The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 38 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 18 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.91% 1.93% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 4.00% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £400 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £268 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £390
% change year-on-year -3.44% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +56.36% +15.78%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 274 325 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.34% 48.29% 58.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 205
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.82 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Juniper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in Hertfordshire

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Juniper in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Hertfordshire

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +2 10 £240 +2.34%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Watford -1 1 £320 -41.81%
Juniper
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (77.50%) Firewall
3 30 (75.00%) Cisco
4 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
5 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (40.00%) Network Security
7 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 15 (37.50%) LAN
8 14 (35.00%) F5
9 13 (32.50%) ITIL
10 12 (30.00%) WAN
10 12 (30.00%) VPN
11 11 (27.50%) Wireless
11 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (25.00%) Network Design
12 10 (25.00%) Broadband
12 10 (25.00%) ISDN
13 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
13 9 (22.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (20.00%) Network Management
14 8 (20.00%) DNS
14 8 (20.00%) Remedy
15 7 (17.50%) CCNP
16 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
16 6 (15.00%) Wiki
17 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (12.50%) CCNA
18 4 (10.00%) SLA

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) Network Security
3 15 (37.50%) LAN
4 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 12 (30.00%) WAN
5 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
5 11 (27.50%) Wireless
6 10 (25.00%) Broadband
6 10 (25.00%) ISDN
7 9 (22.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.50%) DHCP
10 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
11 2 (5.00%) BGP
11 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.00%) IPsec
11 2 (5.00%) MPLS
11 2 (5.00%) OSPF
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Network Support
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Consultant
5 8 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Support
9 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Network Support Technician
9 2 (5.00%) Network Technician
9 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Wiki
3 2 (5.00%) e-Health
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (20.00%) Network Management
4 4 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Service Design
5 3 (7.50%) Presales
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Product Management
7 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.50%) CCNP
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 4 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Simpana
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 14 (35.00%) F5
4 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
5 8 (20.00%) Remedy
6 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Trustwave
9 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.50%) CommVault
10 1 (2.50%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.50%) EMC
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) Huawei
10 1 (2.50%) Isilon
10 1 (2.50%) Meraki
10 1 (2.50%) Riverbed