The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper Networks NetScreen
UK
Rank 580 632 584
Rank change year-on-year +52 -48  
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 13 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 35
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 £294
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6617 7870 7816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 4695 4260
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 338 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

NetScreen
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScreen in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScreen over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScreen in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScreen in the UK

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Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +30 12 £400 -2.20% 1
London +38 7 £413 -10.81%
Manchester - 4 £315 -
North West - 4 £315 -
City of London - 2 £425 -
East of England -2 1 £425 +14.86% 1
Essex -7 1 £425 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £425 -

NetScreen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for NetScreen.

1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 32 (94.12%) Juniper
3 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (79.41%) Firewall
5 19 (55.88%) BGP
5 19 (55.88%) CCNP
5 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (52.94%) LAN
6 18 (52.94%) WAN
6 18 (52.94%) F5
7 17 (50.00%) OSPF
8 16 (47.06%) VPN
9 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
9 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
10 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
11 11 (32.35%) Network Security
11 11 (32.35%) CCNA
12 10 (29.41%) DNS
12 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
13 9 (26.47%) Wireless
13 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
14 8 (23.53%) IGRP
14 8 (23.53%) MPLS
15 7 (20.59%) ITIL
16 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
16 6 (17.65%) CCIE
16 6 (17.65%) Project Management
16 6 (17.65%) Finance

NetScreen
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) BGP
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
3 18 (52.94%) WAN
4 17 (50.00%) OSPF
5 16 (47.06%) VPN
6 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
7 11 (32.35%) Network Security
8 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 9 (26.47%) Wireless
10 8 (23.53%) IGRP
10 8 (23.53%) MPLS
11 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
11 6 (17.65%) IPsec
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 5 (14.71%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) Core Data
2 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) QMS
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) CISSP
6 3 (8.82%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) CCSP
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCDE
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCVP
8 1 (2.94%) CEH
8 1 (2.94%) CISA
8 1 (2.94%) CISM
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.94%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 32 (94.12%) Juniper
3 18 (52.94%) F5
4 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 9 (26.47%) Blue Coat
6 5 (14.71%) Remedy
7 4 (11.76%) Aruba
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix
8 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
8 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 2 (5.88%) Imperva
9 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
9 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.94%) Lancope
10 1 (2.94%) Splunk
10 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint