The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 537 507 512
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 32 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 22
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £230 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 15 £418 +39.16% 4
Yorkshire +11 7 £401 +23.23% 2
South East -19 3 £513 +69.42% 2
East of England -24 2 £388 -6.06%
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 75 (97.40%) Firewall
2 72 (93.51%) Cisco
3 58 (75.32%) F5
4 57 (74.03%) Blue Coat
5 51 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (64.94%) CCNP
7 47 (61.04%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (58.44%) CheckPoint
9 39 (50.65%) BGP
9 39 (50.65%) Juniper
10 38 (49.35%) OSPF
11 36 (46.75%) Network Security
12 33 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 33 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 32 (41.56%) DNS
14 30 (38.96%) VMware
14 30 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (36.36%) HP
16 27 (35.06%) Linux
16 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
16 27 (35.06%) Citrix
16 27 (35.06%) Infoblox
16 27 (35.06%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (35.06%) BIG-IP
17 26 (33.77%) CCSE
18 25 (32.47%) Fat Client
18 25 (32.47%) Imperva
18 25 (32.47%) DMVPN
18 25 (32.47%) Thin Client
18 25 (32.47%) Finance

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.19%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) Firewall
2 47 (61.04%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (50.65%) BGP
4 38 (49.35%) OSPF
5 36 (46.75%) Network Security
6 33 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 33 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 32 (41.56%) DNS
8 27 (35.06%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (35.06%) BIG-IP
9 25 (32.47%) DHCP
9 25 (32.47%) DMVPN
10 17 (22.08%) WAN
11 16 (20.78%) VPN
12 15 (19.48%) Multicast
13 13 (16.88%) MPLS
14 10 (12.99%) SSL
15 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (10.39%) Cisco PIX
17 5 (6.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) Ingres
2 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.30%) KDB
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JUnit
1 1 (1.30%) JMeter
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Security Specialist
1 25 (32.47%) Network Security Specialist
1 25 (32.47%) Network Specialist
2 18 (23.38%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Network Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) IP Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Security Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
1 1 (1.30%) SOAP
1 1 (1.30%) CORBA
1 1 (1.30%) Xerces
1 1 (1.30%) Xalan
1 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.30%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Thin Client
1 25 (32.47%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.60%) Online Games
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) UNIX
6 1 (1.30%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) SUSE
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) E-Commerce
2 18 (23.38%) Load Balancing
3 17 (22.08%) Change Control
4 12 (15.58%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.69%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.79%) Change Management
7 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL
9 3 (3.90%) Service Management
10 2 (2.60%) Kanban
10 2 (2.60%) Scrum
10 2 (2.60%) Network Design
10 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.30%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.30%) Information Security
11 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.30%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.30%) Release Management
11 1 (1.30%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) C
2 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 1 (1.30%) PHP
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) Lisp
3 1 (1.30%) Ruby
3 1 (1.30%) Korn
3 1 (1.30%) C-shell
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) C++
3 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (64.94%) CCNP
3 26 (33.77%) CCSE
4 15 (19.48%) JNCIS
5 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) CCNA
6 4 (5.19%) CCIE
7 3 (3.90%) Degree
8 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.30%) MCTS
9 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.30%) CCSP
9 1 (1.30%) HND
9 1 (1.30%) MCSE
9 1 (1.30%) MCSA
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.19%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.19%) UAG
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) Snort
4 2 (2.60%) Squid
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
5 1 (1.30%) qmail
5 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.30%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 72 (93.51%) Cisco
2 58 (75.32%) F5
3 57 (74.03%) Blue Coat
4 45 (58.44%) CheckPoint
5 39 (50.65%) Juniper
6 30 (38.96%) VMware
7 28 (36.36%) HP
8 27 (35.06%) Citrix
8 27 (35.06%) Infoblox
9 25 (32.47%) Imperva
10 21 (27.27%) McAfee
11 15 (19.48%) ProCurve
12 6 (7.79%) Nokia
13 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
14 4 (5.19%) Aruba
14 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
14 4 (5.19%) Websense
15 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
15 2 (2.60%) Nortel
15 2 (2.60%) Oracle
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