The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 25 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Juniper Networks.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper
UK
Rank 247 285 224
Rank change year-on-year +38 -61  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 428 438 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.82% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.88% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 221 267
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £390
% change year-on-year -3.44% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £17.50 £17.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +56.36% +10.00%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20016 23252 23937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12337 14081 13513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 804 1001
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +16 396 £380 +1.33% 100
London +26 129 £425 - 44
South East -3 125 £368 +12.21% 22
Hampshire -2 44 £420 +29.23% 7
West Midlands 0 27 £438 +35.23% 6
North West +34 26 £350 -26.31% 13
East of England +3 25 £300 -17.24% 5
Berkshire +9 24 £388 +6.89% 5
Oxfordshire +8 20 £450 +40.62% 3
Solihull -2 19 £500 -
Hertfordshire +9 18 £300 -27.27%
North East +6 18 £361 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 17 £360 -
Tyne and Wear +4 17 £360 -
South West -24 17 £365 +0.68% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £342 -6.43% 1
Manchester +21 15 £350 -22.22% 9
Milton Keynes +9 14 £339 -7.19% 1
East Midlands +4 14 £300 -6.25% 2
Basingstoke -6 13 £269 - 4
Hook - 13 £423 -
Oxford +3 11 £450 +40.62%
Northern Ireland - 11 £313 -
Scotland +26 10 £315 -
Yorkshire +18 10 £450 +24.13% 1
Stevenage +2 10 £240 +2.34%
City of London -4 10 £444 -1.38% 10
Belfast - 10 £313 -
County Antrim - 10 £313 -
Surrey -14 9 £320 -16.88% 3

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper 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 Juniper.

1 771 (82.99%) Cisco
2 608 (65.45%) Firewall
3 444 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
4 353 (38.00%) LAN
5 331 (35.63%) WAN
6 320 (34.45%) CheckPoint
7 308 (33.15%) CCNP
8 300 (32.29%) Security Cleared
9 256 (27.56%) F5
10 248 (26.70%) SC Cleared
11 221 (23.79%) Network Security
12 215 (23.14%) BGP
13 210 (22.60%) VPN
14 197 (21.21%) Wireless
15 194 (20.88%) OSPF
16 191 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
17 178 (19.16%) CCNA
18 166 (17.87%) TCP/IP
19 164 (17.65%) ITIL
20 157 (16.90%) Palo Alto
21 154 (16.58%) MPLS
22 148 (15.93%) Data Centre
23 147 (15.82%) CCIE
23 147 (15.82%) Network Design
24 135 (14.53%) Cisco Nexus
25 125 (13.46%) Finance
26 124 (13.35%) JNCIA
27 122 (13.13%) DNS
28 114 (12.27%) Windows
29 110 (11.84%) Blue Coat

Juniper
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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.26%) IIS
2 16 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 10 (1.08%) Apache
3 10 (1.08%) Confluence
4 8 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.54%) nginx
6 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.97%) MS Office
4 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.61%) SaaS
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.43%) Office 365
5 3 (0.32%) IaaS
5 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 608 (65.45%) Firewall
2 353 (38.00%) LAN
3 331 (35.63%) WAN
4 221 (23.79%) Network Security
5 215 (23.14%) BGP
6 210 (22.60%) VPN
7 197 (21.21%) Wireless
8 194 (20.88%) OSPF
9 191 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
10 166 (17.87%) TCP/IP
11 154 (16.58%) MPLS
12 135 (14.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 122 (13.13%) DNS
14 95 (10.23%) SSL
15 79 (8.50%) Junos
15 79 (8.50%) VLAN
16 73 (7.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 70 (7.53%) Ethernet
18 69 (7.43%) DHCP
19 60 (6.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.54%) MySQL
5 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.22%) Ingres
6 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (1.18%) JIRA
3 10 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.08%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.11%) JMeter
6 1 (0.11%) JUnit
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (13.46%) Finance
2 102 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.84%) Banking
4 16 (1.72%) Retail
5 11 (1.18%) Legal
6 10 (1.08%) Back Office
7 8 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.75%) Billing
9 5 (0.54%) Local Government
9 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.43%) Electronics
10 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 477 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 128 (13.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 114 (12.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 106 (11.41%) Security Engineer
5 105 (11.30%) Juniper Engineer
6 92 (9.90%) Architect
7 88 (9.47%) Network Security Engineer
8 63 (6.78%) Consultant
9 61 (6.57%) Network Architect
10 56 (6.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 49 (5.27%) Network Consultant
12 46 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
13 42 (4.52%) Analyst
14 39 (4.20%) Network Support
15 37 (3.98%) Support Engineer
16 36 (3.88%) Designer
17 35 (3.77%) Network Designer
18 31 (3.34%) Firewall Engineer
19 30 (3.23%) Network Analyst
19 30 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.88%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.83%) Web Services
3 15 (1.61%) Middleware
4 12 (1.29%) CSS
5 10 (1.08%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.32%) LAMP
6 3 (0.32%) Leaflet
6 3 (0.32%) SAML
7 2 (0.22%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.11%) .NET
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.11%) CGI
8 1 (0.11%) Core Data
8 1 (0.11%) JSF
8 1 (0.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.11%) WAP
8 1 (0.11%) WCF
8 1 (0.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 148 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 66 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (1.40%) PKI
6 13 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (1.29%) Clustering
8 10 (1.08%) IPTV
9 9 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
9 9 (0.97%) STB
9 9 (0.97%) Video on Demand
10 8 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
10 8 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.86%) Wiki
11 6 (0.65%) CESG
11 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.65%) Replication
12 5 (0.54%) CMDB
12 5 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.27%) Windows
2 102 (10.98%) Linux
3 57 (6.14%) Unix
4 51 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 36 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.08%) SUSE
11 8 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.75%) Solaris
13 6 (0.65%) AIX
13 6 (0.65%) CentOS
14 4 (0.43%) Android
15 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (17.65%) ITIL
2 147 (15.82%) Network Design
3 75 (8.07%) Load Balancing
4 73 (7.86%) Service Management
5 72 (7.75%) Network Management
6 67 (7.21%) Migration
7 47 (5.06%) Network Architecture
8 45 (4.84%) ITSM
9 43 (4.63%) Project Management
10 39 (4.20%) Information Security
11 36 (3.88%) Change Management
11 36 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
12 34 (3.66%) Configuration Management
13 25 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
13 25 (2.69%) Service Delivery
14 22 (2.37%) High Availability
15 20 (2.15%) Incident Management
16 19 (2.05%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (2.05%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (2.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.15%) PowerShell
2 18 (1.94%) SQL
3 15 (1.61%) Perl
4 13 (1.40%) Python
5 7 (0.75%) C
6 6 (0.65%) Java
7 3 (0.32%) PHP
7 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.22%) Lisp
8 2 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.11%) C#
9 1 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 444 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (33.15%) CCNP
3 300 (32.29%) Security Cleared
4 248 (26.70%) SC Cleared
5 178 (19.16%) CCNA
6 147 (15.82%) CCIE
7 124 (13.35%) JNCIA
8 80 (8.61%) CCSE
9 74 (7.97%) CCDP
10 62 (6.67%) JNCIE
11 60 (6.46%) CCSA
12 59 (6.35%) JNCIS
13 57 (6.14%) JNCIP
14 56 (6.03%) Degree
15 53 (5.71%) CCIP
16 47 (5.06%) DV Cleared
17 32 (3.44%) CCDA
18 31 (3.34%) HP ASE
19 30 (3.23%) CCSP
19 30 (3.23%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.44%) SLA
2 31 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.97%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.22%) QA
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 51 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.94%) vCloud
6 15 (1.61%) ProxySG
7 13 (1.40%) vSphere
8 9 (0.97%) XenServer
9 7 (0.75%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.65%) Firmware
10 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.43%) XenApp
12 3 (0.32%) KVM
12 3 (0.32%) NFS
12 3 (0.32%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.22%) Snort
13 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (11.41%) FortiGate
2 24 (2.58%) Nagios
3 22 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (2.37%) Puppet
4 12 (1.29%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.18%) SCOM
6 10 (1.08%) Forum Sentry
6 10 (1.08%) Nexpose
7 8 (0.86%) SCCM
8 7 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.75%) Terraform
9 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.54%) WSUS
10 4 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.43%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.43%) RANCID
10 4 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.32%) Cacti
11 3 (0.32%) QRadar
11 3 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 771 (82.99%) Cisco
2 320 (34.45%) CheckPoint
3 256 (27.56%) F5
4 157 (16.90%) Palo Alto
5 110 (11.84%) Blue Coat
6 108 (11.63%) Fortinet
7 91 (9.80%) HP
8 88 (9.47%) VMware
9 84 (9.04%) Microsoft
10 76 (8.18%) Aruba
11 71 (7.64%) Riverbed
12 47 (5.06%) Citrix
13 42 (4.52%) Intel Security
14 41 (4.41%) Brocade
15 35 (3.77%) SolarWinds
16 34 (3.66%) Arista
17 33 (3.55%) Huawei
18 30 (3.23%) Nokia
19 28 (3.01%) Sourcefire
19 28 (3.01%) TippingPoint
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