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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Junos
Rank 540 540 539
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Junos 51 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 7
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£451 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.99% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £305 £378
% change year-on-year
+48.02% -19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
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
7797 6874 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.45% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 3747 3777
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 645
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 December 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 29 December 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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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 +10 46 £481 +13.23% 9
London +22 23 £500 +12.35% 3
South East -17 10 £506 +19.11% 1
City of London +10 8 £365 -25.51% 1
North West +3 8 - -
South West -31 2 - - 1
Berkshire -4 1 £150 -64.70% 1
Kent - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £150 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 100 (83.33%) Juniper
2 91 (75.83%) Cisco
3 74 (61.67%) Firewall
4 52 (43.33%) BGP
5 49 (40.83%) F5
6 46 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (35.83%) CCNP
8 39 (32.50%) VPN
8 39 (32.50%) CheckPoint
9 38 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (30.83%) MPLS
11 36 (30.00%) Network Security
12 33 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (26.67%) WAN
14 31 (25.83%) LAN
14 31 (25.83%) OSPF
15 29 (24.17%) Finance
15 29 (24.17%) TippingPoint
16 26 (21.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 24 (20.00%) Load Balancing
18 24 (20.00%) ITIL
19 23 (19.17%) Network Management
20 21 (17.50%) Windows
20 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
21 20 (16.67%) DNS
21 20 (16.67%) RSVP
21 20 (16.67%) JNCIA
22 19 (15.83%) JNCIP

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.17%) MS Office
3 10 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (61.67%) Firewall
2 52 (43.33%) BGP
3 39 (32.50%) VPN
4 38 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (30.83%) MPLS
6 36 (30.00%) Network Security
7 33 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
8 32 (26.67%) WAN
9 31 (25.83%) LAN
9 31 (25.83%) OSPF
10 26 (21.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 20 (16.67%) RSVP
13 20 (16.67%) DNS
14 17 (14.17%) Ethernet
15 16 (13.33%) Multicast
16 14 (11.67%) VPLS
16 14 (11.67%) IPv6
16 14 (11.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (24.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.50%) Consultant
3 14 (11.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Network Consultant
5 10 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) IP Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Network Support
10 4 (3.33%) Firewall Consultant
11 3 (2.50%) Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.33%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Handset
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) SecurID
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.67%) Linux
4 13 (10.83%) UNIX
5 3 (2.50%) Solaris
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) ITIL
1 24 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 23 (19.17%) Network Management
3 19 (15.83%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (15.00%) Service Management
5 16 (13.33%) Network Design
6 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
7 12 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.00%) Change Management
8 11 (9.17%) Time Management
8 11 (9.17%) Network Architecture
9 8 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.67%) Low Latency
9 8 (6.67%) DNA
9 8 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.17%) Project Management
12 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) Perl
2 4 (3.33%) Tcl
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (35.83%) CCNP
3 20 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 19 (15.83%) JNCIP
5 18 (15.00%) CCNA
6 17 (14.17%) CCIE
7 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.33%) JNCIE
10 9 (7.50%) CCSA
11 8 (6.67%) JNCIS
11 8 (6.67%) CCIP
12 5 (4.17%) CCSE
12 5 (4.17%) CCDP
12 5 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (3.33%) MCITP
13 4 (3.33%) CCA
13 4 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (3.33%) CCSP
13 4 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) QA
1 14 (11.67%) JSP 440
2 8 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 14 (11.67%) vSphere
2 14 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.67%) XenApp
3 2 (1.67%) NFS
3 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 100 (83.33%) Juniper
2 91 (75.83%) Cisco
3 49 (40.83%) F5
4 39 (32.50%) CheckPoint
5 29 (24.17%) TippingPoint
6 19 (15.83%) McAfee
6 19 (15.83%) HP
7 18 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 17 (14.17%) Riverbed
9 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.67%) EMC
10 14 (11.67%) Nokia
10 14 (11.67%) 3PAR
11 9 (7.50%) BT
12 8 (6.67%) Crossbeam
13 7 (5.83%) Mercator
14 4 (3.33%) VMware
14 4 (3.33%) Citrix
15 3 (2.50%) WatchGuard
15 3 (2.50%) Brocade
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