Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 99 124
Rank change year-on-year -33 +25 -6
Contract jobs citing Juniper 46 120 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.94% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 4.13% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 52 33
West Midlands median daily rate £416 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +17.65% +1.49%
10th Percentile £363 £281 £170
90th Percentile £438 £499 £501
England median daily rate £403 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.07% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £46.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -6.52% +17.95% +41.82%

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 2152 2906 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.44% 46.98% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1580 1083
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.10% -8.37% -0.16%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.29 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.38 £24.98 £33.28
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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

Juniper
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

Juniper
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

Juniper
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 23 November 2017. 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 24 £363 +34.26%
Birmingham -19 18 £425 +6.25% 3
Warwickshire 0 2 £400 +3.23%
Juniper
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 25 (54.35%) LAN
2 25 (54.35%) Firewall
3 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 17 (36.96%) CCNP
4 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (34.78%) VPN
6 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
7 13 (28.26%) Network Security
8 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (23.91%) VLAN
9 11 (23.91%) CCIE
9 11 (23.91%) VoIP
9 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 10 (21.74%) DNS
11 9 (19.57%) IPsec
11 9 (19.57%) F5
12 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
12 8 (17.39%) VMware
12 8 (17.39%) Windows
13 7 (15.22%) Network Management
13 7 (15.22%) Network Design
13 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (13.04%) Presales
14 6 (13.04%) SSH
14 6 (13.04%) Mitel
14 6 (13.04%) PKI
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (13.04%) DHCP

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 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Akamai
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) Firewall
1 25 (54.35%) LAN
2 16 (34.78%) VPN
3 13 (28.26%) Network Security
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (23.91%) VLAN
4 11 (23.91%) VoIP
4 11 (23.91%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) DNS
6 9 (19.57%) IPsec
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) HTTP
7 6 (13.04%) HTTPS
7 6 (13.04%) RTCP
7 6 (13.04%) RTP
7 6 (13.04%) SNMP
7 6 (13.04%) SSH
8 5 (10.87%) Megaco
8 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Juniper Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (15.22%) Network Design
2 7 (15.22%) Network Management
3 6 (13.04%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) Presales
4 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) SIEM
4 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Design
5 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) CCNP
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 9 (19.57%) F5
3 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Mitel
5 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.87%) Radware
5 5 (10.87%) Sophos
6 4 (8.70%) Brocade
6 4 (8.70%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
7 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.17%) 3Com
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam