Period
to 24 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 261 288
Rank change year-on-year -112 +27 -56
Contract jobs citing Juniper 604 818 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 2.18% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 483 452
England median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £239 £268 £200
90th Percentile £625 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 36
England median hourly rate £47.12 £43.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +15.44% +24.17%
10th Percentile £32.50 £25.00 £17.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £48.92
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £46.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.38% +22.37% +26.67%

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 38,679 37,517 42,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.76% 44.42% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,326 23,281 25,980
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,324 1,303 1,556
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.26 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.89% -8.71% +11.76%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018. 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 -93 229 £425 - 69
South East -69 192 £425 +6.25% 43
Midlands -36 72 £395 +7.12% 19
West Midlands -17 62 £400 +3.23% 14
East of England +4 48 £350 +16.67% 8
North of England -57 35 £425 +17.24% 18
South West -1 31 £313 -21.88% 25
North West -36 20 £419 +19.64% 11
Yorkshire -16 13 £425 -5.56% 7
East Midlands -10 10 £300 -4.00% 5
North East -4 2 £425 +17.24%
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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.

1 472 (78.15%) Cisco
2 352 (58.28%) Firewall
3 215 (35.60%) WAN
3 215 (35.60%) VPN
4 213 (35.26%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (33.77%) Security Cleared
6 184 (30.46%) LAN
7 169 (27.98%) BGP
8 149 (24.67%) SC Cleared
9 140 (23.18%) OSPF
10 136 (22.52%) CCNP
11 131 (21.69%) CheckPoint
12 123 (20.36%) MPLS
13 117 (19.37%) F5
14 115 (19.04%) Data Centre
15 113 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
16 104 (17.22%) CCNA
17 102 (16.89%) VMware
18 98 (16.23%) DNS
19 91 (15.07%) Network Security
20 86 (14.24%) Windows
21 78 (12.91%) Wireless
22 75 (12.42%) Palo Alto
23 74 (12.25%) VLAN
24 71 (11.75%) Migration
25 70 (11.59%) DV Cleared
26 68 (11.26%) Finance
27 67 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
28 66 (10.93%) Active Directory
28 66 (10.93%) Cisco Nexus

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 14 (2.32%) Skype for Business
2 13 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.66%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.16%) Confluence
5 7 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.65%) Office 365
4 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.66%) IaaS
4 4 (0.66%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Akamai
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 352 (58.28%) Firewall
2 215 (35.60%) VPN
2 215 (35.60%) WAN
3 184 (30.46%) LAN
4 169 (27.98%) BGP
5 140 (23.18%) OSPF
6 123 (20.36%) MPLS
7 113 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (16.23%) DNS
9 91 (15.07%) Network Security
10 78 (12.91%) Wireless
11 74 (12.25%) VLAN
12 66 (10.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 59 (9.77%) DHCP
13 59 (9.77%) TCP/IP
14 58 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
14 58 (9.60%) IPsec
15 57 (9.44%) SSL
16 55 (9.11%) Junos
17 50 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.32%) JIRA
4 7 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.17%) Phabricator
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 68 (11.26%) Finance
2 41 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.81%) Banking
4 7 (1.16%) Retail
5 5 (0.83%) Advertising
5 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (0.83%) Local Government
6 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Military
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 254 (42.05%) Network Engineer
2 120 (19.87%) Architect
3 79 (13.08%) Network Architect
4 49 (8.11%) Juniper Engineer
5 48 (7.95%) Security Engineer
6 44 (7.28%) Cisco Engineer
7 43 (7.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 41 (6.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 35 (5.79%) Analyst
10 33 (5.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (4.64%) Consultant
12 25 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (3.81%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.31%) Design Engineer
14 20 (3.31%) Security Architect
15 19 (3.15%) Network Support
15 19 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
16 18 (2.98%) Network Design Engineer
17 17 (2.81%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.97%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.99%) REST
3 5 (0.83%) Web Services
4 4 (0.66%) OpenDaylight
5 3 (0.50%) Core Data
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) CSS
6 2 (0.33%) Django
6 2 (0.33%) HTML5
6 2 (0.33%) jQuery
6 2 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.33%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) JSP
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) RESTful
7 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.04%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (2.65%) PKI
5 13 (2.15%) Clustering
5 13 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.99%) RSA SecurID
7 11 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.32%) Replication
10 7 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.99%) CMDB
11 6 (0.99%) e-Health
11 6 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.50%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.50%) Fintech
13 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.24%) Windows
2 53 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 43 (7.12%) Linux
4 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.48%) Unix
5 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.99%) CentOS
7 11 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.99%) Solaris
11 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.66%) Check Point GAiA
11 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.33%) Debian
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (11.75%) Migration
2 64 (10.60%) ITIL
3 58 (9.60%) Network Design
4 42 (6.95%) Load Balancing
4 42 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (6.62%) Network Architecture
5 40 (6.62%) Network Management
5 40 (6.62%) Project Management
6 34 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
7 29 (4.80%) Service Delivery
8 25 (4.14%) Change Management
9 24 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (3.97%) Network Virtualisation
10 23 (3.81%) ITIL V3
11 19 (3.15%) Configuration Management
12 17 (2.81%) Information Security
13 15 (2.48%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (2.48%) DevOps
14 14 (2.32%) Kalman Filter
15 13 (2.15%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.64%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.97%) Python
3 15 (2.48%) SQL
4 13 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.32%) C
6 5 (0.83%) Perl
7 2 (0.33%) Java
7 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.17%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 213 (35.26%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (33.77%) Security Cleared
3 149 (24.67%) SC Cleared
4 136 (22.52%) CCNP
5 104 (17.22%) CCNA
6 70 (11.59%) DV Cleared
7 56 (9.27%) CCIE
8 40 (6.62%) CCDP
9 39 (6.46%) JNCIS
10 34 (5.63%) JNCIP
11 33 (5.46%) JNCIA
12 25 (4.14%) Degree
13 16 (2.65%) JNCIE
13 16 (2.65%) MCSE
13 16 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.32%) MCP
15 13 (2.15%) CCSA
16 12 (1.99%) CCSE
16 12 (1.99%) CISSP
17 11 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.13%) SLA
2 12 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.83%) QA
5 4 (0.66%) PMO
5 4 (0.66%) RMADS
6 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (11.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (10.93%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.14%) VMware NSX
4 21 (3.48%) ProxySG
5 17 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.65%) vSphere
7 15 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.49%) DFS Replication
9 8 (1.32%) NFS
10 5 (0.83%) Samba
10 5 (0.83%) Snort
11 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.50%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.50%) Firmware
12 3 (0.50%) XenApp
12 3 (0.50%) XenServer
13 2 (0.33%) Docker
13 2 (0.33%) Squid
13 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.17%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.15%) SCCM
2 16 (2.65%) vCenter Server
3 9 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.49%) Nagios
3 9 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.32%) Puppet
4 8 (1.32%) SCOM
5 7 (1.16%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.16%) Ansible
5 7 (1.16%) PowerCLI
5 7 (1.16%) WMI
6 6 (0.99%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (0.83%) Cacti
7 5 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.66%) QRadar
8 4 (0.66%) Terraform
9 3 (0.50%) RSA enVision
9 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 472 (78.15%) Cisco
2 131 (21.69%) CheckPoint
3 117 (19.37%) F5
4 102 (16.89%) VMware
5 75 (12.42%) Palo Alto
6 60 (9.93%) Microsoft
7 53 (8.77%) HP
8 47 (7.78%) Fortinet
8 47 (7.78%) SolarWinds
9 45 (7.45%) Blue Coat
10 44 (7.28%) Citrix
11 26 (4.30%) Brocade
11 26 (4.30%) NetApp
12 25 (4.14%) Aruba
12 25 (4.14%) McAfee
13 24 (3.97%) Dell
13 24 (3.97%) Splunk
14 23 (3.81%) BT
14 23 (3.81%) Meraki
15 19 (3.15%) Mitel