Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 790 810
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20 -55
Contract jobs citing Junos 65 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 33
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £213
90th Percentile £475 £416 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £363
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £43.00
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 13,097 14,147 15,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 14.86% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,081 8,612 8,828
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 752 828
UK median hourly rate £19.40 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.79% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.30 £49.95 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.51 £21.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year -9.26% -1.71% -1.35%

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 February 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 13 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 February 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 -19 56 £376 +15.62% 20
UK excluding London +15 47 £350 +16.67% 18
London -48 16 £425 +13.33% 2
South East -21 14 £300 - 6
East of England - 12 £320 - 4
South West - 8 £288 - 2
North of England +32 4 £450 +12.50% 4
North West +17 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Wales - 4 £350 -
Midlands -4 3 £300 -4.00% 2
Scotland -19 3 £350 +29.63%
East Midlands -1 2 £300 - 1
West Midlands -5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 60 (92.31%) Juniper
2 53 (81.54%) Cisco
3 45 (69.23%) Firewall
4 37 (56.92%) OSPF
5 36 (55.38%) BGP
6 28 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (43.08%) VPN
7 23 (35.38%) MPLS
7 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
8 22 (33.85%) IPsec
9 21 (32.31%) Windows
10 20 (30.77%) LAN
10 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 20 (30.77%) CCNP
11 19 (29.23%) CCNA
12 18 (27.69%) WAN
12 18 (27.69%) ITIL
12 18 (27.69%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (27.69%) NX-OS
13 17 (26.15%) F5
13 17 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (24.62%) JNCIA
14 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
14 16 (24.62%) VMware
15 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 15 (23.08%) DNS
15 15 (23.08%) Network Security
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
16 14 (21.54%) Windows Server

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 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (12.31%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (69.23%) Firewall
2 37 (56.92%) OSPF
3 36 (55.38%) BGP
4 28 (43.08%) VPN
5 23 (35.38%) MPLS
6 22 (33.85%) IPsec
7 20 (30.77%) LAN
7 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 18 (27.69%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (27.69%) NX-OS
8 18 (27.69%) WAN
9 17 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (23.08%) DNS
10 15 (23.08%) Network Security
11 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (21.54%) SSL
12 13 (20.00%) DHCP
12 13 (20.00%) HSRP
13 11 (16.92%) Ethernet
13 11 (16.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Wintel Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Designer
6 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Server Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Wintel Server Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.62%) Core Data
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.08%) CentOS
7 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Network Design
3 9 (13.85%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
6 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) High Availability
8 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security
8 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Cryptography
9 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) Security Management
9 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.08%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (3.08%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Perl
1 2 (3.08%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) C-shell
2 1 (1.54%) Korn
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) CCNP
4 19 (29.23%) CCNA
5 16 (24.62%) JNCIA
6 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
7 12 (18.46%) JNCIS
8 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
8 9 (13.85%) JNCIP
9 5 (7.69%) CCDP
9 5 (7.69%) JNCIE
10 4 (6.15%) CCDA
10 4 (6.15%) HP ASE
10 4 (6.15%) HPE ATP
11 3 (4.62%) CCIE
11 3 (4.62%) HNC
11 3 (4.62%) HND
12 2 (3.08%) CCSA
12 2 (3.08%) CCSE
12 2 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) vSphere
3 9 (13.85%) NFS
4 8 (12.31%) DFS Replication
4 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) Docker
7 1 (1.54%) Openswan
7 1 (1.54%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
1 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) QRadar
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.54%) Icinga
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView
3 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Juniper
2 53 (81.54%) Cisco
3 17 (26.15%) F5
4 16 (24.62%) VMware
5 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.54%) HP
7 12 (18.46%) CheckPoint
8 9 (13.85%) Palo Alto
8 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
9 8 (12.31%) Clearswift
9 8 (12.31%) Huawei
9 8 (12.31%) McAfee
9 8 (12.31%) NetApp
10 6 (9.23%) Citrix
11 5 (7.69%) Arista
11 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
12 3 (4.62%) BT
12 3 (4.62%) Nokia
13 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint