The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 71 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 52 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.22% 1.09% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 4.37% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 7
Median daily rate £414 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.17% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +69.56%
Cisco ASA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 618 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.91% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 218
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Berkshire region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Berkshire region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +15 23 £450 +56.52% 2
Bracknell -3 10 £320 -
Maidenhead 0 3 - -
Slough +3 2 £375 -6.25%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 72 (81.82%) Firewall
3 59 (67.05%) CheckPoint
4 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
7 30 (34.09%) CCNP
8 27 (30.68%) BGP
9 26 (29.55%) F5
10 25 (28.41%) CCSE
11 24 (27.27%) Network Security
12 20 (22.73%) FortiGate
12 20 (22.73%) OSPF
13 18 (20.45%) Fortinet
13 18 (20.45%) CCSA
13 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
14 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
15 16 (18.18%) VPN
15 16 (18.18%) Windows
16 15 (17.05%) Linux
16 15 (17.05%) ITIL
16 15 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 14 (15.91%) VMware
17 14 (15.91%) LAN
17 14 (15.91%) CCIE
18 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
18 13 (14.77%) Juniper
18 13 (14.77%) EIGRP
18 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
18 13 (14.77%) Cisco IOS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (81.82%) Firewall
2 34 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 32 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
4 27 (30.68%) BGP
5 24 (27.27%) Network Security
6 20 (22.73%) OSPF
7 16 (18.18%) VPN
8 15 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (15.91%) LAN
10 13 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (14.77%) EIGRP
10 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
10 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
11 12 (13.64%) Ethernet
11 12 (13.64%) FWSM
11 12 (13.64%) MPLS
12 11 (12.50%) Wireless
13 10 (11.36%) DNS
13 10 (11.36%) FCoE
13 10 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Billing
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 32 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) IP Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) IP Security Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Network Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Check Point Expert
9 7 (7.95%) IP Expert
9 7 (7.95%) NetApp Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Senior IP Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Cisco Support
10 5 (5.68%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) FlexPod Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (11.36%) e-Health
2 10 (11.36%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.36%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Network Design
3 10 (11.36%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (11.36%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) High Availability
5 7 (7.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (7.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (5.68%) CRM
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) Service Management
8 2 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) Perl
1 2 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (34.09%) CCNP
3 25 (28.41%) CCSE
4 18 (20.45%) CCSA
5 14 (15.91%) CCIE
6 10 (11.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (7.95%) CISSP
7 7 (7.95%) NCDA
8 6 (6.82%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (6.82%) Degree
9 4 (4.55%) CCNA
9 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) CCDP
11 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) GLP
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) ProxySG
2 10 (11.36%) vSphere
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.27%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.27%) Nagios
2 2 (2.27%) Puppet
2 2 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (67.05%) CheckPoint
3 26 (29.55%) F5
4 18 (20.45%) Fortinet
5 14 (15.91%) VMware
6 13 (14.77%) Juniper
7 12 (13.64%) Blue Coat
7 12 (13.64%) IBM
8 10 (11.36%) CA
8 10 (11.36%) NetApp
9 9 (10.23%) Nokia
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 3 (3.41%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (3.41%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.27%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.27%) EMC
11 2 (2.27%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.27%) Trustwave
12 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
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