Period
to 18 September 2018

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 6 months to 18 September 2018 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 Specialist (JNCIS)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 804 823
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19 +28
Contract jobs citing JNCIS 45 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.055% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 45
UK median daily rate £339 £381 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.15% -23.75% +19.05%
10th Percentile £210 £199 £262
90th Percentile £421 £476 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.71% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -

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 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 19,114 18,631 22,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 19.02% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,294 11,290 14,059
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £244 £240 £241
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 914 802
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +19.57%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.02 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.23 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.93 £27.61
% change year-on-year -21.69% +15.63% +14.47%

JNCIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JNCIS in the UK

JNCIS
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 JNCIS within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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 -43 45 £339 -11.15% 13
UK excluding London -29 29 £315 -4.55% 6
South East +4 16 £314 +16.64% 3
London -39 16 £385 -3.75% 8
Midlands - 9 - - 1
West Midlands - 9 - - 1
South West -16 2 - - 1
East of England -9 1 - -
North of England -22 1 £338 -7.53%
Yorkshire - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for JNCIS.

1 45 (100.00%) Juniper
2 37 (82.22%) Cisco
3 36 (80.00%) Firewall
4 31 (68.89%) VPN
5 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (66.67%) JNCIA
6 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 25 (55.56%) BGP
8 23 (51.11%) JNCIP
9 21 (46.67%) WAN
10 19 (42.22%) OSPF
11 18 (40.00%) MPLS
11 18 (40.00%) CCNP
11 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 18 (40.00%) Junos
12 17 (37.78%) LAN
13 16 (35.56%) VLAN
14 14 (31.11%) CCNA
15 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
16 12 (26.67%) Network Security
17 11 (24.44%) Network Design
17 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
18 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
18 10 (22.22%) Wireless
19 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
19 9 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
20 8 (17.78%) JNCIE
20 8 (17.78%) CCDP
20 8 (17.78%) ITIL
21 7 (15.56%) Broadband

JNCIS
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 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (80.00%) Firewall
2 31 (68.89%) VPN
3 25 (55.56%) BGP
4 21 (46.67%) WAN
5 19 (42.22%) OSPF
6 18 (40.00%) Junos
6 18 (40.00%) MPLS
7 17 (37.78%) LAN
8 16 (35.56%) VLAN
9 12 (26.67%) Network Security
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.22%) Wireless
12 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (15.56%) Broadband
13 7 (15.56%) ISDN
13 7 (15.56%) RSVP
14 6 (13.33%) DNS
14 6 (13.33%) VPLS
15 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (8.89%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Network Support
3 8 (17.78%) Juniper Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Network Design
2 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Demand Management
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
7 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Content Management
8 2 (4.44%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C++
1 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (51.11%) JNCIP
4 18 (40.00%) CCNP
4 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) CCNA
6 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) CCDP
7 8 (17.78%) JNCIE
8 4 (8.89%) CCSP
8 4 (8.89%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
9 3 (6.67%) CCSE
9 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (6.67%) RHCT
10 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) CCIP
10 2 (4.44%) CCSA
10 2 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware NSX
2 3 (6.67%) Snort
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Juniper
2 37 (82.22%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Brocade
6 2 (4.44%) Nortel
6 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.22%) Radware
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.22%) Zscaler