Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 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.

Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 843 828 734
Rank change year-on-year -15 -94 +70
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 34 53 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.28% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 75
UK median daily rate £300 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -4.40% -33.00%
10th Percentile £206 £100 £222
90th Percentile £458 £488 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £335 £345
% change year-on-year +8.54% -2.86% -27.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - £21.50

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 19,060 19,201 20,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.40% 18.93% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,394 11,751 12,704
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £635 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 901 854 920
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £50.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.86 £25.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.72% -6.07% -8.91%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 10 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 23 February 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
England -2 32 £338 +28.69% 35
UK excluding London -31 21 £364 +8.54% 31
London +13 13 £275 +25.00% 6
South East -3 9 £391 +95.63% 8
Midlands +2 6 - - 11
West Midlands -12 6 - - 10
North of England -13 2 £390 -13.33% 3
South West -41 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £390 - 3
Scotland - 2 £300 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (85.29%) Juniper
3 27 (79.41%) Cisco
4 24 (70.59%) CCNA
5 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 14 (41.18%) VPN
6 14 (41.18%) CCNP
6 14 (41.18%) MPLS
6 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 13 (38.24%) OSPF
7 13 (38.24%) BGP
7 13 (38.24%) Firewall
7 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
8 11 (32.35%) WAN
8 11 (32.35%) Junos
8 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) Network Design
9 10 (29.41%) JNCIS
10 8 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (20.59%) JNCIP
11 7 (20.59%) IPsec
12 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.65%) Network Security
13 5 (14.71%) Huawei
13 5 (14.71%) VLAN
13 5 (14.71%) VPLS
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) VRRP
13 5 (14.71%) Nokia
14 4 (11.76%) Internet

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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Dropbox
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (41.18%) MPLS
2 14 (41.18%) VPN
3 13 (38.24%) BGP
3 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
3 13 (38.24%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) OSPF
4 11 (32.35%) Junos
4 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) IPsec
6 6 (17.65%) Network Security
7 5 (14.71%) VLAN
7 5 (14.71%) VPLS
7 5 (14.71%) VRRP
8 4 (11.76%) DWDM
8 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) LAN
8 4 (11.76%) SDH
8 4 (11.76%) SONET
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Network Design
2 4 (11.76%) High Availability
2 4 (11.76%) Validation
2 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) Document Management
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (70.59%) CCNA
3 14 (41.18%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) JNCIS
6 7 (20.59%) JNCIP
7 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) CWNA
10 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (5.88%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.94%) CCENT
11 1 (2.94%) CCIE
11 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (2.94%) HND
11 1 (2.94%) MCSE
11 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
11 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Juniper
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 5 (14.71%) Nokia
4 4 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.88%) Ciena
6 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.88%) Nortel
7 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) ConnectWise
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) VMware