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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 506 514 486
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 57 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 18
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £122 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £434 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £381 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.00
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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
6805 6032 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.55% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3870 3263 3141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 605
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 January 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 23 January 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 +26 35 £411 +53.73% 3
Yorkshire 0 15 £401 +7.08%
South East -19 5 £516 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £223 -
East of England - - - -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 85 (97.70%) Firewall
2 82 (94.25%) Cisco
3 63 (72.41%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (67.82%) F5
5 58 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (62.07%) CheckPoint
7 53 (60.92%) OSPF
7 53 (60.92%) BGP
7 53 (60.92%) Network Security
8 47 (54.02%) Juniper
8 47 (54.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 47 (54.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 44 (50.57%) Blue Coat
10 42 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
10 42 (48.28%) Load Balancing
11 40 (45.98%) CCNP
12 39 (44.83%) Citrix
13 38 (43.68%) DNS
13 38 (43.68%) E-Commerce
14 35 (40.23%) DHCP
14 35 (40.23%) BIG-IP
15 31 (35.63%) Linux
16 30 (34.48%) Infoblox
17 28 (32.18%) VPN
18 26 (29.89%) Thin Client
18 26 (29.89%) Fat Client
18 26 (29.89%) CCSE
18 26 (29.89%) VMware
18 26 (29.89%) IPsec
18 26 (29.89%) Imperva

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 85 (97.70%) Firewall
2 63 (72.41%) Cisco ASA
3 53 (60.92%) OSPF
3 53 (60.92%) BGP
3 53 (60.92%) Network Security
4 47 (54.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 47 (54.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 42 (48.28%) Cisco IOS
6 38 (43.68%) DNS
7 35 (40.23%) DHCP
7 35 (40.23%) BIG-IP
8 28 (32.18%) VPN
9 26 (29.89%) IPsec
9 26 (29.89%) DMVPN
10 20 (22.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (16.09%) MPLS
12 13 (14.94%) TACACS
12 13 (14.94%) WAN
13 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.79%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Games
3 7 (8.05%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Network Engineer
2 26 (29.89%) Network Security Specialist
2 26 (29.89%) Network Specialist
2 26 (29.89%) Security Specialist
3 8 (9.20%) Architect
4 7 (8.05%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Network Architect
4 7 (8.05%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Support
5 6 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Thin Client
1 26 (29.89%) Fat Client
2 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.49%) Online Games
4 5 (5.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) MVS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Load Balancing
2 38 (43.68%) E-Commerce
3 16 (18.39%) ITIL
3 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
4 12 (13.79%) Service Management
5 10 (11.49%) Network Management
6 9 (10.34%) Line Management
7 8 (9.20%) Network Design
8 7 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.90%) Network Architecture
9 6 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.45%) Project Management
12 2 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
12 2 (2.30%) CRM
12 2 (2.30%) BCP
12 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (45.98%) CCNP
3 26 (29.89%) CCSE
4 15 (17.24%) CCIE
5 7 (8.05%) CCNA
5 7 (8.05%) Degree
6 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.30%) CCSA
7 1 (1.15%) GCIA
7 1 (1.15%) GCIH
7 1 (1.15%) CEH
7 1 (1.15%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.34%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.45%) Nessus
3 3 (3.45%) RANCID
Vendors
1 82 (94.25%) Cisco
2 59 (67.82%) F5
3 54 (62.07%) CheckPoint
4 47 (54.02%) Juniper
5 44 (50.57%) Blue Coat
6 39 (44.83%) Citrix
7 30 (34.48%) Infoblox
8 26 (29.89%) VMware
8 26 (29.89%) Imperva
9 25 (28.74%) HP
10 8 (9.20%) Nokia
11 7 (8.05%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds
11 7 (8.05%) TippingPoint
12 6 (6.90%) BMC
13 5 (5.75%) McAfee
14 4 (4.60%) Aruba
14 4 (4.60%) Dell
14 4 (4.60%) 3Com
15 2 (2.30%) Riverbed