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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 644 635 603
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 13 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.045% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 17
Median daily rate £488 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.90% -8.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £435 £450
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.75
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
8297 7834 8460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.69% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 4500 4673
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 545 478
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 5 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 27 September 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 +16 13 £488 +21.87% 1
London -7 10 £488 +44.44%
North West +18 3 - -
Manchester -2 2 - -
City of London - 1 - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) Juniper
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (77.42%) CCNP
3 24 (77.42%) F5
4 20 (64.52%) BGP
4 20 (64.52%) Firewall
4 20 (64.52%) BIG-IP
5 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
6 18 (58.06%) OSPF
7 16 (51.61%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) Fortinet
9 14 (45.16%) Network Security
9 14 (45.16%) CCIE
9 14 (45.16%) VoIP
9 14 (45.16%) WAN
10 13 (41.94%) LAN
11 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
11 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
11 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (22.58%) VPN
12 7 (22.58%) Wireless
13 6 (19.35%) Project Management
13 6 (19.35%) VLAN
13 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (19.35%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (16.13%) Fault Analysis
14 5 (16.13%) FabricPath

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 (6.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) BGP
1 20 (64.52%) BIG-IP
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (58.06%) OSPF
4 16 (51.61%) MPLS
5 14 (45.16%) Network Security
5 14 (45.16%) VoIP
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 13 (41.94%) LAN
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
7 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) VPN
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (19.35%) VLAN
10 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (16.13%) FabricPath
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (35.48%) Security Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Fault Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (3.23%) Release Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (77.42%) CCNP
3 14 (45.16%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
5 4 (12.90%) CCNA
6 3 (9.68%) CCSA
6 3 (9.68%) CCSE
6 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) Juniper
2 24 (77.42%) F5
3 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
4 15 (48.39%) Fortinet
5 5 (16.13%) SonicWALL
5 5 (16.13%) WatchGuard
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Brocade
7 2 (6.45%) Nortel
7 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) Foundry