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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Juniper Networks NetScreen
Rank 558 524 501
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -23
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 41 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.089% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 14
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£401 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 23 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 27 March 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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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 -15 40 £401 +0.12% 6
London +9 22 £388 -11.42% 3
York +8 11 £401 +0.06%
North Yorkshire 0 11 £401 +0.06%
Yorkshire -17 11 £401 +0.12%
City of London +19 7 £413 +122.97% 1
South East -39 4 £343 -27.89% 1
East of England +5 3 £368 -8.12% 2
Surrey 0 2 £341 -33.41%
Berkshire -14 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £310 - 1
Greenwich - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (97.85%) Cisco
1 91 (97.85%) Firewall
2 82 (88.17%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (76.34%) OSPF
4 71 (76.34%) BGP
4 71 (76.34%) F5
5 70 (75.27%) Network Security
6 61 (65.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 61 (65.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 59 (63.44%) CCNP
8 56 (60.22%) Citrix
8 56 (60.22%) Cisco IOS
9 55 (59.14%) Load Balancing
10 54 (58.06%) Juniper
10 54 (58.06%) CheckPoint
11 51 (54.84%) E-Commerce
12 48 (51.61%) Infoblox
12 48 (51.61%) Blue Coat
13 43 (46.24%) DNS
14 41 (44.09%) DHCP
15 38 (40.86%) BIG-IP
16 35 (37.63%) Imperva
16 35 (37.63%) IPsec
16 35 (37.63%) Linux
17 34 (36.56%) Thin Client
17 34 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (36.56%) Fat Client
17 34 (36.56%) CCSE
17 34 (36.56%) VMware

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (97.85%) Firewall
2 82 (88.17%) Cisco ASA
3 71 (76.34%) OSPF
3 71 (76.34%) BGP
4 70 (75.27%) Network Security
5 61 (65.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 61 (65.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 56 (60.22%) Cisco IOS
7 43 (46.24%) DNS
8 41 (44.09%) DHCP
9 38 (40.86%) BIG-IP
10 35 (37.63%) IPsec
11 34 (36.56%) DMVPN
12 31 (33.33%) VPN
13 27 (29.03%) MPLS
14 25 (26.88%) VoIP
15 24 (25.81%) TACACS
15 24 (25.81%) Wireless
16 18 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
17 14 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 11 (11.83%) Games
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 34 (36.56%) Security Specialist
2 34 (36.56%) Network Specialist
2 34 (36.56%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (9.68%) Network Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Architect
3 9 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Lead Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.15%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Thin Client
1 34 (36.56%) Fat Client
2 27 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.75%) Online Games
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) Load Balancing
2 51 (54.84%) E-Commerce
3 23 (24.73%) Mentoring
4 19 (20.43%) ITIL
5 16 (17.20%) Service Management
6 14 (15.05%) Line Management
7 12 (12.90%) Network Design
8 7 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.38%) Kanban
9 5 (5.38%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
11 3 (3.23%) Project Management
12 2 (2.15%) CRM
12 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
13 1 (1.08%) Low Latency
13 1 (1.08%) Network Management
13 1 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (63.44%) CCNP
3 34 (36.56%) CCSE
4 17 (18.28%) CCIE
4 17 (18.28%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) CCSA
5 5 (5.38%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
8 1 (1.08%) CCSP
8 1 (1.08%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) RANCID
2 6 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Nessus
3 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 91 (97.85%) Cisco
2 71 (76.34%) F5
3 56 (60.22%) Citrix
4 54 (58.06%) Juniper
4 54 (58.06%) CheckPoint
5 48 (51.61%) Blue Coat
5 48 (51.61%) Infoblox
6 35 (37.63%) Imperva
7 34 (36.56%) VMware
8 28 (30.11%) HP
9 16 (17.20%) SolarWinds
10 11 (11.83%) Nokia
11 9 (9.68%) Fortinet
12 6 (6.45%) TippingPoint
13 3 (3.23%) Aruba
14 2 (2.15%) Remedy
15 1 (1.08%) McAfee
15 1 (1.08%) 3Com
15 1 (1.08%) Dell
15 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
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