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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 249 223 256
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 3 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.24% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 1.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1828 1556 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.79% 17.90% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 723 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 86 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £23.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 23 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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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 -12 3 £513 +122.82% 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba