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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infoblox
Rank 593 538 595
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +57
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 21 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.076% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.16% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 6
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £336 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 10 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 23 September 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 -38 21 £400 +3.29% 5
London +3 11 £400 +0.94% 1
South West - 7 - - 1
City of London +18 2 - -
York 0 1 £401 +3.35%
Yorkshire -2 1 £401 +3.35% 1
North Yorkshire -9 1 £401 +3.35% 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (82.76%) DNS
2 45 (77.59%) Linux
3 40 (68.97%) Cisco
3 40 (68.97%) DHCP
4 34 (58.62%) Firewall
5 28 (48.28%) Network Security
6 27 (46.55%) F5
7 24 (41.38%) CheckPoint
8 23 (39.66%) Windows
9 22 (37.93%) Blue Coat
9 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
11 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (34.48%) BGP
12 19 (32.76%) OSPF
12 19 (32.76%) CCNP
12 19 (32.76%) Citrix
12 19 (32.76%) VMware
12 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 18 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (31.03%) BIG-IP
13 18 (31.03%) NetScreen
13 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
14 17 (29.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (27.59%) DMVPN
15 16 (27.59%) Fat Client
15 16 (27.59%) Imperva
15 16 (27.59%) Thin Client

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (82.76%) DNS
2 40 (68.97%) DHCP
3 34 (58.62%) Firewall
4 28 (48.28%) Network Security
5 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (34.48%) BGP
7 19 (32.76%) OSPF
8 18 (31.03%) BIG-IP
8 18 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (31.03%) NetScreen
8 18 (31.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (29.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (27.59%) DMVPN
11 10 (17.24%) Internet
12 9 (15.52%) BOOTP
13 8 (13.79%) WAN
13 8 (13.79%) LAN
13 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (12.07%) LDAP
14 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Games
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) German Language
4 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Security Specialist
1 16 (27.59%) Network Specialist
1 16 (27.59%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (15.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
1 2 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (27.59%) Thin Client
2 16 (27.59%) Fat Client
3 7 (12.07%) Online Games
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.52%) Solaris
4 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
5 8 (13.79%) UNIX
6 6 (10.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
2 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 15 (25.86%) ITIL
4 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.79%) Line Management
7 7 (12.07%) Kanban
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Workflow
9 3 (5.17%) Migration
9 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 2 (3.45%) Service Management
10 2 (3.45%) Network Design
10 2 (3.45%) Network Management
11 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.72%) Release Management
11 1 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Perl
2 8 (13.79%) C
3 6 (10.34%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) CCNP
3 16 (27.59%) CCSE
4 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Xen
3 1 (1.72%) NFS
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.72%) Squid
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.72%) XenServer
3 1 (1.72%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Puppet
1 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 6 (10.34%) Cobbler
1 6 (10.34%) Opsview
1 6 (10.34%) Nagios
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) RANCID
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Cisco
2 27 (46.55%) F5
3 24 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 22 (37.93%) Blue Coat
5 19 (32.76%) VMware
5 19 (32.76%) Citrix
6 16 (27.59%) Imperva
7 13 (22.41%) HP
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.07%) Juniper
9 7 (12.07%) Splunk
10 6 (10.34%) Veritas
10 6 (10.34%) Dell
11 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.17%) PlateSpin
12 3 (5.17%) IronPort
13 2 (3.45%) McAfee
13 2 (3.45%) ScanSafe
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