Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 159 159
Rank change year-on-year +60 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Juniper 30 38 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 1.72% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 50
Median daily rate £400 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £315 £200 £268
90th Percentile £455 £476 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.33 £42.42 £45.00
% change year-on-year -40.29% -5.73% +8.43%

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 998 2,204 2,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.80% 44.69% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 1,340 1,521
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £174 £200 £231
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 117 171
Median hourly rate £22.99 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +18.42% +20.44%
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.65 £12.83
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.41
% change year-on-year +22.99% +7.41% +2.41%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Juniper as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Juniper in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Juniper in the North West

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Juniper in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Juniper in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Juniper in the North West.

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 21 January 2021. 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
Cheshire +50 19 £375 -
Manchester +24 9 £400 +77.78% 4
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) F5
3 20 (66.67%) Firewall
4 19 (63.33%) Fortinet
5 15 (50.00%) Wireless
6 14 (46.67%) FortiGate
7 12 (40.00%) Arista
7 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (36.67%) NX-OS
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
9 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 9 (30.00%) WAN
10 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
10 8 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
10 8 (26.67%) Virtual Team
11 7 (23.33%) Financial Institution
11 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (20.00%) Banking
13 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.67%) CCNA
13 5 (16.67%) Symantec

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (36.67%) NX-OS
4 9 (30.00%) LAN
4 9 (30.00%) WAN
5 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) 3GPP
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) SGSN
8 3 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Network Delivery Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) Spine.js
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Virtual Team
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) HP AIS
3 3 (10.00%) HP ASE
3 3 (10.00%) HP MASE
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) NCIE
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) OASIS TOSCA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
1 3 (10.00%) KVM
1 3 (10.00%) LXC
1 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.00%) Cloudify
2 3 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (10.00%) Grafana
2 3 (10.00%) Juju
2 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) F5
3 19 (63.33%) Fortinet
4 12 (40.00%) Arista
5 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Mirantis
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto