Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 195 182
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing Juniper 231 190 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.17% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 2.42% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 121 121
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £413 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.68% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -10.10% +17.37%
10th Percentile £39.48 £31.88 £30.85
90th Percentile £56.00 £46.50 £47.95
England median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +8.72% -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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,630 7,847 8,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.35% 48.31% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,421 4,489 4,691
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 334 411
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%
10th Percentile £10.32 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.87 £44.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
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 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 October 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 +29 94 £425 - 15
Hampshire -7 72 £400 -7.14% 10
Berkshire +16 69 £413 -5.66% 14
Surrey -9 48 £438 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +24 20 £450 +13.21%
West Sussex +5 10 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire -10 5 £400 -4.76% 1
East Sussex -1 3 £325 - 4
Middlesex +11 2 £338 -0.74% 1
Kent +2 1 £320 -39.05% 1
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 167 (72.29%) Cisco
2 140 (60.61%) Firewall
3 94 (40.69%) Security Cleared
4 80 (34.63%) CheckPoint
5 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (31.60%) Palo Alto
7 69 (29.87%) WAN
8 66 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 63 (27.27%) LAN
10 62 (26.84%) Network Security
11 57 (24.68%) F5
12 53 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (22.08%) VPN
13 51 (22.08%) CCNP
14 46 (19.91%) BGP
15 44 (19.05%) Internet
16 43 (18.61%) VMware
17 42 (18.18%) Blue Coat
17 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
18 40 (17.32%) Migration
18 40 (17.32%) Data Centre
19 39 (16.88%) Wireless
19 39 (16.88%) MPLS
20 38 (16.45%) OSPF
20 38 (16.45%) DV Cleared
21 37 (16.02%) CCNA
22 36 (15.58%) DNS
22 36 (15.58%) Linux
22 36 (15.58%) IPsec
22 36 (15.58%) BIG-IP

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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 8 (3.46%) Apache
1 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.16%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.73%) IIS
4 4 (1.73%) lighttpd
4 4 (1.73%) nginx
4 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.03%) Office 365
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 140 (60.61%) Firewall
2 69 (29.87%) WAN
3 63 (27.27%) LAN
4 62 (26.84%) Network Security
5 53 (22.94%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (22.08%) VPN
7 46 (19.91%) BGP
8 44 (19.05%) Internet
9 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 39 (16.88%) MPLS
10 39 (16.88%) Wireless
11 38 (16.45%) OSPF
12 36 (15.58%) BIG-IP
12 36 (15.58%) DNS
12 36 (15.58%) IPsec
13 34 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (11.26%) Cisco ISE
15 25 (10.82%) SSL
16 19 (8.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (7.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) JIRA
1 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.23%) Finance
3 4 (1.73%) Retail
4 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (34.20%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.85%) Architect
3 30 (12.99%) Firewall Engineer
4 25 (10.82%) Security Engineer
5 19 (8.23%) Analyst
5 19 (8.23%) Network Architect
6 15 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (6.06%) Network Analyst
8 12 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Security Analyst
10 10 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Network Security Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Network Support
11 9 (3.90%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 7 (3.03%) CSS
1 7 (3.03%) LDAP
2 6 (2.60%) HTML
3 4 (1.73%) CGI
3 4 (1.73%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.87%) Ajax
4 2 (0.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.60%) Clustering
5 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.73%) Wiki
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) CESG
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.43%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.58%) Linux
2 27 (11.69%) Windows
3 14 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.63%) Unix
5 9 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.16%) CentOS
9 4 (1.73%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (1.73%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.32%) Migration
2 21 (9.09%) ITIL
2 21 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (6.49%) Change Management
4 15 (6.49%) Network Design
4 15 (6.49%) Network Management
4 15 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 12 (5.19%) Network Virtualisation
6 11 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (4.33%) Network Architecture
8 9 (3.90%) High Availability
8 9 (3.90%) Presales
8 9 (3.90%) SIEM
9 8 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.46%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.46%) Test Automation
9 8 (3.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.79%) Python
2 17 (7.36%) Perl
3 14 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 12 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.46%) SQL
6 5 (2.16%) VB
7 3 (1.30%) C
8 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.87%) Korn
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (40.69%) Security Cleared
2 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 51 (22.08%) CCNP
5 38 (16.45%) DV Cleared
6 37 (16.02%) CCNA
7 21 (9.09%) CCSA
8 20 (8.66%) CCSE
9 17 (7.36%) Check Point Certification
10 15 (6.49%) JNCIS
11 12 (5.19%) CCIE
12 10 (4.33%) CCDP
13 9 (3.90%) JNCIA
13 9 (3.90%) JNCIE
14 7 (3.03%) CCIP
14 7 (3.03%) JNCIP
15 6 (2.60%) Degree
16 5 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (2.16%) CCENT
16 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.43%) RMADS
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (12.99%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.33%) VMware NSX
4 8 (3.46%) Postfix
4 8 (3.46%) vSphere
5 7 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.60%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.73%) Docker
7 4 (1.73%) Dovecot
7 4 (1.73%) KVM
7 4 (1.73%) Varnish
8 3 (1.30%) Firmware
9 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (14.72%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.90%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (3.90%) vCenter Server
3 8 (3.46%) SCCM
4 7 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.60%) Cacti
5 6 (2.60%) PowerCLI
5 6 (2.60%) RSA enVision
6 4 (1.73%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.73%) Nagios
6 4 (1.73%) SCOM
6 4 (1.73%) vRealize
7 3 (1.30%) Nessus
7 3 (1.30%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.87%) Ansible
8 2 (0.87%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 167 (72.29%) Cisco
2 80 (34.63%) CheckPoint
3 73 (31.60%) Palo Alto
4 57 (24.68%) F5
5 43 (18.61%) VMware
6 42 (18.18%) Blue Coat
7 24 (10.39%) Aruba
8 15 (6.49%) CA
9 14 (6.06%) EMC
10 13 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.19%) Microsoft
12 11 (4.76%) Meraki
13 10 (4.33%) Dell
13 10 (4.33%) Nortel
13 10 (4.33%) Qualys
13 10 (4.33%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.46%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (3.46%) McAfee
15 7 (3.03%) Brocade
15 7 (3.03%) Nokia