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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 108 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Juniper 31 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 2.40% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.57%
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
1503 1248 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.69% 43.87% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 619 646
Average daily rate £350 £337 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 98 110
Average hourly rate £16.13 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £36.07 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -9 14 £300 - 2
Cheshire +3 11 £500 +19.04% 4
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 61 (89.71%) Cisco
2 31 (45.59%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
3 28 (41.18%) F5
4 26 (38.24%) CheckPoint
5 24 (35.29%) CCNP
5 24 (35.29%) OSPF
5 24 (35.29%) BGP
6 19 (27.94%) VPN
6 19 (27.94%) MPLS
7 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
8 15 (22.06%) CCNA
9 13 (19.12%) UNIX
9 13 (19.12%) Linux
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (16.18%) LAN
10 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
10 11 (16.18%) CCIE
10 11 (16.18%) CISSP
10 11 (16.18%) BT
10 11 (16.18%) Riverbed
11 10 (14.71%) Windows
11 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
11 10 (14.71%) HP
11 10 (14.71%) TACACS
11 10 (14.71%) JNCIP
12 9 (13.24%) IPv6
12 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
12 9 (13.24%) Finance
12 9 (13.24%) VMware

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) OSPF
2 24 (35.29%) BGP
3 19 (27.94%) VPN
3 19 (27.94%) MPLS
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.18%) LAN
6 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
6 10 (14.71%) TACACS
7 9 (13.24%) IPv6
7 9 (13.24%) Junos
8 8 (11.76%) BT 21CN
8 8 (11.76%) HSRP
8 8 (11.76%) WAN
8 8 (11.76%) Broadband
8 8 (11.76%) VRRP
8 8 (11.76%) SSL
8 8 (11.76%) IPv4
8 8 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Consultant
4 10 (14.71%) IP Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (2.94%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) MPEG
3 1 (1.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) UNIX
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Solaris
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
2 6 (8.82%) Information Security
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.35%) Project Management
3 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.88%) Network Design
4 4 (5.88%) Business Development
5 3 (4.41%) Migration
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL
6 2 (2.94%) SIEM
6 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) Service Management
6 2 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (1.47%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.47%) Change Management
7 1 (1.47%) ERP
7 1 (1.47%) B2B
7 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Network Management
7 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (35.29%) CCNP
3 15 (22.06%) CCNA
4 11 (16.18%) CCIE
4 11 (16.18%) CISSP
5 10 (14.71%) JNCIP
6 9 (13.24%) JNCIA
7 8 (11.76%) CCIP
8 6 (8.82%) GCIA
8 6 (8.82%) GCIH
8 6 (8.82%) CEH
9 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.88%) Degree
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (5.88%) PMP
10 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.41%) CCSE
12 2 (2.94%) ISSAP
12 2 (2.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
1 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.94%) OpenView
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Cisco
2 28 (41.18%) F5
3 26 (38.24%) CheckPoint
4 18 (26.47%) Fortinet
5 11 (16.18%) BT
5 11 (16.18%) Riverbed
6 10 (14.71%) HP
7 9 (13.24%) VMware
7 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
8 7 (10.29%) Nokia
9 6 (8.82%) Websense
10 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.88%) Citrix
11 4 (5.88%) McAfee
11 4 (5.88%) Brocade
11 4 (5.88%) WatchGuard
11 4 (5.88%) TippingPoint
11 4 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (5.88%) ArcSight
12 3 (4.41%) Apple