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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 536 538 496
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 46 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.044% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 24
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£401 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £121 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50
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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
7342 6446 7251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.50% 13.62% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4263 3562 3612
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £216 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 402 645
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +28 29 £410 +100.00% 5
Yorkshire -3 9 £401 +33.50%
South East -27 6 £513 +21.66% 1
South West -30 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £223 - 1
East of England - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 82 (97.62%) Firewall
2 77 (91.67%) Cisco
3 56 (66.67%) Juniper
4 55 (65.48%) F5
5 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (53.57%) CheckPoint
8 43 (51.19%) Network Security
9 42 (50.00%) OSPF
10 41 (48.81%) BGP
11 39 (46.43%) Blue Coat
12 37 (44.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 37 (44.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 35 (41.67%) Load Balancing
14 32 (38.10%) VPN
15 31 (36.90%) CCNP
16 27 (32.14%) Finance
17 26 (30.95%) IPsec
17 26 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
18 24 (28.57%) Citrix
19 23 (27.38%) DNS
19 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
20 22 (26.19%) BIG-IP
21 20 (23.81%) DHCP
22 18 (21.43%) HP
23 17 (20.24%) SLA
23 17 (20.24%) MPLS
24 16 (19.05%) Linux
25 15 (17.86%) ITIL

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 82 (97.62%) Firewall
2 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (51.19%) Network Security
4 42 (50.00%) OSPF
5 41 (48.81%) BGP
6 37 (44.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 37 (44.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 32 (38.10%) VPN
8 26 (30.95%) IPsec
8 26 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (27.38%) DNS
9 23 (27.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (26.19%) BIG-IP
11 20 (23.81%) DHCP
12 17 (20.24%) MPLS
13 15 (17.86%) WAN
14 14 (16.67%) SSL
15 13 (15.48%) TACACS
16 11 (13.10%) Wireless
16 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Financial Institution
2 10 (11.90%) Games
3 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Network Specialist
2 11 (13.10%) Network Security Specialist
2 11 (13.10%) Security Specialist
3 10 (11.90%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco Support
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.10%) Fat Client
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Online Games
3 5 (5.95%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) MVS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
3 15 (17.86%) ITIL
4 11 (13.10%) Service Management
5 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.90%) Network Management
5 10 (11.90%) Network Architecture
6 9 (10.71%) Network Design
6 9 (10.71%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.95%) Change Control
9 4 (4.76%) Line Management
10 3 (3.57%) Scrum
10 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.57%) Kanban
10 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (36.90%) CCNP
3 14 (16.67%) CCIE
4 12 (14.29%) CCSE
5 9 (10.71%) CCNA
6 7 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (3.57%) CCSA
7 3 (3.57%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.19%) GCIA
9 1 (1.19%) GCIH
9 1 (1.19%) CEH
9 1 (1.19%) CISSP
9 1 (1.19%) CCSP
9 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (2.38%) RANCID
Vendors
1 77 (91.67%) Cisco
2 56 (66.67%) Juniper
3 55 (65.48%) F5
4 45 (53.57%) CheckPoint
5 39 (46.43%) Blue Coat
6 24 (28.57%) Citrix
7 18 (21.43%) HP
8 14 (16.67%) Infoblox
9 11 (13.10%) VMware
9 11 (13.10%) McAfee
9 11 (13.10%) Nokia
9 11 (13.10%) Imperva
10 10 (11.90%) TippingPoint
11 8 (9.52%) Fortinet
12 6 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 6 (7.14%) BMC
13 5 (5.95%) Aruba
14 4 (4.76%) ProCurve
14 4 (4.76%) Dell
14 4 (4.76%) 3Com
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