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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 142 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Contract jobs citing Juniper 20 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 1.06% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 2.35% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 26
Average daily rate
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£377 £295 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.62% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £410 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.35% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.12 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +13.50%
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
1856 1405 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.34% 45.29% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 733 579
Average daily rate £390 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 105
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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 -26 10 £388 +21.32% 3
Cumbria - 4 £325 -
Merseyside - 4 £425 - 2
Cheshire -30 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £180 - 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 35 (54.69%) Firewall
3 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
5 21 (32.81%) MPLS
6 19 (29.69%) OSPF
6 19 (29.69%) BGP
7 18 (28.13%) CCNP
8 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
9 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 15 (23.44%) VPN
10 15 (23.44%) WAN
10 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
11 13 (20.31%) CCNA
11 13 (20.31%) JNCIP
12 12 (18.75%) IPsec
12 12 (18.75%) LAN
13 11 (17.19%) CCIE
14 10 (15.63%) SSL
14 10 (15.63%) JNCIA
14 10 (15.63%) F5
15 9 (14.06%) Migration
15 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
15 9 (14.06%) Linux
16 8 (12.50%) Windows
16 8 (12.50%) JNCIE
17 7 (10.94%) Brocade
17 7 (10.94%) UNIX
17 7 (10.94%) DNS
17 7 (10.94%) Internet

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) MPLS
3 19 (29.69%) OSPF
3 19 (29.69%) BGP
4 15 (23.44%) VPN
4 15 (23.44%) WAN
5 12 (18.75%) LAN
5 12 (18.75%) IPsec
6 10 (15.63%) SSL
7 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.94%) Internet
8 7 (10.94%) Network Security
8 7 (10.94%) DNS
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.81%) VLAN
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.81%) RSVP
11 4 (6.25%) VRRP
11 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 9 (14.06%) IP Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) SecurID
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) UNIX
4 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Network Design
3 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 3 (4.69%) Network Management
4 3 (4.69%) Change Control
4 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.13%) Business Development
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.13%) CCNP
3 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
4 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.31%) CCNA
5 13 (20.31%) JNCIP
6 11 (17.19%) CCIE
7 10 (15.63%) JNCIA
8 8 (12.50%) JNCIE
9 5 (7.81%) Degree
10 4 (6.25%) JNCIS
11 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (3.13%) PMP
11 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
11 2 (3.13%) CCSA
11 2 (3.13%) CCIP
11 2 (3.13%) CCDP
12 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) XenServer
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.63%) F5
4 7 (10.94%) Brocade
5 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Lotus
7 4 (6.25%) Aruba
8 3 (4.69%) Infoblox
8 3 (4.69%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.69%) Huawei
8 3 (4.69%) Websense
8 3 (4.69%) VMware
8 3 (4.69%) Nokia
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Redback
9 2 (3.13%) BT
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