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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 600 626 593
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 21 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.034% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 26
Median daily rate £375 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £419 £401
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 20 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 9 December 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 +8 18 £370 -10.30% 3
London +11 5 £350 -15.15% 2
North West +9 4 - -
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
South West - 3 £450 - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +26 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £450 -
Warwick - 2 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Reading +3 1 - -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £390 - 1
Lincoln - 1 - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Juniper
2 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (72.73%) Firewall
4 23 (69.70%) CCNP
5 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (60.61%) F5
7 16 (48.48%) WAN
7 16 (48.48%) LAN
7 16 (48.48%) BGP
8 15 (45.45%) Wireless
9 14 (42.42%) VPN
9 14 (42.42%) Network Security
10 13 (39.39%) OSPF
11 12 (36.36%) CCIE
11 12 (36.36%) BIG-IP
12 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 10 (30.30%) MPLS
13 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
14 9 (27.27%) EIGRP
14 9 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
15 8 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (21.21%) CCNA
17 6 (18.18%) DNS
17 6 (18.18%) VoIP
17 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
17 6 (18.18%) ITIL
17 6 (18.18%) IPsec

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (48.48%) BGP
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
3 16 (48.48%) WAN
4 15 (45.45%) Wireless
5 14 (42.42%) Network Security
5 14 (42.42%) VPN
6 13 (39.39%) OSPF
7 12 (36.36%) BIG-IP
8 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 10 (30.30%) MPLS
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (27.27%) EIGRP
11 8 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (18.18%) DNS
12 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
12 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (18.18%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Network Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Network Support
8 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Fault Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.09%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) QMS
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCNP
3 12 (36.36%) CCIE
4 7 (21.21%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCDE
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CCVP
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Juniper
2 20 (60.61%) F5
3 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
5 5 (15.15%) Remedy
6 4 (12.12%) Aruba
7 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.03%) Foundry
9 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.03%) Radware
9 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk