Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 381 365
Rank change year-on-year +63 -16 -102
Contract jobs citing Juniper 583 623 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 1.56% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 353 373
England median daily rate £400 £422 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +3.56% -1.21%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £263
90th Percentile £540 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 15
England median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% -6.52%
10th Percentile £16.25 £21.10 £26.35
90th Percentile £60.50 £57.57 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% -1.16% -5.49%

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 33,198 39,945 40,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.41% 42.30% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,013 25,100 25,061
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £240 £253 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,295 1,499 1,340
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.66
90th Percentile £53.17 £47.00 £45.03
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +11.43% +0.72% +5.30%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +21 187 £375 -9.09% 52
London +47 185 £450 +5.88% 53
Midlands +98 80 £380 -10.59% 17
West Midlands +72 62 £375 -11.76% 14
North of England +19 54 £330 -9.59% 8
North West +9 40 £350 -17.65% 4
East of England +35 37 £500 +34.23% 9
South West -19 37 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands +36 18 £450 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +30 8 £300 -11.11% 2
North East +4 6 £335 +8.06% 2
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 456 (78.22%) Cisco
2 314 (53.86%) Firewall
3 234 (40.14%) Cisco Certification
4 204 (34.99%) WAN
5 175 (30.02%) CCNP
6 170 (29.16%) BGP
6 170 (29.16%) VPN
7 161 (27.62%) LAN
8 156 (26.76%) Security Cleared
9 148 (25.39%) MPLS
10 145 (24.87%) OSPF
11 132 (22.64%) Data Centre
12 126 (21.61%) CheckPoint
13 110 (18.87%) F5
14 105 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
15 104 (17.84%) Palo Alto
16 99 (16.98%) CCNA
17 95 (16.30%) Wireless
18 92 (15.78%) Windows
19 89 (15.27%) DNS
19 89 (15.27%) TCP/IP
19 89 (15.27%) Migration
20 87 (14.92%) Network Design
20 87 (14.92%) Network Security
21 81 (13.89%) SC Cleared
22 79 (13.55%) Fortinet
23 72 (12.35%) SolarWinds
24 71 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
24 71 (12.18%) Telecoms
25 66 (11.32%) Linux

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 16 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.23%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.23%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.03%) IIS
6 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.34%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.89%) Azure
2 32 (5.49%) AWS
3 20 (3.43%) Office 365
4 9 (1.54%) PaaS
5 8 (1.37%) IaaS
5 8 (1.37%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.20%) GCP
7 6 (1.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.86%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.69%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.69%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.69%) SaaS
10 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 314 (53.86%) Firewall
2 204 (34.99%) WAN
3 170 (29.16%) BGP
3 170 (29.16%) VPN
4 161 (27.62%) LAN
5 148 (25.39%) MPLS
6 145 (24.87%) OSPF
7 105 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
8 95 (16.30%) Wireless
9 89 (15.27%) DNS
9 89 (15.27%) TCP/IP
10 87 (14.92%) Network Security
11 71 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 65 (11.15%) DHCP
13 54 (9.26%) EIGRP
13 54 (9.26%) IPsec
14 50 (8.58%) Ethernet
15 48 (8.23%) Wireshark
16 47 (8.06%) Multicast
16 47 (8.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.86%) Power BI
2 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (0.69%) Big Data
3 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.69%) MySQL
3 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
General
1 71 (12.18%) Telecoms
2 55 (9.43%) Finance
3 26 (4.46%) Banking
4 14 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.89%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.54%) Billing
8 8 (1.37%) Games
9 7 (1.20%) Front Office
10 6 (1.03%) Retail
11 5 (0.86%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 324 (55.57%) Network Engineer
2 59 (10.12%) Architect
3 49 (8.40%) Network Architect
4 47 (8.06%) Juniper Engineer
5 35 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 34 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (5.49%) IP Engineer
7 32 (5.49%) Security Engineer
8 31 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (4.29%) Network Support
10 24 (4.12%) IP Network Engineer
10 24 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 22 (3.77%) Administrator
12 21 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
12 21 (3.60%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.43%) Firewall Engineer
13 20 (3.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 19 (3.26%) Consultant
14 19 (3.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.60%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.20%) Web Services
3 6 (1.03%) SAML
4 4 (0.69%) JSON
5 3 (0.51%) .NET
5 3 (0.51%) Django
5 3 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.34%) Velocity
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.43%) PKI
5 16 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.89%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.72%) Replication
9 9 (1.54%) iPhone
10 8 (1.37%) Fibre Optics
10 8 (1.37%) Handset
11 7 (1.20%) CMDB
12 6 (1.03%) Clustering
12 6 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.86%) PMI
14 4 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
14 4 (0.69%) Tandem
14 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.78%) Windows
2 66 (11.32%) Linux
3 48 (8.23%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.26%) Unix
6 16 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.23%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.89%) Solaris
8 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.72%) CentOS
9 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.54%) Check Point GAiA
10 9 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.20%) SUSE
11 7 (1.20%) VMS
12 6 (1.03%) Android
12 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (15.27%) Migration
2 87 (14.92%) Network Design
3 66 (11.32%) ITIL
4 54 (9.26%) Change Management
5 45 (7.72%) Network Monitoring
6 42 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 37 (6.35%) Service Delivery
8 35 (6.00%) Network Management
9 33 (5.66%) Load Balancing
10 32 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (5.15%) Configuration Management
12 26 (4.46%) SIEM
13 25 (4.29%) Project Management
14 24 (4.12%) Project Delivery
15 22 (3.77%) Problem Management
16 21 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (3.60%) High Availability
16 21 (3.60%) Service Management
17 19 (3.26%) Network Architecture
18 17 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (9.09%) Python
2 24 (4.12%) SQL
3 23 (3.95%) Perl
4 16 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.06%) C
6 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.69%) PHP
7 2 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.17%) Ada
8 1 (0.17%) C#
8 1 (0.17%) C++
8 1 (0.17%) Java
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 234 (40.14%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (30.02%) CCNP
3 156 (26.76%) Security Cleared
4 99 (16.98%) CCNA
5 81 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 58 (9.95%) CCIE
6 58 (9.95%) DV Cleared
7 53 (9.09%) JNCIP
8 30 (5.15%) JNCIA
9 26 (4.46%) JNCIS
10 24 (4.12%) Degree
11 20 (3.43%) CCDA
11 20 (3.43%) CCDP
12 19 (3.26%) JNCIE
13 15 (2.57%) CCSE
14 11 (1.89%) CCIP
14 11 (1.89%) CISSP
15 10 (1.72%) CCSA
16 8 (1.37%) CCIE Service Provider
17 7 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.92%) SLA
2 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.20%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) COBIT
3 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.69%) GDPR
4 4 (0.69%) NCSC
4 4 (0.69%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.17%) NIST
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.40%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.54%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.37%) Docker
7 6 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.86%) vSphere
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.69%) XenApp
9 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.51%) Ceph
10 3 (0.51%) Firmware
10 3 (0.51%) Snort
11 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.34%) iptables
11 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (5.32%) Ansible
2 28 (4.80%) Nagios
3 25 (4.29%) Puppet
4 19 (3.26%) FortiGate
5 17 (2.92%) SCCM
6 12 (2.06%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.54%) SCOM
9 7 (1.20%) Cacti
9 7 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (1.20%) Terraform
10 6 (1.03%) Nessus
10 6 (1.03%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.86%) Iperf
11 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.86%) OPNET
11 5 (0.86%) QRadar
11 5 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 456 (78.22%) Cisco
2 126 (21.61%) CheckPoint
3 110 (18.87%) F5
4 104 (17.84%) Palo Alto
5 79 (13.55%) Fortinet
6 72 (12.35%) SolarWinds
7 65 (11.15%) Aruba
8 63 (10.81%) VMware
9 55 (9.43%) Microsoft
10 41 (7.03%) Blue Coat
11 39 (6.69%) HP
12 33 (5.66%) Meraki
13 28 (4.80%) Aerohive Networks
14 27 (4.63%) McAfee
15 26 (4.46%) Dell
16 25 (4.29%) Huawei
17 21 (3.60%) Citrix
17 21 (3.60%) Ericsson
18 19 (3.26%) Red Hat
18 19 (3.26%) Riverbed