The table below looks at the statistics for Junos skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junos over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Junos
Rank 611 571 580
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs citing Junos 37 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 24
Median daily rate £423 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £267 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.72% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median 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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Junos
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Junos as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junos within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 36 £423 +23.01% 3
London -12 19 £450 -1.36%
South East -2 14 £395 - 1
Berkshire -5 5 £550 - 1
Hampshire +3 4 £380 -
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
City of London +39 3 £400 +23.07%
Birmingham -5 2 £180 -38.98%
Reading -6 2 - - 1
West Midlands -10 2 £180 -38.98%
Farnborough +5 1 £335 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 £425 -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Junos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Junos.

1 59 (84.29%) Juniper
2 48 (68.57%) Cisco
3 45 (64.29%) Firewall
4 37 (52.86%) WAN
5 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (48.57%) LAN
7 32 (45.71%) BGP
8 28 (40.00%) OSPF
9 26 (37.14%) VPN
10 25 (35.71%) MPLS
11 22 (31.43%) CCNP
11 22 (31.43%) Network Design
12 21 (30.00%) JNCIP
13 20 (28.57%) ITIL
14 18 (25.71%) IPsec
14 18 (25.71%) Network Security
15 17 (24.29%) DNS
16 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (22.86%) F5
16 16 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
17 15 (21.43%) SSL
17 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
18 13 (18.57%) Linux
18 13 (18.57%) CCNA
18 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
18 13 (18.57%) Finance
18 13 (18.57%) TACACS
18 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
18 13 (18.57%) VLAN
19 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (64.29%) Firewall
2 37 (52.86%) WAN
3 34 (48.57%) LAN
4 32 (45.71%) BGP
5 28 (40.00%) OSPF
6 26 (37.14%) VPN
7 25 (35.71%) MPLS
8 18 (25.71%) IPsec
8 18 (25.71%) Network Security
9 17 (24.29%) DNS
10 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
11 15 (21.43%) SSL
12 13 (18.57%) TACACS
12 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
12 13 (18.57%) VLAN
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Juniper Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Network Support
6 3 (4.29%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) YAML
2 3 (4.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.86%) RESTful
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.29%) PKI
3 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.29%) BBC
8 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) BYOD
8 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.86%) NGOSS
9 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.43%) Eurex
9 1 (1.43%) Fintech
9 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.29%) Android
5 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.86%) AIX
6 2 (2.86%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Network Design
2 20 (28.57%) ITIL
3 16 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (17.14%) Load Balancing
5 11 (15.71%) Change Control
6 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 10 (14.29%) Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (10.00%) Information Management
8 7 (10.00%) Workflow
9 6 (8.57%) Network Management
9 6 (8.57%) Operations Management
9 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (5.71%) Coaching
10 4 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.71%) Security Hardening
10 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
12 2 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) CCNP
3 21 (30.00%) JNCIP
4 13 (18.57%) CCNA
5 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.71%) JNCIS
6 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
7 10 (14.29%) JNCIA
7 10 (14.29%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.71%) CCIE
9 3 (4.29%) Degree
10 2 (2.86%) CCA
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) CCSA
11 1 (1.43%) CCSE
11 1 (1.43%) CISSP
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (7.14%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (84.29%) Juniper
2 48 (68.57%) Cisco
3 16 (22.86%) F5
4 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
4 12 (17.14%) Palo Alto
5 11 (15.71%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (10.00%) Brocade
6 7 (10.00%) VMware
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix
8 3 (4.29%) Arqiva
8 3 (4.29%) Aruba
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Huawei
8 3 (4.29%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.29%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.29%) Virgin Media
9 2 (2.86%) Acronis
9 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.86%) Vyatta