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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks NetScreen
UK
Rank 578 605 560
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -45
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 18 13 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.17% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 43
Median daily rate £400 £421 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £373 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £423 £401
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.61%
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
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 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 20 February 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 +48 16 £400 -4.98% 2
London +10 6 £400 -2.43% 1
North West +18 4 £315 -25.88%
Manchester - 4 £315 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South West - 2 £420 -
South East +13 1 £450 +2.27% 1
Essex -3 1 £425 -
East of England -5 1 £425 +14.86%
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
City of London - 1 £425 -
Bournemouth - 1 £450 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -
Lincoln - 1 - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 37 (94.87%) Juniper
3 33 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (74.36%) Firewall
5 25 (64.10%) CCNP
6 24 (61.54%) F5
7 23 (58.97%) BGP
7 23 (58.97%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (56.41%) LAN
8 22 (56.41%) WAN
9 21 (53.85%) OSPF
10 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
10 17 (43.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (41.03%) VPN
12 15 (38.46%) Network Security
12 15 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (35.90%) Load Balancing
13 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
13 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
14 12 (30.77%) DNS
15 11 (28.21%) CCNA
15 11 (28.21%) Wireless
16 10 (25.64%) MPLS
16 10 (25.64%) IGRP
17 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
18 8 (20.51%) BIG-IP
19 7 (17.95%) CCIE
19 7 (17.95%) ITIL
19 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
20 6 (15.38%) Ethernet

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 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) Firewall
2 23 (58.97%) BGP
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (56.41%) LAN
3 22 (56.41%) WAN
4 21 (53.85%) OSPF
5 17 (43.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (41.03%) VPN
7 15 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (38.46%) Network Security
8 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
9 12 (30.77%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) Wireless
11 10 (25.64%) IGRP
11 10 (25.64%) MPLS
12 8 (20.51%) BIG-IP
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
14 6 (15.38%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) Core Data
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design
5 3 (7.69%) QMS
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (64.10%) CCNP
3 11 (28.21%) CCNA
4 7 (17.95%) CCIE
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
6 3 (7.69%) CCSE
6 3 (7.69%) CCSP
7 2 (5.13%) CCDP
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (2.56%) CCDA
8 1 (2.56%) CCSA
8 1 (2.56%) CCVP
8 1 (2.56%) CEH
8 1 (2.56%) CISA
8 1 (2.56%) CISM
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 37 (94.87%) Juniper
3 24 (61.54%) F5
4 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
5 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
6 5 (12.82%) Remedy
7 4 (10.26%) Aruba
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
9 2 (5.13%) Avaya
9 2 (5.13%) Imperva
9 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.13%) Symantec
9 2 (5.13%) VMware
9 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.56%) Lancope
10 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk