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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 568 552 508
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 27 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.44% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £516 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7417 7566 6646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.79% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4192 3682
Average daily rate £375 £365 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 424 385
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -15 14 £388 -16.66% 3
South West -9 4 £450 -3.22%
East of England - 4 £600 -
South East -12 2 £419 -18.29%
North East - 2 £282 -
North West -32 1 £400 +42.85%
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 53 (96.36%) Juniper
2 52 (94.55%) Cisco
3 49 (89.09%) Firewall
4 45 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (70.91%) BGP
7 38 (69.09%) CCNP
7 38 (69.09%) F5
8 36 (65.45%) Network Security
8 36 (65.45%) OSPF
9 31 (56.36%) MPLS
9 31 (56.36%) VPN
10 29 (52.73%) IPsec
11 28 (50.91%) Citrix
11 28 (50.91%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (47.27%) Cisco IOS
12 26 (47.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
13 25 (45.45%) Load Balancing
13 25 (45.45%) Wireless
14 23 (41.82%) SolarWinds
15 22 (40.00%) Degree
15 22 (40.00%) TACACS
15 22 (40.00%) VoIP
16 20 (36.36%) Infoblox
16 20 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 20 (36.36%) DDoS Mitigation
17 19 (34.55%) RANCID
18 18 (32.73%) WAN

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (89.09%) Firewall
2 45 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (70.91%) BGP
4 36 (65.45%) Network Security
4 36 (65.45%) OSPF
5 31 (56.36%) MPLS
5 31 (56.36%) VPN
6 29 (52.73%) IPsec
7 28 (50.91%) Cisco PIX
8 26 (47.27%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (47.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (45.45%) Wireless
10 22 (40.00%) TACACS
10 22 (40.00%) VoIP
11 18 (32.73%) WAN
12 16 (29.09%) LAN
13 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.73%) Ethernet
14 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
7 1 (1.82%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Security Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 20 (36.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 20 (36.36%) DDoS Mitigation
3 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 14 (25.45%) ITIL
5 11 (20.00%) Service Management
5 11 (20.00%) Kanban
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Network Design
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.82%) Line Management
10 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 40 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (69.09%) CCNP
3 22 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) CCNA
5 4 (7.27%) JNCIS
5 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) CCIE
6 3 (5.45%) CCSP
6 3 (5.45%) CCSE
7 2 (3.64%) CCSA
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) RANCID
2 2 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) Juniper
2 52 (94.55%) Cisco
3 38 (69.09%) F5
4 28 (50.91%) Citrix
5 23 (41.82%) SolarWinds
6 20 (36.36%) Infoblox
7 16 (29.09%) CheckPoint
8 12 (21.82%) Blue Coat
9 7 (12.73%) Nokia
10 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
11 4 (7.27%) McAfee
11 4 (7.27%) Aruba
12 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
13 2 (3.64%) Tufin
13 2 (3.64%) VMware
13 2 (3.64%) Brocade
13 2 (3.64%) IronPort
13 2 (3.64%) Remedy
13 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
13 2 (3.64%) HP