Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 24 July 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 315 364
Rank change year-on-year -116 +49 +11
Contract jobs citing Juniper 276 252 590
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.76% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 362
10th Percentile £282 £288 £262
25th Percentile £322 £380 £332
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £450 £410
Median % change year-on-year -9.78% +9.76% -2.38%
75th Percentile £500 £575 £488
90th Percentile £560 £640 £569
UK median daily rate £409 £450 £408
% change year-on-year -9.22% +10.43% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 35
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.65 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.63 £30.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate £44.83 £44.76 £33.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.16% +33.60% -27.89%
75th Percentile £54.75 £47.83 £48.75
90th Percentile £59.25 £48.57 £63.09
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.81
% change year-on-year -5.88% -0.71% -2.06%

Juniper is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 23,078 14,281 35,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.78% 42.78% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,107 9,317 22,404
10th Percentile £283 £258 £256
25th Percentile £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 470 1,164
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.88 £11.05
25th Percentile £13.28 £14.01 £13.11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.80 £34.73 £38.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.95% +6.86%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Juniper as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Juniper in England.

Daily rate trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Juniper in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Juniper in England.

Hourly rate trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Juniper in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -74 107 £450 +2.86% 22
South East -41 64 £381 -17.73% 22
Midlands -55 29 £400 -32.20% 19
South West +3 26 £325 -35.00% 3
East of England -4 26 £450 +18.42% 7
West Midlands -63 25 £390 -31.58% 13
North of England -65 24 £413 - 27
North West -34 17 £375 -9.09% 18
Yorkshire -33 7 £433 -21.36% 8
East Midlands - 6 £438 - 5
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 219 (79.35%) Cisco
2 139 (50.36%) Firewall
3 99 (35.87%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (26.45%) CCNP
5 70 (25.36%) LAN
6 69 (25.00%) WAN
7 67 (24.28%) VPN
8 63 (22.83%) Security Cleared
8 63 (22.83%) Data Centre
9 62 (22.46%) TCP/IP
10 61 (22.10%) MPLS
11 59 (21.38%) F5
12 58 (21.01%) CheckPoint
13 57 (20.65%) BGP
14 56 (20.29%) VMware
15 49 (17.75%) DNS
16 47 (17.03%) Telecoms
16 47 (17.03%) Network Security
16 47 (17.03%) Fortinet
17 45 (16.30%) OSPF
18 44 (15.94%) Network Design
19 43 (15.58%) CCNA
20 41 (14.86%) Linux
21 39 (14.13%) Azure
22 38 (13.77%) Palo Alto
23 37 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
24 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
24 36 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
24 36 (13.04%) Windows
25 35 (12.68%) DHCP

Juniper
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 27 (9.78%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.26%) Confluence
3 5 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.09%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.13%) Azure
2 23 (8.33%) AWS
3 19 (6.88%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.54%) Akamai
5 7 (2.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (2.17%) GCP
6 6 (2.17%) IaaS
7 4 (1.45%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.45%) PaaS
8 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
9 1 (0.36%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 139 (50.36%) Firewall
2 70 (25.36%) LAN
3 69 (25.00%) WAN
4 67 (24.28%) VPN
5 62 (22.46%) TCP/IP
6 61 (22.10%) MPLS
7 57 (20.65%) BGP
8 49 (17.75%) DNS
9 47 (17.03%) Network Security
10 45 (16.30%) OSPF
11 35 (12.68%) DHCP
12 33 (11.96%) Wireless
13 32 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (8.70%) 3GPP
14 24 (8.70%) SAN
14 24 (8.70%) SSL
15 21 (7.61%) Software-Defined Networking
16 19 (6.88%) SGSN
17 17 (6.16%) IPsec
18 15 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (4.71%) JIRA
2 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.09%) GitLab
4 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.72%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.72%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
6 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (17.03%) Telecoms
2 34 (12.32%) Social Skills
3 17 (6.16%) Finance
4 12 (4.35%) Banking
5 11 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.26%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.45%) Legal
7 4 (1.45%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) French Language
8 2 (0.72%) German Language
8 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 28 (10.14%) Architect
3 23 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 20 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (6.16%) Network Architect
6 17 (6.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 15 (5.43%) Designer
8 14 (5.07%) Consultant
9 13 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Network Designer
9 13 (4.71%) Network Support
10 12 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.88%) JSON
1 19 (6.88%) Spine.js
1 19 (6.88%) XML
1 19 (6.88%) YAML
2 7 (2.54%) Express
3 4 (1.45%) Web Services
4 3 (1.09%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) Kafka
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.88%) Derivative
3 13 (4.71%) PKI
4 11 (3.99%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.81%) CESG
7 4 (1.45%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) Clustering
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.36%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.86%) Linux
2 36 (13.04%) Windows
3 19 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (2.90%) Unix
6 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.09%) SUSE
8 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.94%) Network Design
2 34 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.25%) Network Management
3 20 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (6.88%) Open Source
5 18 (6.52%) ITIL
5 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.16%) Migration
7 15 (5.43%) SIEM
8 14 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (4.71%) Change Management
9 13 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (3.99%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.99%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.62%) High Availability
11 10 (3.62%) Preventative Maintenance
11 10 (3.62%) Project Delivery
11 10 (3.62%) Scrum
11 10 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.06%) Python
2 15 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.71%) SQL
4 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.09%) Tcl
5 2 (0.72%) Java
5 2 (0.72%) PHP
5 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) Perl
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (35.87%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (26.45%) CCNP
3 63 (22.83%) Security Cleared
4 43 (15.58%) CCNA
5 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.97%) Degree
7 19 (6.88%) JNCIP
8 16 (5.80%) JNCIS
9 15 (5.43%) CCIE
9 15 (5.43%) JNCIA
10 7 (2.54%) CISSP
10 7 (2.54%) Master's Degree
10 7 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.17%) CCDP
12 5 (1.81%) HND
13 4 (1.45%) CCDA
13 4 (1.45%) CCSE
13 4 (1.45%) MCSE
13 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.88%) OASIS TOSCA
2 15 (5.43%) SLA
3 7 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.81%) QA
5 3 (1.09%) GDPR
5 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.72%) PMO
6 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.36%) NIST
System Software
1 37 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (8.70%) Docker
4 23 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 22 (7.97%) KVM
6 19 (6.88%) LXC
7 13 (4.71%) vSphere
8 7 (2.54%) VMware NSX
9 5 (1.81%) Firmware
10 4 (1.45%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.45%) vCloud
10 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.72%) Ceph
12 2 (0.72%) NFS
12 2 (0.72%) XenApp
13 1 (0.36%) Samba
13 1 (0.36%) Snort
13 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (11.23%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.25%) Ansible
3 19 (6.88%) Cloudify
3 19 (6.88%) Docker Swarm
3 19 (6.88%) Grafana
3 19 (6.88%) Juju
3 19 (6.88%) Prometheus
4 17 (6.16%) FortiGate
5 11 (3.99%) WSUS
6 10 (3.62%) vCenter Server
7 8 (2.90%) HP NNM
8 5 (1.81%) Puppet
9 4 (1.45%) Terraform
9 4 (1.45%) vRealize
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.09%) SCCM
11 2 (0.72%) Nessus
11 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 219 (79.35%) Cisco
2 59 (21.38%) F5
3 58 (21.01%) CheckPoint
4 56 (20.29%) VMware
5 47 (17.03%) Fortinet
6 38 (13.77%) Palo Alto
7 34 (12.32%) Red Hat
8 29 (10.51%) Dell
9 28 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 24 (8.70%) Ericsson
11 19 (6.88%) HP
11 19 (6.88%) Mirantis
12 17 (6.16%) Blue Coat
13 16 (5.80%) Arista
13 16 (5.80%) Meraki
14 15 (5.43%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.07%) Infoblox
16 13 (4.71%) Aruba
17 12 (4.35%) ADVA
17 12 (4.35%) Brocade