Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 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.

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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 142 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 -42 -8
Contract jobs citing Juniper 76 32 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.74% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 1.70% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 47
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +13.97%
10th Percentile £266 £395 £245
90th Percentile £497 £494 £535
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.59% +40.63%
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +9.30% -6.52% +33.33%

Juniper is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,380 1,887 2,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.64% 43.65% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,132 1,591
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £231 £223
90th Percentile £575 £569 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 80 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.57 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +11.73% -15.55%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.48 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £50.15 £26.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.16% -0.71%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Juniper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Juniper in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Solihull +18 58 £425 -15.00% 3
Birmingham -26 17 £315 -25.88% 3
Staffordshire -2 1 £475 -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 57 (75.00%) Cisco
2 37 (48.68%) Firewall
2 37 (48.68%) Security Cleared
3 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
4 19 (25.00%) MPLS
4 19 (25.00%) BGP
5 18 (23.68%) VPN
5 18 (23.68%) Junos
6 16 (21.05%) VLAN
6 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (18.42%) F5
9 13 (17.11%) CCNP
9 13 (17.11%) DSL
10 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
10 10 (13.16%) VMware
10 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (11.84%) Brocade
11 9 (11.84%) CCDP
11 9 (11.84%) Unix
12 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (10.53%) SDH
12 8 (10.53%) WAN
12 8 (10.53%) X.21
12 8 (10.53%) RSVP
12 8 (10.53%) JNCIA
12 8 (10.53%) JNCIS
12 8 (10.53%) JNCIP
12 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
12 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server

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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 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) Firewall
2 19 (25.00%) BGP
2 19 (25.00%) MPLS
3 18 (23.68%) Junos
3 18 (23.68%) VPN
4 16 (21.05%) VLAN
5 13 (17.11%) DSL
6 8 (10.53%) RSVP
6 8 (10.53%) SDH
6 8 (10.53%) WAN
6 8 (10.53%) X.21
7 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
7 7 (9.21%) VPLS
8 6 (7.89%) LAN
8 6 (7.89%) Wireless
9 5 (6.58%) KiloStream
9 5 (6.58%) MegaStream
9 5 (6.58%) SNMP
10 4 (5.26%) OpenFlow
11 3 (3.95%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Juniper Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Lead Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Network Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Network Support
6 9 (11.84%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
7 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Architect
7 8 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (9.21%) Juniper Architect
8 7 (9.21%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Unix
2 7 (9.21%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.53%) Network Management
3 6 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (7.89%) Network Design
4 4 (5.26%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (5.26%) Use Case
5 3 (3.95%) ITSM
5 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL
6 2 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (1.32%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.32%) Deep Learning
7 1 (1.32%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.32%) Release Management
7 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Security Cleared
2 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (17.11%) CCNP
5 9 (11.84%) CCDP
6 8 (10.53%) JNCIA
6 8 (10.53%) JNCIP
6 8 (10.53%) JNCIS
7 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) CCIE
8 3 (3.95%) CCNA
9 1 (1.32%) CCSA
9 1 (1.32%) CCSE
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (18.42%) F5
3 10 (13.16%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) Brocade
5 5 (6.58%) Aruba
5 5 (6.58%) Meraki
5 5 (6.58%) Radware
6 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.32%) BT
8 1 (1.32%) Capita
8 1 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.32%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.32%) Riverbed