Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 829 793
Rank change year-on-year -9 -36 +33
Contract jobs citing JNCIS 26 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 27
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +32.20% -18.62%
10th Percentile £231 £191 £196
90th Percentile £490 £488 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +2.77% -6.75% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
UK median hourly rate £33.50 - £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 18,929 19,003 19,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.38% 18.89% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,310 11,652 12,662
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 907 850 904
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.35 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -6.13% -1.82%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.23 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.95 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.53 £26.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.01% -3.75% -4.66%

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 17 February 2019.

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 7 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 17 February 2019. 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 -11 26 £425 +9.11% 21
London +25 13 £450 -5.26%
UK excluding London -29 13 £288 +2.77% 21
South East -4 11 £288 +10.79% 11
Midlands +1 1 - - 7
West Midlands -20 1 - - 6
South West -33 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (88.46%) Juniper
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 19 (73.08%) OSPF
3 19 (73.08%) BGP
4 18 (69.23%) VPN
5 16 (61.54%) LAN
5 16 (61.54%) Firewall
6 15 (57.69%) MPLS
6 15 (57.69%) WAN
7 12 (46.15%) Windows
7 12 (46.15%) JNCIP
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 11 (42.31%) VPLS
8 11 (42.31%) Internet
9 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
9 10 (38.46%) CCNA
9 10 (38.46%) Junos
9 10 (38.46%) JNCIA
10 9 (34.62%) Network Security
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) Wireless
10 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (26.92%) VLAN
12 7 (26.92%) Telecoms

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) BGP
1 19 (73.08%) OSPF
2 18 (69.23%) VPN
3 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) LAN
4 15 (57.69%) MPLS
4 15 (57.69%) WAN
5 11 (42.31%) Internet
5 11 (42.31%) VPLS
6 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 10 (38.46%) Junos
7 9 (34.62%) Network Security
7 9 (34.62%) Wireless
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) VLAN
10 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 4 (15.38%) DSL
10 4 (15.38%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (11.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Network Design
2 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Fault Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 12 (46.15%) JNCIP
4 10 (38.46%) CCNA
4 10 (38.46%) JNCIA
5 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) CCSA
6 5 (19.23%) CCSE
6 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) JNCIE
8 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (11.54%) CCIP
8 3 (11.54%) CWNA
9 2 (7.69%) CCIE
10 1 (3.85%) CCDP
10 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (19.23%) XenApp
2 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cacti
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Juniper
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Aruba
5 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Dell
5 5 (19.23%) EqualLogic
5 5 (19.23%) Meraki
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
5 5 (19.23%) ProCurve
5 5 (19.23%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Huawei
6 3 (11.54%) Nortel
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Zscaler