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 20 November 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Junos
Rank 538 528 541
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Junos 59 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.084% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.63% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 15
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£375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.85% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
8126 6870 8015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.24% 13.42% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4647 3771 3839
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 467 605
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 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 -5 57 £375 -11.76% 10
London +17 36 £375 -22.07% 1
City of London +25 15 £375 -19.13% 1
South East -19 6 £463 +2.77% 3
North West -7 3 - - 2
Surrey -13 3 £463 -2.63% 1
South West -26 2 - -
East of England - 2 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
Cambridge - 2 £375 -
Bristol -15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 85 (84.16%) Juniper
2 76 (75.25%) Cisco
3 63 (62.38%) Firewall
4 44 (43.56%) BGP
5 39 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (38.61%) F5
6 36 (35.64%) CCNP
7 34 (33.66%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (30.69%) VPN
8 31 (30.69%) CheckPoint
8 31 (30.69%) MPLS
9 30 (29.70%) Network Security
10 27 (26.73%) WAN
11 26 (25.74%) OSPF
12 25 (24.75%) Finance
12 25 (24.75%) LAN
13 23 (22.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (21.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 22 (21.78%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (20.79%) TippingPoint
16 20 (19.80%) Load Balancing
16 20 (19.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 19 (18.81%) ITIL
18 18 (17.82%) DNS
18 18 (17.82%) Network Management
19 15 (14.85%) Network Monitoring
19 15 (14.85%) Multicast
19 15 (14.85%) HP
19 15 (14.85%) Windows
19 15 (14.85%) MS Excel

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) MS Office
3 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (62.38%) Firewall
2 44 (43.56%) BGP
3 34 (33.66%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (30.69%) MPLS
4 31 (30.69%) VPN
5 30 (29.70%) Network Security
6 27 (26.73%) WAN
7 26 (25.74%) OSPF
8 25 (24.75%) LAN
9 23 (22.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (21.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 22 (21.78%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (19.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 18 (17.82%) DNS
13 15 (14.85%) Multicast
14 13 (12.87%) VPLS
14 13 (12.87%) Ethernet
14 13 (12.87%) RSVP
15 12 (11.88%) Internet
16 11 (10.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (63.37%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Consultant
3 11 (10.89%) Network Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Implementation Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Project Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Network Support
10 3 (2.97%) Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) IP Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) .NET
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Handset
4 1 (0.99%) SecurID
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.91%) Linux
4 8 (7.92%) UNIX
5 3 (2.97%) Solaris
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Android
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Load Balancing
2 19 (18.81%) ITIL
3 18 (17.82%) Network Management
4 15 (14.85%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (13.86%) Network Design
6 13 (12.87%) Service Management
7 10 (9.90%) Change Management
8 8 (7.92%) DNA
8 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.92%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.92%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.93%) Time Management
9 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.96%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.97%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) Perl
2 4 (3.96%) Tcl
3 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (35.64%) CCNP
3 14 (13.86%) JNCIA
4 13 (12.87%) CCNA
4 13 (12.87%) JNCIP
5 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
5 12 (11.88%) CCIE
6 10 (9.90%) JNCIE
7 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (8.91%) CCSA
8 7 (6.93%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.95%) CCSE
9 5 (4.95%) CCDP
9 5 (4.95%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.96%) MCITP
10 4 (3.96%) CCA
10 4 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.96%) CCSP
10 4 (3.96%) MCP
10 4 (3.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
1 9 (8.91%) JSP 440
2 6 (5.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.91%) vSphere
2 9 (8.91%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.97%) NFS
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.98%) XenApp
5 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 85 (84.16%) Juniper
2 76 (75.25%) Cisco
3 39 (38.61%) F5
4 31 (30.69%) CheckPoint
5 21 (20.79%) TippingPoint
6 15 (14.85%) Blue Coat
6 15 (14.85%) HP
7 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.86%) McAfee
8 11 (10.89%) Nokia
8 11 (10.89%) Riverbed
9 9 (8.91%) 3PAR
9 9 (8.91%) EMC
10 5 (4.95%) Mercator
11 4 (3.96%) BT
11 4 (3.96%) VMware
11 4 (3.96%) Citrix
11 4 (3.96%) Brocade
11 4 (3.96%) Crossbeam
11 4 (3.96%) WatchGuard
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