The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for NetScreen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetScreen over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Juniper Networks NetScreen
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 - 201
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £407
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

NetScreen is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 340 471 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.42% 13.99% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 1008 1569
Median daily rate £427 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 43
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £16.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.20 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NetScreen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NetScreen in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetScreen in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScreen in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScreen in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for NetScreen.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) VMware