The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JNCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 614 619
Rank change year-on-year +59 +5  
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 59 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 8
UK median daily rate £400 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +27.27%  
10th Percentile £223 £313 £247
90th Percentile £493 £578 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £333 £300
% change year-on-year +18.79% +10.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.17% -59.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +55.73% -  

JNCIA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9023 11739 10605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.86% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11468 16146 12734
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £248 £245 £225
90th Percentile £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1038 1097
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +16.08%  
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.43 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

JNCIA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JNCIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JNCIA in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JNCIA.

Contractor daily rate trend for JNCIA in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIA in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JNCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +44 47 £400 -23.80% 5
UK excluding London +96 43 £395 +18.79% 3
South East +28 16 £390 +17.29% 3
London -3 16 £400 -24.70% 2
Scotland +45 12 £375 -
Midlands - 8 £375 -
North of England +61 5 £400 +23.07%
South West - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JNCIA.

1 126 (91.30%) Juniper
2 124 (89.86%) Cisco Certification
3 114 (82.61%) Cisco
4 109 (78.99%) Firewall
5 95 (68.84%) LAN
6 86 (62.32%) WAN
7 82 (59.42%) CCNP
8 80 (57.97%) Security Cleared
9 72 (52.17%) F5
10 71 (51.45%) Network Design
11 68 (49.28%) Fortinet
11 68 (49.28%) HP
11 68 (49.28%) Wireless
12 67 (48.55%) CCSA
12 67 (48.55%) Riverbed
13 66 (47.83%) JNCIE
13 66 (47.83%) CheckPoint
13 66 (47.83%) ITIL
14 64 (46.38%) CCIP
14 64 (46.38%) Service Management
15 63 (45.65%) CCIE
15 63 (45.65%) CCDP
16 62 (44.93%) CCSE
16 62 (44.93%) FortiGate
17 60 (43.48%) ITSM
18 59 (42.75%) SC Cleared
19 57 (41.30%) CCNA
20 51 (36.96%) BIG-IP
21 48 (34.78%) HP ASE
21 48 (34.78%) HP MASE

JNCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.62%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 109 (78.99%) Firewall
2 95 (68.84%) LAN
3 86 (62.32%) WAN
4 68 (49.28%) Wireless
5 51 (36.96%) BIG-IP
6 23 (16.67%) Junos
7 19 (13.77%) BGP
7 19 (13.77%) OSPF
8 18 (13.04%) Network Security
8 18 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 16 (11.59%) VLAN
10 14 (10.14%) DNS
11 13 (9.42%) Ethernet
11 13 (9.42%) VPN
12 11 (7.97%) DHCP
12 11 (7.97%) HTTP
13 10 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (6.52%) SAN
14 9 (6.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.45%) MySQL
2 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Billing
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (62.32%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.97%) Architect
5 10 (7.25%) Network Architect
5 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Voice Network Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Data Centre Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Network Specialist
9 4 (2.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) Middleware
2 5 (3.62%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.99%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.62%) CMDB
6 5 (3.62%) PKI
6 5 (3.62%) YubiKey
7 3 (2.17%) IPTV
7 3 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (2.17%) STB
7 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.45%) CESG
8 2 (1.45%) Social Media
8 2 (1.45%) Social Network
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Linux
2 17 (12.32%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.80%) SUSE
5 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) Debian
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) Network Design
2 66 (47.83%) ITIL
3 64 (46.38%) Service Management
4 60 (43.48%) ITSM
5 12 (8.70%) Network Management
6 11 (7.97%) Network Architecture
7 10 (7.25%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.07%) Migration
10 6 (4.35%) Change Management
10 6 (4.35%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.62%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 4 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.90%) Change Control
12 4 (2.90%) Compliance Management
12 4 (2.90%) Information Security
12 4 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (89.86%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (59.42%) CCNP
3 80 (57.97%) Security Cleared
4 67 (48.55%) CCSA
5 66 (47.83%) JNCIE
6 64 (46.38%) CCIP
7 63 (45.65%) CCDP
7 63 (45.65%) CCIE
8 62 (44.93%) CCSE
9 59 (42.75%) SC Cleared
10 57 (41.30%) CCNA
11 48 (34.78%) HP ASE
11 48 (34.78%) HP MASE
12 39 (28.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 39 (28.26%) Degree
12 39 (28.26%) JNCIS
13 22 (15.94%) JNCIP
14 17 (12.32%) DV Cleared
15 8 (5.80%) CCDA
15 8 (5.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) HIPAA
1 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) Firmware
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 62 (44.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.72%) Nagios
2 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 126 (91.30%) Juniper
2 114 (82.61%) Cisco
3 72 (52.17%) F5
4 68 (49.28%) Fortinet
4 68 (49.28%) HP
5 67 (48.55%) Riverbed
6 66 (47.83%) CheckPoint
7 47 (34.06%) Aruba
8 15 (10.87%) Dell
9 12 (8.70%) VMware
10 8 (5.80%) Meraki
10 8 (5.80%) Palo Alto
10 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.35%) EMC
11 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.62%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (3.62%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.90%) SevOne
14 3 (2.17%) Splunk
14 3 (2.17%) TippingPoint