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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 408 387 322
Rank change year-on-year -21 -65 +45
Contract jobs citing Juniper 397 254 310
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.54% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 142 183
10th Percentile £313 £291 £288
25th Percentile £400 £327 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £625 £499 £575
90th Percentile £700 £562 £648
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
10th Percentile £25.50 £15.00 £18.50
25th Percentile £26.13 £17.13 £19.25
Median hourly rate £48.58 £39.50 £33.25
Median % change year-on-year +22.99% +18.80% -0.75%
75th Percentile £56.00 £53.63 £47.83
90th Percentile £60.93 £60.00 £49.13
UK median hourly rate £49.68 £32.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +54.03% -24.12% -1.65%

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 28,177 19,305 17,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.68% 40.72% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,348 12,524 11,322
10th Percentile £275 £280 £238
25th Percentile £413 £381 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £486 £460
Median % change year-on-year +8.02% +5.65% -1.08%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 611 666
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.25 £11.71
25th Percentile £15.04 £13.63 £14.25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £18.80
Median % change year-on-year +4.88% +9.04% +1.62%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £63.30 £56.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.38% +7.69% +7.84%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -56 159 £452 +0.44% 28
South East +9 110 £625 +64.47% 24
North of England -34 37 £488 +14.71% 13
East of England -17 31 £425 -26.09% 7
South West -24 23 £450 +20.00% 4
Midlands -34 23 £413 +3.13% 9
West Midlands -34 22 £407 +4.23% 7
Yorkshire -22 18 £550 +14.70% 3
North West -51 14 £389 -1.21% 8
North East -3 5 - - 2
East Midlands -22 1 £475 +8.57% 1
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 322 (81.11%) Cisco
2 195 (49.12%) Firewall
3 139 (35.01%) WAN
3 139 (35.01%) Security Cleared
4 120 (30.23%) LAN
4 120 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (27.20%) BGP
6 100 (25.19%) Fortinet
7 96 (24.18%) VPN
8 86 (21.66%) MPLS
9 80 (20.15%) SC Cleared
10 78 (19.65%) CCNP
11 77 (19.40%) Data Centre
12 74 (18.64%) F5
13 70 (17.63%) VMware
14 68 (17.13%) OSPF
14 68 (17.13%) Windows
15 67 (16.88%) TCP/IP
16 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
17 63 (15.87%) Finance
18 60 (15.11%) Palo Alto
19 59 (14.86%) Wireless
19 59 (14.86%) Network Security
20 55 (13.85%) FortiGate
21 53 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
21 53 (13.35%) CheckPoint
22 52 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (12.59%) Azure
23 50 (12.59%) Linux
24 48 (12.09%) Network Design

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 10 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.51%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.26%) IIS
5 4 (1.01%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.76%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 3 (0.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.59%) Azure
2 33 (8.31%) AWS
3 15 (3.78%) GCP
4 11 (2.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.51%) IaaS
5 6 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (1.26%) Azure Storage
7 4 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (1.01%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.01%) Tricentis Tosca
8 2 (0.50%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.50%) GitHub
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 195 (49.12%) Firewall
2 139 (35.01%) WAN
3 120 (30.23%) LAN
4 108 (27.20%) BGP
5 96 (24.18%) VPN
6 86 (21.66%) MPLS
7 68 (17.13%) OSPF
8 67 (16.88%) TCP/IP
9 59 (14.86%) Network Security
9 59 (14.86%) Wireless
10 53 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
11 47 (11.84%) SD-WAN
12 44 (11.08%) Junos
13 37 (9.32%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (9.07%) IPsec
15 33 (8.31%) EIGRP
15 33 (8.31%) NX-OS
16 29 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (7.05%) Broadband
18 27 (6.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.52%) DB2
2 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.52%) JIRA
2 4 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.50%) LoadUI
4 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) GitLab
5 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 63 (15.87%) Finance
2 44 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 41 (10.33%) Social Skills
4 32 (8.06%) Public Sector
5 24 (6.05%) Financial Institution
6 17 (4.28%) Documentation Skills
7 14 (3.53%) Banking
8 12 (3.02%) Military
9 10 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.76%) Electronics
10 7 (1.76%) Marketing
10 7 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.26%) Local Government
13 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.25%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.25%) Retail
15 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (46.35%) Network Engineer
2 72 (18.14%) Architect
3 41 (10.33%) Network Architect
4 27 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (5.54%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.04%) Juniper Engineer
7 19 (4.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 18 (4.53%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (4.28%) Consultant
10 16 (4.03%) Junior
10 16 (4.03%) Junior Network Engineer
11 14 (3.53%) Analyst
12 13 (3.27%) WAN Engineer
13 12 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.52%) IP Engineer
14 10 (2.52%) IT Engineer
14 10 (2.52%) Network Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.52%) Network Support
14 10 (2.52%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (1.76%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.76%) Django
3 3 (0.76%) Express
3 3 (0.76%) Flask
3 3 (0.76%) REST
4 2 (0.50%) .NET
4 2 (0.50%) Pyramid
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.25%) Kafka
5 1 (0.25%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (0.25%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.02%) Replication
5 11 (2.77%) PKI
6 8 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.76%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.26%) NHS
9 4 (1.01%) CESG
9 4 (1.01%) Clustering
9 4 (1.01%) CMDB
9 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.01%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (1.01%) IoT
10 3 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.76%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.13%) Windows
2 50 (12.59%) Linux
3 30 (7.56%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.76%) Unix
7 5 (1.26%) Solaris
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.50%) SUSE
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (12.09%) Network Design
2 45 (11.34%) Migration
3 44 (11.08%) ITIL
3 44 (11.08%) Network Management
4 29 (7.30%) Agile
5 28 (7.05%) Load Balancing
6 27 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 24 (6.05%) Change Management
8 20 (5.04%) Computer Science
8 20 (5.04%) Project Delivery
9 19 (4.79%) Service Management
10 18 (4.53%) SIEM
11 17 (4.28%) Network Architecture
12 14 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.53%) Project Management
13 13 (3.27%) Data Protection
13 13 (3.27%) Decision-Making
13 13 (3.27%) Knowledge Transfer
13 13 (3.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.32%) Python
2 16 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.27%) Perl
4 3 (0.76%) SQL
5 2 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) Bash
6 1 (0.25%) C
6 1 (0.25%) Go
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) Prolog
6 1 (0.25%) Ruby
6 1 (0.25%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (35.01%) Security Cleared
2 120 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (20.15%) SC Cleared
4 78 (19.65%) CCNP
5 43 (10.83%) CCNA
6 42 (10.58%) CCIE
7 37 (9.32%) Degree
8 26 (6.55%) DV Cleared
8 26 (6.55%) JNCIA
9 17 (4.28%) JNCIS
10 14 (3.53%) JNCIP
11 13 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.77%) Master's Degree
13 10 (2.52%) RHCA
13 10 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (2.27%) CISSP
14 9 (2.27%) MCSE
15 8 (2.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 8 (2.02%) CCIE Service Provider
16 7 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.04%) SLA
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 4 (1.01%) NCSC
3 4 (1.01%) NIST
3 4 (1.01%) OASIS TOSCA
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.50%) GPG13
5 2 (0.50%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.50%) RMADS
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (5.54%) vSphere
4 11 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.52%) Docker
6 8 (2.02%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.51%) KVM
7 6 (1.51%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.51%) XenApp
8 5 (1.26%) vCloud
8 5 (1.26%) Xen
9 2 (0.50%) Firmware
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.25%) Ceph
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (13.85%) FortiGate
2 28 (7.05%) Ansible
3 18 (4.53%) Terraform
4 15 (3.78%) vCenter Server
5 13 (3.27%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.52%) SCCM
6 10 (2.52%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.01%) Cacti
8 4 (1.01%) Cloudify
8 4 (1.01%) Grafana
8 4 (1.01%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.01%) Rancher
9 3 (0.76%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.76%) Nessus
9 3 (0.76%) vRealize
9 3 (0.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (0.50%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 322 (81.11%) Cisco
2 100 (25.19%) Fortinet
3 74 (18.64%) F5
4 70 (17.63%) VMware
5 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
6 60 (15.11%) Palo Alto
7 53 (13.35%) CheckPoint
8 43 (10.83%) Aruba
9 39 (9.82%) HP
10 35 (8.82%) McAfee
11 33 (8.31%) Nokia
12 31 (7.81%) Arista
12 31 (7.81%) Citrix
13 24 (6.05%) Meraki
14 20 (5.04%) Red Hat
15 18 (4.53%) Blue Coat
16 17 (4.28%) Forcepoint
17 16 (4.03%) Huawei
18 15 (3.78%) Google
19 14 (3.53%) Veeam