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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 619 639 601
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 15 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 15
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £488 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.58%
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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
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 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 13 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 August 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 +7 14 £450 +12.50% 5
London +7 10 £450 +16.12%
North West +17 3 - -
Manchester -1 3 - -
City of London +32 1 - -
South East +9 1 - - 1
South West +4 1 £450 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 32 (100.00%) Juniper
2 29 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (78.13%) Firewall
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (59.38%) F5
5 19 (59.38%) CCNP
6 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 18 (56.25%) BIG-IP
7 17 (53.13%) BGP
8 15 (46.88%) MPLS
8 15 (46.88%) OSPF
9 14 (43.75%) VoIP
9 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
10 12 (37.50%) WAN
10 12 (37.50%) CCIE
11 11 (34.38%) LAN
12 10 (31.25%) EIGRP
12 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 10 (31.25%) Network Security
12 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
13 9 (28.13%) CCNA
14 7 (21.88%) VPN
15 6 (18.75%) Project Management
15 6 (18.75%) VLAN
15 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
16 5 (15.63%) Fault Analysis
16 5 (15.63%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (56.25%) BIG-IP
4 17 (53.13%) BGP
5 15 (46.88%) MPLS
5 15 (46.88%) OSPF
6 14 (43.75%) VoIP
7 12 (37.50%) WAN
8 11 (34.38%) LAN
9 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (31.25%) EIGRP
9 10 (31.25%) Network Security
9 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) VPN
11 6 (18.75%) VLAN
12 5 (15.63%) FabricPath
12 5 (15.63%) Internet
12 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (15.63%) VPLS
12 5 (15.63%) Wireless
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (40.63%) 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%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) AIX Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
10 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
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%) Fault Analysis
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%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) 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%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) Juniper
2 19 (59.38%) F5
3 18 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
5 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
6 5 (15.63%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.25%) Brocade
7 2 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) Foundry