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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Junos
Rank 543 534 554
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Junos 37 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.069% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 23
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£339 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £100 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £395 £355
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7382 6928 8973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.59% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 3573 3939
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 476 681
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -16 31 £349 +16.24% 9
London -9 9 £315 +6.77% 5
City of London +27 5 £315 +215.00% 3
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
South East -12 4 £425 +7.59% 2
Scotland - 3 £297 -
Cheshire +7 2 £355 +26.78%
North West -4 2 £355 +22.41%
Warrington -17 2 £355 +26.78%
Surrey - 2 £488 - 1
South West - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £347 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 57 (91.94%) Juniper
2 54 (87.10%) Cisco
3 41 (66.13%) Firewall
4 35 (56.45%) CheckPoint
5 30 (48.39%) F5
6 29 (46.77%) Network Security
7 25 (40.32%) OSPF
7 25 (40.32%) BGP
8 22 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (35.48%) Load Balancing
8 22 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (29.03%) Windows
10 16 (25.81%) VPN
11 13 (20.97%) Finance
11 13 (20.97%) WAN
11 13 (20.97%) CCNP
11 13 (20.97%) TippingPoint
11 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
12 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
12 12 (19.35%) Linux
12 12 (19.35%) LAN
12 12 (19.35%) Blue Coat
13 11 (17.74%) HP
13 11 (17.74%) McAfee
14 10 (16.13%) Network Management
15 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 8 (12.90%) MPLS

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (66.13%) Firewall
2 29 (46.77%) Network Security
3 25 (40.32%) OSPF
3 25 (40.32%) BGP
4 22 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (25.81%) VPN
6 13 (20.97%) WAN
7 12 (19.35%) LAN
8 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (12.90%) MPLS
10 7 (11.29%) Multicast
11 6 (9.68%) DNS
12 5 (8.06%) Internet
12 5 (8.06%) NetScreen
13 4 (6.45%) SAN
13 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
13 4 (6.45%) SMS
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Firewall Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) Security Engineer
4 14 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.13%) Network Management
3 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (11.29%) Service Management
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Change Management
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 5 (8.06%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.06%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Low Latency
6 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (3.23%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Perl
1 4 (6.45%) Tcl
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.97%) CCNP
2 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) CCIE
5 6 (9.68%) CCSA
6 5 (8.06%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (6.45%) JNCIP
7 4 (6.45%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.84%) MCT
9 2 (3.23%) CCNA
9 2 (3.23%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.61%) CCSE
10 1 (1.61%) CCDP
10 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.45%) vSphere
1 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.84%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.61%) OPNET
2 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (91.94%) Juniper
2 54 (87.10%) Cisco
3 35 (56.45%) CheckPoint
4 30 (48.39%) F5
5 13 (20.97%) TippingPoint
6 12 (19.35%) Blue Coat
7 11 (17.74%) McAfee
7 11 (17.74%) HP
8 6 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 6 (9.68%) Crossbeam
9 5 (8.06%) IBM
10 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.45%) EMC
10 4 (6.45%) Nokia
10 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.84%) Trustwave
11 3 (4.84%) WatchGuard
11 3 (4.84%) IronPort
11 3 (4.84%) Brocade
11 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
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