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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper
Rank 55 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Juniper 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.62% 1.33% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 2.76% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate £475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £500 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.99% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.13 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+51.68% -0.11%
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
351 362 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.99% 48.01% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 184 161
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.40 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Juniper Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 5 £600 +20.00%
Chester -1 4 - -
Runcorn - 2 £170 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Juniper
North West

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 8 (29.63%) Local Government
6 8 (29.63%) F5
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
8 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (22.22%) MPLS
8 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
8 6 (22.22%) Android
8 6 (22.22%) Change Control
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
9 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (18.52%) IBM
9 5 (18.52%) SSL
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Linux

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) LAN
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) SSL
5 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) FabricPath
6 4 (14.81%) IPsec
6 4 (14.81%) IPv4
6 4 (14.81%) IPv6
6 4 (14.81%) OSPF
6 4 (14.81%) TRILL
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 8 (29.63%) Local Government
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
1 9 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Lead
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Data Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Migration Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (14.81%) iSeries
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.70%) CESG
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
2 6 (22.22%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
1 4 (14.81%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) F5
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) HP