Period
to 21 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 May 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 202 146
Rank change year-on-year +14 -56 +5
Contract jobs citing Juniper 181 196 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.17% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.52% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 84 152
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £231 £271 £277
90th Percentile £521 £584 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £47.83 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +11.23% -
10th Percentile £15.35 £40.12 £41.60
90th Percentile £43.25 £55.00 £43.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -24.73% +3.91% +49.17%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,917 7,777 7,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.82% 46.51% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,073 4,436 4,202
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £253
90th Percentile £610 £575 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 312 365
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.43 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Juniper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Juniper in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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
Hampshire -22 66 £475 +47.98% 8
Thames Valley +6 64 £400 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +8 59 £400 -14.67% 6
Surrey +36 35 £446 -0.83% 4
West Sussex +7 11 £488 +10.80% 1
Oxfordshire +23 3 £300 -40.00%
Middlesex +12 2 £346 -35.61%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £350 -16.67%
East Sussex -19 2 - -
Kent - 1 £434 - 3
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 152 (83.98%) Cisco
2 90 (49.72%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (48.07%) WAN
4 79 (43.65%) Security Cleared
5 77 (42.54%) Firewall
6 76 (41.99%) CCNP
7 75 (41.44%) LAN
8 43 (23.76%) CheckPoint
8 43 (23.76%) VMware
9 42 (23.20%) CCNA
10 41 (22.65%) MPLS
10 41 (22.65%) SC Cleared
11 39 (21.55%) Migration
12 38 (20.99%) Network Security
13 37 (20.44%) TCP/IP
13 37 (20.44%) VPN
14 36 (19.89%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (19.34%) DV Cleared
15 35 (19.34%) Network Design
16 33 (18.23%) BGP
17 32 (17.68%) OSPF
17 32 (17.68%) DNS
18 31 (17.13%) Telecoms
19 29 (16.02%) Data Centre
20 28 (15.47%) Palo Alto
21 27 (14.92%) F5
22 22 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (12.15%) Windows
23 20 (11.05%) PKI
23 20 (11.05%) ITIL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.66%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.42%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.76%) Office 365
5 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.21%) GitHub
5 4 (2.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 87 (48.07%) WAN
2 77 (42.54%) Firewall
3 75 (41.44%) LAN
4 41 (22.65%) MPLS
5 38 (20.99%) Network Security
6 37 (20.44%) TCP/IP
6 37 (20.44%) VPN
7 36 (19.89%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (18.23%) BGP
9 32 (17.68%) DNS
9 32 (17.68%) OSPF
10 20 (11.05%) DHCP
11 17 (9.39%) Ethernet
11 17 (9.39%) Internet
12 16 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (8.29%) Wireless
14 14 (7.73%) EIGRP
14 14 (7.73%) VLAN
15 13 (7.18%) Junos
16 12 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.21%) JIRA
1 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (17.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.21%) Billing
3 1 (0.55%) Finance
3 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (44.75%) Network Engineer
2 32 (17.68%) Architect
3 21 (11.60%) Network Architect
4 19 (10.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Consultant
6 12 (6.63%) Design Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Migration Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Network Support
7 9 (4.97%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Designer
9 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (3.31%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.31%) REST
3 5 (2.76%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) CGI
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) SAML
5 1 (0.55%) Velocity
5 1 (0.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.05%) PKI
3 10 (5.52%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.21%) CMDB
7 3 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.55%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.15%) Windows
2 16 (8.84%) Linux
3 13 (7.18%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.21%) Unix
5 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.66%) Solaris
6 3 (1.66%) VMS
6 3 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Fedora
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.55%) Migration
2 35 (19.34%) Network Design
3 20 (11.05%) ITIL
4 14 (7.73%) DevOps
4 14 (7.73%) Network Management
5 13 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.97%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.42%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.42%) Presales
10 7 (3.87%) Change Management
10 7 (3.87%) Open Source
11 6 (3.31%) Analytics
11 6 (3.31%) Project Management
12 5 (2.76%) Network Planning
12 5 (2.76%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.87%) Python
2 6 (3.31%) SQL
3 3 (1.66%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) C
4 2 (1.10%) Perl
4 2 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (49.72%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (43.65%) Security Cleared
3 76 (41.99%) CCNP
4 42 (23.20%) CCNA
5 41 (22.65%) SC Cleared
6 35 (19.34%) DV Cleared
7 20 (11.05%) CCIE
8 16 (8.84%) JNCIP
9 13 (7.18%) Degree
10 12 (6.63%) CCSA
10 12 (6.63%) CCSE
11 10 (5.52%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (3.87%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (3.87%) CCENT
12 7 (3.87%) JNCIE
12 7 (3.87%) JNCIS
13 6 (3.31%) CCDP
13 6 (3.31%) CCIP
13 6 (3.31%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 22 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.31%) Docker
4 5 (2.76%) KVM
4 5 (2.76%) VMware NSX
4 5 (2.76%) vSphere
5 4 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.21%) XenApp
5 4 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.66%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.52%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.42%) SCCM
3 7 (3.87%) SCOM
4 6 (3.31%) Ansible
4 6 (3.31%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (2.76%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.21%) PaperCut
6 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.66%) Nagios
7 3 (1.66%) Nessus
7 3 (1.66%) RSA enVision
8 2 (1.10%) Cacti
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 152 (83.98%) Cisco
2 43 (23.76%) CheckPoint
2 43 (23.76%) VMware
3 28 (15.47%) Palo Alto
4 27 (14.92%) F5
5 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.94%) Aruba
6 18 (9.94%) Blue Coat
7 16 (8.84%) CA
8 15 (8.29%) Nokia
8 15 (8.29%) SolarWinds
9 13 (7.18%) Citrix
10 8 (4.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (4.42%) Dell
10 8 (4.42%) McAfee
11 6 (3.31%) Meraki
12 5 (2.76%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.76%) HP
13 4 (2.21%) Google
13 4 (2.21%) WatchGuard