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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 237 324 270
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -54
Contract jobs citing Juniper 486 271 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 164 195
Average daily rate
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£370 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Average hourly rate £18.13 £19.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.65 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.57%

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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +87 459 £370 -2.63% 120
London +76 228 £365 -8.75% 44
South East +43 115 £373 +20.16% 28
City of London +14 64 £375 -6.25% 15
Berkshire +27 43 £350 +9.37% 8
South West -12 35 £295 +6.30% 23
North West -9 31 £363 -9.37% 7
Surrey +17 26 £430 +30.30% 3
Wiltshire +1 18 £490 +50.76% 4
West Midlands +6 17 £398 +13.57% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £325 - 3
Milton Keynes 0 15 £318 - 2
Bracknell +11 14 £250 - 1
Manchester -13 14 £300 - 3
East Sussex - 13 £425 -
Cheshire +5 11 £500 +19.04% 2
Hampshire -17 11 £379 +27.31% 8
North East -19 11 £393 -
Wales -15 10 £400 +6.73% 5
Birmingham +2 9 £420 - 4
Swindon -3 9 £500 +100.00% 1
Reading +17 8 £363 +13.28% 3
Scotland -9 8 £400 +14.28% 2
East of England -11 8 £200 -38.46% 3
Guildford - 8 £450 - 1
South Wales -11 7 £400 +6.73% 5
Warrington -12 6 £500 +63.93%
Yorkshire -14 5 £425 +41.66% 8
Bristol -14 5 £250 -38.46% 12
Bexhill-On-Sea - 5 - -

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 895 (82.11%) Cisco
2 717 (65.78%) Firewall
3 467 (42.84%) Cisco Certification
4 395 (36.24%) CheckPoint
5 393 (36.06%) F5
6 318 (29.17%) CCNP
7 312 (28.62%) WAN
8 311 (28.53%) LAN
9 300 (27.52%) BGP
10 267 (24.50%) OSPF
11 258 (23.67%) VPN
12 256 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
13 228 (20.92%) Network Security
14 209 (19.17%) MPLS
15 201 (18.44%) CCNA
16 196 (17.98%) Security Cleared
17 194 (17.80%) ITIL
18 182 (16.70%) Blue Coat
19 181 (16.61%) Finance
20 173 (15.87%) Windows
21 155 (14.22%) SC Cleared
22 153 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
23 152 (13.94%) Telecoms
24 151 (13.85%) TCP/IP
25 144 (13.21%) DNS
26 143 (13.12%) HP
27 136 (12.48%) VMware
28 135 (12.39%) Load Balancing
29 133 (12.20%) CCIE
30 118 (10.83%) Linux

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (4.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (1.83%) IIS
4 16 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.83%) Apache
9 8 (0.73%) Lync
10 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.37%) SAS
12 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.092%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.092%) JBoss
14 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.092%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 59 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.84%) MS Office
3 20 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.092%) MS Project
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) RMDS
3 3 (0.28%) Summit
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.37%) SaaS
4 3 (0.28%) Office 365
4 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 717 (65.78%) Firewall
2 312 (28.62%) WAN
3 311 (28.53%) LAN
4 300 (27.52%) BGP
5 267 (24.50%) OSPF
6 258 (23.67%) VPN
7 256 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
8 228 (20.92%) Network Security
9 209 (19.17%) MPLS
10 153 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 151 (13.85%) TCP/IP
12 144 (13.21%) DNS
13 109 (10.00%) SSL
14 108 (9.91%) Wireless
15 104 (9.54%) SAN
16 100 (9.17%) Junos
17 99 (9.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 97 (8.90%) VLAN
19 96 (8.81%) Cisco IOS
20 93 (8.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.73%) MySQL
3 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.092%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.092%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.092%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.092%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.37%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.092%) MSI
4 1 (0.092%) AdminStudio
General
1 181 (16.61%) Finance
2 152 (13.94%) Telecoms
3 97 (8.90%) Banking
4 30 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.19%) Games
6 11 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.92%) Law
7 10 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 9 (0.83%) Local Government
9 8 (0.73%) Legal
10 6 (0.55%) Retail
11 4 (0.37%) Marketing
11 4 (0.37%) Advertising
12 3 (0.28%) French Language
12 3 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
13 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.092%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.092%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 410 (37.61%) Network Engineer
2 131 (12.02%) Security Engineer
3 99 (9.08%) Consultant
4 83 (7.61%) Architect
5 81 (7.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 68 (6.24%) Analyst
7 60 (5.50%) IP Engineer
8 55 (5.05%) Network Consultant
9 48 (4.40%) Firewall Engineer
10 46 (4.22%) Senior Network Engineer
11 45 (4.13%) Support Engineer
12 42 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (3.85%) Design Engineer
13 41 (3.76%) Network Support
14 39 (3.58%) Cisco Engineer
15 33 (3.03%) Network Analyst
16 32 (2.94%) Designer
17 27 (2.48%) Security Consultant
18 25 (2.29%) Network Support Engineer
18 25 (2.29%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.56%) CSS
2 9 (0.83%) Web Services
3 7 (0.64%) SOAP
4 5 (0.46%) Middleware
5 4 (0.37%) Rendezvous
5 4 (0.37%) .NET
6 2 (0.18%) JMS
6 2 (0.18%) WAP
6 2 (0.18%) JPA
6 2 (0.18%) Spring
6 2 (0.18%) Ajax
6 2 (0.18%) XMPP
7 1 (0.092%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.092%) HTML
7 1 (0.092%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.092%) COM
7 1 (0.092%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.76%) PKI
3 32 (2.94%) Clustering
4 25 (2.29%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.02%) Cryptography
6 21 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.56%) CESG
8 16 (1.47%) User Experience
9 14 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.28%) Replication
10 13 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
11 11 (1.01%) Online Games
11 11 (1.01%) RMADS
12 10 (0.92%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.83%) Open Source
13 9 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.64%) SecurID
15 6 (0.55%) Handset
16 4 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 173 (15.87%) Windows
2 118 (10.83%) Linux
3 78 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (7.06%) UNIX
5 76 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (4.04%) Solaris
7 29 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 22 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.92%) CentOS
12 6 (0.55%) Android
13 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.28%) SUSE
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.18%) MVS
15 2 (0.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.092%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (17.80%) ITIL
2 135 (12.39%) Load Balancing
3 87 (7.98%) Network Management
4 86 (7.89%) Network Design
5 77 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
6 67 (6.15%) Service Management
7 63 (5.78%) Service Delivery
8 62 (5.69%) Incident Management
9 55 (5.05%) Network Architecture
10 48 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 41 (3.76%) Low Latency
12 39 (3.58%) Information Security
13 38 (3.49%) Project Management
13 38 (3.49%) E-Commerce
14 36 (3.30%) Change Management
15 35 (3.21%) Migration
16 31 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
17 28 (2.57%) Risk Assessment
18 27 (2.48%) Time Management
18 27 (2.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.77%) SQL
2 44 (4.04%) Perl
3 18 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 17 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 17 (1.56%) Python
5 15 (1.38%) Java
6 14 (1.28%) C
7 12 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.01%) C++
9 8 (0.73%) Tcl
10 4 (0.37%) PHP
11 3 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.092%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.092%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 467 (42.84%) Cisco Certification
2 318 (29.17%) CCNP
3 201 (18.44%) CCNA
4 196 (17.98%) Security Cleared
5 155 (14.22%) SC Cleared
6 133 (12.20%) CCIE
7 50 (4.59%) CISSP
8 43 (3.94%) CCSE
9 42 (3.85%) JNCIA
10 40 (3.67%) JNCIP
10 40 (3.67%) DV Cleared
11 39 (3.58%) JNCIS
11 39 (3.58%) CCSA
12 33 (3.03%) CCDP
12 33 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (3.03%) Degree
13 26 (2.39%) JNCIE
13 26 (2.39%) CCIP
14 23 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
15 22 (2.02%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.59%) SLA
2 26 (2.39%) QA
3 22 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.38%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.55%) GPG13
7 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.092%) BS25999
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.092%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 70 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (4.86%) vSphere
4 44 (4.04%) ProxySG
5 40 (3.67%) Hyper-V
6 38 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.29%) Snort
8 23 (2.11%) XenApp
9 14 (1.28%) NFS
10 12 (1.10%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.83%) UAG
12 8 (0.73%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.55%) Sendmail
14 6 (0.55%) vCloud
14 6 (0.55%) Squid
15 5 (0.46%) XenServer
16 4 (0.37%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (4.22%) FortiGate
2 29 (2.66%) SCCM
3 19 (1.74%) OPNET
3 19 (1.74%) WhatsUp Gold
3 19 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.19%) SCOM
5 10 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (0.83%) MOM
7 7 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.64%) Nagios
7 7 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
7 7 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.55%) Nessus
8 6 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.37%) OpenView
10 4 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 895 (82.11%) Cisco
2 395 (36.24%) CheckPoint
3 393 (36.06%) F5
4 182 (16.70%) Blue Coat
5 143 (13.12%) HP
6 136 (12.48%) VMware
7 105 (9.63%) McAfee
7 105 (9.63%) Microsoft
8 101 (9.27%) Fortinet
9 91 (8.35%) Citrix
10 88 (8.07%) Riverbed
11 79 (7.25%) Nokia
12 58 (5.32%) SolarWinds
13 45 (4.13%) Avaya
14 43 (3.94%) Nortel
15 42 (3.85%) Sourcefire
16 40 (3.67%) Websense
16 40 (3.67%) EMC
17 34 (3.12%) Brocade
18 32 (2.94%) TippingPoint
London
Explore Group
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Docklands
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £260.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month contract - Closing date 5th January
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago