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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 568 524 540
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +16
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 12 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 41 15
Average daily rate £430 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £388 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NetScreen
UK

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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 4 £468 +13.33% 2
South East 0 3 £450 -12.83% 3
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £421 +89.21%
North West - 1 £425 - 1
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco
3 27 (77.14%) Network Security
4 26 (74.29%) Juniper
5 23 (65.71%) CheckPoint
5 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (65.71%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (60.00%) CCNP
6 21 (60.00%) OSPF
6 21 (60.00%) BGP
7 20 (57.14%) Citrix
8 15 (42.86%) F5
8 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (37.14%) Blue Coat
9 13 (37.14%) MPLS
10 12 (34.29%) VPN
10 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (31.43%) CCSE
11 11 (31.43%) Finance
12 10 (28.57%) VMware
12 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
12 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (28.57%) Infoblox
13 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
13 9 (25.71%) CCIE
14 8 (22.86%) CCNA
14 8 (22.86%) HP
14 8 (22.86%) Thin Client
14 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (77.14%) Network Security
3 23 (65.71%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (60.00%) BGP
4 21 (60.00%) OSPF
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (37.14%) MPLS
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (34.29%) VPN
8 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
9 8 (22.86%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) DMVPN
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) Junos
10 7 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
11 6 (17.14%) SSL
11 6 (17.14%) WAN
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.14%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Juniper Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (22.86%) Network Specialist
3 8 (22.86%) Security Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) NetScreen Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Fat Client
1 8 (22.86%) Thin Client
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Line Management
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) High Availability
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Kanban
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (60.00%) CCNP
3 11 (31.43%) CCSE
4 9 (25.71%) CCIE
5 8 (22.86%) CCNA
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) CCSA
6 6 (17.14%) JNCIA
6 6 (17.14%) JNCIS
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIP
8 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.71%) CCSP
9 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) CCDE
10 1 (2.86%) CEH
10 1 (2.86%) CISA
10 1 (2.86%) CISM
10 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) RANCID
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Juniper
3 23 (65.71%) CheckPoint
4 20 (57.14%) Citrix
5 15 (42.86%) F5
6 13 (37.14%) Blue Coat
7 10 (28.57%) Infoblox
7 10 (28.57%) VMware
8 8 (22.86%) HP
8 8 (22.86%) Imperva
9 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 5 (14.29%) IronPort
9 5 (14.29%) Tufin
10 4 (11.43%) Nokia
11 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.86%) Brocade
12 1 (2.86%) McAfee
12 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
12 1 (2.86%) Symantec