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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Junos
Rank 590 571 570
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Junos 34 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.087% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 4
Average daily rate £363 £419 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £527 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £225
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £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
7528 7679 6648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 4286 3495
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 442 393
Average hourly rate £28.38 £24.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junos within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Junos Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Junos
Top 24 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -37 34 £363 -0.68% 6
London +6 14 £423 +5.29%
South East -1 11 £363 -29.78% 1
Surrey -8 4 - -
West Midlands -10 4 £200 -15.78% 1
East of England - 4 £300 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £200 -
Hampshire - 3 £319 -
Stevenage - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +37 2 £463 +26.71%
Berkshire +7 2 - -
Reading -7 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £363 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £363 -
Reigate - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £275 -
North West -22 1 - -
Manchester -28 1 - -
Oxted - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £363 -
Luton - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 - 1

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (94.52%) Juniper
2 54 (73.97%) Firewall
3 52 (71.23%) Cisco
4 34 (46.58%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (41.10%) Network Security
6 29 (39.73%) LAN
7 26 (35.62%) OSPF
8 25 (34.25%) BGP
9 24 (32.88%) WAN
9 24 (32.88%) VPN
10 23 (31.51%) MPLS
11 22 (30.14%) CCNP
12 20 (27.40%) CheckPoint
12 20 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (27.40%) JNCIP
12 20 (27.40%) Load Balancing
13 19 (26.03%) ITIL
14 18 (24.66%) VLAN
14 18 (24.66%) Network Design
15 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
15 17 (23.29%) F5
15 17 (23.29%) DNS
16 16 (21.92%) Windows
16 16 (21.92%) JNCIE
16 16 (21.92%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (19.18%) SSL
18 13 (17.81%) SNMP
18 13 (17.81%) Intel Security
18 13 (17.81%) IronPort
18 13 (17.81%) Cisco PIX

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (1.37%) JBoss
1 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (73.97%) Firewall
2 30 (41.10%) Network Security
3 29 (39.73%) LAN
4 26 (35.62%) OSPF
5 25 (34.25%) BGP
6 24 (32.88%) VPN
6 24 (32.88%) WAN
7 23 (31.51%) MPLS
8 20 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (24.66%) VLAN
10 17 (23.29%) DNS
11 16 (21.92%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (19.18%) SSL
13 13 (17.81%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (17.81%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (17.81%) SNMP
14 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.07%) Wireless
16 10 (13.70%) EIGRP
16 10 (13.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Network Engineer
2 25 (34.25%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Security Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (4.11%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Network Support
8 3 (4.11%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.85%) Statistics
5 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.48%) SecurID
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.74%) BBC
7 2 (2.74%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.74%) iDTV
7 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.74%) PKI
7 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.37%) BYOD
8 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Android
7 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.74%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) CatOS
8 1 (1.37%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Load Balancing
2 19 (26.03%) ITIL
3 18 (24.66%) Network Design
4 11 (15.07%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (15.07%) Migration
4 11 (15.07%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (13.70%) High Availability
5 10 (13.70%) Network Management
6 9 (12.33%) Change Management
7 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.48%) Change Control
9 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security
9 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.48%) Security Operations
9 4 (5.48%) Workflow
10 3 (4.11%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Perl
2 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) Lisp
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.14%) CCNP
3 20 (27.40%) JNCIP
4 16 (21.92%) JNCIE
5 13 (17.81%) JNCIA
5 13 (17.81%) JNCIS
6 12 (16.44%) CCIE
7 11 (15.07%) Degree
8 8 (10.96%) CCNA
8 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
8 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.59%) CCSE
10 6 (8.22%) CCSA
11 5 (6.85%) CISSP
12 2 (2.74%) CCSP
13 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.37%) MCP
13 1 (1.37%) MCSA
13 1 (1.37%) MCSE
13 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) NFS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.37%) vCloud
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (5.48%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.37%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) Juniper
2 52 (71.23%) Cisco
3 20 (27.40%) CheckPoint
4 17 (23.29%) Blue Coat
4 17 (23.29%) F5
5 13 (17.81%) Intel Security
5 13 (17.81%) IronPort
6 11 (15.07%) Citrix
7 9 (12.33%) VMware
8 8 (10.96%) Intel
9 7 (9.59%) Fortinet
9 7 (9.59%) HP
10 5 (6.85%) Avaya
10 5 (6.85%) Brocade
10 5 (6.85%) Clearswift
10 5 (6.85%) Tufin
11 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.11%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (4.11%) EMC
12 3 (4.11%) Palo Alto
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