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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 208 239 249
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs citing Juniper 566 422 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.69% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 234 222
Average daily rate
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£364 £330 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £21.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.97 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £31.65 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.81 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -25.00%

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
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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 +35 534 £364 +10.22% 180
London +54 222 £401 +16.93% 87
South East 0 120 £325 -1.51% 42
City of London +66 78 £419 +28.84% 36
Berkshire +37 70 £350 +27.27% 16
South West +5 60 £400 +14.28% 21
North West -19 34 £300 +4.34% 6
Wiltshire +4 31 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands 0 31 £313 +4.16% 9
Swindon +7 26 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -6 22 £325 -13.33% 7
Reading +21 21 £425 +51.11% 7
East of England -18 18 £345 -16.36% 4
Birmingham +17 17 £320 -0.77% 2
Manchester -7 17 £310 -4.61% 3
Cheshire -15 17 £280 -2.60%
East Midlands +5 13 £338 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -10 13 £301 - 1
Surrey -24 13 £393 +4.66% 9
Yorkshire +4 11 £320 -22.42% 7
Bracknell +6 10 £231 -49.89%
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £335 -36.19%
Scotland -7 10 £356 +7.95% 3
Slough +9 9 £375 -
West Yorkshire +9 8 £280 -33.92% 5
Wales -11 8 £450 -18.18% 13
Leeds +9 7 £280 -33.92% 2
South Wales -6 7 £350 -36.36% 13
Cheltenham 0 6 £263 -
Bristol -15 6 £320 +6.66% 4

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 796 (80.73%) Cisco
2 592 (60.04%) Firewall
3 389 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
4 329 (33.37%) CheckPoint
5 320 (32.45%) F5
6 280 (28.40%) CCNP
7 247 (25.05%) Network Security
8 236 (23.94%) VPN
9 219 (22.21%) BGP
10 218 (22.11%) WAN
11 211 (21.40%) LAN
12 204 (20.69%) OSPF
13 171 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
14 170 (17.24%) Telecoms
15 164 (16.63%) Blue Coat
16 160 (16.23%) Finance
17 150 (15.21%) MPLS
18 147 (14.91%) Windows
19 145 (14.71%) ITIL
20 143 (14.50%) Security Cleared
21 142 (14.40%) CCNA
22 139 (14.10%) DNS
22 139 (14.10%) HP
23 135 (13.69%) Wireless
24 127 (12.88%) Cisco Nexus
25 126 (12.78%) Load Balancing
26 124 (12.58%) CCIE
27 119 (12.07%) VMware
28 117 (11.87%) Microsoft
29 116 (11.76%) SC Cleared

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.77%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (2.64%) Apache
4 24 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.52%) IIS
7 11 (1.12%) Lync
8 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.51%) SAS
11 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.20%) CMS
14 1 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.42%) MS Office
4 5 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Summit
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 592 (60.04%) Firewall
2 247 (25.05%) Network Security
3 236 (23.94%) VPN
4 219 (22.21%) BGP
5 218 (22.11%) WAN
6 211 (21.40%) LAN
7 204 (20.69%) OSPF
8 171 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
9 150 (15.21%) MPLS
10 139 (14.10%) DNS
11 135 (13.69%) Wireless
12 127 (12.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 97 (9.84%) VLAN
14 96 (9.74%) TCP/IP
15 94 (9.53%) SSL
16 86 (8.72%) SAN
17 85 (8.62%) Internet
18 84 (8.52%) Cisco IOS
19 80 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
19 80 (8.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.81%) MySQL
3 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.20%) Big Data
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.10%) QlikView
5 1 (0.10%) MS Access
5 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.10%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.10%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 170 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 160 (16.23%) Finance
3 92 (9.33%) Banking
4 32 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.83%) Retail
7 10 (1.01%) Front Office
8 9 (0.91%) Back Office
9 8 (0.81%) Legal
10 7 (0.71%) German Language
11 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.61%) Games
11 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.51%) Law
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) Local Government
13 3 (0.30%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.30%) International Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 332 (33.67%) Network Engineer
2 152 (15.42%) Security Engineer
3 105 (10.65%) Architect
4 100 (10.14%) Consultant
5 98 (9.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 64 (6.49%) IP Engineer
7 53 (5.38%) Design Engineer
8 51 (5.17%) Analyst
9 49 (4.97%) Firewall Engineer
10 48 (4.87%) Network Consultant
10 48 (4.87%) Support Engineer
11 40 (4.06%) Cisco Engineer
12 38 (3.85%) Network Support
12 38 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (3.55%) Network Architect
14 32 (3.25%) Senior Network Engineer
14 32 (3.25%) Administrator
15 30 (3.04%) Project Engineer
15 30 (3.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 30 (3.04%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.42%) Web Services
2 12 (1.22%) CSS
3 8 (0.81%) SOAP
4 4 (0.41%) HTML
4 4 (0.41%) SAML
5 3 (0.30%) .NET
6 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.20%) JSF
7 1 (0.10%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.10%) OCX
7 1 (0.10%) Middleware
7 1 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.10%) COM
7 1 (0.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (1.93%) Clustering
2 16 (1.62%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.42%) Open Source
3 14 (1.42%) PKI
4 13 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.12%) Replication
5 11 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.01%) CESG
6 10 (1.01%) SecurID
7 8 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 8 (0.81%) Firmware
7 8 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 6 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.51%) RMADS
10 4 (0.41%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.41%) Online Games
10 4 (0.41%) NHS
11 3 (0.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 147 (14.91%) Windows
2 97 (9.84%) Linux
3 73 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (5.07%) UNIX
6 30 (3.04%) Windows XP
7 28 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 25 (2.54%) Solaris
9 19 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.20%) HPUX
13 2 (0.20%) VMS
13 2 (0.20%) MVS
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.10%) Android
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (14.71%) ITIL
2 126 (12.78%) Load Balancing
3 86 (8.72%) Network Design
4 79 (8.01%) Network Management
5 47 (4.77%) Service Management
5 47 (4.77%) Service Delivery
5 47 (4.77%) Change Management
6 42 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 42 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
7 41 (4.16%) Migration
8 39 (3.96%) Project Management
9 38 (3.85%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.75%) Change Control
11 36 (3.65%) Risk Assessment
12 34 (3.45%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.14%) Information Security
14 29 (2.94%) Security Architecture
15 24 (2.43%) Configuration Management
15 24 (2.43%) Business Continuity
15 24 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.38%) Perl
2 25 (2.54%) SQL
3 20 (2.03%) C
4 16 (1.62%) PHP
5 12 (1.22%) Java
6 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.71%) Tcl
8 6 (0.61%) Python
9 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.10%) Ruby
11 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 389 (39.45%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (28.40%) CCNP
3 143 (14.50%) Security Cleared
4 142 (14.40%) CCNA
5 124 (12.58%) CCIE
6 116 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 60 (6.09%) CISSP
8 50 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (4.97%) CCDP
10 42 (4.26%) CCSE
11 41 (4.16%) Degree
12 39 (3.96%) JNCIP
13 38 (3.85%) JNCIS
14 36 (3.65%) CCSP
14 36 (3.65%) JNCIA
15 33 (3.35%) JNCIE
16 29 (2.94%) MCITP
16 29 (2.94%) CCSA
17 28 (2.84%) Check Point Certification
18 26 (2.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 32 (3.25%) SLA
3 21 (2.13%) QA
4 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.51%) COBIT
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.30%) GPG13
9 2 (0.20%) BS25999
10 1 (0.10%) TickIT
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 84 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (5.58%) Hyper-V
3 48 (4.87%) Active Directory
4 37 (3.75%) ProxySG
5 36 (3.65%) vSphere
6 30 (3.04%) XenApp
7 26 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 19 (1.93%) Squid
10 18 (1.83%) Snort
11 12 (1.22%) NFS
12 11 (1.12%) qmail
13 8 (0.81%) UAG
14 7 (0.71%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.51%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.41%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
17 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 46 (4.67%) Backup Exec
2 28 (2.84%) FortiGate
3 15 (1.52%) Zenoss
4 11 (1.12%) SCCM
4 11 (1.12%) SCOM
5 10 (1.01%) OPNET
6 7 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.41%) OpenView
9 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Puppet
10 2 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 796 (80.73%) Cisco
2 329 (33.37%) CheckPoint
3 320 (32.45%) F5
4 164 (16.63%) Blue Coat
5 139 (14.10%) HP
6 119 (12.07%) VMware
7 117 (11.87%) Microsoft
8 90 (9.13%) Citrix
9 87 (8.82%) McAfee
10 53 (5.38%) Symantec
11 50 (5.07%) Nokia
12 41 (4.16%) Fortinet
13 39 (3.96%) EMC
13 39 (3.96%) Riverbed
14 34 (3.45%) Sourcefire
15 32 (3.25%) Websense
16 30 (3.04%) Huawei
17 29 (2.94%) Brocade
18 28 (2.84%) Redback
18 28 (2.84%) Avaya
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