Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 358 265
Rank change year-on-year -15 -93 +13
Contract jobs citing Juniper 720 717 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.69% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.64% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 409 579
UK median daily rate £421 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% - -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 23 21
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £41.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.46% -10.75% +19.23%
10th Percentile £20.22 £25.13 £20.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.07% -7.78% +15.38%

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 44,054 43,603 46,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,401 27,332 28,513
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,401 1,701
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.16% +1.68% -2.94%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -29 641 £415 +3.62% 217
UK excluding London -10 481 £403 +0.63% 170
South East -4 221 £410 -6.29% 62
London -35 211 £425 +4.29% 52
North of England -15 77 £360 -11.11% 37
South West -12 59 £419 +18.79% 27
North West -14 48 £400 +5.96% 16
East of England +2 44 £401 +11.46% 19
Scotland +10 31 £371 +2.77% 1
Midlands -39 30 £425 +6.25% 20
West Midlands -40 23 £438 +9.38% 16
North East +17 21 £305 -7.58% 9
Wales -36 12 £500 +42.86% 4
Northern Ireland - 11 - -
Yorkshire -24 8 £288 -39.47% 12
East Midlands 0 7 £424 +6.60% 4

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 577 (80.14%) Cisco
2 461 (64.03%) Firewall
3 264 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 251 (34.86%) WAN
5 248 (34.44%) CheckPoint
6 242 (33.61%) LAN
7 227 (31.53%) Security Cleared
8 194 (26.94%) F5
9 183 (25.42%) SC Cleared
10 170 (23.61%) BGP
11 169 (23.47%) CCNP
12 161 (22.36%) Network Security
13 159 (22.08%) VPN
14 157 (21.81%) OSPF
15 138 (19.17%) Wireless
16 137 (19.03%) MPLS
17 134 (18.61%) CCNA
18 133 (18.47%) Palo Alto
19 123 (17.08%) Data Centre
20 118 (16.39%) TCP/IP
21 114 (15.83%) VMware
22 109 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
22 109 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
23 91 (12.64%) Windows
24 90 (12.50%) ITIL
25 87 (12.08%) Migration
26 84 (11.67%) Linux
27 82 (11.39%) DNS
28 76 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
29 75 (10.42%) Finance

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 17 (2.36%) OpenStack
2 12 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.83%) Apache
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) lighttpd
6 2 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.19%) Office 365
4 16 (2.22%) IaaS
5 7 (0.97%) SaaS
6 6 (0.83%) PaaS
7 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.56%) GitHub
8 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) npm
10 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 461 (64.03%) Firewall
2 251 (34.86%) WAN
3 242 (33.61%) LAN
4 170 (23.61%) BGP
5 161 (22.36%) Network Security
6 159 (22.08%) VPN
7 157 (21.81%) OSPF
8 138 (19.17%) Wireless
9 137 (19.03%) MPLS
10 118 (16.39%) TCP/IP
11 109 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
11 109 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 82 (11.39%) DNS
13 72 (10.00%) Internet
14 71 (9.86%) Junos
15 66 (9.17%) VLAN
16 62 (8.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 58 (8.06%) IPsec
18 55 (7.64%) EIGRP
19 54 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.83%) MySQL
3 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.14%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.14%) Redis
4 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 12 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.39%) JIRA
2 10 (1.39%) Rational Team Concert
3 7 (0.97%) SonarQube
3 7 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.56%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.42%) GitLab
5 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 75 (10.42%) Finance
2 64 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.36%) Banking
4 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.56%) Retail
5 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.42%) Law
7 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.14%) Games
8 1 (0.14%) German Language
8 1 (0.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.14%) Military
8 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (45.28%) Network Engineer
2 78 (10.83%) Architect
3 71 (9.86%) Security Engineer
4 57 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 52 (7.22%) Network Architect
6 50 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 48 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 41 (5.69%) Firewall Engineer
9 40 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
10 39 (5.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 36 (5.00%) Consultant
11 36 (5.00%) Network Support
12 30 (4.17%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.03%) Integration Engineer
14 28 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
16 25 (3.47%) Network Support Engineer
17 23 (3.19%) Network Specialist
18 20 (2.78%) Analyst
18 20 (2.78%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.81%) Web Services
3 12 (1.67%) HTML
4 10 (1.39%) CGI
5 7 (0.97%) CSS
5 7 (0.97%) LDAP
6 6 (0.83%) YAML
7 4 (0.56%) JSON
7 4 (0.56%) REST
8 3 (0.42%) Django
8 3 (0.42%) Jinja
9 2 (0.28%) Ajax
9 2 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.28%) RESTful
10 1 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.14%) Kafka
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
10 1 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.14%) RFC 2544
10 1 (0.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 123 (17.08%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.53%) Clustering
6 9 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 7 (0.97%) PKI
7 7 (0.97%) User Experience
7 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.83%) Fintech
9 4 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.56%) NHS
9 4 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (0.56%) Wiki
10 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.64%) Windows
2 84 (11.67%) Linux
3 51 (7.08%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (3.89%) Windows 10
6 27 (3.75%) Unix
7 18 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 16 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.97%) CentOS
12 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.42%) Check Point GAiA
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.28%) Debian
14 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.50%) ITIL
2 87 (12.08%) Migration
3 73 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 71 (9.86%) Network Design
5 60 (8.33%) Network Management
6 58 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
7 44 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 42 (5.83%) Change Management
9 41 (5.69%) Service Management
10 30 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 29 (4.03%) Network Architecture
11 29 (4.03%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (4.03%) Service Delivery
12 26 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.19%) Network Load Balancing
14 20 (2.78%) Configuration Management
14 20 (2.78%) Protective Monitoring
15 18 (2.50%) Information Security
15 18 (2.50%) ITIL V3
15 18 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.94%) Python
2 41 (5.69%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.31%) Perl
4 24 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.67%) Java
5 12 (1.67%) SQL
6 11 (1.53%) VB
7 7 (0.97%) C
8 5 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.56%) Ruby
10 3 (0.42%) C++
10 3 (0.42%) Java 8
10 3 (0.42%) PHP
11 2 (0.28%) Korn
11 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.14%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) Tcl
12 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 264 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 227 (31.53%) Security Cleared
3 183 (25.42%) SC Cleared
4 169 (23.47%) CCNP
5 134 (18.61%) CCNA
6 66 (9.17%) CCIE
7 56 (7.78%) DV Cleared
8 37 (5.14%) CCSE
9 36 (5.00%) CCSA
10 34 (4.72%) JNCIA
11 32 (4.44%) JNCIP
11 32 (4.44%) JNCIS
12 23 (3.19%) Check Point Certification
13 21 (2.92%) Degree
13 21 (2.92%) JNCIE
14 15 (2.08%) CCDP
15 12 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (1.53%) CCIE Data Center
17 10 (1.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.92%) SLA
2 12 (1.67%) QA
3 11 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.25%) JSP 440
5 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) GDPR
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.28%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.42%) VMware NSX
4 35 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.89%) vSphere
7 20 (2.78%) ProxySG
8 15 (2.08%) KVM
9 10 (1.39%) XenServer
10 9 (1.25%) Docker
10 9 (1.25%) Firmware
11 8 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.83%) Postfix
13 5 (0.69%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.56%) Dovecot
15 3 (0.42%) NFS
15 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
16 2 (0.28%) Varnish
16 2 (0.28%) XenApp
17 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 34 (4.72%) vCenter Server
3 27 (3.75%) Nagios
4 14 (1.94%) Cacti
5 13 (1.81%) SCCM
6 12 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (1.53%) Ansible
7 11 (1.53%) vRealize
8 10 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.11%) PowerCLI
9 8 (1.11%) RSA enVision
10 6 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.69%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.69%) Puppet
12 4 (0.56%) SCOM
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 577 (80.14%) Cisco
2 248 (34.44%) CheckPoint
3 194 (26.94%) F5
4 133 (18.47%) Palo Alto
5 114 (15.83%) VMware
6 73 (10.14%) Blue Coat
7 70 (9.72%) McAfee
8 50 (6.94%) HP
9 45 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 44 (6.11%) Fortinet
11 36 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 35 (4.86%) Aruba
13 30 (4.17%) SolarWinds
14 26 (3.61%) Meraki
14 26 (3.61%) Red Hat
15 24 (3.33%) Citrix
15 24 (3.33%) Dell
15 24 (3.33%) Splunk
16 23 (3.19%) Forcepoint
17 21 (2.92%) Atlassian