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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 60 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 11 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.79% 1.35% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.86% 2.51% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 24
Median daily rate £425 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.97% +16.42%  

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 285 438 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.42% 53.81% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 289 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) PKI
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) CCIE
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) TACACS
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (18.75%) 802.1X

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (18.75%) HSRP
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) SNMP
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) TACACS
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 2 (12.50%) Junos
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Presales
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) VMware