Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 253 287
Rank change year-on-year -98 +34 -36
Contract jobs citing Juniper 711 1078 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 1.03% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 2.27% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 633 571
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £376
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.20% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 43
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +16.67% +44.44%
10th Percentile £25.63 £19.25 £20.41
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.05% +10.90% +50.62%

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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Top 15 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 24 November 2017. 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 -95 663 £403 -2.30% 71
UK excluding London -34 461 £400 +6.67% 46
London -136 236 £411 -8.61% 29
South East -16 207 £450 +12.50% 14
North of England +77 83 £400 +8.11% 12
North West +53 60 £380 +1.33% 9
Midlands -35 57 £400 - 5
West Midlands -44 46 £416 +4.06% 3
South West -24 44 £353 -2.76% 1
East of England -34 38 £369 +1.72% 10
Scotland -5 26 £363 +12.23%
Yorkshire +28 20 £475 +18.75% 3
Wales +12 11 £350 - 4
East Midlands 0 11 £398 +0.95% 1
North East +57 3 £338 -6.90%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 526 (73.98%) Cisco
2 399 (56.12%) Firewall
3 250 (35.16%) Cisco Certification
4 228 (32.07%) WAN
5 225 (31.65%) LAN
6 219 (30.80%) Security Cleared
7 195 (27.43%) VPN
8 183 (25.74%) CheckPoint
9 167 (23.49%) CCNP
10 162 (22.78%) Windows
11 155 (21.80%) F5
12 145 (20.39%) Network Security
13 137 (19.27%) SC Cleared
14 134 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
14 134 (18.85%) Linux
15 126 (17.72%) VMware
15 126 (17.72%) Palo Alto
16 125 (17.58%) DNS
17 119 (16.74%) MPLS
18 118 (16.60%) BGP
19 109 (15.33%) Network Design
20 108 (15.19%) Wireless
21 105 (14.77%) TCP/IP
22 101 (14.21%) Data Centre
23 100 (14.06%) CCNA
24 99 (13.92%) ITIL
24 99 (13.92%) OSPF
25 97 (13.64%) Migration
26 91 (12.80%) Citrix
27 88 (12.38%) CCIE

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 29 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.39%) IIS
3 14 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.70%) WordPress
9 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.56%) Drupal
9 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.52%) Office 365
4 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.56%) SaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Akamai
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.42%) GitHub
7 3 (0.42%) IaaS
8 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.28%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 399 (56.12%) Firewall
2 228 (32.07%) WAN
3 225 (31.65%) LAN
4 195 (27.43%) VPN
5 145 (20.39%) Network Security
6 134 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
7 125 (17.58%) DNS
8 119 (16.74%) MPLS
9 118 (16.60%) BGP
10 108 (15.19%) Wireless
11 105 (14.77%) TCP/IP
12 99 (13.92%) OSPF
13 79 (11.11%) DHCP
14 70 (9.85%) Junos
15 68 (9.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 64 (9.00%) SAN
17 62 (8.72%) Ethernet
18 60 (8.44%) VLAN
19 55 (7.74%) IPsec
20 52 (7.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (0.70%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 65 (9.14%) Finance
2 60 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.53%) Banking
4 10 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.41%) Retail
5 8 (1.13%) Marketing
6 6 (0.84%) Legal
7 4 (0.56%) Back Office
7 4 (0.56%) Electronics
7 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.42%) Advertising
8 3 (0.42%) Law
8 3 (0.42%) Local Government
8 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 319 (44.87%) Network Engineer
2 93 (13.08%) Architect
3 72 (10.13%) Security Engineer
4 71 (9.99%) Cisco Engineer
5 61 (8.58%) Juniper Engineer
6 55 (7.74%) Network Architect
7 54 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 52 (7.31%) Network Security Engineer
9 43 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (5.77%) Support Engineer
11 37 (5.20%) Analyst
12 36 (5.06%) Consultant
13 33 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
14 32 (4.50%) Design Engineer
14 32 (4.50%) Network Support
15 30 (4.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 29 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
16 29 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
17 22 (3.09%) Security Specialist
18 21 (2.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.95%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.13%) Web Services
3 4 (0.56%) .NET
3 4 (0.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (0.56%) RESTful
3 4 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.42%) LAMP
4 3 (0.42%) Mojolicious
4 3 (0.42%) Node.js
5 2 (0.28%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.28%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.94%) PKI
4 24 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.95%) Replication
6 14 (1.97%) Clustering
7 12 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.98%) CMDB
9 7 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.70%) Handset
11 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.42%) Fintech
12 3 (0.42%) FMCG
13 2 (0.28%) e-Health
13 2 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 162 (22.78%) Windows
2 134 (18.85%) Linux
3 72 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 43 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.52%) CentOS
7 25 (3.52%) Unix
8 24 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.13%) SUSE
9 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.98%) Debian
11 6 (0.84%) Solaris
12 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.28%) Android
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (15.33%) Network Design
2 99 (13.92%) ITIL
3 97 (13.64%) Migration
4 60 (8.44%) Network Management
5 50 (7.03%) Load Balancing
6 43 (6.05%) Change Management
6 43 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (5.06%) Configuration Management
8 35 (4.92%) Information Security
9 33 (4.64%) Service Management
10 29 (4.08%) DevOps
11 28 (3.94%) SIEM
12 25 (3.52%) Change Control
12 25 (3.52%) Customer Requirements
12 25 (3.52%) Project Management
13 24 (3.38%) High Availability
13 24 (3.38%) Programme Management
14 22 (3.09%) Network Architecture
15 20 (2.81%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (2.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.50%) SQL
2 31 (4.36%) Python
3 26 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 22 (3.09%) Perl
5 21 (2.95%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.41%) C-shell
6 10 (1.41%) Korn
7 8 (1.13%) C
8 7 (0.98%) PHP
9 6 (0.84%) Java
10 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) Ruby
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 250 (35.16%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (30.80%) Security Cleared
3 167 (23.49%) CCNP
4 137 (19.27%) SC Cleared
5 100 (14.06%) CCNA
6 88 (12.38%) CCIE
7 79 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 59 (8.30%) JNCIA
9 48 (6.75%) CCSE
10 44 (6.19%) JNCIS
11 43 (6.05%) JNCIE
12 40 (5.63%) JNCIP
13 37 (5.20%) CCSA
14 31 (4.36%) Degree
15 28 (3.94%) CCDP
16 19 (2.67%) CCIP
17 17 (2.39%) CISSP
17 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (1.97%) HP ASE
18 14 (1.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.94%) SLA
2 19 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.84%) GDPR
5 3 (0.42%) COBIT
5 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 51 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (3.52%) ProxySG
6 17 (2.39%) NFS
7 11 (1.55%) Samba
7 11 (1.55%) XenApp
8 10 (1.41%) vSphere
9 8 (1.13%) Openswan
10 7 (0.98%) pfSense
11 6 (0.84%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.70%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.70%) Docker
12 5 (0.70%) Firmware
13 4 (0.56%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 35 (4.92%) SCCM
3 24 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.67%) Puppet
4 19 (2.67%) SCOM
5 16 (2.25%) Ansible
6 13 (1.83%) Nagios
7 11 (1.55%) WMI
8 9 (1.27%) QRadar
9 8 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.84%) Nexpose
10 6 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.70%) SCSM
11 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.70%) vMotion
12 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.56%) Icinga
Vendors
1 526 (73.98%) Cisco
2 183 (25.74%) CheckPoint
3 155 (21.80%) F5
4 126 (17.72%) Palo Alto
4 126 (17.72%) VMware
5 91 (12.80%) Citrix
6 81 (11.39%) HP
7 71 (9.99%) Fortinet
8 70 (9.85%) Blue Coat
9 67 (9.42%) Microsoft
10 54 (7.59%) SolarWinds
11 42 (5.91%) McAfee
12 39 (5.49%) Red Hat
13 37 (5.20%) Aruba
14 35 (4.92%) Riverbed
15 26 (3.66%) Brocade
15 26 (3.66%) Mitel
16 24 (3.38%) Dell
16 24 (3.38%) Forcepoint
17 23 (3.23%) Symantec