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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 543 529 505
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 37 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.091% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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
7543 6674 6757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 12.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4197 3558 3462
Average daily rate £353 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 390 547
Average hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £22.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.72% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 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 17 April 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 +7 21 £310 -22.50% 3
Yorkshire -22 8 £401 -
East of England +20 4 £310 -22.50%
South East -27 4 £343 -27.89% 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 92 (98.92%) Firewall
2 91 (97.85%) Cisco
3 84 (90.32%) Cisco ASA
4 77 (82.80%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (79.57%) F5
6 73 (78.49%) Network Security
6 73 (78.49%) OSPF
6 73 (78.49%) BGP
7 65 (69.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 65 (69.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 63 (67.74%) CCNP
9 62 (66.67%) Citrix
10 60 (64.52%) Cisco IOS
11 59 (63.44%) Load Balancing
12 55 (59.14%) Juniper
13 53 (56.99%) E-Commerce
14 52 (55.91%) Infoblox
15 50 (53.76%) CheckPoint
16 47 (50.54%) Blue Coat
17 44 (47.31%) DNS
18 41 (44.09%) DHCP
19 39 (41.94%) IPsec
20 38 (40.86%) BIG-IP
21 35 (37.63%) CCSE
22 34 (36.56%) Fat Client
22 34 (36.56%) Imperva
22 34 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (36.56%) DMVPN
22 34 (36.56%) VMware
22 34 (36.56%) Linux

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (98.92%) Firewall
2 84 (90.32%) Cisco ASA
3 73 (78.49%) Network Security
3 73 (78.49%) OSPF
3 73 (78.49%) BGP
4 65 (69.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 65 (69.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 60 (64.52%) Cisco IOS
6 44 (47.31%) DNS
7 41 (44.09%) DHCP
8 39 (41.94%) IPsec
9 38 (40.86%) BIG-IP
10 34 (36.56%) DMVPN
10 34 (36.56%) VPN
11 29 (31.18%) MPLS
11 29 (31.18%) VoIP
11 29 (31.18%) TACACS
12 28 (30.11%) Wireless
13 23 (24.73%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 11 (11.83%) Games
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Network Engineer
2 34 (36.56%) Security Specialist
2 34 (36.56%) Network Specialist
2 34 (36.56%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (9.68%) Network Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Consultant
4 7 (7.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Network Consultant
5 4 (4.30%) Lead Architect
5 4 (4.30%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.15%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (2.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (2.15%) Analyst
7 2 (2.15%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Thin Client
1 34 (36.56%) Fat Client
2 27 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.75%) Online Games
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Load Balancing
2 53 (56.99%) E-Commerce
3 23 (24.73%) Mentoring
4 21 (22.58%) ITIL
5 18 (19.35%) Service Management
6 14 (15.05%) Network Design
6 14 (15.05%) Line Management
7 7 (7.53%) Kanban
7 7 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.53%) Scrum
8 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.23%) Change Management
10 2 (2.15%) CRM
10 2 (2.15%) Project Management
10 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.08%) Low Latency
11 1 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (82.80%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (67.74%) CCNP
3 35 (37.63%) CCSE
4 22 (23.66%) Degree
5 17 (18.28%) CCIE
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) CCSA
7 2 (2.15%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.73%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) RANCID
2 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 74 (79.57%) F5
3 62 (66.67%) Citrix
4 55 (59.14%) Juniper
5 52 (55.91%) Infoblox
6 50 (53.76%) CheckPoint
7 47 (50.54%) Blue Coat
8 34 (36.56%) VMware
8 34 (36.56%) Imperva
9 29 (31.18%) HP
10 20 (21.51%) SolarWinds
11 7 (7.53%) Fortinet
12 6 (6.45%) Nokia
13 4 (4.30%) TippingPoint
14 2 (2.15%) Remedy
14 2 (2.15%) Aruba
15 1 (1.08%) Tufin
15 1 (1.08%) McAfee
15 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
15 1 (1.08%) ProCurve