Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 792 854 719
Rank change year-on-year +62 -135 +87
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 55 43 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.22% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 66
UK median daily rate £375 £235 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.57% -39.35% -22.50%
10th Percentile £235 £198 £261
90th Percentile £415 £453 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year +7.87% -10.29% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 16
UK median hourly rate £12.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - £31.93

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 17,637 19,470 18,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.93% 18.82% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,670 11,565 11,564
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.46%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 837 953 960
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.18
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.20 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year +35.92% -18.25% +12.50%

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 19 July 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 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 13 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 19 July 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 +67 51 £375 +59.57% 26
UK excluding London +21 45 £375 +7.87% 17
Midlands +33 17 £325 - 5
West Midlands +11 16 £274 - 4
South East +23 10 £388 +3.33% 8
North of England - 9 £375 - 3
London +36 8 £275 +17.02% 9
North West - 5 £250 -
Yorkshire - 4 £383 - 3
East of England - 4 £400 - 1
South West -15 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 46 (83.64%) Juniper
2 42 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (67.27%) CCNA
4 36 (65.45%) Cisco
5 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 24 (43.64%) CCNP
7 22 (40.00%) WAN
8 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
8 21 (38.18%) Firewall
9 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
10 18 (32.73%) VPN
10 18 (32.73%) OSPF
10 18 (32.73%) BGP
11 16 (29.09%) JNCIS
11 16 (29.09%) JNCIP
11 16 (29.09%) Junos
12 15 (27.27%) MPLS
12 15 (27.27%) Ethernet
13 13 (23.64%) High Availability
14 12 (21.82%) Network Design
15 11 (20.00%) IPsec
16 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
16 10 (18.18%) LAN
16 10 (18.18%) Network Security
16 10 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
17 8 (14.55%) F5
17 8 (14.55%) Huawei
17 8 (14.55%) VLAN
18 7 (12.73%) PKI

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 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) WAN
2 21 (38.18%) Firewall
3 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
4 18 (32.73%) BGP
4 18 (32.73%) OSPF
4 18 (32.73%) VPN
5 16 (29.09%) Junos
6 15 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 15 (27.27%) MPLS
7 11 (20.00%) IPsec
8 10 (18.18%) LAN
8 10 (18.18%) Network Security
9 8 (14.55%) VLAN
10 7 (12.73%) HSRP
11 6 (10.91%) DHCP
11 6 (10.91%) VRRP
12 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
12 5 (9.09%) VPLS
13 4 (7.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Network Support
3 10 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) IP Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.73%) PKI
3 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) High Availability
2 12 (21.82%) Network Design
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.45%) ITSM
6 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) SIEM
7 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (67.27%) CCNA
3 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 24 (43.64%) CCNP
5 21 (38.18%) SC Cleared
6 16 (29.09%) JNCIP
6 16 (29.09%) JNCIS
7 7 (12.73%) Degree
8 3 (5.45%) HND
9 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.64%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (3.64%) CISSP
9 2 (3.64%) CWNA
9 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.82%) CCENT
10 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.82%) MCSE
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) Juniper
2 36 (65.45%) Cisco
3 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.55%) F5
4 8 (14.55%) Huawei
4 8 (14.55%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.91%) Nokia
6 5 (9.09%) Ericsson
7 4 (7.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.45%) HP
8 3 (5.45%) Redback
8 3 (5.45%) VMware
9 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.64%) Ciena
9 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.64%) IronPort
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.64%) Nortel
10 1 (1.82%) NetQoS