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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Junos
Rank 559 532 562
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Junos 42 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 30
Average daily rate
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£358 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £100 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -29 39 £365 +21.66% 9
London +1 13 £375 +25.00% 4
City of London +32 7 £375 +275.00% 2
East of England - 6 £360 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
South East -6 4 £450 +16.12% 2
Birmingham - 4 £315 -
Surrey - 2 £488 -
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
North West -11 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £347 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

Junos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 72 (92.31%) Juniper
2 59 (75.64%) Cisco
3 46 (58.97%) Firewall
4 34 (43.59%) CheckPoint
4 34 (43.59%) BGP
5 31 (39.74%) F5
6 30 (38.46%) Network Security
7 27 (34.62%) OSPF
8 24 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (29.49%) Load Balancing
10 22 (28.21%) VPN
11 21 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (24.36%) Windows
13 18 (23.08%) CCNP
14 16 (20.51%) MPLS
14 16 (20.51%) WAN
15 15 (19.23%) Finance
16 14 (17.95%) LAN
16 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
16 14 (17.95%) TippingPoint
16 14 (17.95%) Multicast
17 13 (16.67%) Network Management
17 13 (16.67%) HP
18 12 (15.38%) Linux
18 12 (15.38%) McAfee
18 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
18 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
19 11 (14.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 11 (14.10%) MS Visio

Junos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
1 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.97%) Firewall
2 34 (43.59%) BGP
3 30 (38.46%) Network Security
4 27 (34.62%) OSPF
5 24 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 24 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (28.21%) VPN
7 16 (20.51%) WAN
7 16 (20.51%) MPLS
8 14 (17.95%) LAN
8 14 (17.95%) Multicast
9 11 (14.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (12.82%) Internet
11 8 (10.26%) Ethernet
12 7 (8.97%) DNS
13 6 (7.69%) IPv6
13 6 (7.69%) DWDM
13 6 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Security Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Network Support
8 4 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) IT Support
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
10 2 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.13%) SecurID
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.67%) Network Management
3 10 (12.82%) ITIL
4 8 (10.26%) Service Management
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
5 7 (8.97%) DNA
5 7 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
5 7 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (7.69%) Time Management
6 6 (7.69%) Network Design
7 5 (6.41%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 3 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Perl
1 4 (5.13%) Tcl
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.08%) CCNP
3 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) JNCIA
6 6 (7.69%) CCSA
7 5 (6.41%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (6.41%) CCIE
7 5 (6.41%) JNCIP
7 5 (6.41%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.13%) JNCIS
8 4 (5.13%) CCNA
9 3 (3.85%) MCT
10 2 (2.56%) CCDP
11 1 (1.28%) CCSE
11 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.41%) vSphere
1 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.85%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.28%) OPNET
2 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 72 (92.31%) Juniper
2 59 (75.64%) Cisco
3 34 (43.59%) CheckPoint
4 31 (39.74%) F5
5 14 (17.95%) TippingPoint
6 13 (16.67%) HP
7 12 (15.38%) McAfee
7 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.69%) Crossbeam
10 5 (6.41%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.41%) IBM
10 5 (6.41%) EMC
11 4 (5.13%) Nokia
12 3 (3.85%) Siemens
12 3 (3.85%) Trustwave
12 3 (3.85%) WatchGuard
12 3 (3.85%) IronPort
12 3 (3.85%) Brocade
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