The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 22 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 Juniper Networks.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 44 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Juniper 22 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.78% 3.74% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.40% 8.10% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 10
Average daily rate
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£285 £305 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £575 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -35.48%
Juniper
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 420 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.49% 46.20% 53.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 192 258
Average daily rate £400 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 29
Average hourly rate £16.92 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Juniper Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Juniper
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Juniper across the Cheshire region.

Juniper Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Juniper
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the Cheshire region.

Juniper Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Warrington -10 5 £280 -2.60%
Chester +13 3 - -
Knutsford 0 1 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Juniper
North West

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Juniper 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 Juniper.

1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) F5
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
4 11 (40.74%) OSPF
4 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (37.04%) Riverbed
6 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) MPLS
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) Fortinet
8 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) TACACS
9 6 (22.22%) Websense
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 6 (22.22%) CCNP
10 5 (18.52%) CISSP
10 5 (18.52%) VLAN
10 5 (18.52%) Wireless
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (14.81%) CEH
11 4 (14.81%) IPsec
11 4 (14.81%) GCIA
11 4 (14.81%) GCIH
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
12 3 (11.11%) WLAN
12 3 (11.11%) WAN

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Juniper 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 Juniper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) BGP
2 11 (40.74%) OSPF
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) MPLS
5 6 (22.22%) TACACS
5 6 (22.22%) SSL
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) VLAN
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (14.81%) IPsec
7 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) WLAN
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) NetScreen
8 3 (11.11%) Junos
9 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) SecurID
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CISSP
4 4 (14.81%) GCIA
4 4 (14.81%) GCIH
4 4 (14.81%) CEH
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) Riverbed
4 8 (29.63%) Fortinet
5 6 (22.22%) Websense
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) BT
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat