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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 214 266 251
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Contract jobs citing Juniper 495 362 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.71% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 1.51% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 206 220
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 22
Average hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.02 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +39.32%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +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 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
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 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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
(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 +43 464 £350 +2.94% 192
London +34 165 £425 +27.81% 71
South East +12 114 £325 -7.14% 46
South West +14 67 £394 -8.95% 21
Berkshire +32 60 £275 -15.30% 18
City of London +38 56 £425 +14.86% 37
North West 0 39 £300 +5.26% 10
Wiltshire +2 32 £484 +9.94% 4
Swindon +8 30 £484 +11.84% 2
West Midlands +8 25 £320 +4.48% 12
Reading +13 23 £325 +6.12% 12
Hampshire -3 23 £347 +5.29% 9
Manchester +16 22 £300 -7.69% 6
Birmingham +12 19 £320 -20.00% 3
Gloucestershire +3 18 £375 - 1
Cheshire -2 17 £294 +2.17% 4
Surrey -21 13 £425 +13.33% 7
East of England -23 13 £305 -26.06% 14
Gloucester - 13 £390 - 1
Scotland -7 12 £356 +7.95% 2
Bracknell +9 11 £238 -48.53%
East Midlands -2 9 £315 -1.56% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £305 - 1
North East - 9 £347 -
Yorkshire -8 7 £320 -11.72% 13
Bristol -10 7 £320 +6.66% 5
West Sussex +2 6 £225 -35.71% 3
Wales -25 6 £475 -20.83% 4
Tyne and Wear - 6 £349 -
Cambridge - 6 £325 - 1

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 762 (82.38%) Cisco
2 541 (58.49%) Firewall
3 379 (40.97%) Cisco Certification
4 317 (34.27%) CheckPoint
5 291 (31.46%) CCNP
6 275 (29.73%) F5
7 239 (25.84%) Network Security
8 205 (22.16%) WAN
9 191 (20.65%) BGP
10 189 (20.43%) LAN
11 188 (20.32%) VPN
12 177 (19.14%) OSPF
13 158 (17.08%) Telecoms
14 152 (16.43%) Cisco ASA
15 151 (16.32%) Blue Coat
16 146 (15.78%) MPLS
17 144 (15.57%) Security Cleared
18 143 (15.46%) Windows
19 142 (15.35%) Finance
20 135 (14.59%) DNS
21 131 (14.16%) CCNA
22 127 (13.73%) HP
23 125 (13.51%) Wireless
24 118 (12.76%) ITIL
25 116 (12.54%) Microsoft
26 115 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
27 114 (12.32%) CCIE
27 114 (12.32%) VMware
28 106 (11.46%) SC Cleared
29 103 (11.14%) McAfee

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 47 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (2.70%) Apache
4 22 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.19%) Lync
8 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.76%) IIS
10 6 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.65%) SAS
11 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.43%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
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 36 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.62%) MS Office
2 15 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.43%) MS Project
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Summit
1 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 541 (58.49%) Firewall
2 239 (25.84%) Network Security
3 205 (22.16%) WAN
4 191 (20.65%) BGP
5 189 (20.43%) LAN
6 188 (20.32%) VPN
7 177 (19.14%) OSPF
8 152 (16.43%) Cisco ASA
9 146 (15.78%) MPLS
10 135 (14.59%) DNS
11 125 (13.51%) Wireless
12 115 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 88 (9.51%) TCP/IP
14 83 (8.97%) Internet
15 78 (8.43%) SAN
15 78 (8.43%) Ethernet
16 72 (7.78%) SSL
16 72 (7.78%) VoIP
17 70 (7.57%) Cisco PIX
18 69 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (0.65%) MySQL
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.22%) Big Data
5 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.11%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.11%) QlikView
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Subversion
2 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 158 (17.08%) Telecoms
2 142 (15.35%) Finance
3 88 (9.51%) Banking
4 32 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.38%) Retail
7 15 (1.62%) Front Office
8 12 (1.30%) Back Office
9 10 (1.08%) Legal
10 7 (0.76%) German Language
11 6 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.54%) Law
13 4 (0.43%) Games
13 4 (0.43%) Billing
13 4 (0.43%) Local Government
13 4 (0.43%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.32%) International Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
16 1 (0.11%) Marketing
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (33.30%) Network Engineer
2 147 (15.89%) Security Engineer
3 109 (11.78%) Architect
4 95 (10.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 85 (9.19%) Consultant
6 52 (5.62%) Analyst
6 52 (5.62%) IP Engineer
7 50 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 48 (5.19%) Firewall Engineer
9 44 (4.76%) Network Architect
10 42 (4.54%) Network Consultant
11 40 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
12 38 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (3.89%) NOC Engineer
14 35 (3.78%) Design Engineer
14 35 (3.78%) Administrator
15 34 (3.68%) Network Support
16 30 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
17 29 (3.14%) Project Engineer
17 29 (3.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.08%) Web Services
2 6 (0.65%) CSS
3 5 (0.54%) SOAP
4 4 (0.43%) SAML
4 4 (0.43%) HTML
5 3 (0.32%) .NET
6 2 (0.22%) JSF
6 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.11%) OCX
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.49%) Clustering
2 17 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.08%) Blackberry
3 10 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.08%) Open Source
4 9 (0.97%) Replication
5 8 (0.86%) Firmware
6 6 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 6 (0.65%) Cryptography
6 6 (0.65%) SecurID
6 6 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 5 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.54%) PKI
8 4 (0.43%) Smartcard
8 4 (0.43%) CESG
8 4 (0.43%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.32%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.32%) Statistics
9 3 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.46%) Windows
2 86 (9.30%) Linux
3 65 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (4.97%) UNIX
6 36 (3.89%) Windows 7
7 30 (3.24%) Windows XP
8 23 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (2.38%) Solaris
10 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (12.76%) ITIL
2 103 (11.14%) Load Balancing
3 81 (8.76%) Network Design
4 63 (6.81%) Network Management
5 62 (6.70%) Change Management
6 45 (4.86%) Migration
7 41 (4.43%) Service Delivery
8 39 (4.22%) Configuration Management
9 38 (4.11%) Change Control
10 37 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 37 (4.00%) Project Management
11 36 (3.89%) Service Management
12 31 (3.35%) Fault Management
13 30 (3.24%) Network Architecture
13 30 (3.24%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (3.24%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.03%) Information Security
15 23 (2.49%) Security Architecture
16 22 (2.38%) Business Continuity
17 19 (2.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (5.62%) Perl
2 24 (2.59%) SQL
3 23 (2.49%) C
4 17 (1.84%) PHP
5 12 (1.30%) Java
6 8 (0.86%) Tcl
6 8 (0.86%) Python
7 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.32%) C++
9 3 (0.32%) VB
10 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.11%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 379 (40.97%) Cisco Certification
2 291 (31.46%) CCNP
3 144 (15.57%) Security Cleared
4 131 (14.16%) CCNA
5 114 (12.32%) CCIE
6 106 (11.46%) SC Cleared
7 54 (5.84%) CISSP
8 49 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (4.97%) CCDP
10 43 (4.65%) CCSE
10 43 (4.65%) JNCIS
10 43 (4.65%) Degree
11 34 (3.68%) JNCIP
12 32 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (3.35%) JNCIA
13 31 (3.35%) CCSA
13 31 (3.35%) CCSP
14 28 (3.03%) MCSE
15 27 (2.92%) MCITP
15 27 (2.92%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 27 (2.92%) SLA
3 17 (1.84%) QA
4 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.54%) COBIT
6 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) GPG13
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) BS25999
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 84 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.30%) Hyper-V
3 38 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 32 (3.46%) XenApp
5 28 (3.03%) vSphere
6 24 (2.59%) ProxySG
7 21 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.05%) Squid
9 18 (1.95%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.41%) Snort
11 11 (1.19%) qmail
12 9 (0.97%) NFS
13 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.54%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.43%) UAG
14 4 (0.43%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.43%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (4.54%) Backup Exec
2 27 (2.92%) FortiGate
3 15 (1.62%) Zenoss
4 10 (1.08%) SCCM
5 7 (0.76%) SCOM
5 7 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.65%) OPNET
6 6 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.43%) Puppet
9 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.22%) Netcool
10 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.22%) OpenView
10 2 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 762 (82.38%) Cisco
2 317 (34.27%) CheckPoint
3 275 (29.73%) F5
4 151 (16.32%) Blue Coat
5 127 (13.73%) HP
6 116 (12.54%) Microsoft
7 114 (12.32%) VMware
8 103 (11.14%) McAfee
9 83 (8.97%) Citrix
10 48 (5.19%) Symantec
11 41 (4.43%) EMC
12 38 (4.11%) Fortinet
13 37 (4.00%) Nokia
14 35 (3.78%) Huawei
15 33 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 32 (3.46%) Riverbed
17 29 (3.14%) Nortel
18 24 (2.59%) Sourcefire
18 24 (2.59%) ProCurve
19 23 (2.49%) Redback
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £288 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £1 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £220 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £150 to £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago