The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Juniper Networks.

Juniper
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 24 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.45% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 2.98% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 22
Median daily rate £438 £324 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% -28.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £219 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +56.36% +10.00%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 932 1308 1294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.48% 48.59% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 656 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Juniper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Juniper in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Juniper in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the West Midlands

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Solihull -2 18 £500 -
Birmingham -5 4 £425 +86.81% 3
Coventry +5 1 £450 -
Warwickshire -4 1 £500 +22.24% 1
Juniper
England

Juniper
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 67 (79.76%) Cisco
2 48 (57.14%) LAN
3 44 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 38 (45.24%) SC Cleared
5 36 (42.86%) Firewall
6 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (30.95%) WAN
8 19 (22.62%) F5
8 19 (22.62%) VPN
9 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 18 (21.43%) Network Design
10 15 (17.86%) CCNA
10 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (16.67%) BGP
12 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
13 12 (14.29%) CCDA
13 12 (14.29%) SDH
13 12 (14.29%) Junos
14 11 (13.10%) xDSL
14 11 (13.10%) GPON
14 11 (13.10%) Network Security
14 11 (13.10%) PSTN
14 11 (13.10%) GSM
14 11 (13.10%) ADSL
14 11 (13.10%) DWDM
14 11 (13.10%) OSPF
14 11 (13.10%) CCNP
15 10 (11.90%) Nortel
16 9 (10.71%) JNCIA
17 8 (9.52%) SSL

Juniper
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (57.14%) LAN
2 36 (42.86%) Firewall
3 26 (30.95%) WAN
4 19 (22.62%) VPN
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (16.67%) BGP
7 12 (14.29%) Junos
7 12 (14.29%) SDH
8 11 (13.10%) ADSL
8 11 (13.10%) DWDM
8 11 (13.10%) GPON
8 11 (13.10%) GSM
8 11 (13.10%) Network Security
8 11 (13.10%) OSPF
8 11 (13.10%) PSTN
8 11 (13.10%) xDSL
9 8 (9.52%) MPLS
9 8 (9.52%) SSL
10 7 (8.33%) VoIP
10 7 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 22 (26.19%) Designer
2 22 (26.19%) Network Designer
3 15 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Information Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Principal Network Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Unix
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Network Design
2 7 (8.33%) Migration
3 6 (7.14%) Network Management
4 5 (5.95%) Information Security
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL
6 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 3 (3.57%) Security Operations
6 3 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (2.38%) Change Control
7 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.19%) Perl
1 1 (1.19%) Python
1 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (45.24%) SC Cleared
3 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (17.86%) CCNA
5 12 (14.29%) CCDA
6 11 (13.10%) CCNP
7 9 (10.71%) JNCIA
8 7 (8.33%) CCDP
9 5 (5.95%) CCVP
10 2 (2.38%) CISM
10 2 (2.38%) CISSP
11 1 (1.19%) CCSA
11 1 (1.19%) CISA
11 1 (1.19%) Degree
11 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView
2 1 (1.19%) OPNET
Vendors
1 67 (79.76%) Cisco
2 19 (22.62%) F5
3 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 10 (11.90%) Nortel
5 6 (7.14%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Nokia
6 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.76%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.57%) FireEye
8 3 (3.57%) GFI Software
8 3 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.57%) Rapid7
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (3.57%) TippingPoint
9 2 (2.38%) BT
9 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
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