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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Junos
Rank 535 552 516
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs citing Junos 41 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 13
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£400 £363 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £353 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £323
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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 20 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 27 February 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 +6 37 £365 +0.68% 7
North West - 13 - -
London -12 10 £365 +0.68% 4
South East -27 7 £516 -
City of London +19 5 £365 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 1
Berkshire -5 1 £150 -
Reading - 1 £150 -
Sheffield - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 83 (83.84%) Juniper
2 82 (82.83%) Cisco
3 55 (55.56%) Firewall
4 49 (49.49%) BGP
5 45 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (41.41%) F5
7 40 (40.40%) Cisco IOS
7 40 (40.40%) MPLS
8 38 (38.38%) OSPF
9 37 (37.37%) CCNP
10 36 (36.36%) VPN
11 31 (31.31%) CCIE
12 29 (29.29%) RSVP
13 27 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (25.25%) JNCIP
15 24 (24.24%) Network Security
15 24 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (23.23%) CCNA
16 23 (23.23%) LAN
16 23 (23.23%) WAN
17 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
17 22 (22.22%) VRRP
17 22 (22.22%) Finance
17 22 (22.22%) JNCIA
18 21 (21.21%) Ethernet
18 21 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 20 (20.20%) HSRP
19 20 (20.20%) UNIX
19 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
20 19 (19.19%) Windows

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.01%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Office
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (55.56%) Firewall
2 49 (49.49%) BGP
3 40 (40.40%) MPLS
3 40 (40.40%) Cisco IOS
4 38 (38.38%) OSPF
5 36 (36.36%) VPN
6 29 (29.29%) RSVP
7 27 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (24.24%) Network Security
8 24 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (23.23%) WAN
9 23 (23.23%) LAN
10 22 (22.22%) VRRP
11 21 (21.21%) Ethernet
11 21 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (20.20%) HSRP
13 19 (19.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (18.18%) IPv6
15 17 (17.17%) L2TP
15 17 (17.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Local Government
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Operations Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Implementation Engineer
3 17 (17.17%) IP Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Project Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Handset
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) UNIX
2 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 19 (19.19%) Linux
3 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.02%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (16.16%) ITIL
3 15 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 15 (15.15%) Network Management
4 14 (14.14%) Service Management
5 13 (13.13%) Network Design
6 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.08%) Change Management
8 8 (8.08%) Time Management
9 7 (7.07%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.05%) Migration
11 4 (4.04%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (4.04%) Project Management
11 4 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.03%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.02%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.02%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (37.37%) CCNP
3 31 (31.31%) CCIE
4 25 (25.25%) JNCIP
5 23 (23.23%) CCNA
6 22 (22.22%) JNCIA
7 17 (17.17%) CCIP
8 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.08%) JNCIE
10 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.04%) JNCIS
11 4 (4.04%) CCSA
11 4 (4.04%) CCSE
11 4 (4.04%) CCDP
11 4 (4.04%) CCSP
12 3 (3.03%) MCP
12 3 (3.03%) MCSE
12 3 (3.03%) CCA
12 3 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
1 11 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 7 (7.07%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.11%) vSphere
2 11 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.02%) NFS
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 83 (83.84%) Juniper
2 82 (82.83%) Cisco
3 41 (41.41%) F5
4 22 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 18 (18.18%) TippingPoint
5 18 (18.18%) BT
6 15 (15.15%) McAfee
6 15 (15.15%) Riverbed
7 12 (12.12%) HP
8 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.11%) EMC
8 11 (11.11%) Nokia
8 11 (11.11%) 3PAR
9 10 (10.10%) Blue Coat
10 8 (8.08%) Mercator
11 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.04%) Crossbeam
13 3 (3.03%) WatchGuard
13 3 (3.03%) Brocade
13 3 (3.03%) NetScout
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