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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper
Rank 101 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Juniper 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £470 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.67% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.29 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £18.65 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -32.79%
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
1056 999 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.80% 47.66% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 480 361
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 58 107
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.91 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +3 6 £438 - 6
Warwickshire - 2 £238 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - 1 £223 - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) ITIL
4 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (41.86%) OSPF
5 18 (41.86%) Riverbed
6 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
6 17 (39.53%) BGP
7 16 (37.21%) CCNP
7 16 (37.21%) F5
8 15 (34.88%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
9 14 (32.56%) CCNA
9 14 (32.56%) LAN
9 14 (32.56%) WAN
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (32.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (32.56%) Fortinet
10 13 (30.23%) BIG-IP
10 13 (30.23%) CSS
10 13 (30.23%) Nokia
11 12 (27.91%) BMC
11 12 (27.91%) OPNET
11 12 (27.91%) Network Management
11 12 (27.91%) SolarWinds
11 12 (27.91%) Visualisation
11 12 (27.91%) User Experience
12 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
13 10 (23.26%) VPN
14 8 (18.60%) VoIP

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) OSPF
3 17 (39.53%) BGP
4 14 (32.56%) LAN
4 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (32.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (30.23%) BIG-IP
6 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 8 (18.60%) VoIP
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.30%) MPLS
9 3 (6.98%) ATM
9 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.98%) Extranet
9 3 (6.98%) DSL
9 3 (6.98%) IPsec
10 2 (4.65%) Junos
10 2 (4.65%) X.21
10 2 (4.65%) NetScreen
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Network Specialist
3 7 (16.28%) Network Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Monitoring Specialist
4 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Data Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Services Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Visualisation
1 12 (27.91%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Load Balancing
3 15 (34.88%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (27.91%) Network Management
5 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.33%) SABSA
9 1 (2.33%) Analytics
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNP
3 14 (32.56%) CCNA
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCSP
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) PMP
7 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.33%) HP MASE
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) OPNET
2 2 (4.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) Riverbed
3 16 (37.21%) F5
4 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
4 14 (32.56%) Fortinet
5 13 (30.23%) Nokia
6 12 (27.91%) BMC
6 12 (27.91%) SolarWinds
7 6 (13.95%) Avaya
8 4 (9.30%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.65%) VMware
9 2 (4.65%) Citrix
10 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.33%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) Websense
10 1 (2.33%) Motorola
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) AirMagnet
10 1 (2.33%) Aruba