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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 410 395 405
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 14 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £465 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £380 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £513 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2967 3136 3107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.53% 12.94% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1968 2009
Average daily rate £417 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Hammersmith - 3 £438 -
City of London +4 1 - - 1
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) Juniper
3 32 (91.43%) Firewall
4 30 (85.71%) BGP
5 29 (82.86%) OSPF
5 29 (82.86%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (77.14%) MPLS
7 27 (77.14%) Network Security
7 27 (77.14%) F5
8 26 (74.29%) Citrix
8 26 (74.29%) CCNP
9 25 (71.43%) VPN
10 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
11 23 (65.71%) IPsec
12 22 (62.86%) Load Balancing
13 21 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 20 (57.14%) Degree
14 20 (57.14%) SolarWinds
14 20 (57.14%) Wireless
14 20 (57.14%) TACACS
15 19 (54.29%) VoIP
15 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
15 19 (54.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (54.29%) DDoS Mitigation
16 18 (51.43%) RANCID
17 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 30 (85.71%) BGP
3 29 (82.86%) OSPF
3 29 (82.86%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (77.14%) MPLS
4 27 (77.14%) Network Security
5 25 (71.43%) VPN
6 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
7 23 (65.71%) IPsec
8 21 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
8 21 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 20 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (57.14%) TACACS
9 20 (57.14%) Wireless
10 19 (54.29%) VoIP
11 11 (31.43%) WAN
12 10 (28.57%) LAN
13 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (54.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Load Balancing
2 19 (54.29%) DDoS Mitigation
3 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
5 10 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (17.14%) Network Design
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) High Availability
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Line Management
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (74.29%) CCNP
3 20 (57.14%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) CCSE
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) RANCID
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) Juniper
3 27 (77.14%) F5
4 26 (74.29%) Citrix
5 20 (57.14%) SolarWinds
6 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
7 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
8 5 (14.29%) Nokia
9 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.71%) VMware
10 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.71%) Brocade
10 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.86%) IronPort
11 1 (2.86%) HP
11 1 (2.86%) Dell
11 1 (2.86%) Imperva