The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 266 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
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£395 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2036 1721 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.46% 18.42% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 752 667
Average daily rate £361 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 109 169
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NetScreen Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NetScreen
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NetScreen Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NetScreen
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScreen across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

NetScreen Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NetScreen
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NetScreen Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NetScreen
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
Surrey -1 1 £340 -33.65%
Berkshire -10 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
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NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) OSPF
5 4 (50.00%) BGP
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
6 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) Junos
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) CCNP
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (37.50%) Nokia
6 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (25.00%) 3G
7 2 (25.00%) MPLS
7 2 (25.00%) TACACS
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 2 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Nokia
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba