The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 April 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 92 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 16 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.12% 0.33% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 0.84% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £378 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +51.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £341 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £428 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year - -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £37.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% +25.83%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 592 715 693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.57% 39.37% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 379 327
Median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.45 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £147.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (61.54%) LAN
3 16 (61.54%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 13 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) BGP
5 10 (38.46%) Network Design
5 10 (38.46%) F5
6 9 (34.62%) CCDP
7 8 (30.77%) CCIE
7 8 (30.77%) OSPF
7 8 (30.77%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
8 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
8 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (23.08%) IGRP
9 6 (23.08%) NetScreen
9 6 (23.08%) MPLS
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) JNCIP
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security
11 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 4 (15.38%) High Availability
11 4 (15.38%) vSphere
11 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
1 16 (61.54%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) BGP
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) OSPF
4 7 (26.92%) EIGRP
5 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (23.08%) IGRP
5 6 (23.08%) MPLS
5 6 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 4 (15.38%) Network Security
7 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
8 3 (11.54%) HSRP
8 3 (11.54%) VLAN
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Network Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) IP Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Network Design
2 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Security Auditing
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNA
2 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) CCDP
4 8 (30.77%) CCIE
5 5 (19.23%) JNCIP
6 4 (15.38%) CCDA
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (15.38%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) F5
3 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
5 2 (7.69%) ZyXEL
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.85%) Foundry
6 1 (3.85%) Huawei
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed