The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 88 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 32 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 0.62% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 2.35% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
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£351 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
636 637 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 26.26% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 207 204
Average daily rate £338 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 10 £325 - 2
Bracknell +3 3 - - 1
Slough - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA.

1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 54 (94.74%) Firewall
3 46 (80.70%) CheckPoint
4 43 (75.44%) Cisco PIX
5 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (54.39%) Juniper
7 30 (52.63%) OSPF
8 27 (47.37%) CCIE
8 27 (47.37%) VPN
9 25 (43.86%) FWSM
10 24 (42.11%) F5
11 23 (40.35%) IPsec
11 23 (40.35%) CISSP
12 22 (38.60%) CCSP
12 22 (38.60%) BGP
13 21 (36.84%) MPLS
13 21 (36.84%) VoIP
14 20 (35.09%) SNMP
14 20 (35.09%) CCNP
14 20 (35.09%) Network Management
15 18 (31.58%) FortiGate
15 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
15 18 (31.58%) Telecoms
16 17 (29.82%) BIG-IP
16 17 (29.82%) Check Point Certification
17 15 (26.32%) DNS
17 15 (26.32%) Network Security
18 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (24.56%) CCDP
19 12 (21.05%) Apache

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Lync
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 54 (94.74%) Firewall
2 43 (75.44%) Cisco PIX
3 30 (52.63%) OSPF
4 27 (47.37%) VPN
5 25 (43.86%) FWSM
6 23 (40.35%) IPsec
7 22 (38.60%) BGP
8 21 (36.84%) MPLS
8 21 (36.84%) VoIP
9 20 (35.09%) SNMP
10 17 (29.82%) BIG-IP
11 15 (26.32%) DNS
11 15 (26.32%) Network Security
12 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (12.28%) SSL
14 6 (10.53%) NetScreen
15 5 (8.77%) RIP
16 4 (7.02%) WAN
16 4 (7.02%) LAN
17 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 18 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) IP Engineer
2 24 (42.11%) Security Engineer
3 18 (31.58%) Design Engineer
4 15 (26.32%) Network Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Consultant
8 5 (8.77%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Network Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior IP Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.75%) Clustering
1 1 (1.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Network Management
2 12 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (17.54%) Network Design
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.53%) eTOM
5 6 (10.53%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Release Management
7 1 (1.75%) SABSA
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.75%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Validation
7 1 (1.75%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Perl
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (47.37%) CCIE
3 23 (40.35%) CISSP
4 22 (38.60%) CCSP
5 20 (35.09%) CCNP
6 17 (29.82%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (24.56%) CCDP
8 6 (10.53%) CCNA
9 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.26%) CCSA
12 2 (3.51%) CCA
12 2 (3.51%) CCDE
12 2 (3.51%) Degree
13 1 (1.75%) CCSE
13 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.75%) MCTS
13 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
13 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.02%) UAG
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (80.70%) CheckPoint
3 31 (54.39%) Juniper
4 24 (42.11%) F5
5 9 (15.79%) Redback
5 9 (15.79%) Nokia
6 8 (14.04%) Radware
6 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
7 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.53%) VMware
8 3 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.75%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.75%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.75%) Tufin
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.75%) Nortel
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix
9 1 (1.75%) NetApp
9 1 (1.75%) Websense
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