The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 191 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£469 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.74% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
794 871 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 581 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScreen Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NetScreen
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScreen across the City of London region.

NetScreen Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScreen
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen across the City of London region.

NetScreen Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NetScreen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScreen.

1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (71.43%) Juniper
5 8 (57.14%) CCNP
5 8 (57.14%) F5
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (42.86%) VPN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) McAfee
9 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
9 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
9 4 (28.57%) CCNA
9 4 (28.57%) HP
9 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
9 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
9 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
9 4 (28.57%) Change Control
9 4 (28.57%) Multicast
10 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (21.43%) Network Security
10 3 (21.43%) Banking
10 3 (21.43%) OSPF
10 3 (21.43%) BGP
11 2 (14.29%) Symantec

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing NetScreen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScreen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) TorqueBox
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Multicast
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 2 (14.29%) Junos
8 1 (7.14%) FWSM
8 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) KDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) wxWidgets
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) Xerces
1 1 (7.14%) Xalan
1 1 (7.14%) CORBA
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) OpenSolaris
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C-shell
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) Korn
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 2 (14.29%) CCSE
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) qmail
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) OpenSSH
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) Squid
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) McAfee
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
7 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 2 (14.29%) Infoblox
8 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (7.14%) Imperva
8 1 (7.14%) Akamai
8 1 (7.14%) Splunk
8 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Qualys
8 1 (7.14%) Tripwire