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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Junos
Rank 577 562 536
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Contract jobs citing Junos 56 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.086% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 39
Average daily rate
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£388 £365 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £287 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £467 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £349 £303
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 21 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 4 September 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 +2 50 £400 +6.66% 18
London +19 29 £366 -2.33% 6
South West - 13 £475 - 2
Wiltshire - 13 £475 - 1
City of London +10 12 £400 +6.66% 1
Swindon - 10 £475 - 1
South East -26 3 £375 -16.66% 1
West Midlands +7 2 £270 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 4
Birmingham +2 1 £215 -31.74%
East of England 0 1 - - 8
Berkshire -2 1 £325 - 1
North West -33 1 £213 -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £213 -
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Warwick - 1 £325 -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 111 (94.87%) Juniper
2 96 (82.05%) Cisco
3 81 (69.23%) Firewall
4 58 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (41.03%) Network Security
6 44 (37.61%) BGP
7 40 (34.19%) OSPF
8 38 (32.48%) Cisco IOS
9 37 (31.62%) LAN
10 36 (30.77%) CCNP
10 36 (30.77%) Finance
11 35 (29.91%) MPLS
12 34 (29.06%) F5
13 31 (26.50%) CheckPoint
13 31 (26.50%) WAN
14 30 (25.64%) CCIE
15 29 (24.79%) Windows
15 29 (24.79%) McAfee
16 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
17 25 (21.37%) VPN
18 22 (18.80%) ITIL
19 20 (17.09%) Wireless
19 20 (17.09%) Network Management
19 20 (17.09%) Blue Coat
20 19 (16.24%) Cisco Nexus
20 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
21 18 (15.38%) Load Balancing
22 17 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
22 17 (14.53%) Multicast
23 16 (13.68%) HP

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (0.85%) IIS
1 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
3 8 (6.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (69.23%) Firewall
2 48 (41.03%) Network Security
3 44 (37.61%) BGP
4 40 (34.19%) OSPF
5 38 (32.48%) Cisco IOS
6 37 (31.62%) LAN
7 35 (29.91%) MPLS
8 31 (26.50%) WAN
9 25 (21.37%) VPN
10 20 (17.09%) Wireless
11 19 (16.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (14.53%) Multicast
12 17 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (11.97%) Cisco ISE
14 13 (11.11%) RSVP
14 13 (11.11%) Internet
15 11 (9.40%) DNS
16 10 (8.55%) Ethernet
16 10 (8.55%) SAN
16 10 (8.55%) Cisco PIX
General
1 36 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (58.12%) Network Engineer
2 9 (7.69%) Architect
3 8 (6.84%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (5.98%) Security Architect
5 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Administrator
6 5 (4.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Network Support
7 4 (3.42%) Security Administrator
7 4 (3.42%) IP Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.56%) Design Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Network Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.26%) Cryptography
3 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.84%) Eurex
5 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.13%) Physics
6 4 (3.42%) Clustering
6 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Wiki
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.79%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) UNIX
2 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.84%) Linux
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL
2 20 (17.09%) Network Management
3 18 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.97%) Time Management
4 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.26%) Service Management
7 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.40%) Migration
7 11 (9.40%) Network Design
8 7 (5.98%) Change Management
9 6 (5.13%) Open Source
9 6 (5.13%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (4.27%) Information Security
11 4 (3.42%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (2.56%) Content Management
12 3 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Python
2 4 (3.42%) Perl
3 2 (1.71%) PHP
3 2 (1.71%) SQL
3 2 (1.71%) Tcl
3 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (30.77%) CCNP
3 30 (25.64%) CCIE
4 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.82%) JNCIP
6 14 (11.97%) JNCIE
6 14 (11.97%) Degree
7 10 (8.55%) CCSA
8 9 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (5.98%) JNCIA
10 6 (5.13%) CCNA
11 5 (4.27%) CISSP
12 4 (3.42%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.56%) CCSE
14 2 (1.71%) CCIP
14 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
2 9 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 5 (4.27%) SLA
4 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 9 (7.69%) vSphere
1 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (94.87%) Juniper
2 96 (82.05%) Cisco
3 34 (29.06%) F5
4 31 (26.50%) CheckPoint
5 29 (24.79%) McAfee
6 20 (17.09%) Blue Coat
7 16 (13.68%) HP
8 14 (11.97%) IronPort
8 14 (11.97%) TippingPoint
8 14 (11.97%) Riverbed
9 13 (11.11%) Crossbeam
9 13 (11.11%) Intel
10 12 (10.26%) EMC
11 11 (9.40%) Aruba
12 9 (7.69%) 3PAR
12 9 (7.69%) Citrix
13 8 (6.84%) VMware
14 6 (5.13%) Remedy
14 6 (5.13%) Sourcefire
14 6 (5.13%) SevOne
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