Period
to 21 November 2019

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

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

Juniper
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 375 359
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16 -100
Contract jobs citing Juniper 631 701 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.59% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 391 396
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £260 £261
90th Percentile £540 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -5.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 33
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -1.16% -5.49%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.50 £25.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £49.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.77 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.88% -1.77% -4.05%

Juniper is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 36,190 44,027 44,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 42.30% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,665 27,320 27,328
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £235
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,480 1,667 1,471
UK median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.06% +0.72% +2.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.76 £10.58
90th Percentile £51.80 £47.09 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Juniper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Top 16 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 6 months to 21 November 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 +61 579 £400 -4.99% 158
UK excluding London +24 417 £380 -5.12% 98
London +56 187 £450 +5.88% 62
South East +12 181 £375 -7.98% 47
Midlands +98 79 £380 -10.59% 19
West Midlands +80 61 £375 -11.76% 17
North of England +22 56 £330 -9.05% 12
North West +22 41 £350 -15.15% 5
East of England +33 37 £500 +34.23% 9
South West -18 36 £425 +6.25% 10
East Midlands +38 18 £450 +5.88% 2
Wales +23 13 £440 -12.00%
Scotland +9 13 £288 -12.88%
Yorkshire +33 8 £300 -11.11% 5
North East +8 7 £368 +18.55% 2
Northern Ireland -4 2 £373 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper 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 Juniper.

1 496 (78.61%) Cisco
2 338 (53.57%) Firewall
3 246 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
4 212 (33.60%) WAN
5 187 (29.64%) BGP
6 186 (29.48%) CCNP
6 186 (29.48%) VPN
7 171 (27.10%) Security Cleared
8 169 (26.78%) LAN
9 161 (25.52%) OSPF
10 154 (24.41%) MPLS
11 139 (22.03%) Data Centre
12 133 (21.08%) CheckPoint
13 113 (17.91%) Palo Alto
14 112 (17.75%) F5
15 111 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
16 106 (16.80%) CCNA
17 103 (16.32%) Wireless
17 103 (16.32%) Network Security
18 100 (15.85%) TCP/IP
19 98 (15.53%) Windows
20 97 (15.37%) Migration
21 96 (15.21%) SC Cleared
22 95 (15.06%) Network Design
23 92 (14.58%) DNS
24 85 (13.47%) Fortinet
25 83 (13.15%) Telecoms
26 78 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
27 75 (11.89%) SolarWinds
28 72 (11.41%) VMware

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 16 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.06%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.95%) Confluence
5 6 (0.95%) IIS
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.29%) Azure
2 33 (5.23%) AWS
3 20 (3.17%) Office 365
4 9 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.43%) PaaS
5 8 (1.27%) IaaS
5 8 (1.27%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.11%) GCP
7 6 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.79%) GitHub
8 5 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.63%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.63%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.63%) SaaS
10 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 338 (53.57%) Firewall
2 212 (33.60%) WAN
3 187 (29.64%) BGP
4 186 (29.48%) VPN
5 169 (26.78%) LAN
6 161 (25.52%) OSPF
7 154 (24.41%) MPLS
8 111 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
9 103 (16.32%) Network Security
9 103 (16.32%) Wireless
10 100 (15.85%) TCP/IP
11 92 (14.58%) DNS
12 78 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 65 (10.30%) EIGRP
14 64 (10.14%) DHCP
14 64 (10.14%) IPsec
15 54 (8.56%) Ethernet
16 50 (7.92%) Junos
16 50 (7.92%) Wireshark
17 49 (7.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.79%) Power BI
2 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (0.63%) Big Data
3 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.63%) MySQL
3 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (0.95%) GitLab
3 6 (0.95%) JIRA
4 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
General
1 83 (13.15%) Telecoms
2 58 (9.19%) Finance
3 28 (4.44%) Banking
4 19 (3.01%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.43%) Billing
7 9 (1.43%) Front Office
8 8 (1.27%) Games
9 6 (0.95%) Retail
10 5 (0.79%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (56.26%) Network Engineer
2 61 (9.67%) Architect
3 51 (8.08%) Network Architect
4 47 (7.45%) Juniper Engineer
5 38 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 35 (5.55%) IP Engineer
6 35 (5.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (5.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 34 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (5.39%) Security Engineer
8 28 (4.44%) Network Support
9 27 (4.28%) IP Network Engineer
10 26 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 24 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
11 24 (3.80%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 21 (3.33%) Administrator
14 20 (3.17%) Consultant
14 20 (3.17%) Firewall Engineer
14 20 (3.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.11%) Django
2 7 (1.11%) Web Services
3 6 (0.95%) SAML
4 4 (0.63%) JSON
5 3 (0.48%) .NET
5 3 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.32%) Velocity
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.33%) PKI
3 21 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.74%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.43%) iPhone
8 9 (1.43%) Replication
9 8 (1.27%) Fibre Optics
9 8 (1.27%) Handset
10 7 (1.11%) CMDB
11 6 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) Clustering
12 5 (0.79%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.79%) PMI
13 4 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
13 4 (0.63%) Tandem
13 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (15.53%) Windows
2 67 (10.62%) Linux
3 53 (8.40%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 21 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.01%) Unix
7 16 (2.54%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.58%) CentOS
10 9 (1.43%) Check Point GAiA
10 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.43%) Solaris
11 7 (1.11%) SUSE
11 7 (1.11%) VMS
12 6 (0.95%) Android
12 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (15.37%) Migration
2 95 (15.06%) Network Design
3 65 (10.30%) ITIL
4 63 (9.98%) Change Management
5 46 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
6 45 (7.13%) Network Management
7 42 (6.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 41 (6.50%) Service Delivery
9 39 (6.18%) Load Balancing
10 37 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (4.75%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.28%) Network Architecture
13 26 (4.12%) SIEM
14 25 (3.96%) Project Delivery
14 25 (3.96%) Project Management
15 24 (3.80%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (3.65%) DevOps
17 22 (3.49%) Service Management
18 21 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.35%) Python
2 27 (4.28%) SQL
3 25 (3.96%) Perl
4 22 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 12 (1.90%) C
6 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.63%) PHP
8 2 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.16%) Ada
9 1 (0.16%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (29.48%) CCNP
3 171 (27.10%) Security Cleared
4 106 (16.80%) CCNA
5 96 (15.21%) SC Cleared
6 59 (9.35%) CCIE
6 59 (9.35%) DV Cleared
7 53 (8.40%) JNCIP
8 28 (4.44%) JNCIA
9 24 (3.80%) Degree
9 24 (3.80%) JNCIS
10 23 (3.65%) CCDA
10 23 (3.65%) CCDP
11 19 (3.01%) JNCIE
12 17 (2.69%) CCIP
13 15 (2.38%) CCSE
14 11 (1.74%) CISSP
15 10 (1.58%) CCSA
16 8 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (1.27%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.69%) SLA
2 15 (2.38%) QA
3 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.95%) COBIT
4 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) GDPR
5 4 (0.63%) NCSC
5 4 (0.63%) PMO
6 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.16%) NIST
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.22%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.58%) Docker
4 10 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.43%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.79%) vSphere
8 4 (0.63%) Firmware
8 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.63%) Snort
8 4 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.63%) XenApp
8 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.48%) Ceph
9 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.32%) iptables
10 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (6.02%) Ansible
2 30 (4.75%) Nagios
3 27 (4.28%) Puppet
4 19 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 19 (3.01%) SCCM
5 12 (1.90%) AirWatch
6 11 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.43%) SCOM
9 8 (1.27%) Cacti
9 8 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (1.11%) Terraform
11 6 (0.95%) Nessus
11 6 (0.95%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.79%) Iperf
12 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.79%) OPNET
12 5 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 496 (78.61%) Cisco
2 133 (21.08%) CheckPoint
3 113 (17.91%) Palo Alto
4 112 (17.75%) F5
5 85 (13.47%) Fortinet
6 75 (11.89%) SolarWinds
7 72 (11.41%) VMware
8 66 (10.46%) Aruba
9 54 (8.56%) Microsoft
10 41 (6.50%) Blue Coat
11 40 (6.34%) HP
12 34 (5.39%) Meraki
13 33 (5.23%) McAfee
14 29 (4.60%) Aerohive Networks
15 26 (4.12%) Dell
15 26 (4.12%) Huawei
16 22 (3.49%) Citrix
16 22 (3.49%) Ericsson
17 21 (3.33%) Symantec
18 19 (3.01%) Red Hat