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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper
Rank 126 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Juniper 32 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 1.07% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 2.31% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Average daily rate £450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +17.42%
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 £28.75 £17.75 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+61.97% -2.20%
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
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Cheshire -2 14 £538 +7.50% 1
Manchester -19 14 £450 +53.19% 7
Lancashire +4 4 £300 -23.07%
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 39 (70.91%) Firewall
3 19 (34.55%) LAN
3 19 (34.55%) WAN
4 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
5 17 (30.91%) F5
5 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
6 14 (25.45%) CCNP
7 13 (23.64%) VPN
8 10 (18.18%) Citrix
8 10 (18.18%) Windows
9 9 (16.36%) ITIL
9 9 (16.36%) CCNA
9 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.36%) MPLS
9 9 (16.36%) Network Security
10 8 (14.55%) Local Government
10 8 (14.55%) VMware
10 8 (14.55%) Internet
10 8 (14.55%) CCIE
10 8 (14.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.73%) BGP
11 7 (12.73%) Migration
11 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
12 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (10.91%) Android
12 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 39 (70.91%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) LAN
2 19 (34.55%) WAN
3 13 (23.64%) VPN
4 9 (16.36%) MPLS
4 9 (16.36%) Network Security
5 8 (14.55%) Internet
6 7 (12.73%) BGP
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.91%) IPsec
7 6 (10.91%) OSPF
7 6 (10.91%) Wireless
8 5 (9.09%) DNS
8 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (9.09%) SSL
8 5 (9.09%) VLAN
8 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.27%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 8 (14.55%) Local Government
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Architect
2 11 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Data Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Data Migration Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Data Migration Lead
4 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Lead Data Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Migration Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Designer
5 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.27%) iSeries
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.82%) CESG
7 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Change Control
4 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Network Design
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) C
1 4 (7.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.45%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) CCIE
5 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) CCSA
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CCDA
8 1 (1.82%) CCDP
8 1 (1.82%) CCSE
8 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Netcool
1 1 (1.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
2 17 (30.91%) F5
3 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 6 (10.91%) IBM
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Aruba
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Imperva
8 2 (3.64%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.82%) Brocade
9 1 (1.82%) BT
9 1 (1.82%) Meraki
9 1 (1.82%) Nokia
9 1 (1.82%) Redback