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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infoblox
Rank 504 537 521
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 79 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.033% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.073% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 9 14
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £369 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -22.36%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

Infoblox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infoblox
Top 20 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 30 January 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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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 +45 79 £401 +6.80% 5
London +29 45 £413 +10.00% 2
York +25 22 £401 +3.35% 1
North Yorkshire +22 22 £401 +3.35% 1
Yorkshire +14 22 £401 +3.35% 1
City of London +22 16 £413 -1.25%
East of England +5 6 - -
Berkshire +5 5 £444 +31.55% 1
South East -1 5 £444 +31.55% 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
North West - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (77.17%) DNS
2 69 (75.00%) Cisco
3 63 (68.48%) DHCP
4 59 (64.13%) CheckPoint
5 58 (63.04%) VMware
6 52 (56.52%) Linux
6 52 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (55.43%) Firewall
7 51 (55.43%) Blue Coat
8 48 (52.17%) CCNP
8 48 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (52.17%) F5
9 46 (50.00%) OSPF
10 44 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (44.57%) BIG-IP
12 40 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 39 (42.39%) HP
14 38 (41.30%) CCSE
14 38 (41.30%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (38.04%) Citrix
16 34 (36.96%) BGP
16 34 (36.96%) E-Commerce
17 31 (33.70%) Network Security
18 30 (32.61%) NetScreen
19 27 (29.35%) Imperva
19 27 (29.35%) DMVPN
20 26 (28.26%) Fat Client
20 26 (28.26%) Thin Client
21 25 (27.17%) Load Balancing

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Lync
3 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (77.17%) DNS
2 63 (68.48%) DHCP
3 52 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (55.43%) Firewall
5 46 (50.00%) OSPF
6 44 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 41 (44.57%) BIG-IP
8 40 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 38 (41.30%) Cisco IOS
10 34 (36.96%) BGP
11 31 (33.70%) Network Security
12 30 (32.61%) NetScreen
13 27 (29.35%) DMVPN
14 23 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.87%) VPN
17 8 (8.70%) Wireless
17 8 (8.70%) IPsec
18 6 (6.52%) MPLS
19 5 (5.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
1 26 (28.26%) Network Specialist
1 26 (28.26%) Network Security Specialist
1 26 (28.26%) Security Specialist
2 9 (9.78%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Network Support
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.43%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) SOAP
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
1 2 (2.17%) XML
1 2 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Fat Client
1 26 (28.26%) Thin Client
2 23 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.26%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.17%) CMDB
5 2 (2.17%) Online Games
5 2 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) UNIX
3 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.04%) Windows
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (1.09%) VMS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) E-Commerce
2 25 (27.17%) Load Balancing
3 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (13.04%) Kernel Tuning
5 9 (9.78%) Network Design
5 9 (9.78%) Line Management
5 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.52%) Network Management
7 6 (6.52%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) Change Management
9 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.26%) Service Management
10 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.17%) OOP
11 2 (2.17%) OO
12 1 (1.09%) Project Management
12 1 (1.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) C
2 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (1.09%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (52.17%) CCNP
1 48 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (41.30%) CCSE
3 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CCSP
5 3 (3.26%) CCSA
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (1.09%) HP APS
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.74%) vSphere
3 12 (13.04%) XenServer
4 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.35%) Dovecot
6 3 (3.26%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) vCloud
7 2 (2.17%) Firmware
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.09%) Docker
8 1 (1.09%) LXC
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.26%) RANCID
3 2 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) Netcool
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (75.00%) Cisco
2 59 (64.13%) CheckPoint
3 58 (63.04%) VMware
4 51 (55.43%) Blue Coat
5 48 (52.17%) F5
6 39 (42.39%) HP
7 35 (38.04%) Citrix
8 27 (29.35%) Imperva
9 16 (17.39%) SolarWinds
9 16 (17.39%) McAfee
10 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
11 14 (15.22%) Juniper
12 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.61%) Remedy
13 7 (7.61%) Tufin
14 5 (5.43%) TOWER Software
15 4 (4.35%) Brocade
15 4 (4.35%) Symantec
16 3 (3.26%) EMC
16 3 (3.26%) NetApp
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