Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 345 271
Rank change year-on-year -19 -74 -4
Contract jobs citing Juniper 647 646 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.64% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 384 582
England median daily rate £413 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.79% +0.44%
10th Percentile £258 £273 £269
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £418 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.21% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 17
England median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.72% -6.52% +17.95%
10th Percentile £27.60 £25.60 £19.00
90th Percentile £57.38 £59.45 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year +14.67% -15.25% +13.46%

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 39,320 39,404 44,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.04% 43.12% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,634 24,547 27,382
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,478 1,275 1,558
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.99 £45.80 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
South East +9 227 £413 -8.33% 48
London -34 226 £425 +3.03% 50
North of England -47 70 £361 -9.84% 34
Midlands -23 47 £388 -6.91% 35
West Midlands -19 43 £388 -8.82% 24
South West -27 43 £379 -1.54% 20
North West -42 36 £400 +5.96% 22
East of England +13 31 £348 -13.77% 23
North East +21 22 £310 -8.15% 2
Yorkshire -31 12 £338 -28.95% 10
East Midlands +7 4 - - 11
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 508 (78.52%) Cisco
2 404 (62.44%) Firewall
3 244 (37.71%) Cisco Certification
4 210 (32.46%) WAN
5 197 (30.45%) LAN
6 189 (29.21%) CheckPoint
7 186 (28.75%) Security Cleared
8 175 (27.05%) F5
9 168 (25.97%) VPN
10 167 (25.81%) BGP
11 155 (23.96%) OSPF
12 148 (22.87%) CCNP
13 146 (22.57%) Network Security
14 140 (21.64%) SC Cleared
15 138 (21.33%) MPLS
16 136 (21.02%) Wireless
17 134 (20.71%) Palo Alto
18 120 (18.55%) CCNA
19 106 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
20 105 (16.23%) Cisco Nexus
21 103 (15.92%) VMware
22 101 (15.61%) TCP/IP
22 101 (15.61%) Data Centre
23 88 (13.60%) ITIL
24 76 (11.75%) Windows
24 76 (11.75%) Finance
25 75 (11.59%) DNS
26 73 (11.28%) Blue Coat
27 72 (11.13%) Junos
28 71 (10.97%) Internet

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 (2.32%) OpenStack
2 12 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.24%) Apache
6 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.62%) IIS
7 4 (0.62%) lighttpd
7 4 (0.62%) nginx
7 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.25%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.31%) Simulink
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.48%) Office 365
3 4 (0.62%) GitHub
3 4 (0.62%) IaaS
4 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) npm
6 1 (0.15%) Slack
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 404 (62.44%) Firewall
2 210 (32.46%) WAN
3 197 (30.45%) LAN
4 168 (25.97%) VPN
5 167 (25.81%) BGP
6 155 (23.96%) OSPF
7 146 (22.57%) Network Security
8 138 (21.33%) MPLS
9 136 (21.02%) Wireless
10 106 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
11 105 (16.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 101 (15.61%) TCP/IP
13 75 (11.59%) DNS
14 72 (11.13%) Junos
15 71 (10.97%) Internet
16 68 (10.51%) VLAN
17 67 (10.36%) IPsec
18 61 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 49 (7.57%) Wi-Fi
20 48 (7.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.77%) MySQL
4 3 (0.46%) SQLite
5 2 (0.31%) Redis
6 1 (0.15%) Big Data
6 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (1.39%) JIRA
6 6 (0.93%) Robot Framework
6 6 (0.93%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.46%) GitLab
8 3 (0.46%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.31%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.31%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (0.15%) AppScan
10 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.15%) Subversion
10 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 76 (11.75%) Finance
2 57 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.55%) Banking
4 9 (1.39%) Retail
5 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.31%) Advertising
7 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.31%) German Language
7 2 (0.31%) Law
7 2 (0.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Electronics
8 1 (0.15%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Military
8 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 286 (44.20%) Network Engineer
2 67 (10.36%) Security Engineer
3 63 (9.74%) Architect
4 53 (8.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 47 (7.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 45 (6.96%) Juniper Engineer
6 45 (6.96%) Network Security Engineer
7 41 (6.34%) Network Architect
8 39 (6.03%) Firewall Engineer
9 34 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 33 (5.10%) Consultant
10 33 (5.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) Network Support
12 25 (3.86%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.71%) Analyst
14 21 (3.25%) Network Support Engineer
15 19 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
16 18 (2.78%) Network Consultant
17 17 (2.63%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.39%) LDAP
2 9 (1.39%) Web Services
3 7 (1.08%) CSS
4 5 (0.77%) HTML
4 5 (0.77%) REST
5 4 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (0.62%) YAML
6 3 (0.46%) CGI
6 3 (0.46%) Django
6 3 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.46%) Jinja
6 3 (0.46%) JSON
6 3 (0.46%) Kafka
6 3 (0.46%) RESTful
6 3 (0.46%) XML
7 2 (0.31%) Middleware
7 2 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.31%) SOAP
7 2 (0.31%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.39%) Clustering
6 9 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.08%) User Experience
7 7 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.77%) NHS
9 5 (0.77%) PKI
10 4 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.62%) Fintech
10 4 (0.62%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.62%) Wiki
11 2 (0.31%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.75%) Windows
2 67 (10.36%) Linux
3 50 (7.73%) Windows Server
4 40 (6.18%) Unix
5 29 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 17 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 16 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.70%) CentOS
12 5 (0.77%) Solaris
13 4 (0.62%) Check Point GAiA
13 4 (0.62%) Debian
13 4 (0.62%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (13.60%) ITIL
2 68 (10.51%) Migration
3 63 (9.74%) Load Balancing
4 59 (9.12%) Network Monitoring
5 58 (8.96%) Network Design
6 55 (8.50%) Network Management
7 51 (7.88%) Change Management
8 37 (5.72%) Service Management
9 36 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (4.95%) Service Delivery
11 25 (3.86%) ITIL V3
12 24 (3.71%) Incident Management
13 23 (3.55%) High Availability
14 21 (3.25%) Network Architecture
15 20 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (3.09%) Project Management
16 19 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
17 18 (2.78%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.96%) Python
2 30 (4.64%) Perl
3 29 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 24 (3.71%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.16%) Java
6 10 (1.55%) C
6 10 (1.55%) SQL
7 6 (0.93%) Ruby
7 6 (0.93%) VB
8 5 (0.77%) C++
8 5 (0.77%) PHP
9 3 (0.46%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.46%) Java 8
9 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.31%) Korn
10 2 (0.31%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.31%) XPath
11 1 (0.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 244 (37.71%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (28.75%) Security Cleared
3 148 (22.87%) CCNP
4 140 (21.64%) SC Cleared
5 120 (18.55%) CCNA
6 63 (9.74%) DV Cleared
7 61 (9.43%) CCIE
8 35 (5.41%) JNCIS
9 33 (5.10%) CCSE
10 32 (4.95%) JNCIA
11 31 (4.79%) JNCIP
12 25 (3.86%) Degree
13 22 (3.40%) CCSA
14 20 (3.09%) JNCIE
15 18 (2.78%) CCDP
16 17 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (1.55%) CCENT
19 9 (1.39%) CISSP
19 9 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.40%) SLA
2 13 (2.01%) QA
3 12 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.08%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
6 3 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.31%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.31%) GDPR
7 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.31%) MISRA
7 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.31%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) RMADS
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 68 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.33%) ProxySG
3 28 (4.33%) VMware NSX
4 23 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.25%) vSphere
6 19 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.01%) KVM
8 10 (1.55%) Docker
9 8 (1.24%) Postfix
10 5 (0.77%) Firmware
10 5 (0.77%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.62%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.62%) Varnish
11 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.31%) NFS
12 2 (0.31%) XenApp
13 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.15%) Snort
13 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 25 (3.86%) Nagios
3 24 (3.71%) vCenter Server
4 18 (2.78%) Cacti
5 17 (2.63%) SCCM
6 12 (1.85%) Ansible
6 12 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.39%) PowerCLI
9 8 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.08%) Puppet
11 6 (0.93%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.77%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.77%) Icinga
12 5 (0.77%) SCOM
12 5 (0.77%) vRealize
12 5 (0.77%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 508 (78.52%) Cisco
2 189 (29.21%) CheckPoint
3 175 (27.05%) F5
4 134 (20.71%) Palo Alto
5 103 (15.92%) VMware
6 73 (11.28%) Blue Coat
7 52 (8.04%) Microsoft
8 50 (7.73%) McAfee
9 49 (7.57%) HP
10 48 (7.42%) Fortinet
11 45 (6.96%) Aruba
12 35 (5.41%) Meraki
13 29 (4.48%) Red Hat
14 28 (4.33%) SolarWinds
15 27 (4.17%) Forcepoint
16 22 (3.40%) Riverbed
17 21 (3.25%) Dell
18 20 (3.09%) Citrix
19 19 (2.94%) EMC
20 18 (2.78%) Brocade