Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 345 269
Rank change year-on-year -11 -76 -20
Contract jobs citing Juniper 725 690 1,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.64% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 420 625
UK median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £295 £263
90th Percentile £545 £539 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £355
% change year-on-year +5.46% +13.52% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 30
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +4.91% +22.56%
10th Percentile £30.25 £25.63 £18.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.25 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £39.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +10.13% -3.07% +35.83%

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 43,002 42,144 48,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 43.69% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,724 25,765 29,972
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,566 1,394 1,644
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +2.21%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -16 649 £415 - 162
UK excluding London -3 467 £425 +5.46% 102
London -23 237 £415 +2.47% 64
South East -3 201 £438 -2.78% 37
Midlands +31 82 £400 -5.88% 10
West Midlands +19 76 £400 -5.88% 8
North of England -47 61 £413 +3.13% 21
South West -21 39 £377 -16.22% 5
Wales +2 29 £450 +31.87%
North West -36 29 £425 +12.58% 13
East of England -2 28 £375 -0.66% 25
Scotland -52 19 £305 -15.57% 4
Yorkshire -13 17 £425 -10.53% 7
North East 0 15 £318 -25.29% 1
Northern Ireland +32 10 £275 -12.00%
East Midlands -4 6 £400 +6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 587 (80.97%) Cisco
2 433 (59.72%) Firewall
3 276 (38.07%) Cisco Certification
4 267 (36.83%) WAN
5 249 (34.34%) LAN
6 235 (32.41%) Security Cleared
7 194 (26.76%) CheckPoint
8 188 (25.93%) VPN
9 179 (24.69%) CCNP
10 178 (24.55%) F5
11 177 (24.41%) BGP
12 171 (23.59%) SC Cleared
13 164 (22.62%) Network Security
14 154 (21.24%) OSPF
15 146 (20.14%) MPLS
16 131 (18.07%) VMware
17 124 (17.10%) Data Centre
18 120 (16.55%) Wireless
19 118 (16.28%) CCNA
19 118 (16.28%) Palo Alto
20 113 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
21 107 (14.76%) ITIL
22 93 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
22 93 (12.83%) Cisco Nexus
23 90 (12.41%) Junos
24 89 (12.28%) Finance
25 88 (12.14%) VLAN
26 86 (11.86%) TCP/IP
27 84 (11.59%) Windows
28 80 (11.03%) DNS

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 19 (2.62%) OpenStack
2 7 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.69%) Apache
4 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.55%) lighttpd
5 4 (0.55%) nginx
5 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.28%) Site Server
7 1 (0.14%) IIS
7 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.90%) Office 365
4 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.55%) SaaS
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Slack
8 1 (0.14%) Akamai
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 433 (59.72%) Firewall
2 267 (36.83%) WAN
3 249 (34.34%) LAN
4 188 (25.93%) VPN
5 177 (24.41%) BGP
6 164 (22.62%) Network Security
7 154 (21.24%) OSPF
8 146 (20.14%) MPLS
9 120 (16.55%) Wireless
10 113 (15.59%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (12.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 90 (12.41%) Junos
13 88 (12.14%) VLAN
14 86 (11.86%) TCP/IP
15 80 (11.03%) DNS
16 68 (9.38%) Internet
17 62 (8.55%) IPsec
18 60 (8.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 58 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
20 56 (7.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.55%) MySQL
4 2 (0.28%) SQLite
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) Redis
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (2.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.79%) Rational Team Concert
3 9 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.55%) JIRA
6 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.28%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.28%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.14%) AppScan
8 1 (0.14%) Phabricator
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 89 (12.28%) Finance
2 64 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.86%) Banking
4 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.24%) Retail
5 6 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.69%) Advertising
7 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.41%) Local Government
8 2 (0.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.28%) German Language
8 2 (0.28%) Marketing
8 2 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) French Language
9 1 (0.14%) Legal
9 1 (0.14%) Military
9 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 339 (46.76%) Network Engineer
2 88 (12.14%) Architect
3 70 (9.66%) Security Engineer
4 65 (8.97%) Juniper Engineer
5 60 (8.28%) Network Architect
6 58 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 54 (7.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 46 (6.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 41 (5.66%) Network Support
10 40 (5.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 38 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
12 37 (5.10%) Consultant
13 36 (4.97%) Support Engineer
14 30 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
15 29 (4.00%) Analyst
16 28 (3.86%) Firewall Engineer
17 27 (3.72%) Integration Engineer
18 22 (3.03%) Network Analyst
19 20 (2.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
19 20 (2.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.10%) LDAP
2 8 (1.10%) Web Services
3 6 (0.83%) CSS
3 6 (0.83%) REST
4 4 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (0.55%) OpenDaylight
4 4 (0.55%) RESTful
4 4 (0.55%) XML
5 3 (0.41%) HTML
6 2 (0.28%) Django
6 2 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.28%) HTML5
6 2 (0.28%) jQuery
6 2 (0.28%) JSON
6 2 (0.28%) Kafka
6 2 (0.28%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.14%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.14%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.10%) Data Centre
2 35 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.90%) PKI
5 17 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.38%) Clustering
7 10 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.69%) NHS
10 4 (0.55%) CMDB
10 4 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.55%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) CESG
11 3 (0.41%) PMI
11 3 (0.41%) RIA
11 3 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.59%) Windows
2 60 (8.28%) Linux
3 54 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.52%) Unix
5 26 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 17 (2.34%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.38%) CentOS
9 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.97%) Solaris
11 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.55%) Check Point GAiA
12 4 (0.55%) Debian
12 4 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.76%) ITIL
2 77 (10.62%) Load Balancing
3 73 (10.07%) Network Design
4 69 (9.52%) Migration
5 58 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 53 (7.31%) Network Management
7 49 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 45 (6.21%) Change Management
9 39 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (4.83%) Configuration Management
10 35 (4.83%) ITIL V3
10 35 (4.83%) Service Management
11 34 (4.69%) Project Management
12 28 (3.86%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.59%) Change Control
13 26 (3.59%) Network Virtualisation
14 23 (3.17%) Network Load Balancing
15 21 (2.90%) High Availability
15 21 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 19 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.52%) PowerShell
2 35 (4.83%) Python
3 21 (2.90%) Perl
4 16 (2.21%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.79%) C
6 11 (1.52%) SQL
7 8 (1.10%) Java
8 5 (0.69%) C++
9 3 (0.41%) PHP
9 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.41%) VB
10 2 (0.28%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.14%) Tcl
11 1 (0.14%) VBScript
11 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 276 (38.07%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (32.41%) Security Cleared
3 179 (24.69%) CCNP
4 171 (23.59%) SC Cleared
5 118 (16.28%) CCNA
6 75 (10.34%) DV Cleared
7 56 (7.72%) CCIE
8 49 (6.76%) JNCIS
9 43 (5.93%) JNCIP
10 39 (5.38%) JNCIA
11 36 (4.97%) Degree
12 28 (3.86%) CCDP
13 26 (3.59%) CCSE
14 18 (2.48%) JNCIE
15 14 (1.93%) CCSA
16 12 (1.66%) CISSP
17 11 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
18 10 (1.38%) A+ Certification
18 10 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
19 9 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.45%) SLA
2 17 (2.34%) QA
3 13 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.24%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.69%) PMO
6 4 (0.55%) RMADS
7 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.28%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.28%) GDPR
8 2 (0.28%) MISRA
8 2 (0.28%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (9.66%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.24%) VMware NSX
4 29 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (3.86%) ProxySG
6 23 (3.17%) vSphere
7 20 (2.76%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.52%) XenServer
9 7 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.83%) Docker
10 6 (0.83%) KVM
11 5 (0.69%) Postfix
11 5 (0.69%) Snort
12 4 (0.55%) Firmware
12 4 (0.55%) Varnish
12 4 (0.55%) XenApp
13 3 (0.41%) NFS
13 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (4.14%) vCenter Server
2 21 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 19 (2.62%) Nagios
4 11 (1.52%) Ansible
4 11 (1.52%) Cacti
5 9 (1.24%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.24%) SCCM
6 8 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.10%) PowerCLI
6 8 (1.10%) Puppet
7 7 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.97%) RSA enVision
7 7 (0.97%) SCOM
8 6 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.83%) WSUS
9 5 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.55%) Icinga
10 4 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 587 (80.97%) Cisco
2 194 (26.76%) CheckPoint
3 178 (24.55%) F5
4 131 (18.07%) VMware
5 118 (16.28%) Palo Alto
6 67 (9.24%) McAfee
7 66 (9.10%) Blue Coat
8 54 (7.45%) Microsoft
9 53 (7.31%) HP
10 46 (6.34%) Fortinet
11 43 (5.93%) Aruba
12 38 (5.24%) Citrix
13 32 (4.41%) Splunk
14 31 (4.28%) Brocade
15 30 (4.14%) Meraki
16 27 (3.72%) SolarWinds
17 24 (3.31%) Forcepoint
18 23 (3.17%) Red Hat
19 21 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
20 19 (2.62%) Sophos