Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 853 839
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14 0
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 7 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.034% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 31
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.00%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £294
90th Percentile £563 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £407
% change year-on-year -22.22% +10.70% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London 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 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 14042 16143 15907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 9754 9202
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 823 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.30 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.66 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.35% +21.95% +2.50%

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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 20 November 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 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 20 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
England +2 7 £500 +25.00% 2
London -30 4 £525 +31.25% 2
UK excluding London +22 3 £350 -22.22%
South East +5 2 £300 -
West Midlands +23 1 £400 -
Midlands +19 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 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 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 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