The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 102 98 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Juniper 46 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 0.99% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 2.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 7
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£313 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £198 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £413 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £32.50 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -40.00%
Juniper
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1681 1311 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.80% 43.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 650 473
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Juniper Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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 -7 25 £250 -16.66% 3
Cheshire -11 9 £500 +53.84% 2
Lancashire - 8 £375 - 6
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 £475 -
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 75 (92.59%) Cisco
2 41 (50.62%) Firewall
3 36 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 32 (39.51%) MPLS
5 29 (35.80%) OSPF
5 29 (35.80%) CCNP
6 28 (34.57%) BGP
7 27 (33.33%) CCNA
8 25 (30.86%) VPN
8 25 (30.86%) JNCIP
9 23 (28.40%) JNCIA
10 21 (25.93%) Linux
11 20 (24.69%) UNIX
12 19 (23.46%) CCIE
13 17 (20.99%) RSVP
13 17 (20.99%) VRRP
13 17 (20.99%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
13 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
13 17 (20.99%) Junos
13 17 (20.99%) HSRP
14 16 (19.75%) BT 21CN
14 16 (19.75%) IOS XR
14 16 (19.75%) BT
14 16 (19.75%) L2TP
14 16 (19.75%) Broadband
14 16 (19.75%) Ethernet
14 16 (19.75%) CCIP
14 16 (19.75%) IPv4

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) TPMS
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.62%) Firewall
2 32 (39.51%) MPLS
3 29 (35.80%) OSPF
4 28 (34.57%) BGP
5 25 (30.86%) VPN
6 17 (20.99%) RSVP
6 17 (20.99%) VRRP
6 17 (20.99%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (20.99%) Junos
6 17 (20.99%) HSRP
7 16 (19.75%) BT 21CN
7 16 (19.75%) IOS XR
7 16 (19.75%) L2TP
7 16 (19.75%) Broadband
7 16 (19.75%) Ethernet
7 16 (19.75%) IPv4
7 16 (19.75%) IPv6
8 15 (18.52%) WAN
9 13 (16.05%) LAN
10 12 (14.81%) Network Security
General
1 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Network Engineer
2 24 (29.63%) IP Engineer
3 20 (24.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 17 (20.99%) Architect
4 17 (20.99%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Network Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Technical Architect
9 3 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Field Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Open Source
2 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) UNIX
3 5 (6.17%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.64%) Information Security
2 6 (7.41%) Business Development
2 6 (7.41%) Migration
2 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
2 6 (7.41%) Project Management
3 4 (4.94%) Network Design
4 3 (3.70%) Network Management
4 3 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.47%) Change Management
5 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.23%) Change Control
6 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.23%) Service Management
6 1 (1.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.23%) CAD
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 27 (33.33%) CCNA
4 25 (30.86%) JNCIP
5 23 (28.40%) JNCIA
6 19 (23.46%) CCIE
7 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
8 16 (19.75%) CCIP
9 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) Degree
11 7 (8.64%) JNCIE
12 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (7.41%) PMP
12 6 (7.41%) PMI Certification
13 3 (3.70%) JNCIS
14 1 (1.23%) CCDP
14 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) BS25999
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenServer
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 75 (92.59%) Cisco
2 36 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 16 (19.75%) BT
4 11 (13.58%) F5
5 9 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 7 (8.64%) Brocade
7 6 (7.41%) TippingPoint
7 6 (7.41%) VMware
7 6 (7.41%) McAfee
7 6 (7.41%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Nokia
7 6 (7.41%) ArcSight
7 6 (7.41%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (6.17%) Aruba
9 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.70%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.70%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.70%) NetApp
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