Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 191 176
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +6
Contract jobs citing Juniper 196 184 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.15% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.37% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 127 122
South East median daily rate £433 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £308 £308 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £422 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.30% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 7
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.23% -10.10% +22.64%
10th Percentile £39.62 £37.20 £31.33
90th Percentile £55.50 £45.00 £47.90
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +9.30% -5.49% +31.88%

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 7,869 7,777 8,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.06% 48.77% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,534 4,317 5,306
South East median daily rate £425 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +4.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £575 £558 £545
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 355 406
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -4.00% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

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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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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
Thames Valley -7 81 £450 +12.50% 12
Hampshire -11 61 £325 -27.78% 20
Berkshire -3 48 £450 +12.50% 8
Surrey -28 34 £450 -10.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £428 +21.62% 2
West Sussex +7 13 £440 +31.34%
Oxfordshire -20 10 £450 - 2
East Sussex +3 3 £325 -
Kent +12 1 £320 -39.05% 1
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 150 (76.53%) Cisco
2 122 (62.24%) Firewall
3 87 (44.39%) Security Cleared
4 75 (38.27%) WAN
5 73 (37.24%) LAN
6 68 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (31.12%) CheckPoint
8 60 (30.61%) BGP
9 59 (30.10%) VPN
10 57 (29.08%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (28.57%) Palo Alto
12 52 (26.53%) Network Security
13 51 (26.02%) OSPF
14 50 (25.51%) SC Cleared
15 45 (22.96%) CCNP
16 44 (22.45%) DV Cleared
17 42 (21.43%) Data Centre
18 41 (20.92%) DNS
19 40 (20.41%) Wireless
20 39 (19.90%) F5
21 38 (19.39%) TCP/IP
22 37 (18.88%) VMware
23 34 (17.35%) IPsec
24 33 (16.84%) MPLS
24 33 (16.84%) Cisco Nexus
24 33 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
25 32 (16.33%) CCNA
26 31 (15.82%) Internet
26 31 (15.82%) Migration
27 29 (14.80%) Blue Coat

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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 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.04%) Apache
2 4 (2.04%) lighttpd
2 4 (2.04%) nginx
2 4 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (62.24%) Firewall
2 75 (38.27%) WAN
3 73 (37.24%) LAN
4 60 (30.61%) BGP
5 59 (30.10%) VPN
6 57 (29.08%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (26.53%) Network Security
8 51 (26.02%) OSPF
9 41 (20.92%) DNS
10 40 (20.41%) Wireless
11 38 (19.39%) TCP/IP
12 34 (17.35%) IPsec
13 33 (16.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (16.84%) MPLS
14 31 (15.82%) Internet
15 26 (13.27%) VLAN
16 25 (12.76%) Cisco ISE
17 24 (12.24%) SSL
18 18 (9.18%) Wi-Fi
19 17 (8.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.51%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (9.18%) Finance
2 16 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.02%) Marketing
3 2 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (41.84%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.86%) Architect
3 26 (13.27%) Network Architect
4 20 (10.20%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.69%) Analyst
6 17 (8.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 16 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
8 14 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 13 (6.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) Security Analyst
9 13 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Network Security Analyst
12 9 (4.59%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) Consultant
13 8 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (4.08%) Network Support
14 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.55%) LDAP
3 4 (2.04%) CSS
3 4 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (2.04%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.04%) CMDB
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.53%) Clustering
6 3 (1.53%) User Experience
7 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) Wiki
8 1 (0.51%) CESG
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.71%) Linux
2 20 (10.20%) Windows
3 16 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.12%) Unix
5 5 (2.55%) CentOS
6 4 (2.04%) Check Point GAiA
6 4 (2.04%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.82%) Migration
2 23 (11.73%) ITIL
3 22 (11.22%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (9.18%) Change Management
5 13 (6.63%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.63%) Network Design
5 13 (6.63%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (6.63%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (6.12%) Network Management
6 12 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (5.10%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.59%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.08%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.08%) Presales
9 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.12%) Python
2 10 (5.10%) Perl
3 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.53%) C
5 3 (1.53%) SQL
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (44.39%) Security Cleared
2 68 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (25.51%) SC Cleared
4 45 (22.96%) CCNP
5 44 (22.45%) DV Cleared
6 32 (16.33%) CCNA
7 21 (10.71%) JNCIS
8 17 (8.67%) CCDP
9 14 (7.14%) Degree
10 11 (5.61%) CCSA
11 10 (5.10%) CCSE
12 8 (4.08%) CCIE
12 8 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (3.57%) CCIP
14 6 (3.06%) CCDA
14 6 (3.06%) JNCIA
14 6 (3.06%) JNCIE
15 5 (2.55%) JNCIP
16 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) PMO
2 3 (1.53%) RMADS
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.14%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.06%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.55%) Snort
5 5 (2.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.04%) Postfix
6 4 (2.04%) Varnish
6 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.53%) Docker
7 3 (1.53%) KVM
8 2 (1.02%) Firmware
8 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.18%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.08%) Nagios
3 6 (3.06%) Cacti
3 6 (3.06%) RSA enVision
3 6 (3.06%) vCenter Server
4 5 (2.55%) SCOM
5 4 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.53%) Ansible
6 3 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.53%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.53%) SCCM
7 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.02%) Icinga
7 2 (1.02%) Nessus
7 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.02%) Puppet
7 2 (1.02%) vRealize
8 1 (0.51%) Endace
8 1 (0.51%) OVSD
8 1 (0.51%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 150 (76.53%) Cisco
2 61 (31.12%) CheckPoint
3 56 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 39 (19.90%) F5
5 37 (18.88%) VMware
6 29 (14.80%) Blue Coat
7 23 (11.73%) Aruba
8 16 (8.16%) Brocade
8 16 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.10%) McAfee
9 10 (5.10%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.10%) Qualys
10 9 (4.59%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (4.59%) HP
11 7 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (3.57%) Nortel
12 6 (3.06%) CA
13 5 (2.55%) Avaya
13 5 (2.55%) EMC
14 4 (2.04%) Ruckus Wireless