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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 630 597 574
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -23
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 17 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.070% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 34
Median daily rate £399 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -3.12%
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
8557 8364 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.39% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4560 3874
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 465 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -38 17 £399 +15.50% 1
West Midlands - 5 £397 -
London -25 4 £463 +49.19%
Warwickshire - 4 £397 -
Dorset - 3 £400 -
Bournemouth - 3 £400 -
Warwick - 3 - -
South West - 3 £400 -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
East of England +6 1 £370 +19.35%
Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £370 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £370 -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (97.06%) Firewall
2 29 (85.29%) Cisco
3 27 (79.41%) Juniper
4 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
7 14 (41.18%) Network Security
8 13 (38.24%) BGP
8 13 (38.24%) OSPF
9 12 (35.29%) CCNP
10 10 (29.41%) CCIE
10 10 (29.41%) F5
11 9 (26.47%) CCNA
11 9 (26.47%) MPLS
12 8 (23.53%) VPN
12 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
12 8 (23.53%) BIG-IP
13 7 (20.59%) Fortinet
13 7 (20.59%) VoIP
13 7 (20.59%) WAN
13 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
14 6 (17.65%) Finance
14 6 (17.65%) LAN
14 6 (17.65%) Internet
14 6 (17.65%) Citrix
14 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
15 5 (14.71%) Linux
15 5 (14.71%) Unix
15 5 (14.71%) DHCP

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 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (41.18%) Network Security
4 13 (38.24%) BGP
4 13 (38.24%) OSPF
5 9 (26.47%) MPLS
6 8 (23.53%) BIG-IP
6 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
7 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) Internet
8 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 5 (14.71%) DHCP
9 5 (14.71%) DNS
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (11.76%) Junos
11 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (8.82%) Spanning Tree
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Juniper Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) NetScreen Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
2 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Network Design
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CCIE
4 9 (26.47%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) CCDE
5 4 (11.76%) CCSE
5 4 (11.76%) CEH
5 4 (11.76%) CISA
5 4 (11.76%) CISM
5 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) Juniper
3 18 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 10 (29.41%) F5
5 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 7 (20.59%) Fortinet
7 6 (17.65%) Citrix
8 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
9 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
9 3 (8.82%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Imperva
9 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
9 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
9 3 (8.82%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade
10 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat