The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 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 currently tracked.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 224 253 246
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing Juniper 477 373 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 1.57% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 210 213
Average daily rate
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£347 £348 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +18.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.97 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £41.00 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.40% +41.11%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24030 23781 27086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.57% 47.29% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 12814 13600
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1060 1242 1376
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 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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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 +32 449 £340 -1.44% 147
London +25 158 £413 +21.32% 57
South East +18 121 £324 -10.68% 43
South West +14 65 £390 +0.64% 14
Berkshire +37 62 £255 -16.73% 11
City of London +41 52 £413 +18.27% 27
North West +2 36 £300 +2.12% 5
Wiltshire +1 30 £493 +11.93% 5
Hampshire +2 28 £336 -5.28% 14
Swindon +3 27 £496 +14.73%
Reading +16 26 £325 +13.04% 7
Manchester +11 22 £300 -7.69% 4
West Midlands +4 22 £320 -20.00% 8
Gloucestershire +5 20 £375 -
Birmingham +9 19 £320 -20.00% 4
Gloucester - 15 £383 -
Cheshire 0 14 £300 - 1
Surrey -16 13 £425 -0.58% 4
East of England -18 13 £305 -26.06% 10
East Midlands -1 10 £338 +5.46% 2
Bracknell +10 9 £225 -51.30%
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £305 - 1
Scotland -2 8 £447 +35.42% 1
Basingstoke +16 7 £313 -34.21% 5
North East - 7 £331 - 1
Hook - 7 £310 -
Bristol -14 6 £320 +8.93% 6
Wales -25 6 £475 -20.83% 1
Cambridge - 6 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £338 -3.57% 2

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

1 754 (82.40%) Cisco
2 534 (58.36%) Firewall
3 376 (41.09%) Cisco Certification
4 323 (35.30%) CheckPoint
5 290 (31.69%) CCNP
6 264 (28.85%) F5
7 236 (25.79%) Network Security
8 203 (22.19%) WAN
9 195 (21.31%) BGP
10 192 (20.98%) VPN
11 182 (19.89%) LAN
12 180 (19.67%) OSPF
13 161 (17.60%) Telecoms
14 158 (17.27%) MPLS
15 150 (16.39%) Security Cleared
15 150 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
16 148 (16.17%) Blue Coat
17 143 (15.63%) Windows
18 140 (15.30%) Finance
19 139 (15.19%) DNS
20 129 (14.10%) CCNA
21 124 (13.55%) Wireless
22 123 (13.44%) Cisco Nexus
23 119 (13.01%) Microsoft
24 117 (12.79%) ITIL
25 113 (12.35%) HP
25 113 (12.35%) VMware
26 112 (12.24%) CCIE
26 112 (12.24%) SC Cleared
27 100 (10.93%) Load Balancing

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 45 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 41 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.73%) Apache
4 20 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.20%) Lync
8 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.77%) IIS
10 6 (0.66%) SAS
10 6 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.44%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.22%) CMS
14 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.31%) MS Office
4 4 (0.44%) MS Project
5 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) Summit
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 534 (58.36%) Firewall
2 236 (25.79%) Network Security
3 203 (22.19%) WAN
4 195 (21.31%) BGP
5 192 (20.98%) VPN
6 182 (19.89%) LAN
7 180 (19.67%) OSPF
8 158 (17.27%) MPLS
9 150 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
10 139 (15.19%) DNS
11 124 (13.55%) Wireless
12 123 (13.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 91 (9.95%) TCP/IP
14 84 (9.18%) Ethernet
15 78 (8.52%) Internet
16 77 (8.42%) VoIP
17 75 (8.20%) SAN
18 70 (7.65%) SSL
18 70 (7.65%) Cisco PIX
19 69 (7.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.66%) MySQL
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.22%) Big Data
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.11%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Access
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Subversion
2 3 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 161 (17.60%) Telecoms
2 140 (15.30%) Finance
3 85 (9.29%) Banking
4 32 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.51%) Retail
7 15 (1.64%) Front Office
8 12 (1.31%) Back Office
9 11 (1.20%) Legal
10 9 (0.98%) German Language
11 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.55%) Law
13 4 (0.44%) Local Government
13 4 (0.44%) Advertising
13 4 (0.44%) Games
13 4 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.33%) International Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Marketing
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 304 (33.22%) Network Engineer
2 150 (16.39%) Security Engineer
3 111 (12.13%) Architect
4 96 (10.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 84 (9.18%) Consultant
6 55 (6.01%) Analyst
7 52 (5.68%) IP Engineer
8 51 (5.57%) Support Engineer
9 47 (5.14%) Network Architect
9 47 (5.14%) Firewall Engineer
10 43 (4.70%) Network Consultant
11 38 (4.15%) NOC Engineer
12 37 (4.04%) Network Support
13 36 (3.93%) Cisco Engineer
13 36 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 34 (3.72%) Design Engineer
15 33 (3.61%) Administrator
16 30 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
17 29 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
18 27 (2.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.09%) Web Services
2 7 (0.77%) CSS
3 4 (0.44%) SOAP
3 4 (0.44%) HTML
3 4 (0.44%) SAML
4 3 (0.33%) .NET
5 2 (0.22%) JSF
5 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.11%) RESTful
6 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.11%) OCX
6 1 (0.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.40%) Clustering
2 15 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.09%) Open Source
4 9 (0.98%) Computer Science
4 9 (0.98%) Blackberry
4 9 (0.98%) Replication
5 8 (0.87%) Firmware
6 6 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 6 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 6 (0.66%) SecurID
7 5 (0.55%) PKI
7 5 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.44%) Smartcard
8 4 (0.44%) CESG
9 3 (0.33%) NHS
9 3 (0.33%) Statistics
10 2 (0.22%) Derivative
10 2 (0.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.63%) Windows
2 88 (9.62%) Linux
3 61 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (4.81%) UNIX
6 39 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 29 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 22 (2.40%) Solaris
8 22 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.33%) Android
11 3 (0.33%) VMS
11 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) HPUX
12 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (12.79%) ITIL
2 100 (10.93%) Load Balancing
3 82 (8.96%) Network Design
4 56 (6.12%) Change Management
4 56 (6.12%) Network Management
5 46 (5.03%) Migration
6 40 (4.37%) Configuration Management
7 37 (4.04%) Project Management
7 37 (4.04%) Service Delivery
7 37 (4.04%) Problem Management
8 34 (3.72%) Fault Management
9 32 (3.50%) Change Control
10 30 (3.28%) Network Architecture
10 30 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
11 29 (3.17%) Incident Management
12 27 (2.95%) Service Management
13 26 (2.84%) Information Security
14 22 (2.40%) Business Continuity
15 19 (2.08%) Performance Management
15 19 (2.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (5.90%) Perl
2 25 (2.73%) C
2 25 (2.73%) SQL
3 18 (1.97%) PHP
4 11 (1.20%) Java
5 8 (0.87%) Python
5 8 (0.87%) Tcl
6 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.44%) C++
8 4 (0.44%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) Ruby
9 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 376 (41.09%) Cisco Certification
2 290 (31.69%) CCNP
3 150 (16.39%) Security Cleared
4 129 (14.10%) CCNA
5 112 (12.24%) CCIE
5 112 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 53 (5.79%) CISSP
7 49 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (5.25%) CCDP
9 46 (5.03%) Degree
10 45 (4.92%) JNCIS
11 43 (4.70%) CCSE
12 34 (3.72%) JNCIP
13 32 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (3.50%) CCSP
14 31 (3.39%) CCSA
15 28 (3.06%) MCSE
16 27 (2.95%) JNCIA
16 27 (2.95%) MCITP
17 24 (2.62%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 25 (2.73%) SLA
3 14 (1.53%) QA
4 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) COBIT
5 5 (0.55%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) GPG13
8 2 (0.22%) BS25999
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 82 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (5.25%) Hyper-V
3 37 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.28%) XenApp
5 24 (2.62%) vSphere
6 23 (2.51%) ProxySG
7 19 (2.08%) Squid
8 18 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.75%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.42%) Snort
11 11 (1.20%) qmail
12 8 (0.87%) NFS
13 6 (0.66%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.55%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.44%) Shibboleth
15 4 (0.44%) UAG
15 4 (0.44%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (4.37%) Backup Exec
2 25 (2.73%) FortiGate
3 16 (1.75%) Zenoss
4 12 (1.31%) SCCM
5 8 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.66%) SCOM
7 6 (0.66%) OPNET
7 6 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.44%) Puppet
9 4 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.33%) OpenView
11 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.22%) Netcool
11 2 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 754 (82.40%) Cisco
2 323 (35.30%) CheckPoint
3 264 (28.85%) F5
4 148 (16.17%) Blue Coat
5 119 (13.01%) Microsoft
6 113 (12.35%) HP
6 113 (12.35%) VMware
7 94 (10.27%) McAfee
8 78 (8.52%) Citrix
9 47 (5.14%) Symantec
10 40 (4.37%) EMC
11 38 (4.15%) Fortinet
12 37 (4.04%) Huawei
13 35 (3.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 34 (3.72%) Nokia
15 31 (3.39%) Riverbed
16 29 (3.17%) Nortel
17 24 (2.62%) Sourcefire
18 23 (2.51%) Redback
18 23 (2.51%) Red Hat
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