Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 817 838
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing Junos 97 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.070% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 40
UK median daily rate £425 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -4.52% -3.13%
10th Percentile £95 £256 £325
90th Percentile £488 £488 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £383
% change year-on-year +0.69% -5.88% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £71.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.55% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £110.00 - -

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 13,579 13,886 15,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 13.58% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,167 8,467 9,608
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £213
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 739 812
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -19.15% +14.63%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.03 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% -25.35% +21.95%

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 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junos over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 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 +21 86 £425 +13.33% 18
UK excluding London -22 59 £363 +0.69% 11
London +22 36 £425 +13.33% 7
South East -13 21 £400 +4.71% 6
South West -15 14 £100 -60.00%
Midlands +2 7 £438 -
West Midlands -14 7 £438 -
Wales -18 6 £425 +21.43%
East of England +1 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Scotland -14 3 £320 -5.19%
North West -20 3 £488 +14.71% 2
North of England -34 3 £488 +14.71% 3

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 81 (83.51%) Juniper
2 54 (55.67%) VPN
2 54 (55.67%) Firewall
3 53 (54.64%) Cisco
4 45 (46.39%) WAN
5 39 (40.21%) LAN
6 36 (37.11%) MPLS
6 36 (37.11%) OSPF
6 36 (37.11%) BGP
7 32 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
9 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
9 24 (24.74%) Network Monitoring
10 22 (22.68%) Network Design
11 21 (21.65%) Linux
12 20 (20.62%) Python
12 20 (20.62%) CCNP
13 19 (19.59%) Internet
14 18 (18.56%) JNCIS
14 18 (18.56%) JNCIP
15 17 (17.53%) Network Security
15 17 (17.53%) Perl
16 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
16 15 (15.46%) CheckPoint
16 15 (15.46%) Wireless
16 15 (15.46%) Finance
17 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
17 14 (14.43%) ITIL
17 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
18 13 (13.40%) Ansible

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 10 (10.31%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (55.67%) Firewall
1 54 (55.67%) VPN
2 45 (46.39%) WAN
3 39 (40.21%) LAN
4 36 (37.11%) BGP
4 36 (37.11%) MPLS
4 36 (37.11%) OSPF
5 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
6 19 (19.59%) Internet
7 17 (17.53%) Network Security
8 15 (15.46%) Wireless
9 13 (13.40%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (9.28%) L2TP
11 8 (8.25%) Broadband
11 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.25%) DNS
11 8 (8.25%) EIGRP
11 8 (8.25%) Ethernet
11 8 (8.25%) Intranet
11 8 (8.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQLite
3 2 (2.06%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.22%) Robot Framework
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) GitLab
3 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.03%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Network Support
6 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Network Designer
9 3 (3.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) REST
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
2 5 (5.15%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.12%) Django
3 4 (4.12%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) YAML
4 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.09%) Jinja
4 3 (3.09%) JSON
4 3 (3.09%) RESTful
4 3 (3.09%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) Kafka
5 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.06%) XML-RPC
6 1 (1.03%) RFC 2544
6 1 (1.03%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.25%) iPhone
3 8 (8.25%) Wiki
4 6 (6.19%) PKI
5 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) Ubuntu
3 11 (11.34%) Unix
3 11 (11.34%) Windows
4 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.12%) Debian
7 3 (3.09%) CentOS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) Android
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.03%) VMS
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (22.68%) Network Design
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.37%) Migration
4 12 (12.37%) Service Management
5 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.25%) Network Architecture
7 8 (8.25%) Network Virtualisation
8 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.22%) Change Management
8 7 (7.22%) Network Management
8 7 (7.22%) Post-Production
9 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.12%) ITSM
11 4 (4.12%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.12%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) Python
2 17 (17.53%) Perl
3 7 (7.22%) C
3 7 (7.22%) Ruby
4 5 (5.15%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.09%) Bourne shell
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) XPath
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) Go
7 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Tcl
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (20.62%) CCNP
4 18 (18.56%) JNCIP
4 18 (18.56%) JNCIS
5 13 (13.40%) JNCIA
6 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
8 10 (10.31%) CCNA
8 10 (10.31%) JNCIE
9 8 (8.25%) CCSA
9 8 (8.25%) CCSE
10 4 (4.12%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (3.09%) CCIE
11 3 (3.09%) Degree
12 2 (2.06%) CCDP
13 1 (1.03%) CCIE Security
13 1 (1.03%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.03%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Docker
1 12 (12.37%) KVM
2 11 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.09%) NFS
5 3 (3.09%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.09%) vSphere
6 2 (2.06%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Ansible
2 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.25%) Puppet
3 5 (5.15%) Icinga
4 4 (4.12%) Cacti
4 4 (4.12%) Grafana
4 4 (4.12%) Nagios
4 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.09%) collectd
5 3 (3.09%) Graphite
5 3 (3.09%) Kibana
5 3 (3.09%) logstash
5 3 (3.09%) Netcool
5 3 (3.09%) Observium
5 3 (3.09%) OpenNMS
5 3 (3.09%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.09%) Salt
6 2 (2.06%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (83.51%) Juniper
2 53 (54.64%) Cisco
3 15 (15.46%) CheckPoint
3 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) F5
5 8 (8.25%) Mirantis
6 7 (7.22%) VMware
7 6 (6.19%) McAfee
7 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.15%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.15%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.15%) Splunk
9 4 (4.12%) Meraki
9 4 (4.12%) Sophos
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.09%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.09%) Huawei