The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 117 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Juniper 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.30% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £353 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £335 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £371 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.81 £30.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-18.65% +38.63%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 988 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.35% 40.20% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 452 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Juniper Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Juniper
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Juniper across the Scotland region.

Juniper Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Juniper Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Juniper
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the Scotland region.

Juniper Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Edinburgh -18 4 £447 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £313 -
Stirling - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) McAfee
4 7 (46.67%) F5
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Apple
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Meru Networks
8 3 (20.00%) Junos
8 3 (20.00%) Crossbeam
8 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Junos
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) McAfee
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Apple
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Meru Networks
6 3 (20.00%) Crossbeam
6 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (6.67%) BT
8 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft