The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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.

Juniper
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 135 118
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 25 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 0.59% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 1.37% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Median daily rate £350 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +63.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £376
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £34.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +49.56% +15.00%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1102 1681 1661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.65% 43.45% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 929 805
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 107 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in the North West

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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 Juniper within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +24 15 £350 -22.22% 6
Cheshire +20 5 £295 -26.25% 3
Cumbria - 1 £360 -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (57.50%) LAN
4 22 (55.00%) WAN
5 21 (52.50%) Firewall
6 19 (47.50%) F5
7 16 (40.00%) CCNA
8 15 (37.50%) CCNP
9 14 (35.00%) BGP
10 12 (30.00%) OSPF
11 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
12 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 10 (25.00%) CCDP
12 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 8 (20.00%) Network Security
14 8 (20.00%) Network Design
15 7 (17.50%) Unix
15 7 (17.50%) Citrix
15 7 (17.50%) IGRP
15 7 (17.50%) NetScreen
15 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
17 5 (12.50%) VPN
17 5 (12.50%) DNS
17 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (12.50%) CCIE
17 5 (12.50%) Microsoft

Juniper
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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) WAN
3 21 (52.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) BGP
5 12 (30.00%) OSPF
6 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) Network Security
9 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (17.50%) IGRP
9 7 (17.50%) NetScreen
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) DNS
11 5 (12.50%) VPN
12 4 (10.00%) MPLS
12 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (10.00%) VLAN
13 3 (7.50%) HSRP
13 3 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall Support
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) CESG
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) High Availability
4 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Security Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Security Auditing
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (40.00%) CCNA
3 15 (37.50%) CCNP
4 10 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (12.50%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 4 (10.00%) CCDA
7 3 (7.50%) ISEB
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) F5
3 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.00%) ZyXEL
8 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) Foundry
8 1 (2.50%) Huawei
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed