The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Juniper
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 1.61% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 3.43% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £228 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.81% -44.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £390
% change year-on-year -3.44% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +49.56% +15.00%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 287 321 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.14% 46.93% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 173 208
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.81 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.43% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Juniper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in Birmingham

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Juniper in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Birmingham

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (56.00%) LAN
5 12 (48.00%) WAN
6 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (44.00%) BGP
6 11 (44.00%) F5
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
8 9 (36.00%) OSPF
8 9 (36.00%) Junos
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (32.00%) Network Design
9 8 (32.00%) CCNA
10 7 (28.00%) MPLS
10 7 (28.00%) Network Security
11 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (24.00%) CCNP
12 5 (20.00%) CCDA
12 5 (20.00%) CCDP
12 5 (20.00%) VoIP
12 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (20.00%) Network Management
12 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
13 4 (16.00%) VPLS
13 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX

Juniper
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
5 10 (40.00%) VPN
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Junos
6 9 (36.00%) OSPF
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
7 7 (28.00%) Network Security
8 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (20.00%) VoIP
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (16.00%) ISDN
10 4 (16.00%) NX-OS
10 4 (16.00%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) CCDA
4 5 (20.00%) CCDP
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CCVP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CISM
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (44.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Aruba
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) VMware