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 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 117 110
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 22 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 1.11% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 2.44% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 20
Median daily rate £351 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £281 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +11.49% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £67.25 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.65 - £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.85 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.40% +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 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 1322 1723 1666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.89% 45.39% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 1011 845
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 60 107
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.53% +8.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 27 June 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 27 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 +19 14 £400 +5.82% 12
Cheshire +1 6 £283 -13.07% 1
Cumbria - 2 £363 -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (57.45%) Firewall
4 24 (51.06%) WAN
4 24 (51.06%) LAN
5 20 (42.55%) CCNP
6 17 (36.17%) CCNA
7 15 (31.91%) MPLS
7 15 (31.91%) F5
8 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
9 13 (27.66%) BGP
10 12 (25.53%) JNCIP
10 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (23.40%) CCIE
12 10 (21.28%) Citrix
13 9 (19.15%) ITIL
13 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
13 9 (19.15%) Network Design
14 8 (17.02%) Wireless
14 8 (17.02%) JNCIE
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
14 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
14 8 (17.02%) VPN
14 8 (17.02%) EIGRP
14 8 (17.02%) OSPF
14 8 (17.02%) High Availability
15 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
16 6 (12.77%) CCIE Service Provider
16 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture

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 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 24 (51.06%) LAN
2 24 (51.06%) WAN
3 15 (31.91%) MPLS
4 13 (27.66%) BGP
5 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (17.02%) EIGRP
6 8 (17.02%) OSPF
6 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
6 8 (17.02%) VPN
6 8 (17.02%) Wireless
7 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (10.64%) DNS
7 5 (10.64%) SAN
8 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (8.51%) IGRP
8 4 (8.51%) LDAP
8 4 (8.51%) NetScreen
8 4 (8.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Juniper Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Design Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IP Design Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IP Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Network Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Security Officer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
4 3 (6.38%) CESG
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) FMCG
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) AIX
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
1 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
1 9 (19.15%) Network Design
2 8 (17.02%) High Availability
3 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Change Control
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security Management
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Security Management
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CCNP
3 17 (36.17%) CCNA
4 12 (25.53%) JNCIP
5 11 (23.40%) CCIE
6 8 (17.02%) JNCIE
7 6 (12.77%) CCIE Service Provider
8 5 (10.64%) CCDP
8 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.51%) ISEB
10 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
11 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
12 1 (2.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
1 3 (6.38%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (31.91%) F5
3 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 3 (6.38%) McAfee
8 2 (4.26%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
8 2 (4.26%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.13%) Brocade
9 1 (2.13%) BT
9 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.13%) Foundry
9 1 (2.13%) Huawei
9 1 (2.13%) Riverbed