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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper
England / South East
Rank 124 120 126
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 122 152 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.65% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 3.36% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 44
Median daily rate £360 £328 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -12.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £378
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +55.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +56.36% +10.00%  

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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Juniper
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

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the South East

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in the South East

Juniper
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 3 months to 26 March 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
Hampshire -2 44 £420 +29.23% 7
Berkshire +9 22 £388 +6.89% 5
Oxfordshire +9 20 £450 +40.62% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £342 -6.43% 1
Surrey -14 9 £320 -16.88% 3
West Sussex +4 3 £335 -22.63% 2
East Sussex - 3 £350 -
Middlesex +4 2 £438 -
Kent 0 1 - - 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 212 (82.81%) Cisco
2 157 (61.33%) Firewall
3 125 (48.83%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (40.23%) Security Cleared
5 88 (34.38%) CheckPoint
6 86 (33.59%) LAN
7 83 (32.42%) WAN
8 82 (32.03%) CCNP
9 78 (30.47%) SC Cleared
10 75 (29.30%) F5
11 67 (26.17%) BGP
12 64 (25.00%) OSPF
13 62 (24.22%) Network Security
13 62 (24.22%) Data Centre
14 54 (21.09%) CCNA
15 53 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (20.31%) CCIE
17 51 (19.92%) ITIL
17 51 (19.92%) Telecoms
18 50 (19.53%) Palo Alto
19 47 (18.36%) VPN
20 45 (17.58%) TCP/IP
21 41 (16.02%) Wireless
21 41 (16.02%) JNCIA
22 40 (15.63%) Network Design
23 39 (15.23%) Blue Coat
23 39 (15.23%) MPLS
24 37 (14.45%) DNS
25 32 (12.50%) HP
25 32 (12.50%) VLAN

Juniper
Top Related 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 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.39%) Apache
2 1 (0.39%) Confluence
2 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 157 (61.33%) Firewall
2 86 (33.59%) LAN
3 83 (32.42%) WAN
4 67 (26.17%) BGP
5 64 (25.00%) OSPF
6 62 (24.22%) Network Security
7 53 (20.70%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (18.36%) VPN
9 45 (17.58%) TCP/IP
10 41 (16.02%) Wireless
11 39 (15.23%) MPLS
12 37 (14.45%) DNS
13 32 (12.50%) VLAN
14 31 (12.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (10.16%) SSL
16 24 (9.38%) Ethernet
17 21 (8.20%) Junos
17 21 (8.20%) SNMP
18 20 (7.81%) BIG-IP
19 18 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.39%) MySQL
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Subversion
2 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (19.92%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.25%) Finance
3 10 (3.91%) Back Office
4 4 (1.56%) Billing
4 4 (1.56%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (52.34%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.02%) Architect
3 39 (15.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 39 (15.23%) Security Engineer
4 27 (10.55%) Juniper Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) Network Architect
6 18 (7.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 17 (6.64%) Consultant
8 15 (5.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (5.08%) Analyst
9 13 (5.08%) Firewall Architect
9 13 (5.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 13 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) IP Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) IP Network Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) Network Analyst
10 11 (4.30%) Network Consultant
11 10 (3.91%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.73%) Middleware
2 5 (1.95%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.78%) CSS
3 2 (0.78%) RFC 2547
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) CGI
4 1 (0.39%) JSF
4 1 (0.39%) LAMP
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.22%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.34%) IPTV
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.95%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (1.95%) STB
5 5 (1.95%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.56%) PKI
7 3 (1.17%) BYOD
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) CMDB
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) e-Health
9 1 (0.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.38%) Linux
2 20 (7.81%) Windows
3 16 (6.25%) Unix
4 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.17%) AIX
5 3 (1.17%) Android
5 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.92%) ITIL
2 40 (15.63%) Network Design
3 27 (10.55%) Service Management
4 22 (8.59%) Load Balancing
5 19 (7.42%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (6.64%) ITSM
6 17 (6.64%) Migration
6 17 (6.64%) Web Filtering
7 15 (5.86%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.47%) Change Management
9 10 (3.91%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.52%) Information Security
10 9 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.13%) CRM
11 8 (3.13%) Network Management
12 7 (2.73%) Open Source
12 7 (2.73%) Risk Management
13 6 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.34%) Project Management
14 5 (1.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.17%) C
1 3 (1.17%) Perl
2 2 (0.78%) Java
2 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.39%) C++
3 1 (0.39%) PHP
3 1 (0.39%) Ruby
3 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (48.83%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (40.23%) Security Cleared
3 82 (32.03%) CCNP
4 78 (30.47%) SC Cleared
5 54 (21.09%) CCNA
6 52 (20.31%) CCIE
7 41 (16.02%) JNCIA
8 31 (12.11%) CCSE
9 27 (10.55%) CCSA
10 26 (10.16%) CCDP
11 24 (9.38%) CCIP
11 24 (9.38%) Degree
12 23 (8.98%) DV Cleared
12 23 (8.98%) JNCIS
13 21 (8.20%) JNCIE
14 17 (6.64%) HP ASE
15 16 (6.25%) HP MASE
16 13 (5.08%) CISSP
17 12 (4.69%) JNCIP
18 8 (3.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 9 (3.52%) HIPAA
2 9 (3.52%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.39%) vCloud
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (8.98%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.13%) Nagios
3 4 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.17%) Nexpose
4 3 (1.17%) SCOM
5 2 (0.78%) Opsview
5 2 (0.78%) QRadar
5 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.78%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.78%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.39%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 212 (82.81%) Cisco
2 88 (34.38%) CheckPoint
3 75 (29.30%) F5
4 50 (19.53%) Palo Alto
5 39 (15.23%) Blue Coat
6 32 (12.50%) HP
7 28 (10.94%) Brocade
8 26 (10.16%) Fortinet
8 26 (10.16%) Riverbed
9 23 (8.98%) Aruba
10 21 (8.20%) Huawei
10 21 (8.20%) VMware
11 20 (7.81%) Microsoft
12 17 (6.64%) Nokia
13 14 (5.47%) Intel Security
14 12 (4.69%) TippingPoint
15 11 (4.30%) Ericsson
16 10 (3.91%) Extreme Networks
16 10 (3.91%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.52%) FireEye
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