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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 107 74 135
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +61
Contract jobs citing Juniper 33 60 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 2.06% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 4.64% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 9
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£300 £305 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £278 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -37.00%
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
1481 1294 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.37% 44.45% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 588 737
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 117
Average hourly rate £18.03 £21.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Cheshire -8 22 £290 -4.91%
Manchester -24 11 £400 +28.00% 4
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 48 (81.36%) Cisco
2 31 (52.54%) Firewall
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 19 (32.20%) F5
5 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 18 (30.51%) VMware
6 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (27.12%) SAN
7 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (25.42%) OSPF
8 15 (25.42%) BGP
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (23.73%) Symantec
9 14 (23.73%) VPN
9 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
10 13 (22.03%) Fortinet
11 12 (20.34%) Degree
11 12 (20.34%) VMware ESX
11 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.64%) MPLS
12 11 (18.64%) Wireless
13 10 (16.95%) CCNP
13 10 (16.95%) Riverbed
14 9 (15.25%) VCP5
14 9 (15.25%) LAN
14 9 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (13.56%) MCSE

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.39%) Lync
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (52.54%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) SAN
3 15 (25.42%) OSPF
3 15 (25.42%) BGP
4 14 (23.73%) VPN
5 11 (18.64%) MPLS
5 11 (18.64%) Wireless
6 9 (15.25%) LAN
7 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
7 8 (13.56%) SSL
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (10.17%) WAN
8 6 (10.17%) TACACS
9 4 (6.78%) IPsec
9 4 (6.78%) VLAN
9 4 (6.78%) Network Security
9 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.08%) Junos
10 3 (5.08%) Multicast
10 3 (5.08%) NetScreen
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Consultant
2 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Support Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Wintel Support
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.08%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.08%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) SecurID
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Solaris
4 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) UNIX
6 2 (3.39%) Android
6 2 (3.39%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (5.08%) Network Design
3 2 (3.39%) Migration
3 2 (3.39%) Information Security
3 2 (3.39%) Service Management
3 2 (3.39%) ITSM
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL
3 2 (3.39%) SIEM
3 2 (3.39%) Network Management
4 1 (1.69%) High Availability
4 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (1.69%) Project Management
4 1 (1.69%) B2B
4 1 (1.69%) ERP
4 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) C
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.95%) CCNP
5 9 (15.25%) VCP5
5 9 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (13.56%) MCSE
6 8 (13.56%) CISSP
7 7 (11.86%) CCNA
8 5 (8.47%) MCITP
9 4 (6.78%) GCIA
9 4 (6.78%) GCIH
9 4 (6.78%) CEH
9 4 (6.78%) CCIE
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIP
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIE
11 2 (3.39%) ISSAP
11 2 (3.39%) CCDP
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (23.73%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.34%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) OpenView
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 48 (81.36%) Cisco
2 19 (32.20%) F5
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.51%) VMware
4 14 (23.73%) Symantec
5 13 (22.03%) Fortinet
6 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
7 10 (16.95%) Riverbed
8 6 (10.17%) HP
8 6 (10.17%) Websense
9 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.78%) EMC
9 4 (6.78%) Citrix
9 4 (6.78%) Apple
10 3 (5.08%) Nokia
10 3 (5.08%) BT
11 2 (3.39%) Axway
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle
11 2 (3.39%) Sun
11 2 (3.39%) StorageTek