The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Juniper Networks.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 80 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Juniper 33 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.23% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.48% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 4
Average daily rate
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£358 £316 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £390 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.35% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.12 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +13.50%
Juniper
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1073 1289 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.01% 49.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 628 465
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 97 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Juniper
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Juniper Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Juniper
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Juniper across the West Midlands region.

Juniper Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Juniper across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Juniper Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Juniper
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper across the West Midlands region.

Juniper Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Birmingham +4 13 £315 -1.56% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £400 -
Worcestershire - 5 £486 -
Solihull -3 4 £300 -7.69%
Warwickshire +6 3 £325 +44.44%
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Juniper 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 Juniper.

1 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 53 (64.63%) Firewall
3 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (52.44%) CCNP
5 41 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 31 (37.80%) OSPF
7 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
8 29 (35.37%) MPLS
9 28 (34.15%) F5
10 27 (32.93%) WAN
11 26 (31.71%) LAN
11 26 (31.71%) BGP
11 26 (31.71%) CCNA
11 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
12 20 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (24.39%) Load Balancing
13 16 (19.51%) Windows
14 15 (18.29%) VPN
14 15 (18.29%) Network Security
15 12 (14.63%) Clustering
15 12 (14.63%) Network Design
15 12 (14.63%) Riverbed
15 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (13.41%) CCSA
16 11 (13.41%) CCIE
17 10 (12.20%) VMware
18 9 (10.98%) Migration
18 9 (10.98%) Wireless
18 9 (10.98%) VoIP
18 9 (10.98%) Linux

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Juniper 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 Juniper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 53 (64.63%) Firewall
2 31 (37.80%) OSPF
3 29 (35.37%) MPLS
4 27 (32.93%) WAN
5 26 (31.71%) LAN
5 26 (31.71%) BGP
6 20 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (18.29%) Network Security
7 15 (18.29%) VPN
8 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (10.98%) VoIP
9 9 (10.98%) Wireless
10 8 (9.76%) Junos
11 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.54%) DNS
12 6 (7.32%) Internet
13 5 (6.10%) VLAN
14 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
14 4 (4.88%) BIG-IP
14 4 (4.88%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Consultant
5 12 (14.63%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Network Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Administrator
9 2 (2.44%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Network Designer
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) SecurID
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) SCADA
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) UNIX
4 4 (4.88%) Solaris
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Load Balancing
2 12 (14.63%) Network Design
3 9 (10.98%) Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Network Management
5 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.88%) Change Control
7 3 (3.66%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.66%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.66%) MODAF
7 3 (3.66%) Validation
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL
7 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.44%) Project Management
8 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Perl
1 3 (3.66%) Tcl
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (52.44%) CCNP
3 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 26 (31.71%) CCNA
4 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.41%) CCIE
5 11 (13.41%) CCSA
6 8 (9.76%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (7.32%) CCDA
7 6 (7.32%) CCDP
8 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) CCSE
9 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.44%) Degree
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.22%) CCIP
10 1 (1.22%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.22%) OPNET
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 41 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 28 (34.15%) F5
4 12 (14.63%) Riverbed
5 10 (12.20%) VMware
6 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
7 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.32%) HP
8 5 (6.10%) Brocade
8 5 (6.10%) BT
9 3 (3.66%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix
9 3 (3.66%) Avaya
9 3 (3.66%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.44%) Foundry
10 2 (2.44%) Nokia
11 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.22%) Sun
11 1 (1.22%) BMC