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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 215 272 311
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +39
Contract jobs citing Juniper 546 383 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 1.58% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 207 141
Average daily rate
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£373 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.64 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.23% -47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.27 £12.13 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -46.45%

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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
England +53 517 £370 -7.50% 149
London +23 205 £338 -15.62% 59
South East -5 141 £386 +18.84% 34
City of London +14 48 £350 -12.50% 28
Surrey +35 47 £385 +4.76% 8
Berkshire -26 46 £425 +70.00% 9
North West 0 37 £298 -27.87% 16
West Midlands +24 35 £450 -11.33% 10
South West +14 34 £340 -24.44% 16
East of England +19 27 £425 +6.18% 6
Hampshire +7 26 £400 -3.03% 5
Wiltshire +21 23 £350 -5.66% 5
Manchester -5 19 £250 -39.39% 10
East Midlands +12 17 £425 -
Yorkshire 0 17 £425 +13.63% 8
Birmingham +7 14 £410 - 2
Epsom +2 13 £370 +28.69%
Reading -23 12 - - 2
Swindon +13 11 £350 -5.66%
Oxfordshire -7 11 £441 +35.76% 4
Nottinghamshire - 11 £400 -
Camberley +6 10 £416 -12.36% 1
Hertfordshire +5 10 £453 +88.54% 3
West Yorkshire -10 10 £325 -13.10% 6
Scotland -3 9 £267 +33.37% 4
Cambridgeshire - 9 £375 - 1
Cambridge - 9 £375 -
Nottingham - 9 £400 -
York +10 7 £425 -
Warwickshire +5 7 £325 -35.96% 1

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 901 (87.99%) Cisco
2 643 (62.79%) Firewall
3 490 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
4 401 (39.16%) CheckPoint
5 369 (36.04%) F5
6 358 (34.96%) CCNP
7 331 (32.32%) WAN
8 330 (32.23%) LAN
9 280 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
10 262 (25.59%) BGP
11 258 (25.20%) VPN
12 250 (24.41%) OSPF
13 243 (23.73%) MPLS
14 238 (23.24%) Network Security
15 206 (20.12%) Security Cleared
16 191 (18.65%) CCNA
17 190 (18.55%) Blue Coat
18 176 (17.19%) TCP/IP
19 173 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
20 171 (16.70%) ITIL
20 171 (16.70%) Finance
21 164 (16.02%) SC Cleared
22 153 (14.94%) Windows
23 152 (14.84%) Load Balancing
24 148 (14.45%) DNS
25 147 (14.36%) VMware
26 146 (14.26%) CCIE
27 138 (13.48%) Wireless
28 120 (11.72%) Linux
29 115 (11.23%) Telecoms

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 29 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (1.46%) IIS
4 10 (0.98%) Lync
4 10 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.20%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.098%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.22%) MS Office
3 11 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (2.34%) RMDS
2 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.098%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.098%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.49%) IaaS
3 4 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.098%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 643 (62.79%) Firewall
2 331 (32.32%) WAN
3 330 (32.23%) LAN
4 280 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
5 262 (25.59%) BGP
6 258 (25.20%) VPN
7 250 (24.41%) OSPF
8 243 (23.73%) MPLS
9 238 (23.24%) Network Security
10 176 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 173 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 148 (14.45%) DNS
13 138 (13.48%) Wireless
14 114 (11.13%) SSL
14 114 (11.13%) Cisco IOS
15 103 (10.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 102 (9.96%) DHCP
17 94 (9.18%) IPsec
18 91 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 89 (8.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.59%) MySQL
3 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.098%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.098%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.098%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.29%) JIRA
1 3 (0.29%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.098%) MSI
General
1 171 (16.70%) Finance
2 115 (11.23%) Telecoms
3 74 (7.23%) Banking
4 31 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.37%) Games
6 8 (0.78%) Local Government
7 7 (0.68%) Retail
7 7 (0.68%) Legal
8 6 (0.59%) Law
8 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.39%) Marketing
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.098%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 452 (44.14%) Network Engineer
2 109 (10.64%) Security Engineer
3 101 (9.86%) Consultant
4 90 (8.79%) Architect
5 81 (7.91%) Analyst
6 75 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 71 (6.93%) Network Consultant
8 67 (6.54%) IP Engineer
9 55 (5.37%) Network Analyst
10 50 (4.88%) Network Support
11 47 (4.59%) Network Architect
12 45 (4.39%) Support Engineer
12 45 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
13 31 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
14 30 (2.93%) Design Engineer
15 29 (2.83%) Security Consultant
15 29 (2.83%) Cisco Engineer
16 28 (2.73%) Project Manager
16 28 (2.73%) Implementation Engineer
17 27 (2.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.34%) Rendezvous
2 9 (0.88%) .NET
3 8 (0.78%) CSS
4 7 (0.68%) Web Services
5 6 (0.59%) SOAP
6 4 (0.39%) HTML
6 4 (0.39%) JSP
6 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.29%) XML
7 3 (0.29%) JSON
7 3 (0.29%) WSRP
7 3 (0.29%) REST
8 2 (0.20%) XMPP
9 1 (0.098%) Middleware
9 1 (0.098%) OLE
9 1 (0.098%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.42%) PKI
3 28 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (1.95%) Clustering
6 17 (1.66%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.37%) Cryptography
8 12 (1.17%) Online Games
9 9 (0.88%) User Experience
10 8 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.78%) Replication
10 8 (0.78%) SecurID
11 7 (0.68%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.59%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.49%) Open Source
13 5 (0.49%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.39%) IPTV
14 4 (0.39%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.39%) Eurex
15 3 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (14.94%) Windows
2 120 (11.72%) Linux
3 85 (8.30%) UNIX
4 58 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (3.32%) Solaris
7 33 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.68%) CentOS
11 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.59%) Android
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.098%) SUSE
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (16.70%) ITIL
2 152 (14.84%) Load Balancing
3 106 (10.35%) Network Design
4 79 (7.71%) Service Management
5 57 (5.57%) Network Management
5 57 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
6 55 (5.37%) Network Architecture
7 52 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 52 (5.08%) Incident Management
8 47 (4.59%) Migration
9 43 (4.20%) Change Management
10 41 (4.00%) Project Management
11 39 (3.81%) E-Commerce
12 37 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 37 (3.61%) Low Latency
13 30 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (2.73%) Information Security
15 26 (2.54%) Time Management
16 22 (2.15%) TOGAF
16 22 (2.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (3.03%) Perl
2 29 (2.83%) Python
3 27 (2.64%) SQL
4 24 (2.34%) C
5 16 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 15 (1.46%) C++
7 13 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.07%) Java
9 7 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.29%) PHP
11 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.098%) Erlang
12 1 (0.098%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 490 (47.85%) Cisco Certification
2 358 (34.96%) CCNP
3 206 (20.12%) Security Cleared
4 191 (18.65%) CCNA
5 164 (16.02%) SC Cleared
6 146 (14.26%) CCIE
7 57 (5.57%) CISSP
8 56 (5.47%) CCSE
9 51 (4.98%) JNCIA
9 51 (4.98%) JNCIP
10 48 (4.69%) Degree
11 45 (4.39%) JNCIS
12 44 (4.30%) CCDP
13 35 (3.42%) CCIP
14 34 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (3.22%) DV Cleared
16 29 (2.83%) CCSA
17 23 (2.25%) CCSP
17 23 (2.25%) MCSE
18 17 (1.66%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.71%) SLA
2 23 (2.25%) QA
3 19 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 11 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.59%) GPG13
6 1 (0.098%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.098%) BS25999
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 37 (3.61%) vSphere
4 28 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.15%) ProxySG
7 20 (1.95%) Snort
8 15 (1.46%) Sendmail
9 14 (1.37%) XenServer
10 12 (1.17%) XenApp
11 10 (0.98%) vCloud
12 7 (0.68%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.49%) Squid
15 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.39%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.39%) NFS
16 3 (0.29%) UAG
16 3 (0.29%) Firmware
17 2 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (4.39%) FortiGate
2 20 (1.95%) SCCM
3 15 (1.46%) MIMEsweeper
3 15 (1.46%) MAILsweeper
4 13 (1.27%) RANCID
5 12 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (1.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 12 (1.17%) OPNET
6 9 (0.88%) SCOM
6 9 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.49%) MOM
8 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.39%) Nessus
8 4 (0.39%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Intune
9 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 901 (87.99%) Cisco
2 401 (39.16%) CheckPoint
3 369 (36.04%) F5
4 190 (18.55%) Blue Coat
5 147 (14.36%) VMware
6 109 (10.64%) HP
7 103 (10.06%) SolarWinds
8 84 (8.20%) McAfee
9 83 (8.11%) Citrix
10 81 (7.91%) Microsoft
10 81 (7.91%) Fortinet
11 67 (6.54%) Nokia
12 63 (6.15%) Riverbed
13 52 (5.08%) TippingPoint
14 41 (4.00%) NetApp
15 39 (3.81%) Sourcefire
16 38 (3.71%) Avaya
17 32 (3.13%) Websense
18 30 (2.93%) Nortel
19 28 (2.73%) BT
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