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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 52 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Juniper 15 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 2.57% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 5.09% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Average daily rate
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£280 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -13.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.81 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.65% +38.63%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 393 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.44% 50.45% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 247
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £44.90 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 -17 3 £280 - 1
Knutsford +1 1 - -
Juniper
North West

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) BGP
3 14 (58.33%) F5
4 10 (41.67%) Riverbed
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) OSPF
4 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) Wireless
6 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 8 (33.33%) MPLS
7 7 (29.17%) WAN
7 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.83%) DHCP
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) DMZ
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) Firmware
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 3 (12.50%) IPsec

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) BGP
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) OSPF
2 10 (41.67%) VPN
2 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 9 (37.50%) Wireless
4 8 (33.33%) VLAN
4 8 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 5 (20.83%) DMZ
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (20.83%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (12.50%) IPsec
8 3 (12.50%) SSL
8 3 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) SecurID
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) F5
3 10 (41.67%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Websense
7 1 (4.17%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft