The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JNCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 160 142
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18  
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.65% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +55.73% -  

JNCIA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 532 772 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.05% 20.58% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 433 368
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +96.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £48.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

JNCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing JNCIA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for JNCIA in the North West

JNCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JNCIA in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JNCIA in the North West

JNCIA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JNCIA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester +14 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 £400 -
JNCIA
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIA 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 North West region with a requirement for JNCIA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN

JNCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware