The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 542 497 546
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +49
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 33 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.97% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £446 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7542 6630 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.59% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 3684 3826
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 386 641
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NetScreen Jobs Demand Trend in England

NetScreen
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NetScreen Daily Rate Trend in England

NetScreen
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScreen across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

NetScreen Daily Rate Histogram in England

NetScreen
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NetScreen Hourly Rate Trend in England

NetScreen
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 21 £465 +20.77%
South East -28 3 £513 +122.82% 2
West Midlands - 2 £330 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 71 (97.26%) Firewall
2 69 (94.52%) Cisco
3 56 (76.71%) F5
4 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (63.01%) Cisco ASA
6 45 (61.64%) Blue Coat
7 44 (60.27%) CCNP
8 42 (57.53%) CheckPoint
9 37 (50.68%) Juniper
10 34 (46.58%) OSPF
10 34 (46.58%) BGP
11 33 (45.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (45.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 32 (43.84%) Network Security
13 30 (41.10%) Cisco IOS
14 29 (39.73%) BIG-IP
15 28 (38.36%) Linux
16 27 (36.99%) Citrix
17 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
17 26 (35.62%) VMware
17 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (32.88%) Infoblox
19 23 (31.51%) CCSE
19 23 (31.51%) Finance
19 23 (31.51%) DNS
20 22 (30.14%) DHCP
20 22 (30.14%) Thin Client
20 22 (30.14%) Fat Client
20 22 (30.14%) Imperva
20 22 (30.14%) DMVPN

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.48%) Lync
1 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 71 (97.26%) Firewall
2 46 (63.01%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (46.58%) OSPF
3 34 (46.58%) BGP
4 33 (45.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 33 (45.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 32 (43.84%) Network Security
6 30 (41.10%) Cisco IOS
7 29 (39.73%) BIG-IP
8 23 (31.51%) DNS
9 22 (30.14%) DHCP
9 22 (30.14%) DMVPN
10 16 (21.92%) VPN
11 14 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (16.44%) WAN
13 10 (13.70%) Multicast
14 9 (12.33%) MPLS
14 9 (12.33%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (10.96%) SSL
16 6 (8.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.37%) Ingres
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.48%) Games
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Network Engineer
2 22 (30.14%) Security Specialist
2 22 (30.14%) Network Security Specialist
2 22 (30.14%) Network Specialist
3 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco Support
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Designer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Thin Client
1 22 (30.14%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.85%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.48%) Online Games
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) MVS
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) E-Commerce
2 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
3 12 (16.44%) Change Control
4 10 (13.70%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.22%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Network Management
7 5 (6.85%) Service Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) Kanban
8 4 (5.48%) Scrum
9 2 (2.74%) Information Security
9 2 (2.74%) Network Design
9 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.37%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.37%) Release Management
10 1 (1.37%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) C
2 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (60.27%) CCNP
3 23 (31.51%) CCSE
4 10 (13.70%) JNCIS
5 7 (9.59%) CCNA
6 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 4 (5.48%) CCIE
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CCSA
7 1 (1.37%) GCIA
7 1 (1.37%) GCIH
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) MCTS
7 1 (1.37%) CISSP
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.48%) UAG
3 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) Snort
5 1 (1.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) RANCID
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) Cisco
2 56 (76.71%) F5
3 45 (61.64%) Blue Coat
4 42 (57.53%) CheckPoint
5 37 (50.68%) Juniper
6 27 (36.99%) Citrix
7 26 (35.62%) VMware
8 24 (32.88%) Infoblox
9 22 (30.14%) Imperva
10 21 (28.77%) HP
11 16 (21.92%) McAfee
12 10 (13.70%) ProCurve
13 5 (6.85%) Fortinet
13 5 (6.85%) BMC
14 4 (5.48%) Nokia
14 4 (5.48%) Websense
15 3 (4.11%) TippingPoint
15 3 (4.11%) Aruba
16 2 (2.74%) BT
16 2 (2.74%) Nortel