Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 324 367
Rank change year-on-year -56 +43 +11
Contract jobs citing Juniper 239 340 590
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.72% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 206 368
10th Percentile £300 £271 £273
25th Percentile £334 £358 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
75th Percentile £489 £575 £488
90th Percentile £544 £625 £566
UK median daily rate £418 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 42
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.06 £19.25 £16.81
Median hourly rate £32.25 £33.25 £41.90
Median % change year-on-year -3.01% -20.64% -9.90%
75th Percentile £53.38 £47.83 £49.31
90th Percentile £60.75 £48.88 £66.81
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £43.26 £44.18
% change year-on-year -25.45% -2.08% +0.41%

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 18,100 19,726 35,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.70% 42.36% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,744 12,478 22,530
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
25th Percentile £375 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £575 £569 £571
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 774 1,135
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £10.92
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £18.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% +1.37% +4.70%
75th Percentile £43.75 £30.00 £37.38
90th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £49.93
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.06
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.23% +6.21%

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 -31 91 £450 -10.00% 25
South East +14 57 £381 -8.31% 19
South West +56 30 £375 -25.00% 8
North of England +13 24 £436 +9.00% 17
East of England +34 21 £513 +28.13% 3
Midlands -28 19 £425 -26.09% 14
North West +23 18 £424 +76.77% 17
West Midlands -39 18 £284 -50.65% 9
Yorkshire -3 5 £480 -12.82%
East Midlands +24 3 £475 +7.95% 5
North East +23 1 £300 -20.00%
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 195 (81.59%) Cisco
2 117 (48.95%) Firewall
3 84 (35.15%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (30.96%) WAN
5 63 (26.36%) Data Centre
6 62 (25.94%) VPN
6 62 (25.94%) LAN
7 60 (25.10%) Security Cleared
8 56 (23.43%) F5
9 52 (21.76%) CCNP
10 48 (20.08%) CCNA
10 48 (20.08%) MPLS
10 48 (20.08%) BGP
11 43 (17.99%) VMware
11 43 (17.99%) VMware ESXi
12 41 (17.15%) OSPF
12 41 (17.15%) Linux
13 40 (16.74%) Red Hat
13 40 (16.74%) Network Security
14 39 (16.32%) Palo Alto
15 38 (15.90%) Fortinet
15 38 (15.90%) TCP/IP
16 34 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (14.23%) Kubernetes
17 33 (13.81%) DNS
18 32 (13.39%) SC Cleared
19 31 (12.97%) Telecoms
20 30 (12.55%) CheckPoint
20 30 (12.55%) Windows
20 30 (12.55%) OpenStack

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 30 (12.55%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.77%) Confluence
3 7 (2.93%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.79%) Azure
2 20 (8.37%) AWS
3 8 (3.35%) IaaS
3 8 (3.35%) OpenShift
3 8 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (2.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 7 (2.93%) GCP
4 7 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (2.09%) Akamai
6 3 (1.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 117 (48.95%) Firewall
2 74 (30.96%) WAN
3 62 (25.94%) LAN
3 62 (25.94%) VPN
4 48 (20.08%) BGP
4 48 (20.08%) MPLS
5 41 (17.15%) OSPF
6 40 (16.74%) Network Security
7 38 (15.90%) TCP/IP
8 33 (13.81%) DNS
9 29 (12.13%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (12.13%) Wireless
10 25 (10.46%) Software-Defined Networking
11 23 (9.62%) SSL
12 22 (9.21%) 3GPP
13 21 (8.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (8.79%) SGSN
14 20 (8.37%) SAN
15 17 (7.11%) IPsec
16 16 (6.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) DB2
1 7 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.84%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (3.77%) JIRA
2 7 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.84%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) GitLab
5 1 (0.42%) Hudson
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (12.97%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.30%) Social Skills
3 24 (10.04%) Finance
4 12 (5.02%) Banking
5 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.09%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (35.56%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.81%) Architect
3 24 (10.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (8.37%) Consultant
5 15 (6.28%) Juniper Engineer
5 15 (6.28%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 14 (5.86%) Network Architect
7 13 (5.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Designer
9 11 (4.60%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Network Designer
10 10 (4.18%) Network Support
10 10 (4.18%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.79%) JSON
1 21 (8.79%) Spine.js
1 21 (8.79%) XML
1 21 (8.79%) YAML
2 7 (2.93%) Express
2 7 (2.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.26%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) Ajax
4 1 (0.42%) CGI
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) LAMP
4 1 (0.42%) LDAP
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.36%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.79%) Derivative
3 15 (6.28%) PKI
4 13 (5.44%) Cloud Native
5 10 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.09%) CESG
6 5 (2.09%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.26%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.42%) LPAR
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) PMI
9 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.15%) Linux
2 30 (12.55%) Windows
3 14 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.35%) Unix
6 5 (2.09%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.26%) SUSE
9 2 (0.84%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.30%) Network Design
3 21 (8.79%) Open Source
4 20 (8.37%) Network Management
5 17 (7.11%) Mentoring
5 17 (7.11%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.69%) High Availability
6 16 (6.69%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.44%) Change Management
8 12 (5.02%) Migration
8 12 (5.02%) Presales
8 12 (5.02%) Project Delivery
8 12 (5.02%) Scrum
9 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (4.18%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (4.18%) SIEM
10 10 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (3.77%) ITIL
11 9 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.37%) Python
2 7 (2.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.51%) SQL
4 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.84%) Java
5 2 (0.84%) Perl
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) Tcl
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (35.15%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (25.10%) Security Cleared
3 52 (21.76%) CCNP
4 48 (20.08%) CCNA
5 32 (13.39%) SC Cleared
6 18 (7.53%) JNCIA
7 16 (6.69%) CCIE
7 16 (6.69%) Degree
8 15 (6.28%) JNCIP
9 14 (5.86%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.35%) RHCA
10 8 (3.35%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (2.93%) Master's Degree
11 7 (2.93%) MCSA
11 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.51%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.51%) MCSE
13 4 (1.67%) CCIE Security
13 4 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.79%) OASIS TOSCA
2 20 (8.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 43 (17.99%) VMware ESXi
2 34 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.13%) Docker
4 24 (10.04%) KVM
5 21 (8.79%) LXC
6 16 (6.69%) Active Directory
7 13 (5.44%) vSphere
8 5 (2.09%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.26%) Firmware
10 2 (0.84%) Ceph
10 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.84%) NFS
10 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.84%) XenApp
10 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.42%) QEMU
11 1 (0.42%) Snort
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (14.23%) Kubernetes
2 21 (8.79%) Cloudify
2 21 (8.79%) Docker Swarm
2 21 (8.79%) Grafana
2 21 (8.79%) Juju
2 21 (8.79%) Prometheus
3 18 (7.53%) Ansible
4 13 (5.44%) FortiGate
5 8 (3.35%) HP NNM
6 4 (1.67%) Puppet
6 4 (1.67%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.67%) vRealize
6 4 (1.67%) WSUS
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.84%) Nessus
8 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 195 (81.59%) Cisco
2 56 (23.43%) F5
3 43 (17.99%) VMware
4 40 (16.74%) Red Hat
5 39 (16.32%) Palo Alto
6 38 (15.90%) Fortinet
7 30 (12.55%) CheckPoint
8 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.21%) Dell
9 22 (9.21%) Ericsson
10 21 (8.79%) HP
10 21 (8.79%) Mirantis
11 18 (7.53%) Arista
12 17 (7.11%) Blue Coat
13 15 (6.28%) Citrix
13 15 (6.28%) Meraki
14 12 (5.02%) ADVA
14 12 (5.02%) Infoblox
15 11 (4.60%) SolarWinds
16 10 (4.18%) Aruba