Period
to 2 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Juniper Engineer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 847 850
Rank change year-on-year +183 +3 -103
Contract jobs requiring a Juniper Engineer 32 35 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.036% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.038% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 35
Median daily rate £540 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £405 £319 £320
90th Percentile £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.76 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.87% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 58,014 91,276 96,527
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.68% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36,877 60,451 63,602
Median daily rate £460 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £228 £273 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,477 2,821 2,915
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +0.54% +0.54%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

Juniper Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Juniper Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper Engineer in the UK

Juniper Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Juniper Engineer.

Daily rate trend for Juniper Engineer in the UK

Juniper Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Juniper Engineer over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Juniper Engineer in the UK

Juniper Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Juniper Engineer.

Hourly rate trend for Juniper Engineer in the UK

Juniper Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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 +182 31 £540 +27.06% 2
London +158 25 £540 +27.06% 1
UK excluding London +109 6 £550 +33.33% 1
South East +80 3 £550 +23.60%
North of England +86 2 £400 +2.56%
North West +35 2 £400 +81.82%
East Midlands - 1 £440 -
Midlands - 1 £440 -
Work from Home - 1 - -

Juniper Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, Juniper Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Juniper Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Juniper
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 18 (56.25%) VPN
3 18 (56.25%) BGP
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (53.13%) OSPF
4 17 (53.13%) Change Management
4 17 (53.13%) Wireless
5 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (50.00%) Nagios
5 16 (50.00%) LAN
5 16 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 15 (46.88%) Junos
6 15 (46.88%) Multicast
6 15 (46.88%) Ethernet
6 15 (46.88%) CCNP
6 15 (46.88%) CCNA
6 15 (46.88%) MPLS
6 15 (46.88%) Finance
7 14 (43.75%) Front Office
7 14 (43.75%) Banking
7 14 (43.75%) IGMP
7 14 (43.75%) Investment Banking
7 14 (43.75%) NetScout
7 14 (43.75%) DWDM
7 14 (43.75%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
7 14 (43.75%) WLAN
7 14 (43.75%) Perl

Juniper Engineer Skill Set
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 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) BGP
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
1 18 (56.25%) VPN
2 17 (53.13%) OSPF
2 17 (53.13%) Wireless
3 16 (50.00%) LAN
3 16 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 15 (46.88%) Ethernet
4 15 (46.88%) Junos
4 15 (46.88%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) Multicast
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco ISE
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 14 (43.75%) DWDM
5 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 14 (43.75%) IGMP
5 14 (43.75%) NX-OS
5 14 (43.75%) Plixer Scrutinizer
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 14 (43.75%) Front Office
2 14 (43.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Fibre Optics
1 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 14 (43.75%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Architectural Design
5 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNA
2 15 (46.88%) CCNP
3 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Nagios
2 14 (43.75%) Cacti
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (43.75%) NetMRI
2 14 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (43.75%) Puppet
2 14 (43.75%) Statseeker
2 14 (43.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Juniper
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) NetScout
3 14 (43.75%) Solarflare
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) Huawei
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) Redback
6 1 (3.13%) VMware