Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 Specialist (JNCIS)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 817 851
Rank change year-on-year -34 +34 -7
Contract jobs citing JNCIS 45 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 20
UK median daily rate £375 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +10.81% +5.71%
10th Percentile £193 £195 £375
90th Percentile £488 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £275 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% -42.11% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £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 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 19282 21637 22697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.71% 20.61% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11828 13510 13678
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £244 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 874 1093
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year +1.85% +7.74% +31.89%

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 24 November 2017.

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 11 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 24 November 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 -32 44 £375 -26.83% 4
UK excluding London +48 27 £330 +20.00% 1
London -47 17 £390 -25.71% 3
South East +9 12 £230 +17.82% 1
East of England - 7 £403 -
South West +1 4 - -
North of England +58 2 £365 -8.75%
North East - 2 £365 -
Midlands +29 1 - -
West Midlands +18 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (97.78%) Juniper
2 34 (75.56%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (68.89%) Cisco
4 29 (64.44%) JNCIA
5 25 (55.56%) CCNA
6 24 (53.33%) LAN
6 24 (53.33%) JNCIP
7 21 (46.67%) Firewall
7 21 (46.67%) CCNP
8 17 (37.78%) WAN
9 16 (35.56%) VPN
9 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
9 16 (35.56%) Junos
10 15 (33.33%) Network Design
11 14 (31.11%) DNS
12 13 (28.89%) DHCP
13 12 (26.67%) Linux
13 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 12 (26.67%) OSPF
13 12 (26.67%) BGP
13 12 (26.67%) Network Security
14 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
14 11 (24.44%) VLAN
15 10 (22.22%) VMware
15 10 (22.22%) HP
15 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
16 9 (20.00%) ITIL
16 9 (20.00%) Dell
17 8 (17.78%) CCDP
17 8 (17.78%) JNCIE

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) LAN
2 21 (46.67%) Firewall
3 17 (37.78%) WAN
4 16 (35.56%) Junos
4 16 (35.56%) VPN
5 14 (31.11%) DNS
6 13 (28.89%) DHCP
7 12 (26.67%) BGP
7 12 (26.67%) Network Security
7 12 (26.67%) OSPF
7 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (24.44%) VLAN
9 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (15.56%) Wireless
11 6 (13.33%) HTTP
12 5 (11.11%) MPLS
12 5 (11.11%) SAN
13 4 (8.89%) DWDM
13 4 (8.89%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Juniper Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Secure Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LAMP
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) CMDB
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) SUSE
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Debian
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Network Design
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) Network Management
5 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Product Management
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.44%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.22%) QMS
8 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (64.44%) JNCIA
3 25 (55.56%) CCNA
4 24 (53.33%) JNCIP
5 21 (46.67%) CCNP
6 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) CCDP
8 8 (17.78%) JNCIE
9 7 (15.56%) CCDA
10 5 (11.11%) CCSA
10 5 (11.11%) CCSE
10 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) BICSI Certification
11 4 (8.89%) CCIE
11 4 (8.89%) LPIC
11 4 (8.89%) MCSE
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.89%) RHCE
12 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Firmware
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Juniper
2 31 (68.89%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Dell
5 5 (11.11%) Brocade
5 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.11%) F5
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) Aruba
6 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.22%) 3Com
9 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.22%) Radware
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy