The first table below looks at the demand for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 543 493 508
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 44 45 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.62% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 33
Average daily rate £400 £313 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.08% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7090 7278 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.99% 15.26% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3618 4325
Average daily rate £356 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 576 612
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetScreen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetScreen
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScreen within the UK.

NetScreen Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetScreen
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScreen within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

NetScreen Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetScreen
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen within the UK.

NetScreen Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetScreen
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 44 £400 +28.00% 3
London -9 17 £400 +48.83% 2
North Yorkshire +5 12 £401 -2.90%
York +2 12 £401 -2.90%
South East 0 12 £475 +40.74% 1
Yorkshire -5 12 £401 -2.90%
Surrey -3 6 £513 +51.85%
Berkshire -6 6 £300 -47.82%
City of London +3 5 £243 -31.92% 1
Bracknell - 4 £300 -
Colchester +1 3 £400 -3.03%
Essex -16 3 £400 -3.03%
East of England -23 3 £400 -3.03%
Camberley +3 2 £475 -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 68 (97.14%) Firewall
2 60 (85.71%) Cisco
3 44 (62.86%) Juniper
3 44 (62.86%) Blue Coat
4 38 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (52.86%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (52.86%) F5
6 33 (47.14%) CheckPoint
7 30 (42.86%) CCNP
8 29 (41.43%) DNS
9 23 (32.86%) BGP
10 22 (31.43%) VMware
10 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (30.00%) OSPF
11 21 (30.00%) Linux
12 20 (28.57%) HP
12 20 (28.57%) Network Security
13 19 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (27.14%) McAfee
14 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
14 18 (25.71%) Infoblox
14 18 (25.71%) CCSE
14 18 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (24.29%) Fat Client
15 17 (24.29%) BIG-IP
15 17 (24.29%) Imperva
15 17 (24.29%) DMVPN
15 17 (24.29%) DHCP
15 17 (24.29%) Citrix

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (97.14%) Firewall
2 37 (52.86%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (41.43%) DNS
4 23 (32.86%) BGP
5 21 (30.00%) OSPF
6 20 (28.57%) Network Security
7 19 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 19 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (24.29%) BIG-IP
9 17 (24.29%) DMVPN
9 17 (24.29%) DHCP
10 14 (20.00%) MPLS
11 11 (15.71%) VPN
11 11 (15.71%) WAN
11 11 (15.71%) Multicast
12 9 (12.86%) SSL
13 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
14 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JUnit
1 1 (1.43%) JMeter
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Security Specialist
2 17 (24.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 17 (24.29%) Network Specialist
3 14 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Security Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Consultant
5 12 (17.14%) Network Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Network Consultant
7 8 (11.43%) Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Network Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.14%) IP Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Security Support Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) SOAP
1 1 (1.43%) CORBA
1 1 (1.43%) LAMP
1 1 (1.43%) Xerces
1 1 (1.43%) Xalan
1 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.43%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Thin Client
1 17 (24.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.00%) Solaris
5 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE
7 1 (1.43%) Debian
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (17.14%) Network Architecture
2 12 (17.14%) Change Control
3 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.43%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.43%) Information Security
9 1 (1.43%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.43%) Service Management
9 1 (1.43%) Release Management
9 1 (1.43%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) C
2 6 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
4 2 (2.86%) C++
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Lisp
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) Korn
5 1 (1.43%) C-shell
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (42.86%) CCNP
3 18 (25.71%) CCSE
4 11 (15.71%) JNCIS
5 10 (14.29%) CCIE
5 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.00%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.29%) CISSP
9 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) CRISC
10 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.43%) MCTS
10 1 (1.43%) Degree
10 1 (1.43%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) HND
10 1 (1.43%) MCSE
10 1 (1.43%) MCSA
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Sendmail
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.71%) UAG
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) KVM
6 1 (1.43%) qmail
6 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.43%) Snort
6 1 (1.43%) Squid
6 1 (1.43%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Cacti
2 1 (1.43%) OpenView
2 1 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Netcool
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Cisco
2 44 (62.86%) Juniper
2 44 (62.86%) Blue Coat
3 37 (52.86%) F5
4 33 (47.14%) CheckPoint
5 22 (31.43%) VMware
6 20 (28.57%) HP
7 19 (27.14%) McAfee
8 18 (25.71%) Infoblox
9 17 (24.29%) Imperva
9 17 (24.29%) Citrix
10 11 (15.71%) ProCurve
11 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.57%) Oracle
12 5 (7.14%) Sun
12 5 (7.14%) NetApp
13 3 (4.29%) Nokia
13 3 (4.29%) Websense
14 2 (2.86%) Sophos
14 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
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Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago