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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper
England / North West
Rank 111 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Juniper 26 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 1.86% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 10
Median daily rate £368 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+69.09% +57.14%

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
1097 1609 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.29% 42.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 874 765
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Juniper as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 17 £350 -22.22% 3
Cheshire +23 2 £300 -50.00% 1
Cumbria - 2 £360 -
Lancashire +11 1 £525 +75.00% 2
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (52.27%) Firewall
4 22 (50.00%) LAN
5 21 (47.73%) F5
6 20 (45.45%) WAN
7 19 (43.18%) CCNA
8 16 (36.36%) CCNP
9 15 (34.09%) BGP
10 14 (31.82%) OSPF
11 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
12 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
14 9 (20.45%) NetScreen
14 9 (20.45%) CCDP
14 9 (20.45%) ITIL
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (18.18%) Network Security
15 8 (18.18%) Network Design
15 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 8 (18.18%) IGRP
16 7 (15.91%) VMware
16 7 (15.91%) DNS
17 6 (13.64%) VPN
17 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
18 5 (11.36%) Palo Alto
18 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 22 (50.00%) LAN
3 20 (45.45%) WAN
4 15 (34.09%) BGP
5 14 (31.82%) OSPF
6 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (20.45%) NetScreen
8 8 (18.18%) IGRP
8 8 (18.18%) Network Security
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) DNS
10 6 (13.64%) VPN
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
11 4 (9.09%) VLAN
12 3 (6.82%) HSRP
12 3 (6.82%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Support
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Network Design
4 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps
8 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.27%) Open Source
8 1 (2.27%) Security Auditing
8 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) CCNA
3 16 (36.36%) CCNP
4 9 (20.45%) CCDP
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) CCDA
6 4 (9.09%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSP
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) F5
3 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.27%) Foundry
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL