Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 313 317 382
Rank change year-on-year +4 +65 -30
Contract jobs citing Juniper 241 510 617
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.82% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 342 381
Median daily rate £425 £402 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.34% +3.66%
10th Percentile £299 £250 £256
90th Percentile £556 £574 £540
UK median daily rate £425 £409 £425
% change year-on-year +3.98% -3.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 27
Median hourly rate £25.17 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.09% -11.11% +6.51%
10th Percentile £17.00 £13.86 £27.30
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.25 £66.81
UK median hourly rate £25.17 £41.21 £44.18
% change year-on-year -38.93% -6.72% +32.87%

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 14,451 27,974 38,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.68% 42.96% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,327 17,971 24,193
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 1,107 1,335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.32% +5.74% +2.91%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.10 £47.05
Median hourly rate £24.25 £18.70 £17.42
% change year-on-year +29.68% +7.36% +2.46%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +11 70 £450 - 21
South East +36 62 £375 - 27
South West +107 42 £400 - 10
North of England +76 31 £400 +23.08% 12
North West +52 30 £400 +33.33% 7
Midlands +8 25 £400 -7.25% 15
West Midlands +8 24 £413 -2.94% 14
East of England +48 9 £240 -46.67% 6
North East +31 1 £300 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +28 1 £350 -20.45% 1
Juniper
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 210 (87.14%) Cisco
2 128 (53.11%) Firewall
3 86 (35.68%) WAN
4 80 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (31.12%) Security Cleared
6 68 (28.22%) LAN
7 66 (27.39%) F5
8 65 (26.97%) Data Centre
9 54 (22.41%) VPN
10 52 (21.58%) VMware
11 50 (20.75%) BGP
12 49 (20.33%) CCNP
12 49 (20.33%) CCNA
13 48 (19.92%) MPLS
14 47 (19.50%) OSPF
14 47 (19.50%) Linux
14 47 (19.50%) SC Cleared
15 43 (17.84%) Finance
16 41 (17.01%) Wireless
16 41 (17.01%) Fortinet
17 38 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (15.35%) Cisco Nexus
19 36 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
21 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
22 33 (13.69%) Dell
23 31 (12.86%) Windows
24 30 (12.45%) TCP/IP
24 30 (12.45%) DNS
24 30 (12.45%) Red Hat

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 (5.39%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.66%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.22%) Azure
2 13 (5.39%) AWS
2 13 (5.39%) Office 365
3 10 (4.15%) IaaS
4 4 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.66%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (0.83%) GCP
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (53.11%) Firewall
2 86 (35.68%) WAN
3 68 (28.22%) LAN
4 54 (22.41%) VPN
5 50 (20.75%) BGP
6 48 (19.92%) MPLS
7 47 (19.50%) OSPF
8 41 (17.01%) Wireless
9 38 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (15.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (12.45%) DNS
11 30 (12.45%) TCP/IP
12 23 (9.54%) Network Security
13 22 (9.13%) DHCP
13 22 (9.13%) IPsec
14 18 (7.47%) NX-OS
15 17 (7.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (6.64%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (6.64%) Internet
17 15 (6.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.49%) DB2
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.24%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) Hudson
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (17.84%) Finance
2 24 (9.96%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.56%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.73%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.49%) Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Back Office
6 4 (1.66%) Front Office
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (45.64%) Network Engineer
2 30 (12.45%) Architect
3 20 (8.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (7.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (7.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Juniper Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.56%) Consultant
10 10 (4.15%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.73%) IP Engineer
11 9 (3.73%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
13 7 (2.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (2.90%) Security Engineer
14 6 (2.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.32%) JSON
1 8 (3.32%) Spine.js
1 8 (3.32%) XML
1 8 (3.32%) YAML
2 6 (2.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.24%) HTML
4 2 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.41%) CGI
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.97%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.15%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.32%) Derivative
5 7 (2.90%) PKI
6 5 (2.07%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.24%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.41%) e-Health
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.50%) Linux
2 31 (12.86%) Windows
3 23 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (7.47%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.98%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.32%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.90%) Unix
8 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.66%) Debian
9 4 (1.66%) Fedora
9 4 (1.66%) NetWare
9 4 (1.66%) Solaris
9 4 (1.66%) VMS
9 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.37%) Load Balancing
2 21 (8.71%) Change Management
2 21 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (7.05%) Migration
4 16 (6.64%) Converged Infrastructure
4 16 (6.64%) Network Management
5 15 (6.22%) Project Delivery
6 13 (5.39%) Network Design
6 13 (5.39%) Presales
7 11 (4.56%) ITIL
8 10 (4.15%) DevOps
8 10 (4.15%) TOGAF
9 9 (3.73%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (3.73%) Open Source
9 9 (3.73%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (3.73%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.03%) Python
2 10 (4.15%) Perl
3 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.66%) Java
6 3 (1.24%) SQL
7 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (33.20%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (31.12%) Security Cleared
3 49 (20.33%) CCNA
3 49 (20.33%) CCNP
4 47 (19.50%) SC Cleared
5 19 (7.88%) CCIE
5 19 (7.88%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.15%) JNCIA
7 9 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (3.73%) CCDP
8 7 (2.90%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.90%) Degree
8 7 (2.90%) JNCIS
8 7 (2.90%) MCSA
8 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.90%) RHCA
8 7 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (2.49%) CCDA
9 6 (2.49%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) SLA
2 8 (3.32%) OASIS TOSCA
3 7 (2.90%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) NCSC
4 3 (1.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (8.71%) Active Directory
4 19 (7.88%) Docker
5 17 (7.05%) vSphere
6 14 (5.81%) VMware NSX
7 9 (3.73%) KVM
8 8 (3.32%) LXC
9 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.66%) XenApp
11 2 (0.83%) vCloud
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.54%) Ansible
2 22 (9.13%) FortiGate
3 18 (7.47%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.32%) Cloudify
4 8 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (3.32%) Grafana
4 8 (3.32%) Juju
4 8 (3.32%) Prometheus
4 8 (3.32%) vRealize
5 7 (2.90%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.66%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.66%) Puppet
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 210 (87.14%) Cisco
2 66 (27.39%) F5
3 52 (21.58%) VMware
4 41 (17.01%) Fortinet
5 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
6 33 (13.69%) Dell
7 30 (12.45%) Red Hat
8 29 (12.03%) Palo Alto
9 27 (11.20%) CheckPoint
10 23 (9.54%) Arista
11 22 (9.13%) Blue Coat
12 21 (8.71%) Citrix
13 15 (6.22%) SolarWinds
14 14 (5.81%) HP
15 12 (4.98%) Meraki
16 11 (4.56%) Veeam
17 10 (4.15%) Ericsson
18 9 (3.73%) Mirantis
19 8 (3.32%) Nokia
19 8 (3.32%) Symantec