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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 123 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Juniper 35 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 1.27% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 2.86% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 17
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £325 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £24.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £24.81 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-6.79% -19.31%
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
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 £356 +18.75% 8
Cheshire -19 4 £375 +33.92% 4
Cumbria - 4 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £180 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (84.62%) Cisco
2 43 (55.13%) Firewall
3 32 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (37.18%) MPLS
6 25 (32.05%) OSPF
7 24 (30.77%) BGP
8 22 (28.21%) CCNP
9 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
10 19 (24.36%) VPN
10 19 (24.36%) CCNA
10 19 (24.36%) JNCIP
11 18 (23.08%) WAN
12 17 (21.79%) JNCIA
12 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
12 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
13 15 (19.23%) LAN
14 14 (17.95%) Linux
15 13 (16.67%) CCIE
15 13 (16.67%) IPsec
16 12 (15.38%) UNIX
16 12 (15.38%) SSL
16 12 (15.38%) Network Security
17 11 (14.10%) F5
18 10 (12.82%) HSRP
18 10 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (12.82%) VRRP
19 9 (11.54%) RSVP
19 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
19 9 (11.54%) Migration

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (55.13%) Firewall
2 29 (37.18%) MPLS
3 25 (32.05%) OSPF
4 24 (30.77%) BGP
5 19 (24.36%) VPN
6 18 (23.08%) WAN
7 15 (19.23%) LAN
8 13 (16.67%) IPsec
9 12 (15.38%) Network Security
9 12 (15.38%) SSL
10 10 (12.82%) VRRP
10 10 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (12.82%) HSRP
11 9 (11.54%) RSVP
11 9 (11.54%) Junos
11 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.26%) Ethernet
13 7 (8.97%) Broadband
13 7 (8.97%) IPv4
13 7 (8.97%) IPv6
General
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Architect
3 16 (20.51%) IP Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Network Architect
5 12 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Security Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Lead Technical Architect
11 2 (2.56%) IP Network Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Network Specialist
11 2 (2.56%) Security Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) SecurID
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) Migration
2 5 (6.41%) Network Design
3 4 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (5.13%) Information Security
4 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.85%) Project Management
4 3 (3.85%) Business Development
4 3 (3.85%) Network Management
4 3 (3.85%) Change Control
4 3 (3.85%) Open Source
5 2 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.28%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.28%) Service Management
6 1 (1.28%) Change Management
6 1 (1.28%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (28.21%) CCNP
3 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 19 (24.36%) CCNA
4 19 (24.36%) JNCIP
5 17 (21.79%) JNCIA
5 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.67%) CCIE
7 9 (11.54%) JNCIE
8 7 (8.97%) CCIP
9 6 (7.69%) Degree
10 4 (5.13%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (3.85%) PMP
11 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.28%) CCSA
12 1 (1.28%) MCSE
12 1 (1.28%) CCDP
12 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) XenServer
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 66 (84.62%) Cisco
2 32 (41.03%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.10%) F5
4 7 (8.97%) Aruba
4 7 (8.97%) BT
5 6 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 6 (7.69%) Brocade
6 5 (6.41%) Sourcefire
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Lotus
7 4 (5.13%) FireEye
8 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.85%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 3 (3.85%) Nokia
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Huawei
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