The table below looks at the statistics for NetScreen skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 570 536 510
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 39 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.084% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 22
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£350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £514 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
8325 7230 7275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.89% 13.25% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3851 3617
Average daily rate £350 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 391 580
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.15 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

NetScreen
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 34 £345 -13.75% 6
London +18 20 £310 -22.50% 3
North Yorkshire -9 7 £401 -
York -10 7 £401 -
Yorkshire -24 7 £401 -
East of England +16 4 £310 -22.50%
Essex -1 3 £350 -12.50%
South East -35 3 £395 -16.84% 2
City of London +7 2 £393 +14.18% 1
Colchester +8 1 £425 +6.25%
Surrey -1 1 £340 -33.65%
Berkshire -10 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £310 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Stevenage - 1 £310 -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetScreen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScreen.

1 96 (97.96%) Cisco
2 95 (96.94%) Firewall
3 89 (90.82%) Cisco ASA
4 83 (84.69%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (80.61%) OSPF
5 79 (80.61%) BGP
6 77 (78.57%) Network Security
7 75 (76.53%) F5
8 67 (68.37%) Citrix
9 65 (66.33%) Load Balancing
9 65 (66.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 65 (66.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 64 (65.31%) CCNP
11 62 (63.27%) Cisco IOS
12 60 (61.22%) Juniper
13 54 (55.10%) CheckPoint
14 53 (54.08%) E-Commerce
15 52 (53.06%) Infoblox
16 51 (52.04%) Blue Coat
17 43 (43.88%) DNS
18 40 (40.82%) DHCP
18 40 (40.82%) CCSE
19 39 (39.80%) IPsec
20 38 (38.78%) BIG-IP
21 36 (36.73%) VPN
22 35 (35.71%) Linux
22 35 (35.71%) Imperva
23 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (34.69%) Fat Client
23 34 (34.69%) Thin Client

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetScreen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScreen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (96.94%) Firewall
2 89 (90.82%) Cisco ASA
3 79 (80.61%) OSPF
3 79 (80.61%) BGP
4 77 (78.57%) Network Security
5 65 (66.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 65 (66.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 62 (63.27%) Cisco IOS
7 43 (43.88%) DNS
8 40 (40.82%) DHCP
9 39 (39.80%) IPsec
10 38 (38.78%) BIG-IP
11 36 (36.73%) VPN
12 34 (34.69%) DMVPN
13 31 (31.63%) MPLS
14 30 (30.61%) VoIP
15 29 (29.59%) Wireless
15 29 (29.59%) Cisco PIX
15 29 (29.59%) TACACS
16 14 (14.29%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.22%) Games
3 9 (9.18%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (47.96%) Network Engineer
2 35 (35.71%) Network Specialist
3 34 (34.69%) Network Security Specialist
3 34 (34.69%) Security Specialist
4 11 (11.22%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Network Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Firewall Consultant
10 2 (2.04%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.04%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Thin Client
1 34 (34.69%) Fat Client
2 27 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.20%) Online Games
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (66.33%) Load Balancing
2 53 (54.08%) E-Commerce
3 23 (23.47%) Mentoring
4 21 (21.43%) ITIL
5 18 (18.37%) Service Management
6 14 (14.29%) Line Management
7 13 (13.27%) Network Design
8 7 (7.14%) Kanban
8 7 (7.14%) Scrum
9 6 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.06%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.06%) Change Management
11 2 (2.04%) CRM
11 2 (2.04%) Project Management
11 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.02%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) C
2 1 (1.02%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 83 (84.69%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (65.31%) CCNP
3 40 (40.82%) CCSE
4 28 (28.57%) Degree
5 22 (22.45%) CCIE
6 7 (7.14%) CCSA
7 3 (3.06%) CCNA
7 3 (3.06%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.04%) CCSP
9 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.02%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) RANCID
2 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 96 (97.96%) Cisco
2 75 (76.53%) F5
3 67 (68.37%) Citrix
4 60 (61.22%) Juniper
5 54 (55.10%) CheckPoint
6 52 (53.06%) Infoblox
7 51 (52.04%) Blue Coat
8 35 (35.71%) Imperva
9 34 (34.69%) VMware
10 33 (33.67%) HP
11 20 (20.41%) SolarWinds
12 12 (12.24%) Fortinet
13 11 (11.22%) Nokia
14 6 (6.12%) IronPort
14 6 (6.12%) Tufin
15 4 (4.08%) TippingPoint
16 2 (2.04%) Remedy
16 2 (2.04%) Aruba
17 1 (1.02%) McAfee
17 1 (1.02%) Microsoft