The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 641 628 600
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 20 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £470 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8734 7973 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 13.96% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5344 4566 4060
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 494 441
Median hourly rate £29.25 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.71% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NetScreen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 19 £425 +6.25% 7
London +1 10 £450 +12.50%
North West +2 4 - -
Manchester +1 4 - -
South West -6 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Bournemouth - 3 £400 -
Dorset - 3 £400 -
South East +7 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NetScreen.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) Juniper
3 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (81.25%) Firewall
5 23 (71.88%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
7 16 (50.00%) CCNP
7 16 (50.00%) F5
8 15 (46.88%) BGP
8 15 (46.88%) BIG-IP
9 13 (40.63%) CCIE
9 13 (40.63%) MPLS
9 13 (40.63%) OSPF
10 12 (37.50%) VoIP
10 12 (37.50%) Fortinet
11 11 (34.38%) Network Security
12 10 (31.25%) Palo Alto
13 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (28.13%) WAN
13 9 (28.13%) CCNA
14 8 (25.00%) LAN
14 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
15 7 (21.88%) VPN
16 6 (18.75%) Project Management
16 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (18.75%) VLAN
17 5 (15.63%) WatchGuard
17 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
17 5 (15.63%) VPLS

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (46.88%) BGP
3 15 (46.88%) BIG-IP
4 13 (40.63%) MPLS
4 13 (40.63%) OSPF
5 12 (37.50%) VoIP
6 11 (34.38%) Network Security
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (28.13%) WAN
8 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (25.00%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.88%) VPN
10 6 (18.75%) VLAN
11 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
11 5 (15.63%) Internet
11 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (15.63%) VPLS
11 5 (15.63%) Wireless
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) AIX Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
10 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
10 1 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
10 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) AIX
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCIE
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.38%) CCSA
6 3 (9.38%) CCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.25%) CCDE
7 2 (6.25%) CEH
7 2 (6.25%) CISA
7 2 (6.25%) CISM
7 2 (6.25%) CISSP
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) Juniper
3 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 16 (50.00%) F5
5 12 (37.50%) Fortinet
6 10 (31.25%) Palo Alto
7 5 (15.63%) Citrix
7 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
7 5 (15.63%) WatchGuard
8 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 2 (6.25%) Nortel
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) Foundry