Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 872 875
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -23
Contract jobs citing NetScreen 13 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.096% 0.044% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
UK median daily rate £425 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +28.13% +3.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 13,602 13,516 16,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.17% 13.60% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,190 8,242 9,907
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £220
90th Percentile £600 £581 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 724 819
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.32 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -15.41% +14.18%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.32 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.79 £19.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% -21.75% +25.00%

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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 October 2018.

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 4 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 October 2018. 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 -3 13 £425 -17.07% 1
London 0 8 £413 -21.43% 1
South East -14 5 £425 -
UK excluding London -29 5 £425 +6.25%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) OSPF
3 11 (84.62%) BGP
4 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (69.23%) F5
5 9 (69.23%) Blue Coat
6 8 (61.54%) Network Security
6 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
7 7 (53.85%) Juniper
7 7 (53.85%) CCNP
7 7 (53.85%) DNS
7 7 (53.85%) Linux
8 6 (46.15%) C
8 6 (46.15%) DMVPN
8 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (46.15%) MPLS
9 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
9 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
9 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (38.46%) Infoblox
9 5 (38.46%) Imperva
9 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
9 5 (38.46%) WAN

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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 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) OSPF
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (61.54%) Network Security
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (46.15%) DMVPN
6 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (46.15%) MPLS
7 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
9 3 (23.08%) Internet
9 3 (23.08%) SSL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Fat Client
1 5 (38.46%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
5 2 (15.38%) CCVP
6 1 (7.69%) CCDE
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE Security
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) CISSP
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Blue Coat
3 9 (69.23%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Imperva
5 5 (38.46%) Infoblox
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 2 (15.38%) Tufin
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (7.69%) Zscaler