Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Junos skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Junos over the 6 months to 23 May 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.

Juniper Junos OS
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 758 815
Rank change year-on-year -45 +57 -38
Contract jobs citing Junos 78 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.078% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 32
UK median daily rate £400 £313 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -25.60% +17.90%
10th Percentile £224 £268 £302
90th Percentile £488 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £293 £365
% change year-on-year +36.75% -19.86% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £160.00 - £43.00
10th Percentile £155.00 - £21.30
90th Percentile £165.00 - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00

Junos is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,481 12,615 15,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.38% 13.98% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,338 7,705 9,466
UK median daily rate £423 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.55% +3.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 736 730 692
UK median hourly rate £19.24 £20.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -17.49% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.69 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £48.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.03 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.37% -20.40% +11.11%

Junos
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Junos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junos in the UK

Junos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Junos.

Contractor daily rate trend for Junos in the UK

Junos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junos over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junos in the UK

Junos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junos.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junos in the UK

Junos
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junos within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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 -39 69 £400 +28.00% 17
UK excluding London -9 50 £400 +36.75% 18
London -58 26 £413 +3.13% 2
Midlands -7 18 £400 +40.35%
West Midlands -15 16 £400 +40.35%
South East -35 8 £300 - 2
South West +14 7 £250 - 3
Wales - 7 £425 - 3
East of England - 6 £320 - 2
North of England -8 3 £413 - 8
East Midlands +7 2 £300 -
Yorkshire -17 2 £413 -
Scotland - 2 £358 -
North West - 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Junos 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 Junos.

1 73 (93.59%) Juniper
2 61 (78.21%) Cisco
3 51 (65.38%) Firewall
4 34 (43.59%) BGP
5 32 (41.03%) OSPF
6 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (33.33%) VPN
8 24 (30.77%) MPLS
9 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
10 21 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (26.92%) CCNP
11 20 (25.64%) F5
12 19 (24.36%) Windows
13 18 (23.08%) LAN
13 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 17 (21.79%) Network Design
15 16 (20.51%) WAN
16 14 (17.95%) NX-OS
17 13 (16.67%) ITIL
17 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
17 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
18 12 (15.38%) VLAN
18 12 (15.38%) Wireshark
18 12 (15.38%) Network Security
18 12 (15.38%) JNCIP
18 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
18 12 (15.38%) CCDP
19 11 (14.10%) Banking
20 10 (12.82%) HSRP

Junos
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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (65.38%) Firewall
2 34 (43.59%) BGP
3 32 (41.03%) OSPF
4 26 (33.33%) VPN
5 24 (30.77%) MPLS
6 21 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (23.08%) LAN
8 16 (20.51%) WAN
9 14 (17.95%) NX-OS
10 12 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (15.38%) Network Security
10 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 12 (15.38%) VLAN
10 12 (15.38%) Wireshark
11 10 (12.82%) HSRP
12 9 (11.54%) DNS
12 9 (11.54%) EIGRP
12 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
12 9 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (11.54%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Redis
3 1 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.28%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (1.28%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (14.10%) Banking
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Design Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Network Design Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Server Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.85%) Core Data
2 3 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) Django
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.56%) jQuery
3 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
4 1 (1.28%) Kafka
4 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.28%) RESTful
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 9 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.41%) Unix
5 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.85%) CentOS
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.56%) Debian
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Network Design
2 13 (16.67%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (10.26%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Change Management
6 6 (7.69%) Network Management
6 6 (7.69%) Service Management
7 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.41%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.13%) Change Control
8 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (3.85%) Security Management
10 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) Python
2 6 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (3.85%) C
3 3 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.28%) C++
5 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 21 (26.92%) CCNP
4 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.38%) CCDP
5 12 (15.38%) JNCIP
6 7 (8.97%) CCNA
6 7 (8.97%) JNCIA
6 7 (8.97%) JNCIS
7 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) JNCIE
9 3 (3.85%) HP ASE
9 3 (3.85%) HPE ATP
10 2 (2.56%) Degree
10 2 (2.56%) HND
11 1 (1.28%) CCSA
11 1 (1.28%) CCSE
11 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.28%) CISSP
11 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.28%) MISRA
4 1 (1.28%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) NFS
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Ansible
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.85%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Cacti
4 1 (1.28%) collectd
4 1 (1.28%) Grafana
4 1 (1.28%) Graphite
4 1 (1.28%) Icinga
4 1 (1.28%) Kibana
4 1 (1.28%) logstash
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) Netcool
4 1 (1.28%) Observium
4 1 (1.28%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.28%) Salt
4 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (93.59%) Juniper
2 61 (78.21%) Cisco
3 20 (25.64%) F5
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.26%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) McAfee
5 8 (10.26%) SevOne
6 7 (8.97%) Citrix
6 7 (8.97%) VMware
7 6 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.41%) NetScout
8 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
9 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.13%) Huawei
9 4 (5.13%) Radware
9 4 (5.13%) Reuters
10 3 (3.85%) Aruba
10 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds