The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks NetScreen
UK / England
Rank 562 601 555
Rank change year-on-year +39 -46  
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 12 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.024% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 34
Median daily rate £400 £409 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +2.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £349 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £397 £401
% change year-on-year -20.65% -0.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6049 7248 7261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.66% 14.77% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3746 4383 4012
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.15% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 308 405
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.83 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.89% +7.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NetScreen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NetScreen in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScreen in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScreen in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScreen in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScreen in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +34 7 £413 -10.81%
North West - 4 £315 -
East of England -3 1 £425 +14.86% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for NetScreen.

1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Juniper
3 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (75.86%) Firewall
5 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (62.07%) CCNP
6 18 (62.07%) BGP
7 17 (58.62%) F5
8 16 (55.17%) OSPF
9 14 (48.28%) LAN
9 14 (48.28%) WAN
10 12 (41.38%) VPN
10 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
10 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
10 12 (41.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (41.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (37.93%) CCNA
12 10 (34.48%) DNS
12 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
12 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
13 9 (31.03%) Wireless
13 9 (31.03%) Blue Coat
14 8 (27.59%) IGRP
15 7 (24.14%) MPLS
15 7 (24.14%) Network Security
16 6 (20.69%) IPsec
16 6 (20.69%) CCIE
16 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
17 5 (17.24%) WLAN
17 5 (17.24%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (62.07%) BGP
4 16 (55.17%) OSPF
5 14 (48.28%) LAN
5 14 (48.28%) WAN
6 12 (41.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (41.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
7 10 (34.48%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) Wireless
9 8 (27.59%) IGRP
10 7 (24.14%) MPLS
10 7 (24.14%) Network Security
11 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
11 6 (20.69%) IPsec
12 5 (17.24%) DHCP
12 5 (17.24%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Change Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) Core Data
2 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) CCNA
4 6 (20.69%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCSE
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCDE
7 1 (3.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCVP
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CISA
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
1 1 (3.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Juniper
3 17 (58.62%) F5
4 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
5 9 (31.03%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.24%) Remedy
7 4 (13.79%) Aruba
8 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.90%) Avaya
9 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.90%) Imperva
9 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
9 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.90%) Symantec
9 2 (6.90%) VMware
9 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
10 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.45%) Splunk
10 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint