The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Junos
Rank 562 512 555
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +43
Contract jobs citing Junos 25 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.067% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 22
Average daily rate £450 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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 18 April 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 27 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -95 24 £450 +38.46% 4
London -31 8 £383 -19.47% 2
City of London -17 4 £315 -33.68% 1
Berkshire -8 2 £290 -
South East -26 2 £290 -9.37%
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) Juniper
3 38 (76.00%) Firewall
4 33 (66.00%) CheckPoint
5 25 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (46.00%) Network Security
7 21 (42.00%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (40.00%) OSPF
9 18 (36.00%) BGP
9 18 (36.00%) F5
10 14 (28.00%) Windows
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) Load Balancing
12 10 (20.00%) Linux
12 10 (20.00%) Finance
13 9 (18.00%) LAN
13 9 (18.00%) HP
14 8 (16.00%) Network Management
15 7 (14.00%) Time Management
15 7 (14.00%) CCNA
15 7 (14.00%) WAN
16 6 (12.00%) VPN
16 6 (12.00%) IBM
16 6 (12.00%) McAfee
16 6 (12.00%) TippingPoint
16 6 (12.00%) Network Design
16 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
17 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 25 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 23 (46.00%) Network Security
4 21 (42.00%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (40.00%) OSPF
6 18 (36.00%) BGP
7 9 (18.00%) LAN
8 7 (14.00%) WAN
9 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.00%) SNMP
11 4 (8.00%) VoIP
11 4 (8.00%) IPv4
11 4 (8.00%) ICMP
11 4 (8.00%) Wireless
11 4 (8.00%) MPLS
11 4 (8.00%) Multicast
12 3 (6.00%) IPsec
12 3 (6.00%) NetScreen
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.00%) Security Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) IT Support
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.00%) Network Management
3 7 (14.00%) Time Management
4 6 (12.00%) Network Design
4 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.00%) SIEM
9 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (10.00%) CCIE
3 5 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) Juniper
3 33 (66.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (36.00%) F5
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) IBM
6 6 (12.00%) McAfee
6 6 (12.00%) TippingPoint
7 5 (10.00%) Riverbed
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) Crossbeam
9 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) Nokia
10 2 (4.00%) VMware
10 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.00%) Splunk
11 1 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (2.00%) Becrypt
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