The table below looks at the statistics for Junos skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junos over the 3 months to 28 May 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Junos
Rank 535 557 522
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Contract jobs citing Junos 62 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.066% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £294 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
-25.31% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -69.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8032 7164 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.22% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 3914 3417
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 393 544
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

Junos
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junos within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Junos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junos
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junos within the UK.

Junos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junos within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Junos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junos
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junos within the UK.

Junos Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junos
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 Junos within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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 +6 56 £450 +15.38% 12
London +38 30 £475 +50.79% 7
City of London +16 10 £475 +50.79% 5
South East -11 8 - - 4
Berkshire +14 6 - - 4
Birmingham - 6 £295 -
Scotland - 6 £267 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £295 -
Tyne and Wear -4 5 £347 +2.95%
North East -5 5 £347 +2.95%
Renfrewshire - 5 £267 -
Erskine - 5 £267 -
Reading - 4 - - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 3 £347 +2.95%
North West -10 3 - -
South West +1 2 £450 -
Sunderland - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £325 -
Gloucester +1 1 £450 -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Gloucestershire -16 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Junos 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 Junos.

1 96 (93.20%) Juniper
2 87 (84.47%) Cisco
3 61 (59.22%) Firewall
4 54 (52.43%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (44.66%) BGP
6 45 (43.69%) OSPF
7 44 (42.72%) Cisco IOS
8 37 (35.92%) CCNP
9 36 (34.95%) F5
10 35 (33.98%) Network Security
10 35 (33.98%) MPLS
11 34 (33.01%) CCIE
12 32 (31.07%) VPN
12 32 (31.07%) WAN
13 31 (30.10%) LAN
13 31 (30.10%) CheckPoint
14 28 (27.18%) Windows
15 26 (25.24%) RSVP
16 24 (23.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
17 22 (21.36%) Finance
18 21 (20.39%) UNIX
18 21 (20.39%) JNCIP
18 21 (20.39%) HSRP
18 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
19 20 (19.42%) Linux
20 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
20 19 (18.45%) VRRP
20 19 (18.45%) IOS XR
20 19 (18.45%) JNCIA

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Junos 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 Junos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.53%) MS Office
3 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (59.22%) Firewall
2 46 (44.66%) BGP
3 45 (43.69%) OSPF
4 44 (42.72%) Cisco IOS
5 35 (33.98%) Network Security
5 35 (33.98%) MPLS
6 32 (31.07%) VPN
6 32 (31.07%) WAN
7 31 (30.10%) LAN
8 26 (25.24%) RSVP
9 24 (23.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (20.39%) HSRP
11 19 (18.45%) VRRP
11 19 (18.45%) IOS XR
12 18 (17.48%) Ethernet
13 16 (15.53%) IPv4
14 15 (14.56%) BT 21CN
14 15 (14.56%) Multicast
14 15 (14.56%) IPv6
14 15 (14.56%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.97%) German Language
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Operations Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) IP Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Network Support
7 5 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Firewall Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Network Consultant
10 2 (1.94%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Design Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.83%) Eurex
4 4 (3.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Wiki
5 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) UNIX
3 20 (19.42%) Linux
4 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Network Management
2 17 (16.50%) ITIL
3 15 (14.56%) Incident Management
3 15 (14.56%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (14.56%) Service Management
4 14 (13.59%) Network Load Balancing
5 13 (12.62%) Time Management
5 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
6 12 (11.65%) Load Balancing
7 11 (10.68%) Network Design
8 7 (6.80%) Change Management
9 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 4 (3.88%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (3.88%) Change Control
10 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.91%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) Tcl
1 2 (1.94%) Perl
1 2 (1.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) PHP
2 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (52.43%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (35.92%) CCNP
3 34 (33.01%) CCIE
4 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
5 21 (20.39%) JNCIP
6 19 (18.45%) JNCIA
7 18 (17.48%) CCNA
8 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
9 15 (14.56%) CCIP
10 8 (7.77%) CCSA
11 7 (6.80%) JNCIE
11 7 (6.80%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.91%) BC Cleared
13 2 (1.94%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.94%) Degree
14 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.97%) CCSE
14 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) QA
2 12 (11.65%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Hyper-V
2 12 (11.65%) vSphere
2 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 96 (93.20%) Juniper
2 87 (84.47%) Cisco
3 36 (34.95%) F5
4 31 (30.10%) CheckPoint
5 19 (18.45%) TippingPoint
6 18 (17.48%) Riverbed
6 18 (17.48%) McAfee
7 16 (15.53%) HP
8 15 (14.56%) BT
9 14 (13.59%) Crossbeam
10 13 (12.62%) EMC
11 12 (11.65%) 3PAR
12 11 (10.68%) Blue Coat
13 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.83%) SevOne
14 5 (4.85%) Nokia
15 4 (3.88%) Remedy
15 4 (3.88%) NetScout
16 3 (2.91%) Ruckus Wireless
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