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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 390 401 397
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 21 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.096% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 13
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£465 £355 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.98% -4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £285 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.74% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
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England

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
3003 3027 3648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.61% 12.06% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1962 2156
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 95 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.99 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +40 9 £469 +17.18% 1
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 36 (97.30%) Firewall
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (72.97%) F5
5 25 (67.57%) Juniper
6 21 (56.76%) CCNP
6 21 (56.76%) Finance
7 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
8 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
9 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (40.54%) Financial Institution
11 13 (35.14%) McAfee
11 13 (35.14%) WAN
12 12 (32.43%) HP
13 11 (29.73%) JNCIS
13 11 (29.73%) ProCurve
13 11 (29.73%) Change Control
13 11 (29.73%) Multicast
14 10 (27.03%) VPN
15 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
15 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
17 7 (18.92%) OSPF
17 7 (18.92%) Linux
17 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
18 6 (16.22%) Network Security

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (35.14%) WAN
4 11 (29.73%) Multicast
5 10 (27.03%) VPN
6 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (24.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (18.92%) OSPF
9 6 (16.22%) BGP
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) Wireless
9 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
10 5 (13.51%) MPLS
11 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.11%) SSL
11 3 (8.11%) Junos
12 2 (5.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) Ingres
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) KDB
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) JMeter
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.81%) Games
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) CORBA
2 1 (2.70%) Xerces
2 1 (2.70%) Xalan
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.70%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Online Games
1 4 (10.81%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) MVS
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Change Control
2 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
3 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Kanban
7 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Network Management
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Practice Management
9 1 (2.70%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Lisp
1 1 (2.70%) Ruby
1 1 (2.70%) Korn
1 1 (2.70%) C-shell
1 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 11 (29.73%) JNCIS
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Snort
1 2 (5.41%) Squid
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) qmail
2 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.70%) OpenSSH
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) F5
3 25 (67.57%) Juniper
4 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
5 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
6 13 (35.14%) McAfee
7 12 (32.43%) HP
8 11 (29.73%) ProCurve
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) BMC
10 4 (10.81%) Nokia
11 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
11 3 (8.11%) Aruba
11 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
12 2 (5.41%) VMware
12 2 (5.41%) TippingPoint
12 2 (5.41%) Symantec
12 2 (5.41%) Nortel
12 2 (5.41%) Oracle
13 1 (2.70%) Sybase