The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 370 389 375
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 20 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.062% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 4
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£305 £405 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £361 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £550 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScreen Jobs Demand Trend in London

NetScreen
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScreen across the London region.

NetScreen Daily Rate Trend in London

NetScreen
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScreen across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

NetScreen Daily Rate Histogram in London

NetScreen
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen across the London region.

NetScreen Hourly Rate Trend in London

NetScreen
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
City of London -3 2 £330 -16.19%
Enfield - 1 £450 -
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (95.92%) Cisco ASA
3 46 (93.88%) Firewall
4 43 (87.76%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (83.67%) OSPF
5 41 (83.67%) BGP
6 40 (81.63%) F5
7 39 (79.59%) Network Security
8 37 (75.51%) Juniper
9 35 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
10 34 (69.39%) Load Balancing
10 34 (69.39%) Citrix
10 34 (69.39%) CCNP
11 33 (67.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (67.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 29 (59.18%) IPsec
13 28 (57.14%) VPN
14 27 (55.10%) E-Commerce
14 27 (55.10%) MPLS
14 27 (55.10%) Infoblox
15 24 (48.98%) TACACS
16 22 (44.90%) Wireless
16 22 (44.90%) VoIP
17 21 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 21 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
17 21 (42.86%) Data Centre
18 20 (40.82%) Degree
19 19 (38.78%) CheckPoint
20 18 (36.73%) SLA
20 18 (36.73%) SolarWinds

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco ASA
2 46 (93.88%) Firewall
3 41 (83.67%) OSPF
3 41 (83.67%) BGP
4 39 (79.59%) Network Security
5 35 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
6 33 (67.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 33 (67.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 29 (59.18%) IPsec
8 28 (57.14%) VPN
9 27 (55.10%) MPLS
10 24 (48.98%) TACACS
11 22 (44.90%) Wireless
11 22 (44.90%) VoIP
12 17 (34.69%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (28.57%) DNS
14 13 (26.53%) DHCP
15 12 (24.49%) BIG-IP
16 11 (22.45%) DMVPN
17 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (18.37%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 11 (22.45%) Security Specialist
3 11 (22.45%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 21 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
2 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Load Balancing
2 27 (55.10%) E-Commerce
3 21 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
4 16 (32.65%) ITIL
5 15 (30.61%) Service Management
6 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.33%) Network Design
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) Line Management
10 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
12 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (2.04%) Change Management
12 1 (2.04%) CRM
12 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
12 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C
2 3 (6.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 43 (87.76%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (69.39%) CCNP
3 20 (40.82%) Degree
4 12 (24.49%) CCSE
5 11 (22.45%) CCIE
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) RANCID
2 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (81.63%) F5
3 37 (75.51%) Juniper
4 34 (69.39%) Citrix
5 27 (55.10%) Infoblox
6 19 (38.78%) CheckPoint
7 18 (36.73%) SolarWinds
8 14 (28.57%) Blue Coat
9 11 (22.45%) VMware
9 11 (22.45%) Imperva
10 9 (18.37%) HP
11 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
12 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
12 3 (6.12%) Brocade
12 3 (6.12%) Lancope
13 1 (2.04%) Tufin
13 1 (2.04%) Aruba
13 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
13 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
13 1 (2.04%) IronPort