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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 404 403 393
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 25 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.089% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
Average daily rate
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£489 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £297 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £458 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
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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
3179 3057 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 12.35% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2000 2156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 10 £425 - 5
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco
3 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (71.05%) Juniper
4 26 (68.42%) F5
5 21 (55.26%) Finance
6 19 (50.00%) CCNP
7 17 (44.74%) CheckPoint
7 17 (44.74%) Blue Coat
8 15 (39.47%) Financial Institution
8 15 (39.47%) WAN
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (31.58%) McAfee
10 11 (28.95%) VPN
10 11 (28.95%) HP
11 10 (26.32%) JNCIS
11 10 (26.32%) ProCurve
11 10 (26.32%) Network Security
11 10 (26.32%) Change Control
11 10 (26.32%) Multicast
12 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (23.68%) OSPF
13 8 (21.05%) BGP
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
14 7 (18.42%) Network Management

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Network Security
4 10 (26.32%) Multicast
5 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
6 8 (21.05%) BGP
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (18.42%) BIG-IP
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
9 5 (13.16%) IPsec
9 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.53%) MPLS
10 4 (10.53%) SSL
11 3 (7.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Ingres
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.53%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Network Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Support
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.53%) Online Games
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.63%) MVS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Change Control
2 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
3 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.42%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.63%) Practice Management
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) JNCIS
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CCSE
7 1 (2.63%) CCSP
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GPG13
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.63%) Snort
1 1 (2.63%) Squid
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) RANCID
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) Juniper
3 26 (68.42%) F5
4 17 (44.74%) Blue Coat
4 17 (44.74%) CheckPoint
5 12 (31.58%) McAfee
6 11 (28.95%) HP
7 10 (26.32%) ProCurve
8 6 (15.79%) BMC
9 5 (13.16%) Citrix
9 5 (13.16%) Aruba
10 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
10 4 (10.53%) Dell
11 3 (7.89%) Nokia
11 3 (7.89%) Infoblox
11 3 (7.89%) 3Com
11 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
12 2 (5.26%) TippingPoint
12 2 (5.26%) Nortel
13 1 (2.63%) Compaq