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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 540 504 553
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +49
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 39 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 18
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£450 £388 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £229 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £465 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 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 23 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 +19 26 £489 +22.18% 6
South East -26 3 £513 +122.82% 2
West Midlands - 2 £330 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £401 +3.35%
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 65 (97.01%) Firewall
2 62 (92.54%) Cisco
3 49 (73.13%) F5
4 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (56.72%) Juniper
5 38 (56.72%) Blue Coat
6 36 (53.73%) CheckPoint
6 36 (53.73%) CCNP
7 35 (52.24%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (44.78%) Network Security
9 29 (43.28%) OSPF
10 28 (41.79%) BGP
10 28 (41.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 28 (41.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 24 (35.82%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (35.82%) Finance
12 23 (34.33%) BIG-IP
13 22 (32.84%) Linux
14 21 (31.34%) Citrix
15 20 (29.85%) E-Commerce
16 19 (28.36%) HP
17 18 (26.87%) Infoblox
18 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (25.37%) VPN
18 17 (25.37%) DNS
18 17 (25.37%) CCSE
18 17 (25.37%) VMware
19 16 (23.88%) WAN
19 16 (23.88%) DHCP
19 16 (23.88%) Thin Client

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) Lync
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (97.01%) Firewall
2 35 (52.24%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (44.78%) Network Security
4 29 (43.28%) OSPF
5 28 (41.79%) BGP
5 28 (41.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 28 (41.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 24 (35.82%) Cisco IOS
7 23 (34.33%) BIG-IP
8 17 (25.37%) VPN
8 17 (25.37%) DNS
9 16 (23.88%) WAN
9 16 (23.88%) DHCP
9 16 (23.88%) DMVPN
10 12 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (14.93%) Multicast
12 9 (13.43%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (11.94%) IPsec
13 8 (11.94%) SSL
14 6 (8.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) Ingres
1 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.97%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Network Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Security Specialist
2 16 (23.88%) Network Specialist
2 16 (23.88%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco Support
5 6 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Network Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Thin Client
1 16 (23.88%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.97%) Online Games
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) MVS
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) E-Commerce
2 16 (23.88%) Load Balancing
3 12 (17.91%) Change Control
4 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.94%) Line Management
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Network Management
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Service Management
7 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Kanban
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 2 (2.99%) Information Security
10 2 (2.99%) Network Design
11 1 (1.49%) Supplier Management
11 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.49%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (53.73%) CCNP
3 17 (25.37%) CCSE
4 10 (14.93%) JNCIS
5 6 (8.96%) CCNA
6 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCTS
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) CEH
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCSA
7 1 (1.49%) GCIA
7 1 (1.49%) GCIH
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) GPG13
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.49%) Snort
3 1 (1.49%) Squid
3 1 (1.49%) UAG
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) Nessus
3 1 (1.49%) RANCID
Vendors
1 62 (92.54%) Cisco
2 49 (73.13%) F5
3 38 (56.72%) Blue Coat
3 38 (56.72%) Juniper
4 36 (53.73%) CheckPoint
5 21 (31.34%) Citrix
6 19 (28.36%) HP
7 18 (26.87%) Infoblox
8 17 (25.37%) VMware
9 16 (23.88%) Imperva
9 16 (23.88%) McAfee
10 10 (14.93%) ProCurve
11 6 (8.96%) Fortinet
11 6 (8.96%) BMC
12 5 (7.46%) Nokia
12 5 (7.46%) Aruba
13 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.97%) TippingPoint
13 4 (5.97%) Dell
13 4 (5.97%) Websense