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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 616 599
Rank change year-on-year +47 -17  
Contract jobs citing JNCIP 26 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.070% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 5
Median daily rate £450 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +24.13% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 9360 11887 10983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.14% 21.27% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5834 7454 6225
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 404 533
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.95 £48.25 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

JNCIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 April 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 16 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 3 months to 27 April 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 +21 26 £450 +24.13% 8
London +20 10 £450 +7.14% 3
North West - 8 £450 - 3
Manchester - 6 £350 - 2
South West +9 4 - -
South East +12 3 £506 +39.65% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
New Malden - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -5 2 £506 +58.20% 1
Gloucester - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 - - 1
City of London 0 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Stafford - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (98.21%) Juniper
2 49 (87.50%) Cisco
3 41 (73.21%) Firewall
4 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (57.14%) CCNP
6 30 (53.57%) LAN
7 28 (50.00%) WAN
8 27 (48.21%) VPN
9 25 (44.64%) Network Security
10 24 (42.86%) JNCIS
11 23 (41.07%) JNCIE
12 20 (35.71%) JNCIA
12 20 (35.71%) Wireless
12 20 (35.71%) CCIE
13 19 (33.93%) MPLS
14 18 (32.14%) Blue Coat
14 18 (32.14%) Junos
15 16 (28.57%) Network Design
15 16 (28.57%) CheckPoint
16 15 (26.79%) SSL
16 15 (26.79%) Finance
17 14 (25.00%) DNS
17 14 (25.00%) Aruba
18 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
18 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
19 12 (21.43%) Fortinet
19 12 (21.43%) DHCP
19 12 (21.43%) CCNA
19 12 (21.43%) F5
20 11 (19.64%) Network Architecture

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) Firewall
2 30 (53.57%) LAN
3 28 (50.00%) WAN
4 27 (48.21%) VPN
5 25 (44.64%) Network Security
6 20 (35.71%) Wireless
7 19 (33.93%) MPLS
8 18 (32.14%) Junos
9 15 (26.79%) SSL
10 14 (25.00%) DNS
11 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
12 12 (21.43%) DHCP
13 11 (19.64%) BGP
13 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (17.86%) OSPF
14 10 (17.86%) VoIP
15 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
15 7 (12.50%) HTTP
15 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
16 6 (10.71%) Internet
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 21 (37.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Security Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) IP Design Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) IP Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Architect
9 5 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Network Architect
10 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Network Security Architect
11 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) CESG
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) SUSE
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Network Design
2 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
2 11 (19.64%) Network Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (12.50%) Network Management
3 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 7 (12.50%) Web Filtering
4 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Validation
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.79%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (57.14%) CCNP
3 24 (42.86%) JNCIS
4 23 (41.07%) JNCIE
5 20 (35.71%) CCIE
5 20 (35.71%) JNCIA
6 12 (21.43%) CCNA
7 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.07%) CISSP
9 5 (8.93%) CCDA
10 4 (7.14%) CCDP
10 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.36%) CCSE
11 3 (5.36%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) HIPAA
1 7 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) RANCID
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) Juniper
2 49 (87.50%) Cisco
3 18 (32.14%) Blue Coat
4 16 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 14 (25.00%) Aruba
6 12 (21.43%) F5
6 12 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
8 8 (14.29%) Brocade
9 7 (12.50%) Dell
9 7 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.50%) Riverbed
10 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
10 6 (10.71%) VMware
11 4 (7.14%) FireEye
11 4 (7.14%) IronPort
11 4 (7.14%) Radware
11 4 (7.14%) SevOne
11 4 (7.14%) Sourcefire