Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 302 329 371
Rank change year-on-year +27 +42 -109
Contract jobs citing Juniper 473 695 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.77% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.81% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 412 316
England median daily rate £405 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.80% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £550 £588
UK median daily rate £409 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 4
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.18 £45.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.46% -2.18% -2.87%
10th Percentile £18.28 £17.00 £35.34
90th Percentile £50.75 £66.81 £47.62
UK median hourly rate £41.21 £44.18 £43.92
% change year-on-year -6.72% +0.60% -5.56%

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 26,730 38,499 39,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.12% 42.41% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,617 24,136 24,854
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £263 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,093 1,370 1,321
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £11.89 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.04 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in England

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor 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 21 February 2020. 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 +62 152 £450 - 49
South East +22 144 £375 -11.76% 46
Midlands +105 75 £445 +5.33% 21
West Midlands +87 63 £470 +10.59% 18
North of England +52 55 £325 -15.31% 25
North West +16 32 £245 -36.77% 9
South West -12 25 £400 -1.23% 16
East of England -6 19 £380 -13.14% 16
Yorkshire +59 17 £450 +15.38% 15
East Midlands +42 12 £440 +21.80% 3
North East +15 6 £400 +9.59% 1
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 371 (78.44%) Cisco
2 246 (52.01%) Firewall
3 200 (42.28%) Cisco Certification
4 168 (35.52%) BGP
5 164 (34.67%) OSPF
6 151 (31.92%) CCNP
7 148 (31.29%) VPN
8 133 (28.12%) WAN
9 126 (26.64%) MPLS
10 125 (26.43%) Security Cleared
11 122 (25.79%) LAN
12 102 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 96 (20.30%) Data Centre
14 94 (19.87%) CCNA
15 91 (19.24%) CheckPoint
16 87 (18.39%) Migration
17 83 (17.55%) Wireless
18 80 (16.91%) F5
19 78 (16.49%) TCP/IP
20 74 (15.64%) Change Management
21 71 (15.01%) Network Design
22 69 (14.59%) SolarWinds
22 69 (14.59%) EIGRP
23 68 (14.38%) DNS
24 66 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
25 64 (13.53%) Linux
25 64 (13.53%) Palo Alto
26 59 (12.47%) SC Cleared
27 58 (12.26%) Ethernet
28 57 (12.05%) 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 24 (5.07%) OpenStack
2 10 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.48%) IIS
4 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) Apache
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.65%) AWS
2 19 (4.02%) Azure
3 7 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.27%) Office 365
5 5 (1.06%) IaaS
6 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (0.63%) GCP
6 3 (0.63%) GitHub
6 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.63%) PaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.42%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.42%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 246 (52.01%) Firewall
2 168 (35.52%) BGP
3 164 (34.67%) OSPF
4 148 (31.29%) VPN
5 133 (28.12%) WAN
6 126 (26.64%) MPLS
7 122 (25.79%) LAN
8 102 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 83 (17.55%) Wireless
10 78 (16.49%) TCP/IP
11 69 (14.59%) EIGRP
12 68 (14.38%) DNS
13 66 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
14 58 (12.26%) Ethernet
15 57 (12.05%) DHCP
15 57 (12.05%) Wireshark
16 56 (11.84%) Network Security
17 49 (10.36%) Multicast
18 48 (10.15%) Junos
18 48 (10.15%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (0.63%) Big Data
3 3 (0.63%) MySQL
3 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.42%) Power BI
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.21%) Aerospike
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Redis
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.21%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 20 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
General
1 56 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 48 (10.15%) Finance
3 31 (6.55%) Banking
4 20 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.81%) Front Office
6 15 (3.17%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.48%) Games
9 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Marketing
10 4 (0.85%) Retail
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Police
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (56.24%) Network Engineer
2 45 (9.51%) Architect
2 45 (9.51%) Juniper Engineer
3 42 (8.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (8.46%) Network Architect
5 38 (8.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 36 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (7.19%) IP Engineer
8 29 (6.13%) IP Network Engineer
9 26 (5.50%) Administrator
10 25 (5.29%) Security Engineer
11 22 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
12 21 (4.44%) Network Administrator
12 21 (4.44%) Network Support
13 18 (3.81%) Network Support Engineer
13 18 (3.81%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.17%) Consultant
16 14 (2.96%) Designer
16 14 (2.96%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.92%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.90%) SAML
3 5 (1.06%) RESTful
4 4 (0.85%) JSON
5 3 (0.63%) Jinja
5 3 (0.63%) Middleware
5 3 (0.63%) Web Services
5 3 (0.63%) XML
6 2 (0.42%) Django
6 2 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) HTML5
7 1 (0.21%) Kafka
7 1 (0.21%) Node.js
7 1 (0.21%) REST
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.30%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.65%) PKI
4 15 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.27%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (0.85%) PMI
9 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) Replication
9 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.53%) Linux
2 56 (11.84%) Windows
3 31 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (3.38%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.33%) Unix
7 9 (1.90%) Android
7 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.27%) CentOS
10 6 (1.27%) Check Point GAiA
11 4 (0.85%) SUSE
11 4 (0.85%) VMS
11 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.39%) Migration
2 74 (15.64%) Change Management
3 71 (15.01%) Network Design
4 55 (11.63%) ITIL
5 34 (7.19%) Project Delivery
6 29 (6.13%) Network Management
7 28 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
7 28 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (5.50%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.86%) Validation
10 22 (4.65%) Load Balancing
11 21 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (4.44%) Service Management
12 18 (3.81%) DevOps
13 16 (3.38%) ITSM
14 15 (3.17%) Problem Management
15 14 (2.96%) High Availability
15 14 (2.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.51%) Python
2 32 (6.77%) Perl
3 17 (3.59%) SQL
4 12 (2.54%) C
5 8 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.85%) PHP
6 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) Ada
8 1 (0.21%) C#
8 1 (0.21%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) Java
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 200 (42.28%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (31.92%) CCNP
3 125 (26.43%) Security Cleared
4 94 (19.87%) CCNA
5 59 (12.47%) SC Cleared
6 56 (11.84%) CCIE
7 43 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 39 (8.25%) JNCIP
9 22 (4.65%) CCDA
10 20 (4.23%) JNCIA
10 20 (4.23%) JNCIS
11 17 (3.59%) JNCIE
12 15 (3.17%) CCDP
13 14 (2.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 13 (2.75%) CCIP
15 12 (2.54%) Degree
16 11 (2.33%) CCSE
17 8 (1.69%) CCIE Collaboration
17 8 (1.69%) CCIE Service Provider
18 7 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) SLA
2 6 (1.27%) PMO
3 5 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.06%) QA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.21%) NCSC
System Software
1 39 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.96%) Docker
4 13 (2.75%) VMware NSX
5 10 (2.11%) vSphere
6 6 (1.27%) KVM
7 5 (1.06%) Firmware
7 5 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.85%) Snort
8 4 (0.85%) XenApp
8 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (8.88%) Nagios
2 32 (6.77%) Puppet
3 30 (6.34%) Ansible
4 23 (4.86%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.59%) Statseeker
6 15 (3.17%) Cacti
6 15 (3.17%) NetMRI
6 15 (3.17%) SCCM
6 15 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.96%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.27%) Icinga
8 6 (1.27%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.06%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.06%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.06%) OPNET
10 4 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.85%) SCOM
10 4 (0.85%) Terraform
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 371 (78.44%) Cisco
2 91 (19.24%) CheckPoint
3 80 (16.91%) F5
4 69 (14.59%) SolarWinds
5 64 (13.53%) Palo Alto
6 57 (12.05%) VMware
7 46 (9.73%) Fortinet
8 35 (7.40%) Dell
9 34 (7.19%) Aruba
10 32 (6.77%) Huawei
11 31 (6.55%) Microsoft
12 26 (5.50%) Red Hat
13 23 (4.86%) NetScout
14 22 (4.65%) Aerohive Networks
15 20 (4.23%) HP
16 19 (4.02%) Blue Coat
17 17 (3.59%) Redback
17 17 (3.59%) Solarflare
18 16 (3.38%) Nokia
18 16 (3.38%) Zscaler