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 24 June 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.

Juniper
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 134 169
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 92 139 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.56% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 3.21% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 37
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £285 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +22.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.97% +16.42%  

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 3755 4330 4471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.53% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 2540 2440
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 218 240
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 -4 30 £450 +16.12% 10
Surrey +6 19 £500 +22.10% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 17 £352 +27.81% 2
Berkshire -3 12 £356 -19.03% 8
Oxfordshire -3 6 £445 - 1
Kent +2 5 £525 +61.53%
Middlesex +12 2 £500 +11.11% 1
West Sussex +12 1 - -
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 176 (81.11%) Cisco
2 140 (64.52%) Firewall
3 96 (44.24%) Security Cleared
4 95 (43.78%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (43.78%) LAN
5 92 (42.40%) WAN
6 75 (34.56%) F5
7 72 (33.18%) CheckPoint
8 63 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 62 (28.57%) CCNP
10 50 (23.04%) BGP
11 47 (21.66%) JNCIA
11 47 (21.66%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (21.20%) Network Security
13 43 (19.82%) Network Design
13 43 (19.82%) ITIL
14 42 (19.35%) Telecoms
15 40 (18.43%) CCIE
15 40 (18.43%) HP
15 40 (18.43%) Palo Alto
16 39 (17.97%) Data Centre
16 39 (17.97%) Wireless
16 39 (17.97%) Fortinet
17 38 (17.51%) VPN
18 35 (16.13%) DV Cleared
19 34 (15.67%) FortiGate
19 34 (15.67%) DNS
20 33 (15.21%) OSPF
21 32 (14.75%) TCP/IP
21 32 (14.75%) CCSE

Juniper
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 10 (4.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) Apache
3 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.92%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 140 (64.52%) Firewall
2 95 (43.78%) LAN
3 92 (42.40%) WAN
4 50 (23.04%) BGP
5 47 (21.66%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (21.20%) Network Security
7 39 (17.97%) Wireless
8 38 (17.51%) VPN
9 34 (15.67%) DNS
10 33 (15.21%) OSPF
11 32 (14.75%) TCP/IP
12 28 (12.90%) MPLS
13 24 (11.06%) BIG-IP
14 23 (10.60%) VLAN
15 19 (8.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (8.76%) Junos
16 16 (7.37%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (6.91%) Internet
18 14 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 14 (6.45%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 42 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.61%) Finance
3 4 (1.84%) Publishing
4 2 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) German Language
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (53.46%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.44%) Architect
2 27 (12.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (12.44%) Security Engineer
3 20 (9.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 18 (8.29%) Network Architect
5 17 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (6.91%) Analyst
7 14 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 12 (5.53%) Consultant
9 12 (5.53%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.61%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) Middleware
1 3 (1.38%) Mojolicious
1 3 (1.38%) Node.js
1 3 (1.38%) Web Services
2 2 (0.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.92%) LAMP
2 2 (0.92%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.46%) JSF
3 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.30%) CMDB
5 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.38%) BYOD
5 3 (1.38%) Replication
5 3 (1.38%) SCADA
6 2 (0.92%) IPTV
6 2 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.92%) STB
6 2 (0.92%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.46%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.46%) e-Health
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Linux
2 18 (8.29%) Windows
3 10 (4.61%) Unix
4 6 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.84%) AIX
5 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
8 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.82%) ITIL
1 43 (19.82%) Network Design
2 26 (11.98%) Service Management
3 25 (11.52%) Migration
4 24 (11.06%) ITSM
5 14 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (5.07%) Network Architecture
6 11 (5.07%) Network Management
7 9 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.15%) Web Filtering
8 6 (2.76%) Information Security
8 6 (2.76%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.30%) Change Management
9 5 (2.30%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.30%) CRM
9 5 (2.30%) Network Planning
9 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.84%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.76%) Perl
2 4 (1.84%) PHP
2 4 (1.84%) Python
3 3 (1.38%) Java
3 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) C
4 1 (0.46%) C++
4 1 (0.46%) Ruby
4 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (44.24%) Security Cleared
2 95 (43.78%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 62 (28.57%) CCNP
5 47 (21.66%) JNCIA
6 40 (18.43%) CCIE
7 35 (16.13%) DV Cleared
8 32 (14.75%) CCSA
8 32 (14.75%) CCSE
9 29 (13.36%) JNCIE
10 28 (12.90%) CCNA
11 27 (12.44%) CCDP
11 27 (12.44%) CCIP
12 25 (11.52%) Degree
13 22 (10.14%) HP ASE
14 21 (9.68%) HP MASE
15 20 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (9.22%) JNCIS
16 8 (3.69%) JNCIP
17 6 (2.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.84%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) PMO
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) Active Directory
1 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.61%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.30%) Firmware
5 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.46%) Docker
7 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 34 (15.67%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.30%) Nagios
2 5 (2.30%) SCOM
3 2 (0.92%) Ansible
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.92%) Netcool
3 2 (0.92%) Nexpose
3 2 (0.92%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Grafana
4 1 (0.46%) Icinga
4 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.46%) Opsview
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) QRadar
4 1 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 176 (81.11%) Cisco
2 75 (34.56%) F5
3 72 (33.18%) CheckPoint
4 40 (18.43%) HP
4 40 (18.43%) Palo Alto
5 39 (17.97%) Fortinet
6 31 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 31 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 26 (11.98%) Aruba
8 19 (8.76%) Microsoft
9 14 (6.45%) VMware
10 13 (5.99%) Brocade
11 11 (5.07%) Dell
12 10 (4.61%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.23%) McAfee
14 6 (2.76%) Citrix
14 6 (2.76%) Nokia
15 5 (2.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 5 (2.30%) Huawei
16 4 (1.84%) TippingPoint