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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 230 249 264
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Juniper 528 451 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.86% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 272 190
Average daily rate
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£360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £10.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £27.70 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.38%

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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 483 £369 +9.25% 131
London +47 225 £400 - 54
South East -38 102 £400 +24.03% 37
City of London +7 62 £394 -1.56% 21
West Midlands +26 45 £320 -8.57% 5
North West -2 41 £375 +25.00% 14
Berkshire -17 38 £406 +47.59% 10
Birmingham +9 32 £318 -9.28% 3
South West -26 30 £328 -16.02% 7
Manchester -2 27 £331 +10.41% 6
Scotland +16 24 £272 -36.58% 2
Surrey +6 23 £420 -5.61% 14
Hampshire -18 17 £308 -4.65% 4
Wiltshire -8 13 £425 -15.00% 2
North East -11 12 £339 +20.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -11 12 £339 +0.57% 2
East of England 0 11 £375 +36.98% 6
Swindon -6 11 £450 -10.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 10 £339 +0.57% 2
Reading -12 10 £449 +38.07% 5
Oxfordshire -16 10 £338 -24.36% 2
Bracknell 0 9 £425 +89.09% 2
Bristol -1 8 £398 +24.21% 3
Hertfordshire -5 8 £375 - 4
East Midlands -15 8 £418 +16.37% 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £307 -
Erskine - 8 £307 -
Glasgow +2 7 £268 -20.74% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Cheshire -11 7 £425 +32.81% 3

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 938 (87.34%) Cisco
2 655 (60.99%) Firewall
3 518 (48.23%) Cisco Certification
4 429 (39.94%) CheckPoint
5 377 (35.10%) WAN
6 365 (33.99%) LAN
6 365 (33.99%) CCNP
7 332 (30.91%) F5
8 308 (28.68%) VPN
9 267 (24.86%) Network Security
10 256 (23.84%) MPLS
11 255 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
12 254 (23.65%) OSPF
13 253 (23.56%) BGP
14 219 (20.39%) Security Cleared
15 205 (19.09%) Data Centre
16 191 (17.78%) CCNA
16 191 (17.78%) Blue Coat
17 178 (16.57%) TCP/IP
17 178 (16.57%) ITIL
18 175 (16.29%) Windows
18 175 (16.29%) SC Cleared
19 172 (16.01%) Finance
20 169 (15.74%) VMware
20 169 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
21 167 (15.55%) SSL
22 156 (14.53%) Load Balancing
23 147 (13.69%) Wireless
24 143 (13.31%) IPsec
25 142 (13.22%) DNS

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 34 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 32 (2.98%) IIS
3 20 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (0.93%) Lync
5 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.74%) Apache
5 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.47%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.28%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.093%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.093%) TPMS
Applications
1 44 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.07%) MS Office
3 26 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.86%) RMDS
2 3 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.74%) SaaS
4 4 (0.37%) PaaS
4 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.28%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 655 (60.99%) Firewall
2 377 (35.10%) WAN
3 365 (33.99%) LAN
4 308 (28.68%) VPN
5 267 (24.86%) Network Security
6 256 (23.84%) MPLS
7 255 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
8 254 (23.65%) OSPF
9 253 (23.56%) BGP
10 178 (16.57%) TCP/IP
11 169 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 167 (15.55%) SSL
13 147 (13.69%) Wireless
14 143 (13.31%) IPsec
15 142 (13.22%) DNS
16 117 (10.89%) VLAN
17 105 (9.78%) Cisco IOS
18 99 (9.22%) DHCP
19 96 (8.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 93 (8.66%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (0.74%) Big Data
3 5 (0.47%) MySQL
3 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.093%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.28%) JIRA
1 3 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.19%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.093%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.093%) Subversion
General
1 172 (16.01%) Finance
2 103 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.93%) Banking
4 21 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 8 (0.74%) Legal
6 7 (0.65%) Local Government
6 7 (0.65%) Retail
6 7 (0.65%) Publishing
6 7 (0.65%) Spanish Language
7 6 (0.56%) Military
8 5 (0.47%) Games
9 4 (0.37%) Billing
9 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.37%) Advertising
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
10 3 (0.28%) German Language
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 482 (44.88%) Network Engineer
2 112 (10.43%) Architect
3 105 (9.78%) Security Engineer
4 98 (9.12%) Consultant
5 95 (8.85%) Analyst
6 68 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 62 (5.77%) Network Architect
8 57 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (5.31%) IP Engineer
9 56 (5.21%) Network Consultant
10 52 (4.84%) Network Analyst
11 44 (4.10%) Network Support
12 41 (3.82%) Support Engineer
13 38 (3.54%) Design Engineer
14 33 (3.07%) Security Analyst
15 31 (2.89%) Firewall Engineer
16 28 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 25 (2.33%) Network Specialist
18 24 (2.23%) Network Design Engineer
18 24 (2.23%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.86%) Rendezvous
2 14 (1.30%) Web Services
3 9 (0.84%) CSS
4 6 (0.56%) .NET
4 6 (0.56%) SOAP
5 5 (0.47%) JSP
5 5 (0.47%) Middleware
5 5 (0.47%) SAML
5 5 (0.47%) REST
6 3 (0.28%) JSON
6 3 (0.28%) WSRP
6 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.28%) HTML
6 3 (0.28%) XML
7 2 (0.19%) VXML
7 2 (0.19%) JSF
8 1 (0.093%) XMPP
8 1 (0.093%) LAMP
8 1 (0.093%) OCX
8 1 (0.093%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 205 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 37 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.51%) PKI
6 20 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.77%) Clustering
8 17 (1.58%) SecurID
9 14 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.30%) Cryptography
10 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.84%) Eurex
12 9 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.65%) FlexPod
15 6 (0.56%) User Experience
16 5 (0.47%) EMC VNX
16 5 (0.47%) Online Games
17 4 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 175 (16.29%) Windows
2 127 (11.82%) Linux
3 88 (8.19%) UNIX
4 58 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (2.70%) Solaris
8 24 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (0.65%) Android
12 6 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.56%) CentOS
13 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.093%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.093%) SUSE
15 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (16.57%) ITIL
2 156 (14.53%) Load Balancing
3 120 (11.17%) Network Design
4 72 (6.70%) Service Management
5 55 (5.12%) Migration
6 53 (4.93%) Service Delivery
7 52 (4.84%) Network Management
8 50 (4.66%) Change Management
9 48 (4.47%) Project Management
10 44 (4.10%) Network Architecture
11 42 (3.91%) Incident Management
12 41 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
13 36 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (3.35%) Time Management
14 30 (2.79%) Change Control
15 27 (2.51%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (2.42%) SIEM
16 26 (2.42%) PRINCE2
17 25 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
18 24 (2.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (4.10%) SQL
2 30 (2.79%) Perl
3 20 (1.86%) Python
3 20 (1.86%) C
4 12 (1.12%) C++
4 12 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 10 (0.93%) PHP
6 9 (0.84%) Java
7 6 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.28%) Tcl
8 3 (0.28%) Lisp
8 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.19%) Go
9 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.093%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 518 (48.23%) Cisco Certification
2 365 (33.99%) CCNP
3 219 (20.39%) Security Cleared
4 191 (17.78%) CCNA
5 175 (16.29%) SC Cleared
6 140 (13.04%) CCIE
7 74 (6.89%) Degree
8 59 (5.49%) CCSE
9 49 (4.56%) JNCIS
10 48 (4.47%) CCDP
11 47 (4.38%) JNCIP
12 46 (4.28%) CISSP
13 44 (4.10%) JNCIA
14 43 (4.00%) CCSA
15 35 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (2.51%) JNCIE
17 25 (2.33%) CCIP
17 25 (2.33%) DV Cleared
18 22 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
19 20 (1.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.17%) SLA
2 25 (2.33%) QA
3 20 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.02%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.093%) BS25999
8 1 (0.093%) GPG13
8 1 (0.093%) PMBOK
System Software
1 100 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (8.01%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.84%) vSphere
4 36 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.35%) XenApp
5 22 (2.05%) XenServer
6 17 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.40%) vCloud
8 13 (1.21%) Snort
9 12 (1.12%) Sendmail
10 11 (1.02%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.47%) Xen
12 5 (0.47%) Shibboleth
12 5 (0.47%) UAG
12 5 (0.47%) iptables
13 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.28%) NFS
14 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (3.54%) FortiGate
2 17 (1.58%) RANCID
3 16 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (1.40%) SCCM
5 12 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
6 8 (0.74%) SCOM
6 8 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.65%) NetCrunch
7 7 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (0.56%) Puppet
8 6 (0.56%) OPNET
9 4 (0.37%) Nagios
9 4 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.28%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 938 (87.34%) Cisco
2 429 (39.94%) CheckPoint
3 332 (30.91%) F5
4 191 (17.78%) Blue Coat
5 169 (15.74%) VMware
6 122 (11.36%) Citrix
7 105 (9.78%) HP
8 104 (9.68%) SolarWinds
9 98 (9.12%) Microsoft
10 54 (5.03%) TippingPoint
11 52 (4.84%) Fortinet
11 52 (4.84%) McAfee
12 51 (4.75%) NetApp
12 51 (4.75%) Riverbed
13 48 (4.47%) Nokia
14 42 (3.91%) Brocade
15 38 (3.54%) Sourcefire
16 35 (3.26%) Websense
16 35 (3.26%) Nortel
16 35 (3.26%) Tufin
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
2Source Talent
Rate: £730 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chorley
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago