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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infoblox
Rank 538 563 543
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Infoblox 54 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.030% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 10
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £372 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.75%
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

Infoblox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infoblox
Top 18 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 24 December 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 +17 52 £413 +10.00% 2
London +35 25 £430 +14.66% 1
York - 15 £401 -
North Yorkshire - 15 £401 -
Yorkshire - 15 £401 - 1
City of London +11 8 £425 +13.33%
South East -23 8 £444 -
Berkshire +3 7 £451 -
East of England -8 4 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
North West - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

Infoblox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (75.68%) DNS
2 50 (67.57%) DHCP
3 46 (62.16%) Linux
4 44 (59.46%) Cisco
5 34 (45.95%) VMware
6 33 (44.59%) Firewall
7 31 (41.89%) CheckPoint
8 29 (39.19%) HP
9 28 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (37.84%) F5
10 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (35.14%) Blue Coat
11 25 (33.78%) CCNP
11 25 (33.78%) OSPF
12 24 (32.43%) Citrix
12 24 (32.43%) UNIX
13 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (31.08%) Network Security
14 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 22 (29.73%) BIG-IP
15 21 (28.38%) Windows
15 21 (28.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
16 20 (27.03%) BGP
17 19 (25.68%) CCSE
17 19 (25.68%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (25.68%) Load Balancing
18 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (24.32%) NetScreen

Infoblox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) assyst
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (75.68%) DNS
2 50 (67.57%) DHCP
3 33 (44.59%) Firewall
4 28 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (33.78%) OSPF
6 23 (31.08%) Network Security
7 22 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 22 (29.73%) BIG-IP
8 21 (28.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (27.03%) BGP
10 19 (25.68%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (24.32%) NetScreen
12 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
13 15 (20.27%) DMVPN
14 7 (9.46%) Internet
15 6 (8.11%) LAN
15 6 (8.11%) WAN
16 5 (6.76%) MPLS
16 5 (6.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Security Specialist
1 15 (20.27%) Network Specialist
1 15 (20.27%) Network Security Specialist
2 11 (14.86%) Network Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) SOAP
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
1 2 (2.70%) XML
1 2 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Thin Client
2 15 (20.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.05%) Online Games
5 2 (2.70%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (62.16%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) UNIX
3 21 (28.38%) Windows
4 15 (20.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.11%) Solaris
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
11 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.35%) VMS
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) E-Commerce
2 19 (25.68%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (13.51%) Kernel Tuning
5 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.46%) Network Design
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) Network Management
7 6 (8.11%) Line Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.05%) Workflow
11 2 (2.70%) OOP
11 2 (2.70%) OO
11 2 (2.70%) Service Management
11 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) C
2 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) Korn
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (33.78%) CCNP
3 19 (25.68%) CCSE
4 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) HP APS
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.27%) vSphere
3 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.41%) XenServer
5 3 (4.05%) NFS
6 2 (2.70%) Xen
6 2 (2.70%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.35%) Docker
7 1 (1.35%) LXC
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.70%) Opsview
2 2 (2.70%) RANCID
2 2 (2.70%) Nagios
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.35%) Netcool
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) VMware
3 31 (41.89%) CheckPoint
4 29 (39.19%) HP
5 28 (37.84%) F5
6 26 (35.14%) Blue Coat
7 24 (32.43%) Citrix
8 15 (20.27%) Imperva
9 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
9 13 (17.57%) SolarWinds
10 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.16%) McAfee
12 8 (10.81%) Juniper
13 7 (9.46%) Tufin
14 4 (5.41%) Dell
14 4 (5.41%) TOWER Software
14 4 (5.41%) Symantec
15 3 (4.05%) EMC
15 3 (4.05%) NetApp
16 2 (2.70%) Remedy