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 8 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.

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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper
Rank 100 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Juniper 24 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 1.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate £200 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £217 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.13 £18.15
% change year-on-year
+51.68% -0.11%
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
1187 1091 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 49.39% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 555 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 104 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
Solihull - 13 - - 2
Birmingham -7 7 £185 -60.00% 2
Shropshire - 2 - - 2
Warwickshire +3 1 £421 +77.26% 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
3 26 (50.00%) WAN
4 25 (48.08%) LAN
4 25 (48.08%) MPLS
5 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (34.62%) VPN
6 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 14 (26.92%) Firewall
7 14 (26.92%) BGP
7 14 (26.92%) CCNP
8 13 (25.00%) Migration
9 12 (23.08%) Brocade
10 11 (21.15%) JNCIA
11 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
12 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (17.31%) CCNA
12 9 (17.31%) VoIP
13 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
13 8 (15.38%) PBX
14 7 (13.46%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (13.46%) CCDP
14 7 (13.46%) OSPF
14 7 (13.46%) JNCIP
14 7 (13.46%) Network Design
15 6 (11.54%) X.21
15 6 (11.54%) Citrix
15 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
15 6 (11.54%) DHCP
15 6 (11.54%) Windows

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (48.08%) LAN
2 25 (48.08%) MPLS
3 18 (34.62%) VPN
4 14 (26.92%) BGP
4 14 (26.92%) Firewall
5 9 (17.31%) VoIP
5 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 8 (15.38%) PBX
7 7 (13.46%) OSPF
7 7 (13.46%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (11.54%) DHCP
8 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.54%) X.21
9 5 (9.62%) ATM
9 5 (9.62%) DNS
9 5 (9.62%) SDH
9 5 (9.62%) SONET
9 5 (9.62%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Designer
3 10 (19.23%) Network Designer
4 8 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) SecurID
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) Network Design
3 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.69%) Network Management
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Coaching
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Validation
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (1.92%) Change Control
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 14 (26.92%) CCNP
5 11 (21.15%) JNCIA
6 9 (17.31%) CCNA
7 7 (13.46%) CCDP
7 7 (13.46%) JNCIP
8 5 (9.62%) CCIE
8 5 (9.62%) JNCIE
8 5 (9.62%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.85%) CCDA
9 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Brocade
3 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Avaya
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) F5
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) Acronis
7 2 (3.85%) Aruba
7 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto