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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 596 610
Rank change year-on-year +67 +14  
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 79 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.080% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 9
Median daily rate £348 £363 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.13% +38.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £445 £200
% change year-on-year -21.91% +122.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

JNCIA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JNCIA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 30 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 28 March 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 +62 71 £355 -2.06% 9
South East +33 31 £355 +42.00% 3
Hampshire +31 23 £385 -14.91%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £385 -
North East - 20 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 20 £385 -
Hook +21 13 £423 -6.62%
Scotland +28 7 £315 -
London +25 7 £318 +17.59% 5
East Midlands - 7 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £319 -
Erskine - 6 £319 -
Basingstoke +10 5 £269 -
South West -2 5 £410 -18.00%
Kettering - 4 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
York - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £313 -
Berkshire +27 2 £388 +55.00% 2
Surrey +8 2 £195 -22.00% 1
Gloucester - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £195 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £410 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -

JNCIA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (92.65%) Juniper
2 121 (88.97%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (88.97%) Cisco
3 96 (70.59%) Firewall
4 84 (61.76%) CCNP
5 77 (56.62%) WAN
6 76 (55.88%) LAN
7 68 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 67 (49.26%) CCNA
9 59 (43.38%) F5
10 57 (41.91%) HP
11 52 (38.24%) Riverbed
11 52 (38.24%) Network Design
12 51 (37.50%) SC Cleared
12 51 (37.50%) CCIP
12 51 (37.50%) ITIL
12 51 (37.50%) Wireless
12 51 (37.50%) CCSA
13 49 (36.03%) CCIE
14 48 (35.29%) JNCIE
15 47 (34.56%) CheckPoint
16 46 (33.82%) Fortinet
17 44 (32.35%) CCSE
17 44 (32.35%) FortiGate
17 44 (32.35%) Service Management
18 43 (31.62%) CCDP
19 42 (30.88%) ITSM
19 42 (30.88%) Telecoms
20 38 (27.94%) BIG-IP
21 35 (25.74%) 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:

Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (70.59%) Firewall
2 77 (56.62%) WAN
3 76 (55.88%) LAN
4 51 (37.50%) Wireless
5 38 (27.94%) BIG-IP
6 29 (21.32%) BGP
6 29 (21.32%) OSPF
7 24 (17.65%) Junos
7 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 22 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (16.18%) MPLS
9 18 (13.24%) DNS
9 18 (13.24%) Network Security
9 18 (13.24%) VLAN
10 17 (12.50%) Ethernet
11 16 (11.76%) HTTP
12 13 (9.56%) VPLS
12 13 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (8.82%) VPN
13 12 (8.82%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JMeter
1 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 42 (30.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.94%) Billing
2 4 (2.94%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (66.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Network Support
6 10 (7.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Architect
8 8 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) Middleware
2 4 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.97%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.09%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.88%) IPTV
5 8 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
5 8 (5.88%) STB
5 8 (5.88%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.21%) Social Network
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 2 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Windows
2 22 (16.18%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) Unix
4 8 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.15%) SUSE
5 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) Network Design
2 51 (37.50%) ITIL
3 44 (32.35%) Service Management
4 42 (30.88%) ITSM
5 16 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.15%) Migration
7 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.15%) Web Filtering
8 6 (4.41%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (4.41%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (2.94%) Project Management
11 3 (2.21%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.21%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 3 (2.21%) Presales
11 3 (2.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.15%) SQL
2 3 (2.21%) Perl
2 3 (2.21%) Python
2 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (88.97%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (61.76%) CCNP
3 68 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 67 (49.26%) CCNA
5 51 (37.50%) CCIP
5 51 (37.50%) CCSA
5 51 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 49 (36.03%) CCIE
7 48 (35.29%) JNCIE
8 44 (32.35%) CCSE
9 43 (31.62%) CCDP
10 33 (24.26%) HP ASE
10 33 (24.26%) HP MASE
11 31 (22.79%) JNCIS
12 29 (21.32%) Degree
13 18 (13.24%) JNCIP
14 11 (8.09%) CCDA
14 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
15 9 (6.62%) CISSP
16 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) SLA
2 7 (5.15%) HIPAA
2 7 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.47%) Firmware
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (32.35%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) OpenView
3 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 126 (92.65%) Juniper
2 121 (88.97%) Cisco
3 59 (43.38%) F5
4 57 (41.91%) HP
5 52 (38.24%) Riverbed
6 47 (34.56%) CheckPoint
7 46 (33.82%) Fortinet
8 35 (25.74%) Aruba
9 17 (12.50%) VMware
10 11 (8.09%) Meraki
11 9 (6.62%) Dell
11 9 (6.62%) Huawei
11 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.88%) Palo Alto
12 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.15%) Blue Coat
13 7 (5.15%) Brocade
13 7 (5.15%) Intel Security
14 3 (2.21%) Ericsson
14 3 (2.21%) Extreme Networks