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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 614 602
Rank change year-on-year +48 -12  
Contract jobs citing Junos 42 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.047% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.32% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 12
Median daily rate £375 £444 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +10.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £505 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £500 £313
% change year-on-year -43.10% +60.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 6520 7903 8008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.46% 14.75% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4030 4739 4375
Median daily rate £400 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 336 444
Median hourly rate £24.00 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +17.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Junos
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Junos as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 March 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 17 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 March 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 +49 42 £375 -15.49% 8
London +36 22 £400 -4.76% 4
South East +20 14 £285 -48.27% 1
Hampshire +17 8 £269 -
Basingstoke +11 6 £269 -
South West -4 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £313 -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Berkshire +24 1 £388 -29.54%
Reading +17 1 £388 -
Surrey +12 1 - - 1
Kidlington - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 79 (100.00%) Juniper
2 61 (77.22%) Cisco
3 55 (69.62%) Firewall
4 50 (63.29%) LAN
5 39 (49.37%) BGP
6 37 (46.84%) WAN
7 36 (45.57%) OSPF
8 34 (43.04%) MPLS
9 32 (40.51%) Network Security
10 28 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (32.91%) VPN
11 26 (32.91%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (30.38%) JNCIA
13 22 (27.85%) JNCIS
14 20 (25.32%) F5
15 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
16 17 (21.52%) NetScaler
16 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
16 17 (21.52%) JNCIP
16 17 (21.52%) Finance
17 16 (20.25%) Network Design
17 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (18.99%) Network Management
18 15 (18.99%) SSL
19 14 (17.72%) ITIL
19 14 (17.72%) Wireless
19 14 (17.72%) Cisco ASA
20 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
20 13 (16.46%) CCNA
21 12 (15.19%) CCNP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (69.62%) Firewall
2 50 (63.29%) LAN
3 39 (49.37%) BGP
4 37 (46.84%) WAN
5 36 (45.57%) OSPF
6 34 (43.04%) MPLS
7 32 (40.51%) Network Security
8 26 (32.91%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (32.91%) VPN
9 17 (21.52%) NetScaler
10 16 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (18.99%) SSL
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (17.72%) Wireless
13 12 (15.19%) NX-OS
13 12 (15.19%) VPLS
14 11 (13.92%) Ethernet
14 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
14 11 (13.92%) VLAN
14 11 (13.92%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (87.34%) Network Engineer
2 23 (29.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Network Support
5 6 (7.59%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Junior
9 2 (2.53%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Unix
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) AIX
4 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Network Design
2 15 (18.99%) Network Management
3 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.92%) Migration
6 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
6 8 (10.13%) Web Filtering
7 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.59%) Service Management
9 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.33%) High Availability
10 4 (5.06%) Change Control
10 4 (5.06%) Change Management
10 4 (5.06%) ITSM
10 4 (5.06%) Line Management
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) Perl
2 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.38%) JNCIA
3 22 (27.85%) JNCIS
4 17 (21.52%) JNCIP
4 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
5 13 (16.46%) CCNA
6 12 (15.19%) CCNP
7 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared
8 9 (11.39%) CISSP
8 9 (11.39%) JNCIE
9 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.80%) CCDP
10 3 (3.80%) CCIE
11 2 (2.53%) Degree
11 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.27%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (1.27%) CCSA
12 1 (1.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) HIPAA
1 7 (8.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Cacti
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView
3 1 (1.27%) RANCID
3 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Juniper
2 61 (77.22%) Cisco
3 20 (25.32%) F5
4 13 (16.46%) Palo Alto
5 10 (12.66%) Blue Coat
6 9 (11.39%) Intel Security
7 8 (10.13%) Citrix
8 7 (8.86%) Arista
8 7 (8.86%) Brocade
9 5 (6.33%) Avaya
9 5 (6.33%) HP
9 5 (6.33%) NetScout
10 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.53%) Aruba
11 2 (2.53%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.53%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.53%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.53%) Reuters
11 2 (2.53%) SevOne
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