Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 452 296 338
Rank change year-on-year -156 +42 +43
Contract jobs citing Juniper 313 226 576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.88% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 141 359
10th Percentile £279 £300 £230
25th Percentile £343 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.32%
75th Percentile £538 £469 £484
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 23
10th Percentile £24.10 £22.00 £12.85
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.67 £27.75
Median hourly rate £37.80 £31.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -33.68% +3.83%
75th Percentile £49.75 £40.00 £49.95
90th Percentile £56.90 " £65.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year -18.70% -30.90% +3.49%

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 27,056 12,029 32,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.57% 43.14% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,124 7,971 21,216
10th Percentile £263 £256 £242
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 364 1,179
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.83 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.21 £20.89 £18.88
Median % change year-on-year -8.07% +10.69% +8.77%
75th Percentile £41.69 £45.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £51.54
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% +11.76%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -136 100 £450 +1.41% 39
South East -66 97 £425 -5.56% 25
Midlands -60 37 £420 -3.72% 15
West Midlands -61 31 £451 +3.14% 11
South West -47 30 £416 +4.00% 7
East of England -33 20 £425 +70.00% 3
North of England -105 19 £375 -6.25% 25
North West -77 14 £400 - 18
East Midlands -35 6 £340 -2.86% 4
Yorkshire -36 5 £258 -55.22% 2
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 242 (77.32%) Cisco
2 148 (47.28%) Firewall
3 108 (34.50%) LAN
4 107 (34.19%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (32.59%) WAN
6 91 (29.07%) VMware
7 80 (25.56%) Security Cleared
8 78 (24.92%) CCNP
9 74 (23.64%) MPLS
10 71 (22.68%) BGP
10 71 (22.68%) Data Centre
11 68 (21.73%) VPN
12 58 (18.53%) Windows
12 58 (18.53%) CheckPoint
13 55 (17.57%) OSPF
13 55 (17.57%) DNS
14 52 (16.61%) F5
15 50 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (15.97%) Telecoms
16 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
16 49 (15.65%) CCNA
16 49 (15.65%) Dell
17 48 (15.34%) TCP/IP
18 47 (15.02%) DHCP
19 46 (14.70%) Linux
19 46 (14.70%) Network Design
19 46 (14.70%) Social Skills
20 44 (14.06%) Azure
21 40 (12.78%) SC Cleared
21 40 (12.78%) Wireless

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 15 (4.79%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.28%) IIS
4 3 (0.96%) nginx
4 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.06%) Azure
2 30 (9.58%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (6.07%) AWS
4 8 (2.56%) GCP
5 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Akamai
7 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (47.28%) Firewall
2 108 (34.50%) LAN
3 102 (32.59%) WAN
4 74 (23.64%) MPLS
5 71 (22.68%) BGP
6 68 (21.73%) VPN
7 55 (17.57%) DNS
7 55 (17.57%) OSPF
8 48 (15.34%) TCP/IP
9 47 (15.02%) DHCP
10 40 (12.78%) SAN
10 40 (12.78%) Wireless
11 36 (11.50%) Ethernet
12 33 (10.54%) Network Security
13 30 (9.58%) Junos
14 29 (9.27%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (8.31%) IPsec
16 25 (7.99%) Internet
17 23 (7.35%) Cisco ISE
18 20 (6.39%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (1.28%) Big Data
4 3 (0.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) JIRA
2 6 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.96%) GitLab
5 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.64%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 46 (14.70%) Social Skills
3 16 (5.11%) Finance
4 15 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.24%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.92%) Banking
6 6 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (1.92%) Local Government
7 5 (1.60%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.28%) Law
9 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 2 (0.64%) Games
10 2 (0.64%) German Language
10 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (39.30%) Network Engineer
2 50 (15.97%) Architect
3 28 (8.95%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.63%) Network Architect
5 26 (8.31%) Juniper Engineer
6 21 (6.71%) Test Engineer
7 18 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (5.43%) IP Engineer
9 15 (4.79%) Design Engineer
10 13 (4.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 12 (3.83%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.19%) Designer
12 10 (3.19%) Network Design Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) Analyst
13 9 (2.88%) Network Designer
13 9 (2.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.60%) 802.1X
1 5 (1.60%) JSON
1 5 (1.60%) Spine.js
1 5 (1.60%) XML
1 5 (1.60%) YAML
2 3 (0.96%) Middleware
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.32%) Kafka
3 1 (0.32%) LDAP
3 1 (0.32%) Smart Contracts
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.68%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.75%) PKI
3 9 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.56%) Fibre Optics
4 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.24%) iPad
5 7 (2.24%) iPhone
5 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.92%) Replication
7 5 (1.60%) Derivative
8 4 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.53%) Windows
2 46 (14.70%) Linux
3 31 (9.90%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.56%) Unix
8 7 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.96%) CentOS
10 2 (0.64%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) CatOS
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.70%) Network Design
2 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (9.27%) ITIL
3 27 (8.63%) Migration
4 26 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (7.03%) Network Management
6 21 (6.71%) Change Management
7 17 (5.43%) SIEM
8 15 (4.79%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (4.79%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.79%) Project Management
9 14 (4.47%) Project Delivery
10 13 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (4.15%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.83%) Validation
12 11 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.51%) Network Architecture
12 11 (3.51%) Presales
12 11 (3.51%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.27%) Python
2 18 (5.75%) SQL
3 15 (4.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 2 (0.64%) R
6 2 (0.64%) Tcl
7 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (34.19%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 78 (24.92%) CCNP
4 49 (15.65%) CCNA
5 40 (12.78%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.03%) JNCIP
7 18 (5.75%) JNCIA
8 17 (5.43%) CCIE
8 17 (5.43%) Degree
8 17 (5.43%) JNCIS
9 15 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.47%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.83%) MCSE
12 11 (3.51%) CCDP
13 7 (2.24%) CISSP
13 7 (2.24%) MCSA
13 7 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.92%) Master's Degree
15 5 (1.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 5 (1.60%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.60%) OASIS TOSCA
2 5 (1.60%) QA
3 4 (1.28%) PMO
4 3 (0.96%) GDPR
4 3 (0.96%) GMP
4 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.64%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.22%) Active Directory
3 29 (9.27%) vSphere
4 27 (8.63%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (6.07%) VMware NSX
6 14 (4.47%) Docker
7 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.24%) KVM
8 7 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (2.24%) XenApp
9 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.60%) LXC
10 5 (1.60%) vCloud
11 2 (0.64%) Firmware
11 2 (0.64%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (8.95%) Ansible
2 18 (5.75%) WSUS
3 15 (4.79%) FortiGate
4 14 (4.47%) Kubernetes
4 14 (4.47%) vCenter Server
5 9 (2.88%) Terraform
6 6 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.92%) Grafana
6 6 (1.92%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.60%) Cloudify
7 5 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.60%) Juju
7 5 (1.60%) SCCM
7 5 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.96%) Puppet
8 3 (0.96%) vRealize
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 242 (77.32%) Cisco
2 91 (29.07%) VMware
3 58 (18.53%) CheckPoint
4 52 (16.61%) F5
5 49 (15.65%) Dell
5 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
6 30 (9.58%) Fortinet
6 30 (9.58%) Palo Alto
7 27 (8.63%) SolarWinds
8 25 (7.99%) Nokia
9 24 (7.67%) Meraki
9 24 (7.67%) Red Hat
10 22 (7.03%) HP
11 20 (6.39%) Citrix
12 19 (6.07%) Veeam
13 18 (5.75%) Brocade
14 16 (5.11%) Aruba
15 13 (4.15%) Ericsson
16 10 (3.19%) Oracle
16 10 (3.19%) ServiceNow