The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JNCIS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS)
UK
Rank 571 601 596
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5  
Contract jobs citing JNCIS 25 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.077% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 8
Median daily rate £295 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.62% +9.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £243 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -25.79% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JNCIS 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 9416 11075 10551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.90% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 6908 6005
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 402 477
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

JNCIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JNCIS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JNCIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +17 24 £295 -18.62% 7
South East +32 12 £269 +7.60% 1
London +25 9 £295 -21.33% 5
Hampshire +14 5 £269 -36.70% 1
Basingstoke +12 5 £269 - 1
Surrey +11 3 £195 -17.89%
South West -16 3 £410 +13.10%
Oxfordshire - 3 £313 -
Woking - 2 £195 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Wiltshire -15 1 £410 +13.10%
Swindon -17 1 £410 +13.10%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 - -

JNCIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIS 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 JNCIS.

1 59 (98.33%) Juniper
2 54 (90.00%) Cisco
3 46 (76.67%) Firewall
4 42 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (60.00%) LAN
5 36 (60.00%) WAN
6 32 (53.33%) CCNP
7 31 (51.67%) JNCIA
7 31 (51.67%) JNCIP
7 31 (51.67%) Network Security
8 25 (41.67%) VPN
9 23 (38.33%) BGP
10 22 (36.67%) CCNA
10 22 (36.67%) Junos
11 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 19 (31.67%) OSPF
13 18 (30.00%) Blue Coat
14 14 (23.33%) CheckPoint
14 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
15 13 (21.67%) Brocade
15 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (21.67%) F5
16 12 (20.00%) VLAN
16 12 (20.00%) Linux
17 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
17 11 (18.33%) Network Design
17 11 (18.33%) Fortinet
17 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
17 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
18 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared

JNCIS
Top Related 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 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (76.67%) Firewall
2 36 (60.00%) LAN
2 36 (60.00%) WAN
3 31 (51.67%) Network Security
4 25 (41.67%) VPN
5 23 (38.33%) BGP
6 22 (36.67%) Junos
7 19 (31.67%) OSPF
8 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (20.00%) VLAN
11 9 (15.00%) DHCP
11 9 (15.00%) DNS
11 9 (15.00%) Wireless
12 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
12 8 (13.33%) HTTP
12 8 (13.33%) NetScaler
13 7 (11.67%) MPLS
13 7 (11.67%) SAN
13 7 (11.67%) SSL
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Network Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) SUSE
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
1 11 (18.33%) Network Design
2 9 (15.00%) Network Management
3 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
3 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.67%) Web Filtering
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL
5 4 (6.67%) Line Management
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.33%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.33%) Demand Management
7 2 (3.33%) High Availability
7 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (53.33%) CCNP
3 31 (51.67%) JNCIA
3 31 (51.67%) JNCIP
4 22 (36.67%) CCNA
5 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.67%) CCDA
7 7 (11.67%) CCIE
7 7 (11.67%) CISSP
8 6 (10.00%) CCDP
8 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) JNCIE
10 2 (3.33%) BICSI Certification
10 2 (3.33%) LPIC
10 2 (3.33%) MCSE
10 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.33%) RHCE
11 1 (1.67%) CCSA
11 1 (1.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) HIPAA
1 7 (11.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (98.33%) Juniper
2 54 (90.00%) Cisco
3 18 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 14 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 13 (21.67%) Brocade
5 13 (21.67%) F5
6 11 (18.33%) Fortinet
6 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 9 (15.00%) Dell
8 9 (15.00%) VMware
9 7 (11.67%) Aruba
9 7 (11.67%) Intel Security
9 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
10 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.33%) HP
12 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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