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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JNCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 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 Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 801 759 518
Rank change year-on-year -42 -241 +289
Contract jobs citing JNCIA 41 28 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.038% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 8
10th Percentile £404 £302 £156
25th Percentile £425 £306 £161
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £400 £219
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% +82.86% -41.67%
75th Percentile £580 £513 £313
90th Percentile £581 £530 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £503 £175
% change year-on-year -15.42% +187.14% -54.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
10th Percentile £44.01 - £34.51
25th Percentile £44.77 - £39.41
Median hourly rate £46.79 £15.00 £46.13
Median % change year-on-year +211.93% -67.48% +102.76%
75th Percentile £48.06 £41.25 £49.06
90th Percentile £48.37 £51.38 £49.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -53.85% +170.83%

JNCIA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,994 14,089 8,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.29% 19.06% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,272 9,143 5,704
10th Percentile £350 £313 £288
25th Percentile £445 £406 £396
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +0.80%
75th Percentile £638 £593 £575
90th Percentile £720 £675 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £471 £455
% change year-on-year +6.16% +3.52% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 678 314
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.30 £15.58
25th Percentile £19.28 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £32.00
Median % change year-on-year +55.17% -9.38% -14.67%
75th Percentile £61.58 £52.50 £48.11
90th Percentile £73.75 £64.50 £59.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £31.39
% change year-on-year +63.64% -12.39% -18.96%

JNCIA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JNCIA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JNCIA.

Daily rate trend for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JNCIA over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JNCIA.

Hourly rate trend for JNCIA in the UK

JNCIA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JNCIA within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -49 33 £525 +29.23% 16
London -53 25 £525 +68.00% 2
Work from Home -50 16 £575 +61.40% 1
UK excluding London -40 8 £425 -15.42% 15
South East -29 5 £425 -17.87% 6
West Midlands -22 3 - - 7
Midlands -29 3 - - 7

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing JNCIA 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 JNCIA.

1 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (70.73%) CCNA
3 27 (65.85%) CCNP
4 24 (58.54%) Python
5 23 (56.10%) Juniper
6 22 (53.66%) Social Skills
7 19 (46.34%) MPLS
7 19 (46.34%) BGP
8 18 (43.90%) Cisco
9 14 (34.15%) SevOne
9 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (29.27%) JNCIS
11 11 (26.83%) OSPF
11 11 (26.83%) Firewall
12 10 (24.39%) VPN
13 9 (21.95%) Junos
14 8 (19.51%) Broadband
14 8 (19.51%) WAN
14 8 (19.51%) Nokia
15 7 (17.07%) VMware
15 7 (17.07%) LAN
16 6 (14.63%) ITIL
16 6 (14.63%) Windows
16 6 (14.63%) Linux
16 6 (14.63%) CCIE
16 6 (14.63%) CCIP
16 6 (14.63%) Huawei
16 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
17 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
17 5 (12.20%) Fortinet

JNCIA
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 2 (4.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Azure
2 2 (4.88%) AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) BGP
1 19 (46.34%) MPLS
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 11 (26.83%) OSPF
3 10 (24.39%) VPN
4 9 (21.95%) Junos
5 8 (19.51%) Broadband
5 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 7 (17.07%) LAN
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
7 4 (9.76%) VPLS
7 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.32%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) DNS
9 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.88%) HTTP
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 22 (53.66%) Social Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Juniper Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IP Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) SUSE
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Network Management
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Project Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (70.73%) CCNA
3 27 (65.85%) CCNP
4 12 (29.27%) JNCIS
5 6 (14.63%) CCIE
5 6 (14.63%) CCIP
6 4 (9.76%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (7.32%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.88%) Degree
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CCDP
9 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) MCITP
9 1 (2.44%) MCSA
9 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.88%) Nmap
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Juniper
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) SevOne
4 8 (19.51%) Nokia
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 6 (14.63%) Huawei
6 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
7 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
8 4 (9.76%) F5
8 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Aruba
9 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) Meraki
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam