Period
to 29 February 2020

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 6 months to 29 February 2020 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
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 691 849 838
Rank change year-on-year +158 -11 -101
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 27 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.036% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 29
UK median daily rate £400 £319 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -0.47% -4.40%
10th Percentile £351 £206 £100
90th Percentile £475 £458 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £335
% change year-on-year +2.56% +16.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £22.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.79% +127.50% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,387 19,262 19,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 19.50% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,842 11,514 11,767
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 902 865
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.06 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.69% +20.89% -6.58%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.59 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £51.70 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.86 £26.50
% change year-on-year +17.82% +8.90% -3.64%

JNCIA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
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

JNCIA
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

JNCIA
Top 11 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 6 months to 29 February 2020. 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
England +152 27 £400 +16.36% 27
UK excluding London +117 20 £400 +2.56% 22
Midlands +61 12 £400 - 2
West Midlands +54 8 £375 - 1
London +138 7 - - 5
South East +85 5 £388 -0.96% 10
East Midlands - 4 £425 - 1
North of England +70 1 - - 3
South West +26 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £350 - 4

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIA 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 with a requirement for JNCIA.

1 24 (88.89%) Juniper
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (62.96%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 13 (48.15%) CCNP
4 13 (48.15%) CCNA
5 12 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
6 11 (40.74%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) JNCIS
7 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
8 9 (33.33%) JNCIP
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) HTTP
10 7 (25.93%) Dell
10 7 (25.93%) CCDA
10 7 (25.93%) MPLS
10 7 (25.93%) Network Design
10 7 (25.93%) Network Management
10 7 (25.93%) Fibre Optics
11 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (22.22%) PKI
11 6 (22.22%) Windows
12 5 (18.52%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
4 11 (40.74%) LAN
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
6 7 (25.93%) HTTP
6 7 (25.93%) MPLS
7 5 (18.52%) IPsec
7 5 (18.52%) Junos
8 4 (14.81%) BGP
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 3 (11.11%) Multicast
9 3 (11.11%) Network Security
9 3 (11.11%) OSPF
9 3 (11.11%) Wireless
10 2 (7.41%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 6 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) SUSE
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
1 7 (25.93%) Network Management
2 6 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Network Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNA
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) JNCIS
5 9 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 7 (25.93%) CCDA
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Juniper
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) Fortinet
4 10 (37.04%) SolarWinds
5 7 (25.93%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.41%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) Meraki
9 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.70%) Riverbed