Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 353 368
Rank change year-on-year +37 +15 -73
Contract jobs citing Juniper 297 574 623
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.65% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 365 312
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £241
90th Percentile £650 £569 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.43% -30.65% -3.63%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.00 £35.29
90th Percentile £49.00 £66.81 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.16 £44.00
% change year-on-year +14.37% -15.55% +2.92%

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 17,365 34,846 38,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.94% 42.42% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,488 21,896 23,984
Median daily rate £460 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 1,163 1,355
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.43 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.90 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.57% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +53 82 £418 -1.76% 19
London +56 71 £475 +5.56% 13
Midlands +103 66 £590 +57.33% 12
West Midlands +86 64 £590 +47.50% 12
North of England +95 54 £425 +7.59% 4
Yorkshire +90 28 £550 +41.03% 1
North West +46 22 £425 - 2
East of England +14 12 £400 -8.57% 5
South West +22 10 £575 +64.29% 6
North East +30 4 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +38 1 £440 +51.72%
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 227 (76.43%) Cisco
2 169 (56.90%) Firewall
3 141 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (44.44%) BGP
5 121 (40.74%) WAN
6 113 (38.05%) Security Cleared
7 111 (37.37%) CCNP
8 108 (36.36%) OSPF
9 102 (34.34%) VPN
10 97 (32.66%) LAN
11 83 (27.95%) MPLS
12 75 (25.25%) CCNA
13 63 (21.21%) Network Design
14 62 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 58 (19.53%) VMware
15 58 (19.53%) EIGRP
16 57 (19.19%) Linux
17 56 (18.86%) F5
18 53 (17.85%) SolarWinds
19 52 (17.51%) CCIE
19 52 (17.51%) CheckPoint
20 51 (17.17%) TCP/IP
20 51 (17.17%) Python
21 50 (16.84%) Cisco ISE
22 48 (16.16%) Dell
23 47 (15.82%) DNS
24 44 (14.81%) ITIL
25 43 (14.48%) SC Cleared
26 42 (14.14%) Data Centre
26 42 (14.14%) Wireless

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 28 (9.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.72%) AWS
1 17 (5.72%) Azure
2 8 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.36%) GCP
4 5 (1.68%) IaaS
4 5 (1.68%) Office 365
4 5 (1.68%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) GitHub
6 2 (0.67%) Akamai
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (56.90%) Firewall
2 132 (44.44%) BGP
3 121 (40.74%) WAN
4 108 (36.36%) OSPF
5 102 (34.34%) VPN
6 97 (32.66%) LAN
7 83 (27.95%) MPLS
8 62 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (19.53%) EIGRP
10 51 (17.17%) TCP/IP
11 50 (16.84%) Cisco ISE
12 47 (15.82%) DNS
13 42 (14.14%) Wireless
14 41 (13.80%) IPsec
15 38 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (12.46%) DHCP
16 37 (12.46%) Junos
16 37 (12.46%) Network Security
17 35 (11.78%) Internet
18 34 (11.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.68%) Aerospike
2 5 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.68%) MySQL
2 5 (1.68%) Redis
3 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 32 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.73%) Finance
3 15 (5.05%) Banking
4 11 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.37%) Legal
6 8 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.36%) Front Office
8 4 (1.35%) Electronics
8 4 (1.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Police
11 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 166 (55.89%) Network Engineer
2 41 (13.80%) Architect
3 33 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 18 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (6.06%) Security Engineer
4 18 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (5.72%) Consultant
5 17 (5.72%) Design Engineer
5 17 (5.72%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (5.05%) Network Support
6 15 (5.05%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.38%) IP Network Engineer
7 13 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.04%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 11 (3.70%) Designer
10 10 (3.37%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.02%) RESTful
3 5 (1.68%) REST
3 5 (1.68%) SOAP
3 5 (1.68%) WebSockets
3 5 (1.68%) XML
4 4 (1.35%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) Middleware
5 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) Jinja
5 3 (1.01%) Kafka
5 3 (1.01%) Node.js
5 3 (1.01%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.40%) PKI
3 17 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.03%) Replication
7 6 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.68%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (1.35%) Clustering
9 4 (1.35%) CMDB
9 4 (1.35%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.67%) Wiki
12 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.19%) Linux
2 37 (12.46%) Windows
3 20 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.70%) Unix
5 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.01%) Android
8 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.21%) Network Design
2 44 (14.81%) ITIL
3 39 (13.13%) Change Management
4 34 (11.45%) Migration
5 26 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (8.42%) Service Management
7 23 (7.74%) Load Balancing
8 21 (7.07%) DevOps
8 21 (7.07%) Network Management
9 20 (6.73%) Cryptography
10 17 (5.72%) Validation
11 16 (5.39%) Project Delivery
12 15 (5.05%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.71%) ITSM
13 14 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (4.71%) Problem Management
14 13 (4.38%) High Availability
15 12 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (4.04%) Service Delivery
15 12 (4.04%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.17%) Python
2 13 (4.38%) Perl
3 10 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.03%) SQL
5 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.68%) Java
7 4 (1.35%) C
8 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 141 (47.47%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (38.05%) Security Cleared
3 111 (37.37%) CCNP
4 75 (25.25%) CCNA
5 52 (17.51%) CCIE
6 43 (14.48%) SC Cleared
7 38 (12.79%) DV Cleared
8 30 (10.10%) CCDP
8 30 (10.10%) JNCIS
9 29 (9.76%) JNCIA
10 26 (8.75%) CCDA
11 23 (7.74%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 23 (7.74%) JNCIP
12 15 (5.05%) Degree
13 13 (4.38%) JNCIE
14 8 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (2.69%) CCIE Collaboration
14 8 (2.69%) CISSP
15 7 (2.36%) CCIP
16 6 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.02%) QA
3 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.07%) VMware NSX
3 10 (3.37%) Docker
4 9 (3.03%) vSphere
5 7 (2.36%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.02%) KVM
7 2 (0.67%) Firmware
7 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (7.41%) Ansible
2 18 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (6.06%) Puppet
3 16 (5.39%) FortiGate
4 14 (4.71%) Nagios
5 13 (4.38%) vCenter Server
6 10 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (3.03%) Statseeker
8 7 (2.36%) Cacti
8 7 (2.36%) NetMRI
8 7 (2.36%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.02%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.02%) Icinga
10 5 (1.68%) SCCM
11 4 (1.35%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.35%) PowerCLI
11 4 (1.35%) Terraform
12 3 (1.01%) Nessus
12 3 (1.01%) vRealize
13 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 227 (76.43%) Cisco
2 58 (19.53%) VMware
3 56 (18.86%) F5
4 53 (17.85%) SolarWinds
5 52 (17.51%) CheckPoint
6 48 (16.16%) Dell
7 39 (13.13%) Palo Alto
8 30 (10.10%) Fortinet
9 27 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 27 (9.09%) Splunk
10 23 (7.74%) Red Hat
11 22 (7.41%) Oracle
12 16 (5.39%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.71%) Citrix
13 14 (4.71%) Nokia
14 11 (3.70%) Brocade
15 10 (3.37%) HP
15 10 (3.37%) NetScout
16 9 (3.03%) Aruba
17 7 (2.36%) Huawei