The table below looks at the statistics for Junos skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junos over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Junos OS
Rank 635 613 570
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -43
Contract jobs citing Junos 18 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 42
Median daily rate £388 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8274 7955 8575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.72% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5051 4583 4747
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 543 484
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Junos
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Junos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junos within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 18 £388 -3.12% 7
London -16 8 £400 +20.37% 3
South West +5 5 £400 -15.78%
South East +21 4 £363 -3.33% 2
Wiltshire -5 4 £400 -15.78%
Swindon +3 3 £400 -15.78%
Hampshire - 3 £338 - 1
City of London +9 2 - -
Reading +22 1 £388 +19.23%
Berkshire +1 1 £388 +19.23%
West Midlands -32 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £338 - 1

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Junos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Junos.

1 59 (93.65%) Juniper
2 51 (80.95%) Firewall
3 47 (74.60%) Cisco
4 29 (46.03%) VPN
5 28 (44.44%) BGP
6 25 (39.68%) CheckPoint
6 25 (39.68%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (38.10%) Network Design
8 23 (36.51%) WAN
8 23 (36.51%) Windows
9 20 (31.75%) DHCP
9 20 (31.75%) DNS
9 20 (31.75%) MPLS
9 20 (31.75%) Wireshark
10 19 (30.16%) tcpdump
10 19 (30.16%) OSPF
11 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (25.40%) LAN
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
13 15 (23.81%) Finance
14 14 (22.22%) MS Visio
14 14 (22.22%) MS Office
14 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 14 (22.22%) F5
15 13 (20.63%) Ethernet
16 12 (19.05%) CCNP
17 10 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (15.87%) Multicast
17 10 (15.87%) JNCIP
18 9 (14.29%) VPLS

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Office
1 14 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (80.95%) Firewall
2 29 (46.03%) VPN
3 28 (44.44%) BGP
4 25 (39.68%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (36.51%) WAN
6 20 (31.75%) DHCP
6 20 (31.75%) DNS
6 20 (31.75%) MPLS
6 20 (31.75%) Wireshark
7 19 (30.16%) OSPF
7 19 (30.16%) tcpdump
8 16 (25.40%) LAN
9 13 (20.63%) Ethernet
10 10 (15.87%) Multicast
10 10 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (14.29%) SNMP
11 9 (14.29%) VPLS
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (12.70%) IPsec
12 8 (12.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Robot Framework
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Network Support
3 14 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Juniper Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Support
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Network Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) RESTful
2 1 (1.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.76%) Fintech
3 3 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) BBC
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Eurex
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) NGOSS
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) AIX
4 4 (6.35%) Unix
5 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Mandriva Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Network Design
2 8 (12.70%) Change Control
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (11.11%) Workflow
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Network Management
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Information Management
6 4 (6.35%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.17%) Security Management
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.05%) CCNP
3 10 (15.87%) JNCIP
4 8 (12.70%) JNCIE
4 8 (12.70%) JNCIS
4 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) CCNA
6 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.35%) CCIE
7 4 (6.35%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.76%) CCSA
8 3 (4.76%) CCSE
9 2 (3.17%) Degree
10 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.59%) CCDA
10 1 (1.59%) CISSP
10 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.35%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.59%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.59%) OpenView
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (93.65%) Juniper
2 47 (74.60%) Cisco
3 25 (39.68%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.22%) F5
4 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.11%) Brocade
5 7 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.94%) Aruba
7 5 (7.94%) HP
8 4 (6.35%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (6.35%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.76%) Avaya
9 3 (4.76%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.17%) Citrix
10 2 (3.17%) Clearswift
10 2 (3.17%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.17%) VMware
11 1 (1.59%) Fortinet