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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 500 510 468
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -42
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 56 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.084% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 18
Average daily rate
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£401 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £162 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £509 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +11.88%
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
7062 6139 6436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.79% 13.28% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3868 3199 3183
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 364 566
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +18 28 £413 +122.97% 4
Yorkshire +4 20 £401 +3.35%
South East -18 6 £516 +8.68% 1
East of England +6 1 £425 +9.67%
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 83 (97.65%) Firewall
2 82 (96.47%) Cisco
3 69 (81.18%) Cisco ASA
4 64 (75.29%) Network Security
4 64 (75.29%) OSPF
4 64 (75.29%) BGP
5 63 (74.12%) F5
6 61 (71.76%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (67.06%) CheckPoint
8 54 (63.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 54 (63.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 51 (60.00%) Blue Coat
10 49 (57.65%) Citrix
11 48 (56.47%) CCNP
12 47 (55.29%) E-Commerce
12 47 (55.29%) DNS
12 47 (55.29%) Load Balancing
12 47 (55.29%) Cisco IOS
13 44 (51.76%) DHCP
14 42 (49.41%) Juniper
15 40 (47.06%) Infoblox
16 39 (45.88%) BIG-IP
17 35 (41.18%) CCSE
17 35 (41.18%) Imperva
17 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (41.18%) Fat Client
17 35 (41.18%) Thin Client
17 35 (41.18%) Linux
17 35 (41.18%) VMware
17 35 (41.18%) DMVPN

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 83 (97.65%) Firewall
2 69 (81.18%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (75.29%) Network Security
3 64 (75.29%) OSPF
3 64 (75.29%) BGP
4 54 (63.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 54 (63.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 47 (55.29%) Cisco IOS
5 47 (55.29%) DNS
6 44 (51.76%) DHCP
7 39 (45.88%) BIG-IP
8 35 (41.18%) DMVPN
9 28 (32.94%) IPsec
10 27 (31.76%) VPN
11 17 (20.00%) MPLS
12 15 (17.65%) TACACS
12 15 (17.65%) WAN
13 14 (16.47%) VoIP
13 14 (16.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Games
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Security Specialist
1 35 (41.18%) Network Specialist
1 35 (41.18%) Network Security Specialist
2 32 (37.65%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Network Architect
4 7 (8.24%) Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Lead Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Network Operations Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.18%) Thin Client
1 35 (41.18%) Fat Client
2 28 (32.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Online Games
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) E-Commerce
1 47 (55.29%) Load Balancing
2 23 (27.06%) Mentoring
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 14 (16.47%) Line Management
5 11 (12.94%) Service Management
6 8 (9.41%) Network Design
7 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.06%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.06%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) Network Management
9 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
11 2 (2.35%) CRM
11 2 (2.35%) BCP
11 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.35%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.18%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (71.76%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (56.47%) CCNP
3 35 (41.18%) CCSE
4 18 (21.18%) CCIE
5 8 (9.41%) Degree
6 4 (4.71%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) CCSA
7 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) VCP4
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.24%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.71%) RANCID
2 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 82 (96.47%) Cisco
2 63 (74.12%) F5
3 57 (67.06%) CheckPoint
4 51 (60.00%) Blue Coat
5 49 (57.65%) Citrix
6 42 (49.41%) Juniper
7 40 (47.06%) Infoblox
8 35 (41.18%) Imperva
8 35 (41.18%) VMware
9 29 (34.12%) HP
10 8 (9.41%) Nokia
10 8 (9.41%) SolarWinds
11 7 (8.24%) TippingPoint
12 6 (7.06%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.71%) Aruba
13 4 (4.71%) 3Com
13 4 (4.71%) Dell
14 3 (3.53%) McAfee
15 2 (2.35%) EMC
15 2 (2.35%) Nortel