The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 69 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Juniper 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.68% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.34% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £333 £313 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £293 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-32.81% +3.22%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 373 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.86% 50.54% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 168 184
Average daily rate £350 £363 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £232 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Juniper
North West

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 6 £333 -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 3
Juniper
North West

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (75.00%) CCNP
5 11 (68.75%) F5
6 10 (62.50%) WAN
6 10 (62.50%) BGP
7 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
7 9 (56.25%) VPN
7 9 (56.25%) LAN
7 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
8 8 (50.00%) DNS
8 8 (50.00%) DHCP
8 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (43.75%) ITIL
10 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (37.50%) Wireless
10 6 (37.50%) Finance
10 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
11 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
11 5 (31.25%) VLAN
11 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
11 5 (31.25%) Banking
11 5 (31.25%) Information Security
11 5 (31.25%) Firmware
11 5 (31.25%) DMZ

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) BGP
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) DMZ
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 4 (25.00%) e-Health
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Security Management
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) F5
3 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) NetScout
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Nortel
6 3 (18.75%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel