Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 296 336 366
Rank change year-on-year +40 +30 -16
Contract jobs citing Juniper 226 579 643
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 1.75% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 372 365
Median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £423 £400 £421
% change year-on-year +5.63% -4.99% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.36 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.10% +1.30% +8.72%
10th Percentile £26.26 £13.70 £27.60
90th Percentile £40.00 £63.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -21.35% +3.49% +8.86%

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 12,068 33,056 39,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.17% 42.56% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,443 20,976 24,683
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 1,242 1,510
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.79% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.34 £11.17 £11.03
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.68 £45.91
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.71 £17.50
% change year-on-year +64.89% +12.63% +0.56%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +84 69 £429 +14.33% 12
London +95 53 £437 -2.83% 10
North of England +95 42 £400 +23.08% 17
North West +75 41 £400 +14.29% 11
South West +102 26 £400 -5.88% 14
Midlands +37 26 £431 +15.00% 10
West Midlands +37 25 £450 +24.14% 8
East of England +58 8 £250 -50.00% 6
Yorkshire +68 1 £575 +91.67% 6
East Midlands +33 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 196 (86.73%) Cisco
2 128 (56.64%) Firewall
3 77 (34.07%) Security Cleared
4 73 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (31.42%) F5
6 69 (30.53%) WAN
7 59 (26.11%) BGP
8 57 (25.22%) LAN
9 52 (23.01%) CCNP
10 50 (22.12%) VPN
11 48 (21.24%) MPLS
12 47 (20.80%) VMware
12 47 (20.80%) Data Centre
13 46 (20.35%) Fortinet
13 46 (20.35%) OSPF
14 45 (19.91%) Linux
15 43 (19.03%) Finance
16 42 (18.58%) SC Cleared
17 38 (16.81%) FortiGate
17 38 (16.81%) CheckPoint
18 35 (15.49%) TCP/IP
19 33 (14.60%) CCNA
19 33 (14.60%) DNS
19 33 (14.60%) Wireless
20 32 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
21 30 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (13.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 30 (13.27%) Dell
22 29 (12.83%) Windows
23 28 (12.39%) CCIE

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 4 (1.77%) OpenStack
1 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.77%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.75%) Azure
2 10 (4.42%) AWS
3 8 (3.54%) IaaS
3 8 (3.54%) Office 365
4 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (56.64%) Firewall
2 69 (30.53%) WAN
3 59 (26.11%) BGP
4 57 (25.22%) LAN
5 50 (22.12%) VPN
6 48 (21.24%) MPLS
7 46 (20.35%) OSPF
8 35 (15.49%) TCP/IP
9 33 (14.60%) DNS
9 33 (14.60%) Wireless
10 32 (14.16%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (13.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 25 (11.06%) Network Security
13 22 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 22 (9.73%) IPsec
14 21 (9.29%) Cisco Wireless
14 21 (9.29%) EIGRP
15 19 (8.41%) Cisco ISE
15 19 (8.41%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) Hudson
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (19.03%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.31%) Financial Institution
3 12 (5.31%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.54%) Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Electronics
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (52.21%) Network Engineer
2 26 (11.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (10.18%) Architect
4 16 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (6.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (5.75%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Network Architect
8 11 (4.87%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Juniper Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Data Centre Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Consultant
12 7 (3.10%) Administrator
12 7 (3.10%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) IP Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) HTML
1 3 (1.33%) XML
2 2 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.88%) JSON
2 2 (0.88%) REST
2 2 (0.88%) Spine.js
2 2 (0.88%) YAML
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) CGI
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.80%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.87%) PKI
3 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.65%) Replication
4 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.44%) e-Health
8 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Podcast
8 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.91%) Linux
2 29 (12.83%) Windows
3 18 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.42%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (2.21%) Unix
7 5 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.77%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (1.77%) Debian
8 4 (1.77%) Fedora
8 4 (1.77%) NetWare
8 4 (1.77%) Solaris
8 4 (1.77%) VMS
8 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.33%) AIX
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.88%) CentOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.50%) Load Balancing
2 22 (9.73%) Network Design
3 17 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (7.08%) Change Management
4 16 (7.08%) ITIL
4 16 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (6.64%) Network Management
6 12 (5.31%) Converged Infrastructure
6 12 (5.31%) Cryptography
6 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (5.31%) Project Delivery
7 11 (4.87%) Migration
8 10 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.42%) DevOps
9 9 (3.98%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (3.98%) Service Management
9 9 (3.98%) SIEM
10 7 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.10%) Project Management
11 6 (2.65%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.50%) Python
2 10 (4.42%) Perl
3 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.21%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.77%) Java
6 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (34.07%) Security Cleared
2 73 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (23.01%) CCNP
4 42 (18.58%) SC Cleared
5 33 (14.60%) CCNA
6 28 (12.39%) CCIE
7 27 (11.95%) DV Cleared
8 14 (6.19%) CCDP
9 12 (5.31%) CCDA
10 10 (4.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 10 (4.42%) JNCIE
11 9 (3.98%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (2.65%) CISSP
12 6 (2.65%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.21%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (2.21%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.77%) BC Cleared
14 4 (1.77%) Degree
15 3 (1.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) NCSC
3 3 (1.33%) RMADS
4 2 (0.88%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.41%) VMware NSX
3 18 (7.96%) Active Directory
4 17 (7.52%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.87%) vSphere
6 10 (4.42%) Docker
7 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.33%) KVM
8 3 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.88%) LXC
9 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.88%) vCloud
9 2 (0.88%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (16.81%) FortiGate
2 18 (7.96%) Ansible
3 9 (3.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.65%) vRealize
5 5 (2.21%) Puppet
5 5 (2.21%) SCCM
6 4 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.77%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.33%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.33%) SCOM
7 3 (1.33%) Terraform
8 2 (0.88%) Cloudify
8 2 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.88%) Grafana
8 2 (0.88%) Juju
8 2 (0.88%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.88%) WSUS
8 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 196 (86.73%) Cisco
2 71 (31.42%) F5
3 47 (20.80%) VMware
4 46 (20.35%) Fortinet
5 38 (16.81%) CheckPoint
6 30 (13.27%) Dell
7 28 (12.39%) Blue Coat
8 26 (11.50%) Arista
9 24 (10.62%) SolarWinds
10 23 (10.18%) Palo Alto
11 18 (7.96%) Microsoft
12 17 (7.52%) Red Hat
13 16 (7.08%) Symantec
14 12 (5.31%) Oracle
15 11 (4.87%) Splunk
16 10 (4.42%) Meraki
17 8 (3.54%) Citrix
17 8 (3.54%) HP
17 8 (3.54%) McAfee
17 8 (3.54%) Nokia