Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 860 883 838
Rank change year-on-year +23 -45 +6
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 11 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.086% 0.045% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £350
90th Percentile £528 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +16.07% -17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £21.59 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.59 - -

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,740 13,316 14,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 13.37% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,682 8,227 8,721
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 681 743
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -16.89% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.28% -16.11% +4.65%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScreen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScreen in the UK

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Top 6 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 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
England +12 10 £431 +7.81% 3
UK excluding London -28 8 £406 +16.07% 4
South East -4 5 £406 +35.42% 1
London +21 3 £500 -
South West - 2 £388 - 2
Scotland - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NetScreen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NetScreen.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) CCIE
7 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (36.36%) OSPF
7 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) F5
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
8 3 (27.27%) Nortel
8 3 (27.27%) Internet
8 3 (27.27%) Avaya
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Python
8 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 3 (27.27%) BGP
8 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
8 3 (27.27%) SSL
8 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 2 (18.18%) CEH

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Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) PBX
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Post-Production
2 1 (9.09%) Runbook
2 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) CCDA
4 2 (18.18%) CCDE
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE Security
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCVP
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 2 (18.18%) CISA
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
4 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 3 (27.27%) Nortel
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Tufin
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Linksys
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Ubiquiti