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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Junos
Rank 615 578 600
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Contract jobs citing Junos 25 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 14
Average daily rate £450 £332 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -26.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
+51.61% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00

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
8540 8244 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.79% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5165 4488 3859
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 445 405
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 15 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -49 24 £450 +29.50% 5
London -21 11 £450 -6.49% 1
South East -15 8 £440 - 2
Berkshire +7 5 £550 - 1
South West +3 4 £500 +11.11%
Bristol - 4 £500 -
City of London +42 2 £400 -
Reading -9 2 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £335 - 1
Lewes - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £335 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (85.48%) Juniper
2 40 (64.52%) Cisco
3 36 (58.06%) Firewall
4 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (43.55%) WAN
6 26 (41.94%) LAN
7 21 (33.87%) BGP
8 20 (32.26%) OSPF
8 20 (32.26%) CCNP
8 20 (32.26%) VPN
9 18 (29.03%) ITIL
9 18 (29.03%) MPLS
9 18 (29.03%) JNCIP
9 18 (29.03%) Network Security
10 14 (22.58%) F5
10 14 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
10 14 (22.58%) IPsec
11 13 (20.97%) Network Design
11 13 (20.97%) DNS
11 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.35%) Linux
12 12 (19.35%) CCNA
12 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.74%) SSL
13 11 (17.74%) Ethernet
14 10 (16.13%) SNMP
14 10 (16.13%) Windows
14 10 (16.13%) TACACS
14 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (58.06%) Firewall
2 27 (43.55%) WAN
3 26 (41.94%) LAN
4 21 (33.87%) BGP
5 20 (32.26%) OSPF
5 20 (32.26%) VPN
6 18 (29.03%) MPLS
6 18 (29.03%) Network Security
7 14 (22.58%) IPsec
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (20.97%) DNS
9 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 11 (17.74%) Ethernet
10 11 (17.74%) SSL
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (16.13%) SNMP
11 10 (16.13%) TACACS
12 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (14.52%) VLAN
13 8 (12.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Juniper Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Support
5 3 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) OSS Architect
6 2 (3.23%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) YAML
2 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.23%) RESTful
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) PKI
3 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.84%) BBC
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.84%) iDTV
5 3 (4.84%) Statistics
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.23%) NGOSS
7 1 (1.61%) BYOD
7 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.61%) Eurex
7 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.23%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.61%) CatOS
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (20.97%) Network Design
4 9 (14.52%) Change Management
4 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Network Management
6 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.06%) Change Control
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
8 4 (6.45%) Information Management
8 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.45%) Security Hardening
9 3 (4.84%) Coaching
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) High Availability
9 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.84%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Lisp
2 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.26%) CCNP
3 18 (29.03%) JNCIP
4 12 (19.35%) CCNA
5 10 (16.13%) JNCIA
5 10 (16.13%) JNCIS
5 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.29%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.84%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) Degree
9 2 (3.23%) CCA
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CCSA
10 1 (1.61%) CCSE
10 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Ansible
2 4 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 2 (3.23%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.61%) OpenView
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.61%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 53 (85.48%) Juniper
2 40 (64.52%) Cisco
3 14 (22.58%) CheckPoint
3 14 (22.58%) F5
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
4 9 (14.52%) VMware
5 8 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.29%) Brocade
7 4 (6.45%) Avaya
7 4 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.84%) Arqiva
8 3 (4.84%) Clearswift
8 3 (4.84%) Huawei
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) SAP
8 3 (4.84%) Virgin Media
9 2 (3.23%) Agilent
9 2 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet