The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JNCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE)
UK
Rank 541 615 608
Rank change year-on-year +74 -7  
Contract jobs citing JNCIE 58 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £438 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £390 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - £316
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JNCIE 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 9304 11046 10508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.91% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5913 6885 5992
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 403 472
Median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

JNCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JNCIE.

Contractor daily rate trend for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIE over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JNCIE within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +74 52 £420 -4.00% 4
South East - 20 £415 -
Hampshire - 18 £415 -
North East - 16 £360 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £360 -
Tyne and Wear - 16 £360 -
London +23 13 £500 +14.28% 3
Hook - 13 £423 -
Scotland - 7 £315 -
Erskine - 6 £319 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £319 -
South West - 4 £510 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Gloucester - 2 - -
City of London +8 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £510 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £510 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -

JNCIE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIE 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 JNCIE.

1 63 (90.00%) Cisco
2 62 (88.57%) Juniper
3 61 (87.14%) Firewall
4 58 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (80.00%) CCIE
6 49 (70.00%) WAN
6 49 (70.00%) Wireless
7 46 (65.71%) LAN
8 45 (64.29%) JNCIA
9 44 (62.86%) Fortinet
9 44 (62.86%) Security Cleared
9 44 (62.86%) Riverbed
9 44 (62.86%) F5
9 44 (62.86%) CheckPoint
9 44 (62.86%) CCNP
9 44 (62.86%) FortiGate
10 43 (61.43%) Network Design
11 42 (60.00%) ITIL
12 41 (58.57%) CCDP
13 40 (57.14%) HP
13 40 (57.14%) CCIP
13 40 (57.14%) CCSE
13 40 (57.14%) CCSA
14 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
14 39 (55.71%) Service Management
15 38 (54.29%) ITSM
16 34 (48.57%) Aruba
17 30 (42.86%) HP ASE
17 30 (42.86%) HP MASE
17 30 (42.86%) Telecoms

JNCIE
Top Related 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 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) Firewall
2 49 (70.00%) WAN
2 49 (70.00%) Wireless
3 46 (65.71%) LAN
4 30 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 16 (22.86%) MPLS
6 15 (21.43%) VPN
7 12 (17.14%) Network Security
8 10 (14.29%) BGP
9 9 (12.86%) Junos
9 9 (12.86%) OSPF
10 7 (10.00%) IPv6
10 7 (10.00%) SSL
10 7 (10.00%) VLAN
11 6 (8.57%) DWDM
11 6 (8.57%) ICMP
11 6 (8.57%) IPv4
11 6 (8.57%) SNMP
12 5 (7.14%) DNS
12 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 30 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Data Network Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Network Design
2 42 (60.00%) ITIL
3 39 (55.71%) Service Management
4 38 (54.29%) ITSM
5 10 (14.29%) Network Management
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.57%) People Management
7 6 (8.57%) SOA
8 4 (5.71%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.29%) Demand Management
9 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.86%) Migration
10 2 (2.86%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.86%) Web Filtering
11 1 (1.43%) Project Management
11 1 (1.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Perl
1 4 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (82.86%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (80.00%) CCIE
3 45 (64.29%) JNCIA
4 44 (62.86%) CCNP
4 44 (62.86%) Security Cleared
5 41 (58.57%) CCDP
6 40 (57.14%) CCIP
6 40 (57.14%) CCSA
6 40 (57.14%) CCSE
7 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
8 30 (42.86%) HP ASE
8 30 (42.86%) HP MASE
9 25 (35.71%) Degree
10 16 (22.86%) JNCIP
11 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
12 4 (5.71%) JNCIS
13 3 (4.29%) CISSP
14 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 44 (62.86%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (90.00%) Cisco
2 62 (88.57%) Juniper
3 44 (62.86%) CheckPoint
3 44 (62.86%) F5
3 44 (62.86%) Fortinet
3 44 (62.86%) Riverbed
4 40 (57.14%) HP
5 34 (48.57%) Aruba
6 8 (11.43%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.71%) FireEye
8 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.71%) IronPort
8 4 (5.71%) Radware
8 4 (5.71%) SevOne
8 4 (5.71%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.86%) Brocade
10 1 (1.43%) Arista
10 1 (1.43%) Nokia