Period
to

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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 401 435 320
Rank change year-on-year +34 -115 +67
Contract jobs citing Juniper 515 306 307
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.48% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.15% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 168 166
10th Percentile £313 £297 £288
25th Percentile £395 £334 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £466 £413 £453
Median % change year-on-year +12.91% -8.84% +6.47%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £575
90th Percentile £694 £550 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £463
% change year-on-year +23.33% -18.92% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 27
10th Percentile £24.15 £15.00 £18.50
25th Percentile £38.00 £18.19 £19.63
Median hourly rate £54.00 £39.75 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +35.85% -5.36% +7.21%
75th Percentile £60.92 £54.75 £47.83
90th Percentile £76.73 £59.25 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £39.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.71% +97.50% +14.29%

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 35,701 26,598 17,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.66% 41.55% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,904 17,026 11,024
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
25th Percentile £419 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £463
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +7.03% +1.65%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £677 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £441 £445
% change year-on-year +7.71% -0.90% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 760 633
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.64
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +4.88% +3.80% +5.61%
75th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £55.58 £52.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.27 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.73% -1.24% +5.71%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Juniper.

Daily rate trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Juniper over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Juniper.

Hourly rate trend for Juniper in the UK

Juniper
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Juniper over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +22 431 £457 +12.90% 81
UK excluding London +9 251 £463 +23.33% 57
Work from Home +9 228 £490 +8.89% 25
London -5 182 £452 +0.44% 26
South East +5 110 £550 +46.67% 17
North of England -36 42 £425 +7.94% 17
East of England -18 32 £400 -30.43% 1
South West -9 28 £456 +30.36% 9
Scotland +3 24 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands -32 21 £413 +37.50% 10
Midlands -47 21 £413 +5.77% 11
Yorkshire -21 19 £550 +25.00% 3
North West -44 19 £370 -1.47% 13
North East -2 4 - - 1
Channel Islands - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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.

1 421 (81.75%) Cisco
2 277 (53.79%) Firewall
3 186 (36.12%) WAN
4 179 (34.76%) LAN
5 163 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (31.65%) BGP
6 162 (31.46%) Security Cleared
7 131 (25.44%) Fortinet
8 122 (23.69%) MPLS
9 120 (23.30%) VPN
10 117 (22.72%) CCNP
10 117 (22.72%) Data Centre
11 110 (21.36%) Palo Alto
12 108 (20.97%) OSPF
13 106 (20.58%) Network Security
14 103 (20.00%) VMware
15 98 (19.03%) SC Cleared
16 95 (18.45%) F5
17 92 (17.86%) Wireless
18 82 (15.92%) TCP/IP
19 78 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 74 (14.37%) Cisco ASA
20 74 (14.37%) Finance
21 73 (14.17%) Windows
22 72 (13.98%) Migration
23 70 (13.59%) SD-WAN
24 68 (13.20%) ITIL
25 67 (13.01%) FortiGate
26 65 (12.62%) Aruba
26 65 (12.62%) Network Design

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 13 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.75%) Confluence
3 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.97%) IIS
5 4 (0.78%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (6.21%) MS Visio
2 21 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 5 (0.97%) RMDS
2 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.49%) Azure
2 45 (8.74%) AWS
3 15 (2.91%) GCP
4 14 (2.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 10 (1.94%) Catchpoint
6 9 (1.75%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.97%) Azure Storage
9 5 (0.97%) IaaS
10 4 (0.78%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (0.78%) Azure AKS
10 4 (0.78%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 4 (0.78%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.78%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (0.58%) SaaS
12 2 (0.39%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.39%) GitHub
12 2 (0.39%) PaaS
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 277 (53.79%) Firewall
2 186 (36.12%) WAN
3 179 (34.76%) LAN
4 163 (31.65%) BGP
5 122 (23.69%) MPLS
6 120 (23.30%) VPN
7 108 (20.97%) OSPF
8 106 (20.58%) Network Security
9 92 (17.86%) Wireless
10 82 (15.92%) TCP/IP
11 74 (14.37%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (13.59%) SD-WAN
13 62 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 59 (11.46%) Junos
15 54 (10.49%) IPsec
16 48 (9.32%) DNS
17 47 (9.13%) Wi-Fi
17 47 (9.13%) WLAN
18 42 (8.16%) DHCP
19 40 (7.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.52%) DB2
2 7 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.55%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) LoadUI
3 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (14.37%) Finance
2 59 (11.46%) Social Skills
3 47 (9.13%) Telecoms
4 46 (8.93%) Public Sector
5 26 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.30%) Documentation Skills
7 16 (3.11%) Banking
8 13 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.52%) Military
9 12 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.36%) Electronics
11 7 (1.36%) Local Government
11 7 (1.36%) Marketing
12 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.58%) Publishing
15 2 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 257 (49.90%) Network Engineer
2 87 (16.89%) Architect
3 47 (9.13%) Network Architect
4 39 (7.57%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (6.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 29 (5.63%) Consultant
7 26 (5.05%) Juniper Engineer
8 25 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (4.47%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 22 (4.27%) Network Support
11 20 (3.88%) Network Support Engineer
12 19 (3.69%) Junior
12 19 (3.69%) Junior Network Engineer
13 17 (3.30%) Network Consultant
14 15 (2.91%) Analyst
14 15 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (2.52%) IP Engineer
16 12 (2.33%) Design Engineer
17 11 (2.14%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.88%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.78%) Express
4 2 (0.39%) Django
4 2 (0.39%) Flask
4 2 (0.39%) Pyramid
4 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 117 (22.72%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 10 (1.94%) PKI
5 10 (1.94%) Replication
6 8 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.36%) CMDB
8 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
10 4 (0.78%) CESG
10 4 (0.78%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.78%) Clustering
10 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.78%) IoT
10 4 (0.78%) NHS
11 3 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.17%) Windows
2 63 (12.23%) Linux
3 29 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.17%) Solaris
6 6 (1.17%) Unix
6 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.39%) SUSE
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.98%) Migration
2 68 (13.20%) ITIL
3 65 (12.62%) Network Design
4 55 (10.68%) Network Management
5 47 (9.13%) Service Delivery
6 43 (8.35%) Agile
7 41 (7.96%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (6.60%) Load Balancing
9 31 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (5.83%) Infrastructure as Code
11 28 (5.44%) Change Management
12 23 (4.47%) Decision-Making
13 22 (4.27%) Project Delivery
13 22 (4.27%) Service Management
14 21 (4.08%) Network Architecture
15 19 (3.69%) Computer Science
15 19 (3.69%) TOGAF
16 18 (3.50%) Incident Management
17 17 (3.30%) Network Virtualisation
18 16 (3.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.49%) Python
2 18 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.17%) Perl
4 3 (0.58%) C
4 3 (0.58%) C#
4 3 (0.58%) SQL
4 3 (0.58%) VB
5 2 (0.39%) Bash
5 2 (0.39%) Ruby
6 1 (0.19%) Java
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) Prolog
6 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 163 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (31.46%) Security Cleared
3 117 (22.72%) CCNP
4 98 (19.03%) SC Cleared
5 61 (11.84%) CCIE
6 54 (10.49%) CCNA
7 40 (7.77%) Degree
8 33 (6.41%) DV Cleared
9 30 (5.83%) JNCIS
10 28 (5.44%) JNCIA
11 23 (4.47%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.52%) RHCA
12 13 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
13 12 (2.33%) JNCIE
14 10 (1.94%) Master's Degree
15 9 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (1.75%) CCDP
15 9 (1.75%) CCIP
15 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.27%) SLA
2 17 (3.30%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) NCSC
4 4 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.78%) OASIS TOSCA
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) NIST
6 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.39%) RMADS
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 78 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (6.60%) vSphere
3 33 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (5.44%) Active Directory
5 22 (4.27%) VMware NSX
6 16 (3.11%) KVM
7 12 (2.33%) Docker
8 11 (2.14%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.55%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.97%) Xen
12 4 (0.78%) XenApp
13 3 (0.58%) vCloud
14 2 (0.39%) Firmware
14 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (13.01%) FortiGate
2 53 (10.29%) Ansible
3 30 (5.83%) Terraform
4 15 (2.91%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.91%) vCenter Server
5 10 (1.94%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (1.75%) SCCM
7 6 (1.17%) Grafana
8 4 (0.78%) Cacti
8 4 (0.78%) Cloudify
8 4 (0.78%) HP NNM
8 4 (0.78%) PowerCLI
8 4 (0.78%) Rancher
8 4 (0.78%) vRealize
8 4 (0.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
9 3 (0.58%) Nessus
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.39%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 421 (81.75%) Cisco
2 131 (25.44%) Fortinet
3 110 (21.36%) Palo Alto
4 103 (20.00%) VMware
5 95 (18.45%) F5
6 65 (12.62%) Aruba
7 63 (12.23%) Microsoft
8 61 (11.84%) HP
9 57 (11.07%) CheckPoint
10 51 (9.90%) Arista
11 50 (9.71%) McAfee
12 36 (6.99%) Nokia
13 34 (6.60%) Citrix
14 25 (4.85%) Red Hat
14 25 (4.85%) Zscaler
15 23 (4.47%) Meraki
16 22 (4.27%) Blue Coat
17 21 (4.08%) Forcepoint
18 19 (3.69%) Oracle
19 18 (3.50%) Google