Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 180 197
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing Juniper 185 230 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.39% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 3.02% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 115 111
South East median daily rate £375 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.14% -6.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £220 £281 £255
90th Percentile £518 £538 £550
England median daily rate £400 £413 £408
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.23% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
South East median hourly rate £47.36 £43.92 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.13% +19.20%
10th Percentile £16.25 £31.09 £31.88
90th Percentile £72.00 £92.20 £46.50
England median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% -6.52%

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 6,774 7,620 8,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.79% 46.20% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,916 4,427 4,607
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £238
90th Percentile £600 £580 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 314 345
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -3.68% +10.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.07
90th Percentile £70.25 £49.35 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.46 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +11.20% +0.72% +5.30%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Thames Valley +19 91 £350 -18.13% 19
Berkshire +2 71 £300 -29.41% 12
Hampshire -2 64 £375 -6.25% 22
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £365 -18.89% 6
West Sussex +23 13 £375 -28.57%
Surrey +1 13 £385 -6.67% 8
Oxfordshire +26 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Kent +8 3 £350 +9.38% 7
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 142 (76.76%) Cisco
2 88 (47.57%) Firewall
3 79 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (38.38%) Security Cleared
5 67 (36.22%) BGP
6 57 (30.81%) WAN
7 52 (28.11%) CCNP
8 51 (27.57%) DNS
9 48 (25.95%) LAN
10 46 (24.86%) OSPF
10 46 (24.86%) Data Centre
11 45 (24.32%) VPN
12 44 (23.78%) MPLS
13 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
14 38 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 37 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 36 (19.46%) Network Security
17 33 (17.84%) CCNA
18 32 (17.30%) Telecoms
19 31 (16.76%) Windows
20 27 (14.59%) Migration
21 25 (13.51%) IPsec
21 25 (13.51%) DV Cleared
21 25 (13.51%) Palo Alto
22 23 (12.43%) Network Design
23 20 (10.81%) Fortinet
23 20 (10.81%) Linux
23 20 (10.81%) F5
24 19 (10.27%) 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 9 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.16%) IIS
3 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Azure
2 5 (2.70%) AWS
3 4 (2.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 4 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) GCP
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 88 (47.57%) Firewall
2 67 (36.22%) BGP
3 57 (30.81%) WAN
4 51 (27.57%) DNS
5 48 (25.95%) LAN
6 46 (24.86%) OSPF
7 45 (24.32%) VPN
8 44 (23.78%) MPLS
9 38 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 36 (19.46%) Network Security
12 25 (13.51%) IPsec
13 17 (9.19%) DHCP
13 17 (9.19%) HSRP
13 17 (9.19%) Internet
13 17 (9.19%) Wireless
14 16 (8.65%) SNMP
14 16 (8.65%) VLAN
15 15 (8.11%) EIGRP
16 14 (7.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Finance
4 3 (1.62%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 109 (58.92%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.51%) Architect
3 22 (11.89%) Network Architect
4 17 (9.19%) IP Engineer
5 16 (8.65%) IP Network Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Security Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Network Build Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 4 (2.16%) Juniper Architect
12 4 (2.16%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (2.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) Django
3 1 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.32%) Replication
4 7 (3.78%) CMDB
5 6 (3.24%) PKI
6 5 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.76%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Linux
3 18 (9.73%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.78%) Solaris
6 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.24%) Check Point GAiA
7 6 (3.24%) Unix
8 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.16%) VMS
9 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.62%) CentOS
10 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.08%) Fedora
11 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.59%) Migration
2 23 (12.43%) Network Design
3 19 (10.27%) ITIL
4 15 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (7.03%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (6.49%) SIEM
7 10 (5.41%) Change Management
8 9 (4.86%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.86%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.86%) Service Management
9 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (4.32%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.78%) Architectural Design
10 7 (3.78%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (3.78%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.24%) ITSM
11 6 (3.24%) Project Delivery
12 5 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.57%) Python
2 6 (3.24%) Perl
3 4 (2.16%) PHP
3 4 (2.16%) SQL
4 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.08%) C
6 1 (0.54%) Ada
6 1 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (38.38%) Security Cleared
3 52 (28.11%) CCNP
4 42 (22.70%) SC Cleared
5 33 (17.84%) CCNA
6 25 (13.51%) DV Cleared
7 15 (8.11%) CCIE
8 9 (4.86%) JNCIS
9 8 (4.32%) CCDP
9 8 (4.32%) CCIP
9 8 (4.32%) CCSE
9 8 (4.32%) Degree
10 7 (3.78%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.24%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.70%) CCDA
13 4 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (2.16%) CISSP
14 3 (1.62%) BC Cleared
14 3 (1.62%) CCIE Service Provider
15 2 (1.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) NCSC
3 3 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.16%) XenApp
4 4 (2.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.08%) Firmware
5 2 (1.08%) KVM
5 2 (1.08%) Snort
5 2 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.54%) Docker
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (4.32%) Ansible
3 7 (3.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (3.24%) SCCM
5 5 (2.70%) QRadar
6 4 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.16%) SCOM
7 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.08%) Endace
8 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.08%) Nagios
8 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.54%) Kibana
9 1 (0.54%) logstash
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 142 (76.76%) Cisco
2 37 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 25 (13.51%) Palo Alto
4 20 (10.81%) F5
4 20 (10.81%) Fortinet
5 19 (10.27%) SolarWinds
5 19 (10.27%) VMware
6 17 (9.19%) Aruba
7 13 (7.03%) McAfee
7 13 (7.03%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.49%) HP
8 12 (6.49%) Nokia
9 11 (5.95%) Blue Coat
10 9 (4.86%) Huawei
11 7 (3.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (3.78%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (3.78%) Meraki
11 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.24%) Dell
12 6 (3.24%) EMC