The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper
Rank 261 222 318
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +96
Contract jobs citing Juniper 472 515 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.99% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 2.17% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 285 159
Average daily rate £365 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £16.88 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.70 £56.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.75 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+61.97% -2.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Juniper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Juniper
Daily Rate Trend

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

Juniper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Juniper Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Juniper
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Juniper Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Juniper
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Juniper Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Juniper
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -11 451 £370 -1.33% 154
South East +44 164 £350 -9.67% 49
London -44 152 £420 +20.00% 49
Hampshire +47 65 £313 -21.87% 8
Berkshire +20 60 £365 -2.66% 13
South West +10 46 £363 +3.57% 10
Basingstoke +29 41 £300 - 4
North West -20 32 £450 -10.00% 4
Reading +16 31 £375 - 8
Swindon +12 31 £363 -3.33% 5
Wiltshire -3 31 £363 - 7
City of London -4 27 £394 +7.87% 10
West Midlands -1 24 £200 -44.82% 10
East of England +12 20 £331 +6.85% 17
Surrey -19 20 £488 +31.75% 16
Cheshire -2 14 £538 +7.50%
Manchester -19 14 £450 +53.19% 3
Scotland -2 13 £340 -6.20% 5
Solihull - 13 - - 2
Hertfordshire +13 11 £203 -39.55% 3
East Midlands -13 11 £266 -33.43% 3
Kent +2 10 £200 - 3
Bristol +7 9 £375 +27.65% 2
Slough +10 7 £358 -5.29% 1
Birmingham -4 7 £185 -60.00% 2
Yorkshire -33 7 £375 -11.76% 11
Bracknell 0 6 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £266 -33.43% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £200 -
Warrington -10 5 £600 +20.00%

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 823 (85.46%) Cisco
2 593 (61.58%) Firewall
3 404 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
4 358 (37.18%) LAN
5 355 (36.86%) CheckPoint
6 347 (36.03%) WAN
7 302 (31.36%) VPN
8 280 (29.08%) CCNP
9 245 (25.44%) BGP
10 241 (25.03%) OSPF
11 236 (24.51%) F5
12 233 (24.20%) Security Cleared
13 227 (23.57%) MPLS
14 223 (23.16%) Cisco ASA
15 190 (19.73%) Network Security
16 186 (19.31%) Data Centre
17 172 (17.86%) ITIL
18 168 (17.45%) SC Cleared
19 166 (17.24%) TCP/IP
20 156 (16.20%) Windows
21 152 (15.78%) CCNA
22 149 (15.47%) Cisco Nexus
23 139 (14.43%) Linux
24 133 (13.81%) DNS
25 128 (13.29%) Finance
25 128 (13.29%) VMware
26 126 (13.08%) IPsec
27 123 (12.77%) Blue Coat
28 122 (12.67%) Telecoms
29 121 (12.56%) Wireless

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.66%) Skype for Business
3 9 (0.93%) IIS
4 8 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.62%) Apache
5 6 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.31%) JBoss
7 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.21%) CMS
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.10%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.10%) Zimbra
Applications
1 27 (2.80%) MS Office
2 26 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Relativity
3 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.97%) Office 365
2 14 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.73%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) IaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.31%) PaaS
5 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 593 (61.58%) Firewall
2 358 (37.18%) LAN
3 347 (36.03%) WAN
4 302 (31.36%) VPN
5 245 (25.44%) BGP
6 241 (25.03%) OSPF
7 227 (23.57%) MPLS
8 223 (23.16%) Cisco ASA
9 190 (19.73%) Network Security
10 166 (17.24%) TCP/IP
11 149 (15.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 133 (13.81%) DNS
13 126 (13.08%) IPsec
14 121 (12.56%) Wireless
15 119 (12.36%) VLAN
16 116 (12.05%) SSL
17 101 (10.49%) DHCP
18 97 (10.07%) EIGRP
19 81 (8.41%) Cisco IOS
20 75 (7.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 9 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (0.62%) Big Data
4 5 (0.52%) GIS
4 5 (0.52%) MySQL
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.10%) DB2
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.10%) QlikView
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.21%) Hudson
3 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.21%) JIRA
3 2 (0.21%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 128 (13.29%) Finance
2 122 (12.67%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.43%) Banking
4 12 (1.25%) Local Government
4 12 (1.25%) Spanish Language
5 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.83%) Legal
7 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.73%) Retail
9 6 (0.62%) Advertising
9 6 (0.62%) Back Office
9 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.42%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) German Language
11 3 (0.31%) Marketing
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.10%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 415 (43.09%) Network Engineer
2 138 (14.33%) Architect
3 103 (10.70%) Juniper Engineer
4 95 (9.87%) Network Architect
5 87 (9.03%) Cisco Engineer
5 87 (9.03%) Security Engineer
6 75 (7.79%) Analyst
7 73 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 71 (7.37%) Senior Network Engineer
9 68 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 59 (6.13%) Designer
11 58 (6.02%) Network Analyst
12 57 (5.92%) Consultant
13 54 (5.61%) Network Support
14 47 (4.88%) Network Designer
15 37 (3.84%) Support Engineer
16 34 (3.53%) Security Analyst
17 33 (3.43%) Network Support Engineer
18 31 (3.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 30 (3.12%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.97%) Web Services
3 5 (0.52%) .NET
3 5 (0.52%) XML
4 4 (0.42%) Middleware
5 3 (0.31%) CSS
5 3 (0.31%) HTML
5 3 (0.31%) jQuery
6 2 (0.21%) XMPP
7 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.10%) CGI
7 1 (0.10%) LAMP
7 1 (0.10%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.10%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.10%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.10%) WAP
7 1 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 186 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 35 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.18%) PKI
4 19 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.77%) SecurID
6 16 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.25%) Statistics
8 12 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (0.93%) iSeries
10 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.73%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.62%) Handset
11 6 (0.62%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.20%) Windows
2 139 (14.43%) Linux
3 52 (5.40%) Windows Server
4 50 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (4.15%) Unix
6 37 (3.84%) Windows 7
7 33 (3.43%) Windows 8
8 26 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.08%) Solaris
10 16 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.93%) Android
11 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.73%) SUSE
13 6 (0.62%) CentOS
13 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.52%) CatOS
15 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (17.86%) ITIL
2 99 (10.28%) Network Design
3 91 (9.45%) Load Balancing
4 89 (9.24%) Migration
5 53 (5.50%) Change Management
6 43 (4.47%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (4.15%) Network Architecture
8 38 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
9 36 (3.74%) Service Delivery
10 35 (3.63%) High Availability
11 31 (3.22%) Change Control
12 30 (3.12%) Incident Management
13 29 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (3.01%) Project Management
14 28 (2.91%) Service Management
15 27 (2.80%) Network Management
16 26 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (2.60%) Configuration Management
18 24 (2.49%) Problem Management
19 23 (2.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (4.15%) SQL
2 13 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.14%) Python
4 10 (1.04%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.04%) C
4 10 (1.04%) Lisp
4 10 (1.04%) Perl
5 5 (0.52%) PHP
6 4 (0.42%) Ruby
7 3 (0.31%) Java
8 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.10%) VB
9 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 404 (41.95%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (29.08%) CCNP
3 233 (24.20%) Security Cleared
4 168 (17.45%) SC Cleared
5 152 (15.78%) CCNA
6 120 (12.46%) CCIE
7 78 (8.10%) JNCIP
8 62 (6.44%) DV Cleared
9 60 (6.23%) CCSE
10 57 (5.92%) JNCIS
11 52 (5.40%) Degree
12 48 (4.98%) CISSP
13 44 (4.57%) JNCIA
14 41 (4.26%) CCSA
15 38 (3.95%) JNCIE
16 27 (2.80%) CCDP
17 14 (1.45%) CCSP
18 12 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
19 11 (1.14%) CCDA
19 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.75%) SLA
2 19 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.62%) QA
6 5 (0.52%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.42%) COBIT
7 4 (0.42%) GPG13
8 3 (0.31%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 85 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 38 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.28%) vSphere
5 18 (1.87%) Snort
5 18 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.66%) XenServer
7 13 (1.35%) ProxySG
8 10 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.04%) XenApp
9 5 (0.52%) vCloud
10 4 (0.42%) Firmware
10 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.31%) Squid
12 2 (0.21%) Docker
12 2 (0.21%) LXC
12 2 (0.21%) Varnish
12 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (1.87%) Proventia
2 14 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 13 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (1.14%) SCCM
5 10 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (0.83%) RSA enVision
7 8 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
8 6 (0.62%) Nagios
8 6 (0.62%) Puppet
8 6 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (0.62%) WSUS
9 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.42%) Netcool
9 4 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.31%) Cacti
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.31%) SCOM
10 3 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 823 (85.46%) Cisco
2 355 (36.86%) CheckPoint
3 236 (24.51%) F5
4 128 (13.29%) VMware
5 123 (12.77%) Blue Coat
6 101 (10.49%) Citrix
7 100 (10.38%) Palo Alto
8 99 (10.28%) Microsoft
9 63 (6.54%) HP
10 60 (6.23%) Fortinet
11 54 (5.61%) Intel Security
11 54 (5.61%) SolarWinds
12 48 (4.98%) Brocade
13 47 (4.88%) Sourcefire
14 46 (4.78%) Nokia
15 43 (4.47%) Aruba
16 33 (3.43%) Avaya
17 32 (3.32%) IBM
18 30 (3.12%) Forcepoint
19 28 (2.91%) Remedy
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