The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 June 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.

Juniper
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.06% 0.31% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 0.83% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.46% +15.71%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 121 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 53.50% 37.58% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 64
Median daily rate £375 £328 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -29.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Kent

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tonbridge - 1 £525 -
Juniper
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
1 6 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) SLA

Juniper
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco