Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 832 815
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 -19
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 7 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.033% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 29
England median daily rate £500 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -0.12% -
10th Percentile £330 £350 £291
90th Percentile £563 £475 £540
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £40.50 -

NetScreen is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12899 15025 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.83% 15.43% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7913 9155 8625
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 759 956
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.22 £47.50 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NetScreen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 4 £525 +31.25% 1
South East +6 2 £300 -
West Midlands +28 1 £400 -
Midlands +28 1 £400 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat

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Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Junos
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
4 2 (28.57%) NX-OS
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Arista
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec