Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 830 846
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -12
Contract jobs citing JNCIP 38 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 29
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +55.17%
10th Percentile £294 £331 £318
90th Percentile £493 £663 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £381 £450
% change year-on-year -21.31% -15.28% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
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 18486 22349 22280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.61% 21.03% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11289 13874 13354
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £240 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 850 1087
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £26.74 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +12.60% +21.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +25.00%

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 20 October 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 8 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 20 October 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 +22 36 £450 +5.88% 5
UK excluding London +45 23 £300 -21.31% 3
London -3 13 £475 -15.56% 3
North of England +73 8 - - 1
North West +30 8 - - 1
East of England - 7 - -
South East +13 4 £300 -23.81% 1
South West +12 4 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (84.21%) Juniper
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (63.16%) CCNP
4 22 (57.89%) Cisco
5 20 (52.63%) JNCIA
5 20 (52.63%) JNCIS
6 17 (44.74%) Firewall
7 16 (42.11%) Network Security
7 16 (42.11%) CCNA
8 15 (39.47%) JNCIE
9 14 (36.84%) Network Design
10 13 (34.21%) VPN
10 13 (34.21%) LAN
10 13 (34.21%) WAN
11 12 (31.58%) Ethernet
12 11 (28.95%) MPLS
13 10 (26.32%) CCIE
13 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 9 (23.68%) DNS
14 9 (23.68%) Network Architecture
14 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
15 8 (21.05%) Junos
15 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
15 8 (21.05%) CCDA
16 7 (18.42%) HTTP
16 7 (18.42%) DHCP
16 7 (18.42%) Windows
16 7 (18.42%) Linux
17 6 (15.79%) SQL
17 6 (15.79%) Broadband

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 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) Network Security
3 13 (34.21%) LAN
3 13 (34.21%) VPN
3 13 (34.21%) WAN
4 12 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 11 (28.95%) MPLS
6 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 8 (21.05%) Junos
9 7 (18.42%) DHCP
9 7 (18.42%) HTTP
10 6 (15.79%) BGP
10 6 (15.79%) Broadband
10 6 (15.79%) SAN
11 5 (13.16%) Wireless
12 4 (10.53%) Internet
12 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
13 3 (7.89%) ISDN
13 3 (7.89%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IP Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Product Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Product Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) SUSE
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Network Design
2 9 (23.68%) Network Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Network Management
3 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.26%) Product Management
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (63.16%) CCNP
3 20 (52.63%) JNCIA
3 20 (52.63%) JNCIS
4 16 (42.11%) CCNA
5 15 (39.47%) JNCIE
6 10 (26.32%) CCIE
7 8 (21.05%) CCDA
7 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) CISSP
9 5 (13.16%) CISM
10 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.89%) CCIE Service Provider
11 3 (7.89%) CCSA
11 3 (7.89%) CCSE
12 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (2.63%) CCDP
13 1 (2.63%) CCIP
13 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
13 1 (2.63%) HND
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Juniper
2 22 (57.89%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Dell
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.53%) Riverbed
4 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.89%) BT
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.89%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Arista
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Capita
7 1 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy