The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 North West 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 96 90 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing Juniper 39 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 2.98% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.81 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.65% +38.63%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1357 1276 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.82% 46.64% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 554 726
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Juniper
England

Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Juniper Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Juniper
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Juniper Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Juniper Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Juniper
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Juniper Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the North West 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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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
Manchester +14 24 £300 -7.69% 2
Cheshire -2 15 £280 -0.88% 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 53 (84.13%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) Firewall
3 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (30.16%) BGP
4 19 (30.16%) Windows
4 19 (30.16%) F5
5 18 (28.57%) CCNP
6 17 (26.98%) MPLS
6 17 (26.98%) VMware
7 16 (25.40%) Wireless
7 16 (25.40%) SAN
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (23.81%) WAN
8 15 (23.81%) VPN
8 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (22.22%) OSPF
9 14 (22.22%) Symantec
9 14 (22.22%) LAN
9 14 (22.22%) Backup Exec
9 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.05%) VMware ESX
10 12 (19.05%) Degree
11 11 (17.46%) Network Security
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (15.87%) Riverbed
13 9 (14.29%) VCP5
13 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.17%) CMS
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) BGP
3 17 (26.98%) MPLS
4 16 (25.40%) Wireless
4 16 (25.40%) SAN
5 15 (23.81%) WAN
5 15 (23.81%) VPN
6 14 (22.22%) OSPF
6 14 (22.22%) LAN
7 11 (17.46%) Network Security
8 8 (12.70%) VLAN
8 8 (12.70%) DNS
8 8 (12.70%) DHCP
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (9.52%) Internet
9 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
9 6 (9.52%) SSL
10 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.94%) DMZ
10 5 (7.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Wintel Support
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (3.17%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Firmware
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) SecurID
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) CESG
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.11%) Network Design
1 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.35%) Network Architecture
4 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.17%) Network Management
5 2 (3.17%) Service Management
5 2 (3.17%) ITSM
6 1 (1.59%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) CRM
6 1 (1.59%) ERP
6 1 (1.59%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.59%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.59%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.59%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.57%) CCNP
3 12 (19.05%) Degree
4 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.29%) VCP5
5 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (12.70%) MCSE
6 8 (12.70%) CCIE
7 7 (11.11%) JNCIP
7 7 (11.11%) JNCIE
8 6 (9.52%) CCNA
8 6 (9.52%) CCDP
9 5 (7.94%) MCITP
10 4 (6.35%) CISSP
11 2 (3.17%) CISA
11 2 (3.17%) CISM
12 1 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.59%) CCSE
12 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.17%) XenApp
4 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView
3 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) F5
3 17 (26.98%) VMware
4 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.22%) Symantec
6 10 (15.87%) Riverbed
7 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
8 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 7 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 5 (7.94%) HP
10 4 (6.35%) Redback
11 3 (4.76%) Websense
11 3 (4.76%) Apple
11 3 (4.76%) Nokia
11 3 (4.76%) EMC
11 3 (4.76%) Citrix
12 2 (3.17%) Meru Networks
13 1 (1.59%) McAfee
13 1 (1.59%) StorageTek
13 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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