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 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 606 609
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 0 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 22
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
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 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 5923 7740 7498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.72% 15.88% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 4793 4296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 352 438
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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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 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

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

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) BGP
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) LAN
6 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (41.67%) Network Security
7 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 5 (41.67%) IGRP
7 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (25.00%) CCSE
8 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 2 (16.67%) CCIE
9 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
9 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
9 2 (16.67%) Imperva

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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 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) IGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DMVPN
7 2 (16.67%) Junos
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Check Point Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (8.33%) CCSA
6 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Imperva
4 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto