Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 814 848
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 +4
Contract jobs citing JNCIP 40 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.062% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 33
UK median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.70% +0.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £276 £321 £314
90th Percentile £488 £695 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -30.23% +1.18% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
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 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 19314 21083 22661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.71% 20.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11880 13199 13719
UK median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +1.27%
10th Percentile £225 £239 £248
90th Percentile £605 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £388
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 855 1087
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +3.50% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.21 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.83 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.93 £27.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -0.25% +7.48% +32.21%

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 14 December 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 9 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 14 December 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 -40 37 £425 - 13
UK excluding London +23 24 £300 -30.23% 9
London -33 13 £475 +10.98% 5
North of England +45 7 £350 -40.43% 5
North West +12 7 £350 -12.50% 5
South East -7 6 £270 -25.52% 1
East of England -13 6 - -
South West +5 4 - - 1
Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 36 (90.00%) Juniper
2 28 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (52.50%) JNCIS
4 20 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 20 (50.00%) Cisco
5 17 (42.50%) VPN
5 17 (42.50%) CCNP
6 16 (40.00%) Firewall
6 16 (40.00%) JNCIA
7 15 (37.50%) MPLS
8 14 (35.00%) CCIE
9 12 (30.00%) Ethernet
9 12 (30.00%) Broadband
9 12 (30.00%) BGP
9 12 (30.00%) Network Security
9 12 (30.00%) Network Design
10 11 (27.50%) LAN
10 11 (27.50%) CCNA
11 10 (25.00%) WAN
12 9 (22.50%) Junos
13 8 (20.00%) BT
13 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
14 7 (17.50%) ITIL
15 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 6 (15.00%) DNS
15 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
15 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
16 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
16 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
16 5 (12.50%) CCDA

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 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) VPN
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) MPLS
4 12 (30.00%) BGP
4 12 (30.00%) Broadband
4 12 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (30.00%) Network Security
5 11 (27.50%) LAN
6 10 (25.00%) WAN
7 9 (22.50%) Junos
8 6 (15.00%) DNS
8 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.50%) Internet
10 4 (10.00%) OSPF
10 4 (10.00%) Wireless
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.50%) DHCP
11 3 (7.50%) HTTP
11 3 (7.50%) ISDN
12 2 (5.00%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (20.00%) IP Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Core Network Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Design Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Product Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) SUSE
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Network Design
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Management
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Product Management
6 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.50%) Coaching
7 1 (2.50%) High Availability
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (52.50%) JNCIS
3 20 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 17 (42.50%) CCNP
5 16 (40.00%) JNCIA
6 14 (35.00%) CCIE
7 11 (27.50%) CCNA
8 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) CCDA
9 5 (12.50%) CISSP
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.00%) CCSA
10 4 (10.00%) CCSE
10 4 (10.00%) CISM
11 3 (7.50%) CCDP
12 2 (5.00%) CCIP
12 2 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (2.50%) HND
13 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Cacti
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView
3 1 (2.50%) RANCID
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Juniper
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) BT
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Arista
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Capita
7 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Huawei
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds