Workflow
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Management
8 2 (3.08%) Network Design
9 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.54%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.54%) Network Management
9 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.54%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Perl
2 12 (18.46%) C
3 6 (9.23%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (41.54%) CCNP
3 25 (38.46%) CCSE
4 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) Xen
3 2 (3.08%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
4 1 (1.54%) Varnish
4 1 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Nagios
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 6 (9.23%) Cobbler
2 6 (9.23%) Opsview
3 4 (6.15%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) RANCID
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Cisco
2 33 (50.77%) CheckPoint
2 33 (50.77%) F5
3 29 (44.62%) VMware
3 29 (44.62%) Blue Coat
4 28 (43.08%) Citrix
5 25 (38.46%) Imperva
6 17 (26.15%) HP
7 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.77%) Splunk
9 6 (9.23%) Dell
9 6 (9.23%) Veritas
10 5 (7.69%) Juniper
11 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.62%) PlateSpin
12 3 (4.62%) IronPort
12 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
13 2 (3.08%) ScanSafe
13 2 (3.08%) McAfee
14 1 (1.54%) Radware