Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

Juniper Junos OS
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 826 814
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -32
Contract jobs citing Junos 70 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.057% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 50
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% +10.06%
10th Percentile £255 £325 £190
90th Percentile £488 £506 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £379 £381
% change year-on-year -4.62% -0.66% +9.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14034 16407 15981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.75% 15.53% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8536 9905 9237
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 843 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.97 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 12 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 18 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 +42 60 £375 -3.23% 4
UK excluding London +49 49 £361 -4.62% 3
South East +19 16 £382 +4.66% 1
London -17 15 £375 -6.25% 2
North of England +76 12 £425 +6.25% 1
North West +38 12 £425 +6.25% 1
South West +3 7 £250 -33.33%
East of England - 6 £350 -
West Midlands +34 4 - -
Midlands +24 4 - -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £338 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Junos 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 Junos.

1 66 (94.29%) Juniper
2 52 (74.29%) Cisco
3 47 (67.14%) Firewall
4 33 (47.14%) DNS
4 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (45.71%) MPLS
6 31 (44.29%) WAN
7 30 (42.86%) OSPF
7 30 (42.86%) BGP
7 30 (42.86%) Network Security
8 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
8 26 (37.14%) Windows
8 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
9 25 (35.71%) VPN
10 24 (34.29%) DHCP
10 24 (34.29%) LAN
10 24 (34.29%) IPsec
11 23 (32.86%) CCNA
11 23 (32.86%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (30.00%) SSL
13 20 (28.57%) Wireless
13 20 (28.57%) F5
14 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
14 19 (27.14%) Network Design
14 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
14 19 (27.14%) CCNP
14 19 (27.14%) Palo Alto
15 18 (25.71%) JNCIA
15 18 (25.71%) VLAN
16 16 (22.86%) JNCIS

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 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Akamai
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (67.14%) Firewall
2 33 (47.14%) DNS
3 32 (45.71%) MPLS
4 31 (44.29%) WAN
5 30 (42.86%) BGP
5 30 (42.86%) Network Security
5 30 (42.86%) OSPF
6 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
7 25 (35.71%) VPN
8 24 (34.29%) DHCP
8 24 (34.29%) IPsec
8 24 (34.29%) LAN
9 23 (32.86%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (30.00%) SSL
11 20 (28.57%) Wireless
12 18 (25.71%) VLAN
13 15 (21.43%) Ethernet
14 12 (17.14%) SNMP
15 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Network Support
5 5 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) RESTful
2 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Replication
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 2 (2.86%) Social Media
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) CentOS
5 3 (4.29%) Debian
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Network Design
2 16 (22.86%) ITIL
3 14 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (18.57%) Change Management
4 13 (18.57%) Load Balancing
5 11 (15.71%) Migration
6 9 (12.86%) SIEM
7 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.43%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) Information Security
8 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.57%) Physics
9 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (5.71%) High Availability
10 4 (5.71%) Project Management
11 3 (4.29%) Network Management
11 3 (4.29%) Service Management
11 3 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Python
2 11 (15.71%) Perl
3 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.43%) C-shell
3 8 (11.43%) Korn
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
4 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.86%) CCNA
3 19 (27.14%) CCNP
3 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.71%) JNCIA
5 16 (22.86%) JNCIS
6 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.86%) JNCIP
8 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) CCIE
10 5 (7.14%) JNCIE
11 3 (4.29%) CCDA
11 3 (4.29%) CISSP
11 3 (4.29%) Degree
11 3 (4.29%) HNC
12 2 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.86%) MCP
12 2 (2.86%) MCSA
12 2 (2.86%) MCSE
12 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.14%) NFS
4 8 (11.43%) Openswan
5 7 (10.00%) pfSense
6 6 (8.57%) ProxySG
7 5 (7.14%) Docker
7 5 (7.14%) vSphere
8 4 (5.71%) DFS Replication
8 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Ansible
2 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.57%) SCCM
4 5 (7.14%) Icinga
4 5 (7.14%) Nagios
4 5 (7.14%) SCOM
5 4 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.29%) QRadar
7 2 (2.86%) Cacti
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.86%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.86%) RANCID
8 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.43%) OpenView
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 66 (94.29%) Juniper
2 52 (74.29%) Cisco
3 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
4 20 (28.57%) F5
5 19 (27.14%) Palo Alto
6 13 (18.57%) HP
6 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.71%) Arista
7 11 (15.71%) Citrix
7 11 (15.71%) VMware
8 10 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 10 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 9 (12.86%) Brocade
10 8 (11.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (11.43%) Vyatta
11 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (10.00%) SonicWALL
12 6 (8.57%) Huawei
13 4 (5.71%) Aruba