Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 798 835
Rank change year-on-year -7 +37 -48
Contract jobs citing Junos 94 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 44
UK median daily rate £413 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -4.69% +3.23%
10th Percentile £210 £263 £325
90th Percentile £502 £511 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £135.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +365.52% - -
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 13,853 13,129 16,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.45% 13.61% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,487 7,886 10,201
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.93% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 746 810
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% -26.00% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -6 80 £400 +4.85% 7
UK excluding London +14 61 £425 +9.68% 6
London -20 29 £400 +6.53% 2
Midlands +5 18 £400 - 1
West Midlands -5 18 £400 - 1
Wales - 12 £425 -
South West -12 11 £263 - 1
South East -16 11 £488 +27.87% 3
North of England -22 5 £413 -
East of England - 4 £300 -
North West -13 3 £488 +18.18%
Yorkshire -5 2 £413 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 90 (95.74%) Juniper
2 68 (72.34%) Cisco
3 60 (63.83%) Firewall
4 40 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (36.17%) VPN
6 33 (35.11%) MPLS
6 33 (35.11%) LAN
6 33 (35.11%) WAN
7 31 (32.98%) BGP
7 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
8 29 (30.85%) OSPF
9 26 (27.66%) Network Design
10 24 (25.53%) CCNP
11 22 (23.40%) JNCIP
11 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
12 20 (21.28%) Network Security
13 18 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (18.09%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (17.02%) JNCIA
15 16 (17.02%) JNCIS
15 16 (17.02%) Python
15 16 (17.02%) Wireless
16 15 (15.96%) Service Delivery
16 15 (15.96%) Load Balancing
16 15 (15.96%) F5
17 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
17 14 (14.89%) ITIL
17 14 (14.89%) Linux
18 13 (13.83%) Windows
19 11 (11.70%) Perl

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 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Simulink
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Slack
3 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (63.83%) Firewall
2 34 (36.17%) VPN
3 33 (35.11%) LAN
3 33 (35.11%) MPLS
3 33 (35.11%) WAN
4 31 (32.98%) BGP
5 29 (30.85%) OSPF
6 20 (21.28%) Network Security
7 17 (18.09%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (17.02%) Wireless
9 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (11.70%) Multicast
10 11 (11.70%) VLAN
11 10 (10.64%) Wireshark
12 9 (9.57%) DNS
12 9 (9.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (9.57%) Internet
13 8 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (8.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) SQLite
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.13%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.13%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (55.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.21%) Juniper Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Design Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Network Design Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Network Support
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.26%) RESTful
2 3 (3.19%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) Django
3 2 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) HTML5
3 2 (2.13%) jQuery
3 2 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) Kafka
4 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.06%) RFC 2544
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Twisted
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (10.64%) PKI
3 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.13%) iPhone
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Wiki
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Windows
3 8 (8.51%) Unix
4 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.26%) Debian
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) VMS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Network Design
2 18 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.96%) Load Balancing
3 15 (15.96%) Service Delivery
4 14 (14.89%) ITIL
5 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.57%) Change Management
6 9 (9.57%) Network Management
7 8 (8.51%) Service Management
8 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.45%) Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.38%) Change Control
10 5 (5.32%) Network Architecture
11 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.26%) Project Management
11 4 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (3.19%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (3.19%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) Python
2 11 (11.70%) Perl
3 6 (6.38%) C
3 6 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (2.13%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
5 2 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) Tcl
6 1 (1.06%) VBScript
6 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (25.53%) CCNP
4 22 (23.40%) JNCIP
4 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.02%) JNCIA
5 16 (17.02%) JNCIS
6 11 (11.70%) JNCIE
7 10 (10.64%) CCDP
8 8 (8.51%) CCNA
9 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.32%) Degree
11 2 (2.13%) CCIE
12 1 (1.06%) CCIE Security
12 1 (1.06%) CCSA
12 1 (1.06%) CCSE
12 1 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.06%) CISSP
12 1 (1.06%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) Def Stans
2 2 (2.13%) MISRA
2 2 (2.13%) MISRA C
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) KVM
2 5 (5.32%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.19%) NFS
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Ansible
2 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.38%) Puppet
3 4 (4.26%) Icinga
4 3 (3.19%) Cacti
4 3 (3.19%) Grafana
4 3 (3.19%) Nagios
4 3 (3.19%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.13%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.13%) collectd
5 2 (2.13%) Graphite
5 2 (2.13%) Kibana
5 2 (2.13%) logstash
5 2 (2.13%) Netcool
5 2 (2.13%) Observium
5 2 (2.13%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.13%) Salt
5 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (95.74%) Juniper
2 68 (72.34%) Cisco
3 15 (15.96%) F5
4 10 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.57%) Citrix
5 9 (9.57%) McAfee
6 8 (8.51%) Blue Coat
6 8 (8.51%) SevOne
7 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.38%) Sophos
8 5 (5.32%) Aruba
8 5 (5.32%) Meraki
8 5 (5.32%) NetScout
8 5 (5.32%) VMware
9 4 (4.26%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.26%) Brocade
9 4 (4.26%) Reuters
9 4 (4.26%) Splunk