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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 370 368 360
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 29 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.074% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 6
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£413 £184 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.48% -44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £124 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £449 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.25
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2816 2551 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.74% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1600 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 February 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 February 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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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
City of London +25 15 £413 +140.87% 1
Greenwich - - - -
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) Firewall
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 39 (79.59%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (73.47%) Juniper
5 35 (71.43%) Network Security
6 34 (69.39%) OSPF
6 34 (69.39%) BGP
7 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (59.18%) F5
9 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
10 25 (51.02%) Load Balancing
11 23 (46.94%) IPsec
11 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
11 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 22 (44.90%) DNS
13 21 (42.86%) Citrix
13 21 (42.86%) CCNP
13 21 (42.86%) Blue Coat
14 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (40.82%) DHCP
15 19 (38.78%) VPN
16 16 (32.65%) CCIE
17 15 (30.61%) Infoblox
18 14 (28.57%) WAN
18 14 (28.57%) ITIL
18 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
19 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (26.53%) HP
19 13 (26.53%) SLA

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) Firewall
2 39 (79.59%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (71.43%) Network Security
4 34 (69.39%) OSPF
4 34 (69.39%) BGP
5 23 (46.94%) IPsec
5 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 23 (46.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 22 (44.90%) DNS
7 20 (40.82%) DHCP
7 20 (40.82%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (38.78%) VPN
9 14 (28.57%) WAN
10 13 (26.53%) BIG-IP
11 12 (24.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (24.49%) MPLS
11 12 (24.49%) TACACS
12 11 (22.45%) SSL
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.45%) Games
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Security Specialist
2 11 (22.45%) Network Specialist
2 11 (22.45%) Network Security Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Network Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Thin Client
2 11 (22.45%) Fat Client
3 10 (20.41%) Online Games
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Load Balancing
2 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
3 14 (28.57%) ITIL
3 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.45%) Service Management
5 7 (14.29%) Network Design
5 7 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (10.20%) Line Management
6 5 (10.20%) Network Management
6 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) BCP
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.86%) CCNP
3 16 (32.65%) CCIE
4 11 (22.45%) CCSE
5 5 (10.20%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) CCSA
7 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (6.12%) Nessus
3 3 (6.12%) RANCID
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Juniper
3 29 (59.18%) F5
4 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
5 21 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 21 (42.86%) Citrix
6 15 (30.61%) Infoblox
7 13 (26.53%) HP
8 11 (22.45%) VMware
8 11 (22.45%) Imperva
9 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
11 4 (8.16%) 3Com
11 4 (8.16%) Dell
11 4 (8.16%) Aruba
12 3 (6.12%) Nokia
13 2 (4.08%) EMC
13 2 (4.08%) Nortel
13 2 (4.08%) Remedy
13 2 (4.08%) McAfee