Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 105 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing Juniper 77 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.48% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 3.42% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 26
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +16.30% -0.74%
10th Percentile £257 £268 £170
90th Percentile £488 £491 £420
England median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.12% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.89% -6.25%
England median hourly rate £46.50 £48.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year -3.63% +67.83% -4.17%

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 2,181 1,872 2,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.56% 43.22% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,300 1,089 1,379
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.55%
10th Percentile £242 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 90 81
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.32 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.09% +0.76% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.96 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.50 £40.15 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 55 £425 -15.00% 2
Birmingham -12 21 £310 -13.89% 4
Staffordshire -1 1 £475 -
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 48 (62.34%) Cisco
2 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
3 30 (38.96%) Firewall
4 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 27 (35.06%) VPN
6 22 (28.57%) VLAN
7 21 (27.27%) MPLS
7 21 (27.27%) BGP
8 18 (23.38%) DSL
9 17 (22.08%) X.21
10 16 (20.78%) Junos
10 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
11 15 (19.48%) Network Management
12 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (16.88%) CCNP
13 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
14 12 (15.58%) SDH
15 11 (14.29%) F5
15 11 (14.29%) VPLS
16 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
17 9 (11.69%) Brocade
17 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
17 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (11.69%) Unix
17 9 (11.69%) SLA
17 9 (11.69%) CCDP
17 9 (11.69%) KiloStream
17 9 (11.69%) MegaStream
17 9 (11.69%) VMware

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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 (5.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) Firewall
2 27 (35.06%) VPN
3 22 (28.57%) VLAN
4 21 (27.27%) BGP
4 21 (27.27%) MPLS
5 18 (23.38%) DSL
6 17 (22.08%) X.21
7 16 (20.78%) Junos
8 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
9 12 (15.58%) SDH
10 11 (14.29%) VPLS
11 9 (11.69%) KiloStream
11 9 (11.69%) MegaStream
12 8 (10.39%) LAN
12 8 (10.39%) RSVP
13 6 (7.79%) SNMP
13 6 (7.79%) WAN
13 6 (7.79%) Wireless
14 5 (6.49%) DHCP
15 4 (5.19%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Architect
5 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Lead Architect
6 11 (14.29%) Network Architect
6 11 (14.29%) Network Support
7 10 (12.99%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Cisco Architect
8 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Architect
8 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.09%) Juniper Architect
9 7 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Security Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (2.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Unix
2 7 (9.09%) Solaris
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Network Management
2 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.79%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (7.79%) Network Design
5 4 (5.19%) Coaching
5 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.19%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.19%) Remote Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.19%) Use Case
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security
6 3 (3.90%) ITSM
6 3 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL
7 2 (2.60%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.30%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (16.88%) CCNP
5 9 (11.69%) CCDP
5 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) JNCIA
6 6 (7.79%) JNCIP
6 6 (7.79%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.19%) CCIE
8 1 (1.30%) CCNA
8 1 (1.30%) CCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco
2 11 (14.29%) F5
3 9 (11.69%) Brocade
3 9 (11.69%) VMware
4 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.49%) Aruba
5 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
5 5 (6.49%) Meraki
5 5 (6.49%) Radware
5 5 (6.49%) Sophos
6 3 (3.90%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.60%) Capita
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.30%) BT
8 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Riverbed