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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 246 205 261
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +56
Contract jobs citing Juniper 543 576 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 2.26% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 313 214
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £347 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.35% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 22
Average hourly rate £26.20 £25.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £17.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 £24.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +17.65%

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -38 501 £400 +6.66% 134
London 0 218 £425 +6.18% 65
South East -24 124 £365 +12.30% 23
South West -2 57 £425 +6.25% 14
City of London -29 47 £417 +4.12% 22
Wiltshire +17 46 £450 -5.26% 6
Swindon +8 38 £470 -1.05% 6
Berkshire -36 35 £388 +6.89% 7
West Midlands +9 32 £340 +6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +10 27 £350 - 2
East of England +8 21 £600 +72.66% 14
North West -47 20 £377 +29.82% 7
Hampshire -4 19 £310 -4.24% 4
Hertfordshire +16 17 £600 +45.45% 9
Surrey +3 17 £400 +1.91% 4
East Midlands -3 17 £400 -20.00% 6
Reading -13 17 £388 -13.88% 6
Birmingham 0 13 £315 -1.56% 2
Scotland -9 11 £275 -26.66% 4
Nottingham 0 10 £400 +18.51% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 10 £400 +18.51% 6
Manchester -25 10 £388 +21.32% 2
Stevenage - 10 - -
West Sussex -5 9 £338 +170.00%
Glasgow +14 8 £275 -4.48% 2
Oxford - 8 £318 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 7 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £475 - 1
Crawley - 7 £338 -
Basingstoke +2 6 £460 +41.53% 3

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 939 (84.59%) Cisco
2 708 (63.78%) Firewall
3 539 (48.56%) Cisco Certification
4 435 (39.19%) CheckPoint
5 423 (38.11%) WAN
6 408 (36.76%) LAN
7 395 (35.59%) CCNP
8 343 (30.90%) F5
9 324 (29.19%) VPN
10 291 (26.22%) BGP
11 285 (25.68%) Network Security
12 281 (25.32%) MPLS
13 279 (25.14%) OSPF
14 264 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
15 251 (22.61%) Data Centre
16 232 (20.90%) Security Cleared
17 207 (18.65%) CCNA
18 197 (17.75%) Windows
19 193 (17.39%) Blue Coat
20 183 (16.49%) ITIL
21 182 (16.40%) Cisco Nexus
22 181 (16.31%) SC Cleared
23 177 (15.95%) SSL
24 172 (15.50%) IPsec
25 170 (15.32%) Finance
26 167 (15.05%) TCP/IP
27 157 (14.14%) VMware
28 154 (13.87%) Load Balancing
29 144 (12.97%) Wireless
30 142 (12.79%) DNS

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.70%) IIS
3 21 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.81%) Apache
5 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.72%) Lync
7 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.54%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.45%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.27%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 46 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.69%) MS Office
3 30 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) RMDS
2 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.090%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.17%) SaaS
4 6 (0.54%) PaaS
4 6 (0.54%) Office 365
5 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.090%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 708 (63.78%) Firewall
2 423 (38.11%) WAN
3 408 (36.76%) LAN
4 324 (29.19%) VPN
5 291 (26.22%) BGP
6 285 (25.68%) Network Security
7 281 (25.32%) MPLS
8 279 (25.14%) OSPF
9 264 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
10 182 (16.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 177 (15.95%) SSL
12 172 (15.50%) IPsec
13 167 (15.05%) TCP/IP
14 144 (12.97%) Wireless
15 142 (12.79%) DNS
16 124 (11.17%) Cisco IOS
17 122 (10.99%) VLAN
18 111 (10.00%) Junos
19 96 (8.65%) DHCP
20 93 (8.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.63%) Big Data
4 6 (0.54%) MySQL
5 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.090%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.090%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.45%) Subversion
4 3 (0.27%) JIRA
5 2 (0.18%) Hudson
5 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.090%) Maven
6 1 (0.090%) Rational DOORS
General
1 170 (15.32%) Finance
2 110 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.59%) Banking
4 20 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 10 (0.90%) Publishing
6 9 (0.81%) Local Government
6 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.72%) Retail
8 7 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.54%) Military
9 6 (0.54%) Billing
9 6 (0.54%) Advertising
10 5 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.36%) Back Office
11 4 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Law
12 3 (0.27%) Marketing
13 1 (0.090%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 508 (45.77%) Network Engineer
2 124 (11.17%) Architect
3 96 (8.65%) Security Engineer
4 90 (8.11%) Consultant
5 89 (8.02%) Analyst
6 69 (6.22%) Senior Network Engineer
7 68 (6.13%) Network Architect
8 62 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
9 42 (3.78%) Network Consultant
10 40 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (3.33%) Network Analyst
12 35 (3.15%) Design Engineer
13 33 (2.97%) Network Support
13 33 (2.97%) IP Engineer
14 31 (2.79%) Firewall Engineer
15 30 (2.70%) Support Engineer
16 29 (2.61%) Cisco Engineer
17 28 (2.52%) Network Design Engineer
18 27 (2.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 27 (2.43%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.78%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.71%) Web Services
3 6 (0.54%) CSS
3 6 (0.54%) Middleware
4 5 (0.45%) LAMP
4 5 (0.45%) REST
4 5 (0.45%) SAML
4 5 (0.45%) Rendezvous
5 4 (0.36%) XML
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
7 2 (0.18%) JSF
7 2 (0.18%) XMPP
7 2 (0.18%) JSP
8 1 (0.090%) .NET
8 1 (0.090%) OCX
8 1 (0.090%) VXML
8 1 (0.090%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 251 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 32 (2.88%) PKI
2 32 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (2.34%) Clustering
5 20 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 18 (1.62%) SecurID
8 16 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.72%) Eurex
11 8 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.54%) Replication
12 6 (0.54%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 197 (17.75%) Windows
2 142 (12.79%) Linux
3 75 (6.76%) UNIX
4 63 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.34%) Solaris
8 23 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.62%) CentOS
11 15 (1.35%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.72%) Android
15 2 (0.18%) SUSE
16 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.090%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (16.49%) ITIL
2 154 (13.87%) Load Balancing
3 121 (10.90%) Network Design
4 82 (7.39%) Migration
5 54 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
6 49 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 48 (4.32%) Service Management
7 48 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
7 48 (4.32%) Network Management
8 47 (4.23%) Change Management
9 46 (4.14%) Project Management
10 39 (3.51%) Time Management
11 36 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 34 (3.06%) Change Control
13 30 (2.70%) SIEM
14 28 (2.52%) Open Source
14 28 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (2.34%) Technical Architecture
16 24 (2.16%) Network Load Balancing
16 24 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (4.86%) SQL
2 25 (2.25%) Perl
3 18 (1.62%) Python
4 13 (1.17%) C
5 12 (1.08%) Java
6 11 (0.99%) PHP
7 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.54%) C++
8 5 (0.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.36%) Ruby
10 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.27%) Tcl
10 3 (0.27%) Lisp
11 2 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 539 (48.56%) Cisco Certification
2 395 (35.59%) CCNP
3 232 (20.90%) Security Cleared
4 207 (18.65%) CCNA
5 181 (16.31%) SC Cleared
6 141 (12.70%) CCIE
7 90 (8.11%) Degree
8 71 (6.40%) CCSE
9 63 (5.68%) CCSA
10 55 (4.95%) JNCIP
11 53 (4.77%) JNCIS
12 47 (4.23%) CCDP
13 45 (4.05%) CISSP
14 37 (3.33%) JNCIE
15 34 (3.06%) JNCIA
16 32 (2.88%) DV Cleared
17 30 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (2.34%) CCSP
18 26 (2.34%) CCDA
19 21 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.32%) SLA
2 21 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (1.80%) QA
3 20 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.17%) JSP 440
6 12 (1.08%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) GPG13
9 1 (0.090%) BS25999
System Software
1 91 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (7.57%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.68%) vSphere
4 36 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.06%) XenApp
6 31 (2.79%) ProxySG
7 16 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.26%) XenServer
9 11 (0.99%) Snort
10 9 (0.81%) iptables
11 7 (0.63%) vCloud
11 7 (0.63%) UAG
12 6 (0.54%) Docker
12 6 (0.54%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.54%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.45%) Shibboleth
13 5 (0.45%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (2.34%) FortiGate
2 22 (1.98%) Puppet
3 19 (1.71%) RANCID
3 19 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (1.26%) SCCM
5 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (0.72%) SCOM
7 8 (0.72%) Ansible
7 8 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.54%) Nagios
9 6 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
9 6 (0.54%) MAILsweeper
10 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.45%) Salt
10 5 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (0.45%) NetCrunch
11 4 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 939 (84.59%) Cisco
2 435 (39.19%) CheckPoint
3 343 (30.90%) F5
4 193 (17.39%) Blue Coat
5 157 (14.14%) VMware
6 129 (11.62%) Citrix
7 111 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 101 (9.10%) HP
9 90 (8.11%) McAfee
10 79 (7.12%) SolarWinds
11 66 (5.95%) Fortinet
12 58 (5.23%) Nokia
13 54 (4.86%) Brocade
14 53 (4.77%) TippingPoint
15 48 (4.32%) Sourcefire
16 47 (4.23%) Riverbed
17 44 (3.96%) Aruba
18 41 (3.69%) Websense
19 36 (3.24%) NetApp
20 34 (3.06%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £50 per hour + overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago