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 June 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.

Juniper
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 238 243
Rank change year-on-year -63 +5  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 323 572 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 2.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 338 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 29
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +15.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £35.60 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £47.83 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.40% +15.71%  

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 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 June 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 -74 288 £400 - 90
London -63 107 £400 -11.11% 31
South East -4 92 £450 +20.00% 24
Hampshire -10 30 £450 +16.12% 10
South West -16 23 £380 +5.92% 3
Scotland +13 22 £375 +16.82% 1
Aberdeen +12 21 £375 - 1
North West +7 21 £325 - 17
Surrey +6 19 £500 +22.10% 2
West Midlands -7 17 £425 +21.42% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 17 £352 +27.81% 2
Milton Keynes -6 16 £352 -21.88% 1
Basingstoke -16 14 £430 -3.37% 4
Manchester +18 13 £400 +5.82% 12
East of England -12 13 £375 +25.00% 5
Hertfordshire -4 12 £375 +25.00% 5
Berkshire -7 12 £356 -19.03% 8
City of London -15 12 £388 -13.88% 5
Birmingham +15 11 £425 +30.76% 2
Cardiff +6 10 £338 +3.84%
South Wales -4 10 £338 +3.84%
Wales -5 10 £338 +3.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne +82 8 £450 +36.36%
Tyne and Wear +78 8 £450 +36.36%
North East +70 8 £450 +36.36%
Wiltshire -6 7 £353 -2.75% 1
Cheshire +6 6 £283 -13.07% 4
Oxfordshire -4 6 £445 - 1
New Malden - 6 - -
Hook - 6 £455 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 628 (83.62%) Cisco
2 490 (65.25%) Firewall
3 359 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
4 332 (44.21%) LAN
5 325 (43.28%) WAN
6 254 (33.82%) CCNP
7 253 (33.69%) Security Cleared
8 246 (32.76%) CheckPoint
9 236 (31.42%) F5
10 181 (24.10%) VPN
11 179 (23.83%) Wireless
11 179 (23.83%) SC Cleared
12 169 (22.50%) BGP
13 154 (20.51%) CCIE
13 154 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
14 147 (19.57%) Network Design
14 147 (19.57%) ITIL
15 146 (19.44%) Network Security
16 143 (19.04%) MPLS
17 135 (17.98%) OSPF
17 135 (17.98%) TCP/IP
17 135 (17.98%) Data Centre
17 135 (17.98%) Palo Alto
18 123 (16.38%) JNCIA
19 111 (14.78%) Fortinet
19 111 (14.78%) HP
20 110 (14.65%) FortiGate
21 109 (14.51%) CCNA
22 105 (13.98%) DNS
23 98 (13.05%) Windows

Juniper
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 14 (1.86%) Skype for Business
2 12 (1.60%) IIS
3 10 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.20%) Apache
5 8 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.93%) Confluence
7 5 (0.67%) nginx
8 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.13%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (2.66%) MS Visio
2 17 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.93%) Office 365
4 11 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.07%) SaaS
6 5 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.40%) IaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.27%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 490 (65.25%) Firewall
2 332 (44.21%) LAN
3 325 (43.28%) WAN
4 181 (24.10%) VPN
5 179 (23.83%) Wireless
6 169 (22.50%) BGP
7 154 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
8 146 (19.44%) Network Security
9 143 (19.04%) MPLS
10 135 (17.98%) OSPF
10 135 (17.98%) TCP/IP
11 105 (13.98%) DNS
12 91 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 71 (9.45%) BIG-IP
14 59 (7.86%) VLAN
15 57 (7.59%) Internet
16 55 (7.32%) Ethernet
17 53 (7.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 53 (7.06%) Junos
18 52 (6.92%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (0.67%) MySQL
6 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (0.93%) JIRA
3 6 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.80%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (12.25%) Telecoms
2 86 (11.45%) Finance
3 32 (4.26%) Banking
4 17 (2.26%) Retail
5 10 (1.33%) Local Government
5 10 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 7 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.80%) Back Office
7 6 (0.80%) Legal
7 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.53%) Publishing
9 3 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 375 (49.93%) Network Engineer
2 82 (10.92%) Architect
3 77 (10.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 72 (9.59%) Security Engineer
5 68 (9.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 63 (8.39%) Network Architect
7 62 (8.26%) Juniper Engineer
8 58 (7.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 50 (6.66%) Consultant
10 42 (5.59%) Support Engineer
11 39 (5.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 38 (5.06%) Network Consultant
13 37 (4.93%) Analyst
13 37 (4.93%) Network Support
14 36 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
15 32 (4.26%) Design Engineer
15 32 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
16 30 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 24 (3.20%) Network Analyst
17 24 (3.20%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.13%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.13%) Web Services
3 8 (1.07%) Middleware
4 6 (0.80%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.67%) SAML
6 4 (0.53%) CSS
6 4 (0.53%) LAMP
7 3 (0.40%) Leaflet
7 3 (0.40%) Mojolicious
7 3 (0.40%) Node.js
8 2 (0.27%) OAuth
8 2 (0.27%) RFC 2544
8 2 (0.27%) RFC 2547
9 1 (0.13%) Core Data
9 1 (0.13%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.13%) JSF
9 1 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.66%) PKI
6 16 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.20%) CESG
8 8 (1.07%) CMDB
9 7 (0.93%) Clustering
9 7 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.67%) Fintech
11 5 (0.67%) Replication
11 5 (0.67%) Wiki
11 5 (0.67%) YubiKey
12 4 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.53%) IPTV
12 4 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.05%) Windows
2 89 (11.85%) Linux
3 42 (5.59%) Unix
4 39 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.46%) CentOS
10 10 (1.33%) SUSE
11 8 (1.07%) AIX
11 8 (1.07%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.27%) Solaris
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.57%) ITIL
1 147 (19.57%) Network Design
2 83 (11.05%) Service Management
3 66 (8.79%) Migration
4 62 (8.26%) ITSM
5 58 (7.72%) Network Management
6 52 (6.92%) Load Balancing
7 39 (5.19%) Network Architecture
8 36 (4.79%) Project Management
9 32 (4.26%) Configuration Management
10 31 (4.13%) Information Security
11 28 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
12 26 (3.46%) Change Management
13 23 (3.06%) High Availability
14 21 (2.80%) Mentoring
14 21 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (2.53%) Fault Management
15 19 (2.53%) Incident Management
15 19 (2.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 17 (2.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.86%) PowerShell
2 12 (1.60%) Perl
3 11 (1.46%) SQL
4 10 (1.33%) Python
5 8 (1.07%) Lisp
6 6 (0.80%) PHP
7 5 (0.67%) Java
8 3 (0.40%) C
8 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 359 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
2 254 (33.82%) CCNP
3 253 (33.69%) Security Cleared
4 179 (23.83%) SC Cleared
5 154 (20.51%) CCIE
6 123 (16.38%) JNCIA
7 109 (14.51%) CCNA
8 93 (12.38%) JNCIE
9 92 (12.25%) CCSE
10 82 (10.92%) CCDP
11 81 (10.79%) CCSA
12 69 (9.19%) DV Cleared
13 68 (9.05%) CCIP
14 67 (8.92%) Degree
15 53 (7.06%) JNCIS
16 49 (6.52%) HP ASE
17 48 (6.39%) HP MASE
18 43 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
19 39 (5.19%) JNCIP
20 15 (2.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.13%) SLA
2 26 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) GPG13
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.40%) QA
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.26%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.46%) vCloud
7 7 (0.93%) Firmware
7 7 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.67%) vSphere
9 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 3 (0.40%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.27%) KVM
11 2 (0.27%) Xen
11 2 (0.27%) XenServer
12 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.13%) Docker
12 1 (0.13%) Samba
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (14.65%) FortiGate
2 21 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (2.80%) Puppet
3 17 (2.26%) Nagios
4 11 (1.46%) SCOM
5 9 (1.20%) Nexpose
5 9 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.07%) Ansible
6 8 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (0.93%) Terraform
8 6 (0.80%) Forum Sentry
8 6 (0.80%) SCCM
9 4 (0.53%) Netcool
10 3 (0.40%) Cacti
10 3 (0.40%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.27%) RANCID
11 2 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 628 (83.62%) Cisco
2 246 (32.76%) CheckPoint
3 236 (31.42%) F5
4 135 (17.98%) Palo Alto
5 111 (14.78%) Fortinet
5 111 (14.78%) HP
6 85 (11.32%) Riverbed
7 74 (9.85%) VMware
8 70 (9.32%) Blue Coat
9 69 (9.19%) Microsoft
10 64 (8.52%) Aruba
11 49 (6.52%) Citrix
12 35 (4.66%) SolarWinds
13 31 (4.13%) McAfee
14 28 (3.73%) Arista
15 27 (3.60%) Dell
16 25 (3.33%) Red Hat
17 19 (2.53%) Brocade
17 19 (2.53%) Meraki
18 18 (2.40%) TippingPoint
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