Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JNCIP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 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 Professional (JNCIP)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 836 842
Rank change year-on-year +40 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing JNCIP 44 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.067% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 40 15
UK median daily rate £450 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -19.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £359 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £544 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £430
% change year-on-year +24.14% -15.70% +45.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% -10.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 -

JNCIP 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 18557 23497 22128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.50% 21.38% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11359 14708 12866
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 827 1090
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.94 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +24.44% +9.76%

JNCIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JNCIP in the UK

JNCIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JNCIP in the UK

JNCIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIP over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIP in the UK

JNCIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIP in the UK

JNCIP
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 JNCIP within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +44 43 £450 +24.14% 5
UK excluding London +44 26 £450 +24.14% 3
London +3 17 £450 +5.88% 2
North West - 12 £450 - 3
North of England - 12 £450 - 3
South West -4 5 - -
South East +22 4 £506 +39.66%
East of England -14 4 - -
West Midlands +25 1 - -
Midlands +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIP 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 JNCIP.

1 39 (88.64%) Juniper
2 36 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (72.73%) CCNP
4 31 (70.45%) Cisco
5 24 (54.55%) Firewall
6 23 (52.27%) Network Design
7 21 (47.73%) JNCIA
8 17 (38.64%) JNCIE
8 17 (38.64%) Network Security
8 17 (38.64%) Network Architecture
8 17 (38.64%) VPN
8 17 (38.64%) LAN
9 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 16 (36.36%) CCNA
9 16 (36.36%) JNCIS
10 15 (34.09%) WAN
10 15 (34.09%) MPLS
11 13 (29.55%) DNS
12 12 (27.27%) DHCP
12 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
13 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 11 (25.00%) CCIE
13 11 (25.00%) Dell
14 10 (22.73%) CCDA
14 10 (22.73%) HTTP
14 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
15 9 (20.45%) Windows

JNCIP
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 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) LAN
2 17 (38.64%) Network Security
2 17 (38.64%) VPN
3 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 15 (34.09%) MPLS
4 15 (34.09%) WAN
5 13 (29.55%) DNS
6 12 (27.27%) DHCP
6 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 10 (22.73%) HTTP
8 9 (20.45%) SAN
9 8 (18.18%) BGP
9 8 (18.18%) Junos
9 8 (18.18%) VoIP
10 7 (15.91%) OSPF
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.64%) Wireshark
12 5 (11.36%) Wireless
13 4 (9.09%) IPv6
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Design Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) IP Design Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) IP Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Juniper Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) SUSE
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Network Design
2 17 (38.64%) Network Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Validation
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (72.73%) CCNP
3 21 (47.73%) JNCIA
4 17 (38.64%) JNCIE
5 16 (36.36%) CCNA
5 16 (36.36%) JNCIS
6 11 (25.00%) CCIE
7 10 (22.73%) CCDA
7 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) CCIE Service Provider
9 4 (9.09%) CCDP
9 4 (9.09%) CISM
9 4 (9.09%) CISSP
9 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) CCIE Security
10 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) RANCID
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Juniper
2 31 (70.45%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) Dell
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.64%) Riverbed
5 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.09%) F5
7 3 (6.82%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.27%) Foundry
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (2.27%) ZyXEL