Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 359 373 305
Rank change year-on-year +14 -68 -32
Contract jobs citing Juniper 605 663 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.61% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 332 460
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £273
90th Percentile £575 £599 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 31
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +3.53% +11.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £35.29 £25.50
90th Percentile £64.95 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -62.77% +40.30% -16.25%

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 38,301 41,177 40,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 41.42% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,781 25,484 24,534
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,331 1,500 1,418
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -8.33%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +7 561 £425 - 63
UK excluding London +6 396 £400 -5.88% 47
London +2 190 £450 +1.12% 17
South East +16 177 £425 -1.45% 16
North of England +40 53 £388 -8.82% 10
East of England +20 52 £450 +18.03% 7
Midlands -9 47 £375 -6.25% 10
South West -16 41 £350 +7.69% 3
West Midlands -28 40 £388 -4.62% 9
North West +21 35 £406 -4.41% 8
Scotland +31 19 £300 +50.00% 1
North East +26 12 £325 -25.71% 1
East Midlands +22 7 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £390 -8.24% 1
Wales -17 5 £325 -23.53%
Northern Ireland +9 2 £465 +69.09%

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 525 (86.78%) Cisco
2 350 (57.85%) Firewall
3 257 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
4 228 (37.69%) WAN
5 194 (32.07%) LAN
6 187 (30.91%) CCNP
7 173 (28.60%) BGP
8 166 (27.44%) OSPF
9 165 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 160 (26.45%) Security Cleared
11 146 (24.13%) Data Centre
12 140 (23.14%) VPN
13 137 (22.64%) CCNA
13 137 (22.64%) F5
14 130 (21.49%) MPLS
15 114 (18.84%) Network Security
16 108 (17.85%) SC Cleared
16 108 (17.85%) Network Design
17 101 (16.69%) Palo Alto
18 100 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
19 99 (16.36%) Migration
20 97 (16.03%) VMware
20 97 (16.03%) Wireless
21 90 (14.88%) TCP/IP
22 86 (14.21%) Cisco Nexus
23 85 (14.05%) Finance
24 83 (13.72%) DNS
25 77 (12.73%) Windows
26 75 (12.40%) Telecoms
27 68 (11.24%) EIGRP

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 (2.81%) Skype for Business
2 11 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.99%) IIS
5 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.50%) Confluence
6 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.80%) Office 365
4 13 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.32%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.16%) GitHub
7 5 (0.83%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.66%) SaaS
9 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 350 (57.85%) Firewall
2 228 (37.69%) WAN
3 194 (32.07%) LAN
4 173 (28.60%) BGP
5 166 (27.44%) OSPF
6 140 (23.14%) VPN
7 130 (21.49%) MPLS
8 114 (18.84%) Network Security
9 100 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
10 97 (16.03%) Wireless
11 90 (14.88%) TCP/IP
12 86 (14.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 83 (13.72%) DNS
14 68 (11.24%) EIGRP
15 60 (9.92%) Junos
16 51 (8.43%) DHCP
17 50 (8.26%) Internet
18 49 (8.10%) Ethernet
18 49 (8.10%) IPsec
19 46 (7.60%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.17%) MySQL
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.31%) JIRA
3 8 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.33%) Ant
5 2 (0.33%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (14.05%) Finance
2 75 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.14%) Banking
4 12 (1.98%) Retail
5 8 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.99%) Billing
6 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.99%) Legal
7 3 (0.50%) German Language
7 3 (0.50%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 304 (50.25%) Network Engineer
2 96 (15.87%) Architect
3 74 (12.23%) Network Architect
4 42 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 41 (6.78%) Juniper Engineer
6 39 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 38 (6.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 38 (6.28%) Consultant
8 36 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 27 (4.46%) Support Engineer
10 26 (4.30%) Network Consultant
11 24 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
11 24 (3.97%) Network Support
12 22 (3.64%) Design Engineer
13 20 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
13 20 (3.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (2.81%) Cisco Architect
15 17 (2.81%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.99%) REST
3 5 (0.83%) Web Services
4 4 (0.66%) Jinja
4 4 (0.66%) YAML
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) CSS
7 1 (0.17%) .NET
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Velocity
7 1 (0.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (24.13%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.95%) PKI
3 29 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.31%) Private Cloud
6 16 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.99%) CMDB
10 6 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
11 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.66%) CCTV
12 4 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.50%) Digital TV
13 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.50%) iPad
13 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.73%) Windows
2 55 (9.09%) Linux
3 47 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.81%) Windows 10
4 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.48%) Unix
6 11 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.66%) CentOS
8 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.66%) VMS
8 4 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.50%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Fedora
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.85%) Network Design
2 99 (16.36%) Migration
3 60 (9.92%) ITIL
4 52 (8.60%) Network Management
5 39 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (5.12%) Load Balancing
8 29 (4.79%) Change Management
8 29 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 29 (4.79%) Project Management
8 29 (4.79%) Service Delivery
9 28 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (4.63%) Network Architecture
10 24 (3.97%) DevOps
11 23 (3.80%) Service Management
12 20 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (2.64%) Data Protection
13 16 (2.64%) Low Latency
14 15 (2.48%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (2.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.45%) Python
2 16 (2.64%) SQL
3 15 (2.48%) Perl
3 15 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.32%) C
6 4 (0.66%) Java
6 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 257 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (30.91%) CCNP
3 160 (26.45%) Security Cleared
4 137 (22.64%) CCNA
5 108 (17.85%) SC Cleared
6 52 (8.60%) CCIE
7 50 (8.26%) DV Cleared
8 47 (7.77%) JNCIP
9 41 (6.78%) JNCIA
10 32 (5.29%) Degree
11 24 (3.97%) JNCIE
12 21 (3.47%) JNCIS
13 17 (2.81%) CCDP
13 17 (2.81%) CCSA
14 14 (2.31%) CCSE
15 11 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (1.82%) CCIP
15 11 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (1.82%) CISSP
15 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.47%) SLA
2 12 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.65%) QA
4 9 (1.49%) COBIT
5 6 (0.99%) GDPR
5 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.17%) NCSC
7 1 (0.17%) NIST
System Software
1 61 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 59 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.64%) ProxySG
5 13 (2.15%) VMware NSX
6 12 (1.98%) Firmware
7 11 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.32%) XenApp
11 6 (0.99%) Docker
12 5 (0.83%) KVM
12 5 (0.83%) vSphere
13 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 1 (0.17%) pfSense
16 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (3.80%) Ansible
2 15 (2.48%) SCCM
3 13 (2.15%) Nagios
4 10 (1.65%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.32%) Cacti
5 8 (1.32%) SCOM
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (0.99%) Nessus
7 6 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.99%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.83%) Puppet
9 4 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.66%) PaperCut
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 525 (86.78%) Cisco
2 165 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 137 (22.64%) F5
4 101 (16.69%) Palo Alto
5 97 (16.03%) VMware
6 65 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 55 (9.09%) Aruba
8 51 (8.43%) Fortinet
9 44 (7.27%) HP
10 43 (7.11%) Blue Coat
11 42 (6.94%) Citrix
12 36 (5.95%) SolarWinds
13 33 (5.45%) Nokia
14 30 (4.96%) Dell
15 27 (4.46%) McAfee
16 26 (4.30%) Arista
17 24 (3.97%) Riverbed
18 19 (3.14%) Huawei
19 18 (2.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 18 (2.98%) Zscaler