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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 239 227 264
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +37
Contract jobs citing Juniper 503 510 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.93% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 2.08% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 303 206
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 17
Average hourly rate £28.66 £25.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.04% -19.51%

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -26 462 £375 +7.14% 131
London +31 209 £400 -5.88% 63
South East -29 111 £363 +11.53% 31
City of London +8 63 £400 -5.88% 23
North West -22 37 £375 +25.00% 11
South West -28 36 £350 -11.94% 8
Berkshire -26 30 £356 +21.17% 9
West Midlands +5 28 £320 - 6
Manchester -16 25 £356 +18.75% 6
Surrey +6 21 £410 -3.52% 4
Wiltshire -16 21 £450 -6.97% 1
Hampshire 0 20 £310 -10.78% 5
Swindon -15 18 £475 -1.80%
Oxfordshire -5 17 £330 -37.14% 5
Scotland 0 15 £275 -22.80% 5
Birmingham +2 14 £308 -3.90% 5
East Midlands -6 13 £375 +28.20% 2
East of England -1 12 £525 +61.53% 6
Reading -23 9 £363 +11.53% 7
West Sussex -11 8 £338 +50.00%
Glasgow +8 7 £275 -12.05% 2
Hertfordshire -9 7 £488 +18.18% 2
Tyne and Wear -23 7 £285 -18.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 7 £285 -18.71%
North East -29 7 £285 -18.42%
Oxford - 7 £316 - 3
Derbyshire 0 6 £418 -17.32%
Crawley -2 6 £350 +7.69%
Nottingham -6 6 - - 2
Bracknell -7 6 £425 +78.94%

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 941 (85.39%) Cisco
2 685 (62.16%) Firewall
3 524 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
4 436 (39.56%) CheckPoint
5 406 (36.84%) WAN
6 386 (35.03%) LAN
7 380 (34.48%) CCNP
8 342 (31.03%) F5
9 301 (27.31%) VPN
10 289 (26.23%) Network Security
11 258 (23.41%) OSPF
12 256 (23.23%) BGP
13 255 (23.14%) MPLS
14 253 (22.96%) Cisco ASA
15 245 (22.23%) Security Cleared
16 215 (19.51%) Data Centre
17 210 (19.06%) CCNA
18 196 (17.79%) SC Cleared
19 189 (17.15%) Blue Coat
20 187 (16.97%) Windows
21 182 (16.52%) TCP/IP
22 179 (16.24%) ITIL
23 171 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
24 170 (15.43%) SSL
25 165 (14.97%) Finance
26 161 (14.61%) VMware
27 153 (13.88%) IPsec
28 145 (13.16%) Load Balancing
29 142 (12.89%) DNS
30 141 (12.79%) Wireless

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 31 (2.81%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.72%) IIS
3 18 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.73%) Lync
5 7 (0.64%) Apache
6 6 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.45%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.27%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.091%) TPMS
Applications
1 39 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.36%) MS Office
3 26 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.36%) RMDS
2 3 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.91%) SaaS
3 6 (0.54%) PaaS
4 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Office 365
6 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.091%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.091%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 685 (62.16%) Firewall
2 406 (36.84%) WAN
3 386 (35.03%) LAN
4 301 (27.31%) VPN
5 289 (26.23%) Network Security
6 258 (23.41%) OSPF
7 256 (23.23%) BGP
8 255 (23.14%) MPLS
9 253 (22.96%) Cisco ASA
10 182 (16.52%) TCP/IP
11 171 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 170 (15.43%) SSL
13 153 (13.88%) IPsec
14 142 (12.89%) DNS
15 141 (12.79%) Wireless
16 114 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
17 111 (10.07%) VLAN
18 97 (8.80%) Junos
19 92 (8.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 90 (8.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (0.73%) Big Data
3 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.36%) MySQL
4 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.091%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.091%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.091%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 165 (14.97%) Finance
2 104 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 48 (4.36%) Banking
4 18 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 10 (0.91%) Publishing
6 8 (0.73%) Local Government
7 7 (0.64%) Retail
7 7 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.54%) Military
9 5 (0.45%) Billing
9 5 (0.45%) Legal
9 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.36%) Advertising
10 4 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Marketing
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 503 (45.64%) Network Engineer
2 118 (10.71%) Architect
3 115 (10.44%) Security Engineer
4 99 (8.98%) Analyst
5 89 (8.08%) Consultant
6 77 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 73 (6.62%) Network Architect
8 67 (6.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 49 (4.45%) Network Consultant
10 45 (4.08%) Network Analyst
10 45 (4.08%) IP Engineer
11 35 (3.18%) Firewall Engineer
11 35 (3.18%) Network Support
12 34 (3.09%) Security Analyst
12 34 (3.09%) Support Engineer
13 32 (2.90%) Design Engineer
13 32 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
14 31 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (2.45%) Network Specialist
16 24 (2.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.18%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.36%) Rendezvous
2 15 (1.36%) Web Services
3 10 (0.91%) CSS
4 5 (0.45%) SOAP
4 5 (0.45%) Middleware
4 5 (0.45%) SAML
4 5 (0.45%) REST
5 4 (0.36%) LAMP
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) XML
7 2 (0.18%) VXML
7 2 (0.18%) WSRP
7 2 (0.18%) JSF
7 2 (0.18%) .NET
7 2 (0.18%) JSP
8 1 (0.091%) OCX
8 1 (0.091%) OLE
8 1 (0.091%) XMPP
8 1 (0.091%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 215 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 36 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 30 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (2.72%) PKI
4 26 (2.36%) Clustering
4 26 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.81%) SecurID
7 18 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 16 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.73%) Eurex
11 8 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.64%) FlexPod
13 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.54%) User Experience
13 6 (0.54%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 187 (16.97%) Windows
2 135 (12.25%) Linux
3 82 (7.44%) UNIX
4 56 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.81%) Solaris
8 21 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.27%) CentOS
10 12 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (0.64%) Android
15 2 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (16.24%) ITIL
2 145 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 123 (11.16%) Network Design
4 70 (6.35%) Migration
5 69 (6.26%) Service Management
6 50 (4.54%) Service Delivery
7 48 (4.36%) Network Management
8 47 (4.26%) Change Management
9 46 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 44 (3.99%) Project Management
10 44 (3.99%) Incident Management
11 41 (3.72%) Network Architecture
12 37 (3.36%) Time Management
13 32 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
14 31 (2.81%) Change Control
15 29 (2.63%) SIEM
15 29 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (2.45%) Network Load Balancing
17 25 (2.27%) Open Source
18 24 (2.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.17%) SQL
2 25 (2.27%) Perl
3 17 (1.54%) Python
4 15 (1.36%) C
5 11 (1.00%) Java
5 11 (1.00%) PHP
6 9 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 9 (0.82%) C++
7 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.27%) Tcl
7 3 (0.27%) Lisp
7 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.18%) Go
8 2 (0.18%) Ruby
8 2 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 524 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
2 380 (34.48%) CCNP
3 245 (22.23%) Security Cleared
4 210 (19.06%) CCNA
5 196 (17.79%) SC Cleared
6 133 (12.07%) CCIE
7 78 (7.08%) Degree
8 64 (5.81%) CCSE
9 52 (4.72%) JNCIS
10 51 (4.63%) CCSA
11 49 (4.45%) CCDP
12 46 (4.17%) JNCIA
13 45 (4.08%) JNCIP
14 41 (3.72%) CISSP
15 29 (2.63%) DV Cleared
16 28 (2.54%) JNCIE
16 28 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (2.09%) CCSP
17 23 (2.09%) CCIP
18 22 (2.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.27%) SLA
2 22 (2.00%) QA
3 20 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.09%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.36%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.091%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.091%) BS25999
System Software
1 95 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 54 (4.90%) vSphere
4 36 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.72%) XenApp
6 25 (2.27%) ProxySG
7 18 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.36%) vCloud
8 15 (1.36%) XenServer
9 12 (1.09%) Snort
10 9 (0.82%) Sendmail
11 8 (0.73%) iptables
12 5 (0.45%) Shibboleth
12 5 (0.45%) UAG
13 4 (0.36%) Xen
13 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.27%) NFS
14 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 21 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (1.54%) Puppet
4 16 (1.45%) RANCID
5 12 (1.09%) SCCM
6 10 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
7 9 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
7 9 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
8 8 (0.73%) SCOM
9 7 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.54%) Ansible
10 6 (0.54%) NetCrunch
10 6 (0.54%) Nagios
10 6 (0.54%) OPNET
11 5 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 941 (85.39%) Cisco
2 436 (39.56%) CheckPoint
3 342 (31.03%) F5
4 189 (17.15%) Blue Coat
5 161 (14.61%) VMware
6 118 (10.71%) Citrix
7 96 (8.71%) HP
8 94 (8.53%) Microsoft
9 92 (8.35%) SolarWinds
10 63 (5.72%) Fortinet
11 59 (5.35%) McAfee
12 56 (5.08%) TippingPoint
13 55 (4.99%) Riverbed
14 45 (4.08%) Aruba
14 45 (4.08%) Nokia
15 44 (3.99%) NetApp
15 44 (3.99%) Brocade
16 43 (3.90%) Sourcefire
17 37 (3.36%) Nortel
18 36 (3.27%) Websense
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Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
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Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
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Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Avance Consulting
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
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Capita - ITIN
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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