Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 196 199
Rank change year-on-year +53 +3 -53
Contract jobs citing Juniper 60 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.05% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.14% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 40
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +25.62%
10th Percentile £243 £255 £179
90th Percentile £500 £465 £489
England median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £46.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -6.52% +17.95% +41.82%

Juniper is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2443 3153 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.93% 46.31% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1471 1874 1958
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 128 178
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.23 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Juniper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in the North West

Juniper
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

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the North West

Juniper
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

Juniper
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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +51 47 £375 +15.38% 9
Cheshire -1 5 £425 -
Cumbria - 5 £400 -
Lancashire +12 1 £500 +60.00%
Merseyside +4 1 £200 -52.94%
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (73.33%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) Firewall
3 29 (48.33%) MPLS
4 28 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (36.67%) CheckPoint
6 20 (33.33%) VPN
7 19 (31.67%) WAN
8 17 (28.33%) CCNA
9 16 (26.67%) LAN
10 15 (25.00%) Change Management
11 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
11 14 (23.33%) DNS
11 14 (23.33%) ITIL
11 14 (23.33%) Windows
12 13 (21.67%) Broadband
12 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
12 13 (21.67%) CCIE
13 12 (20.00%) CCNP
13 12 (20.00%) DHCP
13 12 (20.00%) VLAN
13 12 (20.00%) Junos
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.33%) JNCIE
14 11 (18.33%) Network Design
14 11 (18.33%) VMware
14 11 (18.33%) BGP
15 10 (16.67%) SAN
15 10 (16.67%) Network Security
15 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared

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 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) MPLS
3 20 (33.33%) VPN
4 19 (31.67%) WAN
5 16 (26.67%) LAN
6 14 (23.33%) DNS
7 13 (21.67%) Broadband
7 13 (21.67%) Ethernet
8 12 (20.00%) DHCP
8 12 (20.00%) Junos
8 12 (20.00%) VLAN
9 11 (18.33%) BGP
10 10 (16.67%) Network Security
10 10 (16.67%) SAN
11 9 (15.00%) ADSL
11 9 (15.00%) ISDN
12 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (10.00%) OSPF
14 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) IP Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Core Network Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Designer
7 4 (6.67%) IP Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.00%) FMCG
4 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) CESG
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Change Management
2 14 (23.33%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) Network Design
4 8 (13.33%) Change Control
5 7 (11.67%) SIEM
6 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Network Management
9 3 (5.00%) Service Management
9 3 (5.00%) Statistics
10 2 (3.33%) Coaching
10 2 (3.33%) DevOps
10 2 (3.33%) High Availability
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Perl
1 2 (3.33%) PHP
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNA
3 13 (21.67%) CCIE
4 12 (20.00%) CCNP
5 11 (18.33%) JNCIE
6 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.33%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.67%) JNCIA
9 3 (5.00%) MCP
9 3 (5.00%) MCSE
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.33%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (3.33%) CISSP
10 2 (3.33%) MCSA
11 1 (1.67%) CCSA
11 1 (1.67%) CCSE
11 1 (1.67%) CCSM
11 1 (1.67%) ISEB
11 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) Cacti
2 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
2 2 (3.33%) OpenNMS
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) RANCID
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (18.33%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) BT
4 9 (15.00%) F5
4 9 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (11.67%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
6 5 (8.33%) Huawei
7 4 (6.67%) Ericsson
7 4 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.00%) Meraki
8 3 (5.00%) Redback
8 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.00%) SAP
9 2 (3.33%) Brocade
9 2 (3.33%) Foundry
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) ZyXEL