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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 606 587
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19  
Contract jobs citing Junos 10 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 23
Median daily rate £339 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.31% +17.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £663 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £288
% change year-on-year +3.33% +30.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 13811 12506
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1078 1091
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 5 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 10 £339 -15.31% 13
UK excluding London +17 6 £388 +3.33% 5
South East +18 5 £328 -10.06%
London -2 4 £290 -41.26% 8
North of England - 1 £400 - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 51 (98.08%) Juniper
2 40 (76.92%) Cisco
3 37 (71.15%) LAN
4 30 (57.69%) BGP
5 29 (55.77%) Firewall
6 25 (48.08%) OSPF
7 23 (44.23%) JNCIA
8 22 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (42.31%) WAN
9 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (40.38%) JNCIS
10 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
11 17 (32.69%) MPLS
12 15 (28.85%) Network Security
12 15 (28.85%) Migration
13 14 (26.92%) Network Design
13 14 (26.92%) CCNA
14 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (23.08%) VPN
15 12 (23.08%) JNCIP
15 12 (23.08%) VLAN
16 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
17 10 (19.23%) NetScaler
17 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (17.31%) Network Management
18 9 (17.31%) NX-OS
18 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
18 9 (17.31%) Finance
19 8 (15.38%) JNCIE
19 8 (15.38%) Ethernet

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 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (71.15%) LAN
2 30 (57.69%) BGP
3 29 (55.77%) Firewall
4 25 (48.08%) OSPF
5 22 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (42.31%) WAN
6 17 (32.69%) MPLS
7 15 (28.85%) Network Security
8 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (23.08%) VLAN
9 12 (23.08%) VPN
10 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (19.23%) NetScaler
11 9 (17.31%) NX-OS
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
13 7 (13.46%) SNMP
13 7 (13.46%) VPLS
13 7 (13.46%) Wireless
14 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Network Support
2 7 (13.46%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Migration
2 14 (26.92%) Network Design
3 9 (17.31%) Network Management
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) High Availability
6 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (7.69%) Demand Management
7 4 (7.69%) Line Management
7 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) Web Filtering
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Management
9 2 (3.85%) Time Management
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) JNCIA
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (40.38%) JNCIS
3 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
4 14 (26.92%) CCNA
5 12 (23.08%) JNCIP
6 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
7 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) JNCIE
9 6 (11.54%) CCNP
10 3 (5.77%) CISSP
11 1 (1.92%) CCDP
11 1 (1.92%) CCSA
11 1 (1.92%) CCSE
11 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) HIPAA
1 3 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Cacti
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) RANCID
3 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) Juniper
2 40 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (13.46%) F5
4 6 (11.54%) Arista
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.69%) McAfee
5 4 (7.69%) NetScout
5 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.77%) Brocade
6 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.92%) Aruba
8 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.92%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.92%) Reuters
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) VMware
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