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 22 September 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.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper
Rank 82 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Juniper 41 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 1.19% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 0
Average daily rate
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£316 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -35.48%
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
1279 925 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.02% 43.76% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 477 532
Average daily rate £338 £339 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 54 98
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Birmingham +3 15 £316 -8.33% 7
Warwickshire -9 4 £225 -37.93% 3
Staffordshire - - - -
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 40 (70.18%) Cisco
3 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
4 25 (43.86%) CCNP
5 24 (42.11%) OSPF
6 22 (38.60%) ITIL
6 22 (38.60%) Load Balancing
7 21 (36.84%) BGP
8 19 (33.33%) F5
9 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
9 17 (29.82%) Riverbed
10 14 (24.56%) Network Security
10 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
11 13 (22.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (22.81%) Nokia
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) BIG-IP
12 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
12 12 (21.05%) Fortinet
12 12 (21.05%) CCNA
12 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (19.30%) User Experience
13 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
13 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
13 11 (19.30%) Network Architecture
13 11 (19.30%) Network Management
13 11 (19.30%) BMC
13 11 (19.30%) OPNET

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) OSPF
3 21 (36.84%) BGP
4 14 (24.56%) Network Security
4 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (22.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (22.81%) BIG-IP
6 10 (17.54%) WAN
7 9 (15.79%) LAN
7 9 (15.79%) VPN
8 6 (10.53%) VoIP
9 5 (8.77%) Extranet
9 5 (8.77%) Junos
10 4 (7.02%) Internet
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.02%) Wireless
10 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.26%) DNS
12 2 (3.51%) SAN
12 2 (3.51%) DHCP
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Network Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Data Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Services Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) CSS
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
1 11 (19.30%) User Experience
2 8 (14.04%) Clustering
3 6 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
1 22 (38.60%) Load Balancing
2 12 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (19.30%) Network Architecture
3 11 (19.30%) Network Management
4 6 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.02%) Network Design
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 1 (1.75%) Information Security
9 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.75%) Change Management
9 1 (1.75%) Fund Management
9 1 (1.75%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.75%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Perl
1 7 (12.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) CCNP
3 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
4 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.05%) CCNA
6 5 (8.77%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (8.77%) CCSA
7 4 (7.02%) CCIE
7 4 (7.02%) CCSP
8 3 (5.26%) CCDP
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.51%) MCITP
10 1 (1.75%) Degree
10 1 (1.75%) CCDA
10 1 (1.75%) CCVP
10 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) Snort
3 1 (1.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) OPNET
2 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Cisco
2 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
3 19 (33.33%) F5
4 17 (29.82%) Riverbed
5 13 (22.81%) Nokia
6 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 12 (21.05%) Fortinet
7 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
7 11 (19.30%) BMC
8 6 (10.53%) Avaya
8 6 (10.53%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.26%) Citrix
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) VMware
10 2 (3.51%) Foundry
10 2 (3.51%) Meru Networks
10 2 (3.51%) McAfee
10 2 (3.51%) Apple
10 2 (3.51%) EMC
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