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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks NetScreen
UK
Rank 562 600 555
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -45
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 19 18 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.035% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.24% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 43
Median daily rate £390 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £401 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £401
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +36 16 £395 -6.61% 4
London +6 5 £350 -14.89% 4
South East +12 3 £450 +1.40%
South West - 3 £450 -
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
North West +27 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £450 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Surrey +21 1 £450 +2.85%
Reading +11 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Warwick +1 1 £400 -4.98%
West Midlands 0 1 £400 -4.98%
Warwickshire -2 1 £400 -4.98%
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) Juniper
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (80.00%) Firewall
5 18 (60.00%) CCNP
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (53.33%) F5
7 16 (53.33%) LAN
7 16 (53.33%) WAN
8 15 (50.00%) VPN
8 15 (50.00%) BGP
9 13 (43.33%) OSPF
10 12 (40.00%) Wireless
10 12 (40.00%) Network Security
11 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
12 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
13 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
13 9 (30.00%) MPLS
13 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
14 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (26.67%) CCIE
15 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
15 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
16 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 6 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
16 6 (20.00%) VoIP
16 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
16 6 (20.00%) ITIL
16 6 (20.00%) 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (53.33%) LAN
3 16 (53.33%) WAN
4 15 (50.00%) BGP
4 15 (50.00%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) OSPF
6 12 (40.00%) Network Security
6 12 (40.00%) Wireless
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (20.00%) IPsec
11 6 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) QMS
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCIE
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (6.67%) CCSP
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCDA
7 1 (3.33%) CCDE
7 1 (3.33%) CCVP
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
7 1 (3.33%) CISA
7 1 (3.33%) CISM
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Juniper
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 16 (53.33%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (16.67%) Remedy
7 4 (13.33%) Aruba
8 2 (6.67%) Avaya
8 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) Radware
9 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint