Period
to 18 September 2018

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 6 months to 18 September 2018 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 Expert (JNCIE)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 781 861
Rank change year-on-year -79 +80 +2
Contract jobs citing JNCIE 23 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.079% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 41 15
UK median daily rate £413 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +13.31%
10th Percentile £203 £381 £327
90th Percentile £539 £650 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% -10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
UK median hourly rate - £31.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.93 -

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 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 19,114 18,631 22,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 19.02% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,294 11,290 14,059
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £244 £240 £241
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 914 802
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +19.57%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.02 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.23 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.93 £27.61
% change year-on-year -21.69% +15.63% +14.47%

JNCIE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JNCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIE in the UK

JNCIE
Top 6 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 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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 -77 21 £381 -23.75% 13
UK excluding London -66 13 £459 +1.94% 13
London -47 9 £350 -41.67% 2
South East -7 8 - - 4
South West -14 3 £413 - 2
Wales - 2 £505 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIE 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 JNCIE.

1 20 (86.96%) Juniper
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (78.26%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) VPN
5 11 (47.83%) CCIE
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) JNCIP
5 11 (47.83%) Junos
6 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) Network Design
6 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) Internet
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
8 8 (34.78%) JNCIS
8 8 (34.78%) Network Security
9 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (30.43%) Broadband
9 7 (30.43%) ISDN
9 7 (30.43%) Wireless
10 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
11 5 (21.74%) OSPF
11 5 (21.74%) BGP
11 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
11 5 (21.74%) SIEM
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA

JNCIE
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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) Junos
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) Internet
6 8 (34.78%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) Broadband
7 7 (30.43%) ISDN
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 6 (26.09%) MPLS
9 5 (21.74%) BGP
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (21.74%) OSPF
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 2 (8.70%) DNS
11 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
11 2 (8.70%) VLAN
11 2 (8.70%) VPLS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Principal Security Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Wiki
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Design
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Demand Management
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Presales
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCIE
2 11 (47.83%) JNCIP
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) JNCIA
4 8 (34.78%) JNCIS
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE Security
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCMSE
7 1 (4.35%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) CCSE
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Juniper
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
5 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) Capita
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Nortel
7 1 (4.35%) Reuters