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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 236 237
Rank change year-on-year -79 +1  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 288 510 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 1.03% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 2.32% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 306 260
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +36.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £47.83 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.65 £47.93 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.97% +16.42%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Juniper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in England

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in England

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Juniper in England

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -57 107 £400 -11.11% 30
South East -15 92 £450 +20.00% 24
South West -14 23 £380 +7.04% 3
North West 0 21 £325 - 17
West Midlands -5 17 £425 +21.42% 5
East of England -10 13 £375 +11.11% 5
North East +73 8 £450 +36.36%
Yorkshire +4 5 £475 +26.66% 4
East Midlands -5 5 £375 -11.76%
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 562 (82.16%) Cisco
2 441 (64.47%) Firewall
3 313 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
4 296 (43.27%) LAN
5 287 (41.96%) WAN
6 238 (34.80%) Security Cleared
7 222 (32.46%) CheckPoint
8 216 (31.58%) CCNP
9 210 (30.70%) F5
10 167 (24.42%) VPN
11 165 (24.12%) SC Cleared
12 155 (22.66%) Wireless
13 153 (22.37%) BGP
14 145 (21.20%) Network Security
15 141 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
16 137 (20.03%) MPLS
17 133 (19.44%) Palo Alto
18 132 (19.30%) TCP/IP
19 129 (18.86%) CCIE
20 127 (18.57%) Data Centre
21 123 (17.98%) ITIL
22 120 (17.54%) OSPF
23 119 (17.40%) Network Design
24 103 (15.06%) JNCIA
25 102 (14.91%) DNS
26 98 (14.33%) CCNA
27 94 (13.74%) Windows
28 93 (13.60%) Fortinet
29 92 (13.45%) FortiGate
30 89 (13.01%) HP

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 13 (1.90%) Skype for Business
2 12 (1.75%) IIS
3 10 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.32%) Apache
5 8 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.02%) Confluence
7 5 (0.73%) nginx
8 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.44%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.15%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.22%) Office 365
4 10 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.17%) SaaS
6 5 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) IaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 441 (64.47%) Firewall
2 296 (43.27%) LAN
3 287 (41.96%) WAN
4 167 (24.42%) VPN
5 155 (22.66%) Wireless
6 153 (22.37%) BGP
7 145 (21.20%) Network Security
8 141 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
9 137 (20.03%) MPLS
10 132 (19.30%) TCP/IP
11 120 (17.54%) OSPF
12 102 (14.91%) DNS
13 84 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (8.04%) VLAN
15 54 (7.89%) Internet
16 53 (7.75%) BIG-IP
16 53 (7.75%) Junos
17 52 (7.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 51 (7.46%) DHCP
18 51 (7.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.73%) MySQL
6 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (1.02%) JIRA
3 6 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (11.26%) Finance
2 75 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.36%) Banking
4 10 (1.46%) Local Government
5 9 (1.32%) Retail
6 7 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.88%) Back Office
8 5 (0.73%) Legal
8 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.58%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Games
10 2 (0.29%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 330 (48.25%) Network Engineer
2 82 (11.99%) Architect
3 68 (9.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 65 (9.50%) Security Engineer
5 63 (9.21%) Network Architect
6 60 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 57 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 56 (8.19%) Juniper Engineer
9 49 (7.16%) Consultant
10 37 (5.41%) Analyst
10 37 (5.41%) Network Consultant
11 36 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
11 36 (5.26%) Support Engineer
12 31 (4.53%) Network Support
12 31 (4.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 30 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
15 24 (3.51%) Network Analyst
16 23 (3.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 23 (3.36%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.53%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.34%) Web Services
3 6 (0.88%) Middleware
3 6 (0.88%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.73%) SAML
5 4 (0.58%) LAMP
6 3 (0.44%) Leaflet
6 3 (0.44%) Mojolicious
6 3 (0.44%) Node.js
7 2 (0.29%) OAuth
7 2 (0.29%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.29%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.15%) Core Data
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.15%) JSF
8 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 127 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.92%) PKI
6 15 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.32%) CESG
8 7 (1.02%) Clustering
9 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.73%) CMDB
10 5 (0.73%) Fintech
10 5 (0.73%) Replication
10 5 (0.73%) Wiki
10 5 (0.73%) YubiKey
11 4 (0.58%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) BYOD
12 3 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.74%) Windows
2 81 (11.84%) Linux
3 40 (5.85%) Unix
4 39 (5.70%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.61%) CentOS
10 10 (1.46%) SUSE
11 8 (1.17%) AIX
12 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.29%) Solaris
15 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.15%) Debian
16 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (17.98%) ITIL
2 119 (17.40%) Network Design
3 64 (9.36%) Migration
4 61 (8.92%) Service Management
5 57 (8.33%) Network Management
6 48 (7.02%) Load Balancing
7 44 (6.43%) ITSM
8 37 (5.41%) Network Architecture
9 31 (4.53%) Information Security
10 27 (3.95%) Configuration Management
11 26 (3.80%) Project Management
12 24 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
13 23 (3.36%) Change Management
13 23 (3.36%) High Availability
14 21 (3.07%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 18 (2.63%) Incident Management
17 16 (2.34%) DevOps
17 16 (2.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.75%) Perl
1 12 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (1.61%) SQL
3 10 (1.46%) Python
4 8 (1.17%) Lisp
5 6 (0.88%) PHP
6 5 (0.73%) Java
7 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.29%) C
8 2 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 313 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (34.80%) Security Cleared
3 216 (31.58%) CCNP
4 165 (24.12%) SC Cleared
5 129 (18.86%) CCIE
6 103 (15.06%) JNCIA
7 98 (14.33%) CCNA
8 75 (10.96%) JNCIE
9 74 (10.82%) CCSE
10 68 (9.94%) DV Cleared
11 63 (9.21%) CCSA
12 58 (8.48%) CCDP
13 52 (7.60%) Degree
13 52 (7.60%) JNCIS
14 45 (6.58%) CCIP
15 39 (5.70%) JNCIP
16 33 (4.82%) HP ASE
17 32 (4.68%) HP MASE
18 29 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
19 10 (1.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.65%) SLA
3 10 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.58%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) GPG13
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.44%) QA
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 42 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.34%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.61%) vCloud
7 7 (1.02%) Firmware
7 7 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.73%) vSphere
9 4 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.58%) NFS
10 3 (0.44%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.29%) KVM
11 2 (0.29%) Xen
12 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.15%) Docker
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (13.45%) FortiGate
2 21 (3.07%) Puppet
3 17 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (1.90%) Nagios
5 11 (1.61%) SCOM
6 9 (1.32%) Nexpose
6 9 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.17%) Ansible
7 8 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.02%) Terraform
9 6 (0.88%) Forum Sentry
9 6 (0.88%) SCCM
10 4 (0.58%) Netcool
11 3 (0.44%) Cacti
11 3 (0.44%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.29%) RANCID
13 1 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 562 (82.16%) Cisco
2 222 (32.46%) CheckPoint
3 210 (30.70%) F5
4 133 (19.44%) Palo Alto
5 93 (13.60%) Fortinet
6 89 (13.01%) HP
7 70 (10.23%) VMware
8 69 (10.09%) Blue Coat
8 69 (10.09%) Microsoft
9 65 (9.50%) Riverbed
10 47 (6.87%) Citrix
11 46 (6.73%) Aruba
12 35 (5.12%) SolarWinds
13 29 (4.24%) McAfee
14 27 (3.95%) Dell
15 25 (3.65%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.78%) Meraki
17 18 (2.63%) Arista
17 18 (2.63%) TippingPoint
18 16 (2.34%) Brocade
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