Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 138 190
Rank change year-on-year -36 +52 +7
Contract jobs citing Juniper 36 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 1.09% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 2.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 21
North West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -5.66%
10th Percentile £267 £243 £255
90th Percentile £506 £500 £465
England median daily rate £420 £405 £406
% change year-on-year +3.64% -0.18% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £66.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -6.52% +17.95%

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 2,546 2,483 3,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.47% 43.12% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,525 1,484 1,902
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £208 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 152 126
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £15.93 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -12.11% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.25 £10.69
90th Percentile £44.35 £42.95 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -37 23 £425 +13.33% 14
Merseyside +3 5 £463 +131.25% 1
Cheshire -7 4 £438 +2.94%
Lancashire -17 2 £250 -50.00% 5
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 27 (75.00%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (47.22%) CCNA
5 16 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 14 (38.89%) F5
7 12 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (27.78%) OSPF
8 10 (27.78%) BGP
8 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 9 (25.00%) LAN
9 9 (25.00%) Network Security
10 8 (22.22%) Wireless
10 8 (22.22%) WAN
10 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 7 (19.44%) MPLS
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) VLAN
11 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
12 6 (16.67%) Meraki
12 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
12 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (16.67%) VMware
13 5 (13.89%) Network Design
13 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.89%) CCIE
13 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 5 (13.89%) DHCP

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 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) BGP
2 10 (27.78%) OSPF
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) Network Security
4 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 8 (22.22%) Wireless
5 7 (19.44%) MPLS
5 7 (19.44%) VLAN
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 5 (13.89%) DHCP
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.11%) ISDN
8 4 (11.11%) SNMP
8 4 (11.11%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQLite
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Data Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Data Centre Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Juniper Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML-RPC
2 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
2 2 (5.56%) Debian
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Network Design
1 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.56%) DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) OWASP
4 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCNA
3 12 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (13.89%) CCIE
4 5 (13.89%) CCIE Data Center
5 4 (11.11%) CCENT
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) GIAC
6 2 (5.56%) HP APS
6 2 (5.56%) MCSA
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) ProxySG
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nagios
1 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Cacti
3 2 (5.56%) collectd
3 2 (5.56%) Grafana
3 2 (5.56%) Graphite
3 2 (5.56%) Icinga
3 2 (5.56%) Kibana
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
3 2 (5.56%) Netcool
3 2 (5.56%) Observium
3 2 (5.56%) OpenNMS
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Prometheus
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
3 2 (5.56%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 14 (38.89%) F5
4 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
5 6 (16.67%) Meraki
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) Moogsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Remedy
7 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.56%) Arista
8 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Huawei
8 2 (5.56%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.56%) IronPort
8 2 (5.56%) Nokia
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless