Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 798 806
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +24
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 71 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.087% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 50
UK median daily rate £395 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -23.81% +40.00%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £329
90th Percentile £488 £575 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.53% +11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.75 -
% change year-on-year -16.20% - -

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 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 14 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 20 November 2017. 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 +3 59 £400 -1.54% 8
UK excluding London +53 53 £388 +3.53% 4
South East +18 21 £344 +17.02% 1
London -46 18 £475 -7.32% 5
North of England +62 9 £435 +43.80% 1
Scotland -9 7 £375 +66.67%
North West +22 5 £450 +76.47% 1
West Midlands +16 5 - -
Wales +15 5 £350 -33.33% 1
Midlands +11 5 - -
South West +12 4 - -
Yorkshire +16 3 £435 +20.00%
East of England - 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 60 (84.51%) Cisco Certification
1 60 (84.51%) Juniper
2 49 (69.01%) Cisco
3 44 (61.97%) Firewall
4 39 (54.93%) LAN
5 38 (53.52%) CCNA
6 36 (50.70%) CCNP
7 35 (49.30%) WAN
8 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
9 30 (42.25%) JNCIS
10 28 (39.44%) ITIL
11 26 (36.62%) Network Design
11 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
12 24 (33.80%) Wireless
13 22 (30.99%) CCSA
13 22 (30.99%) CCIE
13 22 (30.99%) CheckPoint
13 22 (30.99%) JNCIE
13 22 (30.99%) F5
14 21 (29.58%) JNCIP
15 20 (28.17%) HP
16 19 (26.76%) Riverbed
16 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
17 18 (25.35%) Junos
17 18 (25.35%) VPN
17 18 (25.35%) Service Management
18 17 (23.94%) BIG-IP
18 17 (23.94%) Linux
18 17 (23.94%) CCDP
18 17 (23.94%) Aruba

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 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.97%) Firewall
2 39 (54.93%) LAN
3 35 (49.30%) WAN
4 24 (33.80%) Wireless
5 18 (25.35%) Junos
5 18 (25.35%) VPN
6 17 (23.94%) BIG-IP
7 12 (16.90%) DNS
8 11 (15.49%) Network Security
8 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.08%) DHCP
10 9 (12.68%) MPLS
10 9 (12.68%) SAN
11 8 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (11.27%) OSPF
12 7 (9.86%) BGP
12 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
12 7 (9.86%) ISDN
13 6 (8.45%) HTTP
14 4 (5.63%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Juniper Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Design Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) WAN Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Junior
8 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) CMDB
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.04%) SUSE
5 5 (7.04%) Unix
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Debian
7 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 26 (36.62%) Network Design
3 18 (25.35%) Service Management
4 16 (22.54%) ITSM
5 7 (9.86%) Information Security
5 7 (9.86%) Network Management
6 6 (8.45%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.04%) Network Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
9 3 (4.23%) Migration
10 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.82%) CRM
10 2 (2.82%) Data Encryption
10 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.82%) Product Management
10 2 (2.82%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.41%) System Testing
11 1 (1.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (84.51%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (53.52%) CCNA
3 36 (50.70%) CCNP
4 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
5 30 (42.25%) JNCIS
6 26 (36.62%) SC Cleared
7 22 (30.99%) CCIE
7 22 (30.99%) CCSA
7 22 (30.99%) JNCIE
8 21 (29.58%) JNCIP
9 17 (23.94%) CCDP
10 16 (22.54%) CCIP
10 16 (22.54%) CCSE
11 14 (19.72%) HP ASE
11 14 (19.72%) HP MASE
12 11 (15.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (15.49%) Degree
13 9 (12.68%) CCDA
14 6 (8.45%) CISM
14 6 (8.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Firmware
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.82%) Ansible
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Juniper
2 49 (69.01%) Cisco
3 22 (30.99%) CheckPoint
3 22 (30.99%) F5
4 20 (28.17%) HP
5 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
5 19 (26.76%) Riverbed
6 17 (23.94%) Aruba
7 12 (16.90%) VMware
8 9 (12.68%) Dell
9 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.23%) Apple
11 3 (4.23%) Motorola
11 3 (4.23%) Splunk
12 2 (2.82%) EMC
12 2 (2.82%) Huawei
12 2 (2.82%) Oracle
13 1 (1.41%) TippingPoint