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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 83 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 43 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.34% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 5.09% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 8
Median daily rate £380 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.17% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +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
569 668 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.60% 26.30% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 283 203
Median daily rate £365 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -4 14 £435 +51.30% 3
Bracknell 0 10 £348 -
Slough +7 2 £351 -17.35% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - - 2
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco
2 75 (83.33%) Firewall
3 47 (52.22%) CheckPoint
4 42 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (41.11%) CCNP
6 30 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (30.00%) BGP
8 25 (27.78%) VPN
9 24 (26.67%) LAN
10 23 (25.56%) Juniper
10 23 (25.56%) Wireless
10 23 (25.56%) Cisco PIX
11 22 (24.44%) F5
11 22 (24.44%) OSPF
12 19 (21.11%) Network Security
13 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 18 (20.00%) ITIL
14 17 (18.89%) CCSE
15 16 (17.78%) MPLS
15 16 (17.78%) EIGRP
15 16 (17.78%) WAN
15 16 (17.78%) CCIE
15 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
15 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco Wireless
16 13 (14.44%) FortiGate
16 13 (14.44%) Network Design
16 13 (14.44%) Broadband
16 13 (14.44%) Windows
16 13 (14.44%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (83.33%) Firewall
2 30 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (30.00%) BGP
4 25 (27.78%) VPN
5 24 (26.67%) LAN
6 23 (25.56%) Cisco PIX
6 23 (25.56%) Wireless
7 22 (24.44%) OSPF
8 19 (21.11%) Network Security
9 16 (17.78%) EIGRP
9 16 (17.78%) MPLS
9 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.78%) WAN
10 13 (14.44%) Broadband
10 13 (14.44%) Cisco Wireless
11 12 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (13.33%) Wireshark
12 11 (12.22%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (12.22%) Internet
13 10 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Billing
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) IP Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) IP Security Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Network Support
7 8 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco Support
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) IP Expert
10 5 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Senior IP Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.56%) e-Health
3 5 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.11%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (2.22%) CentOS
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Network Design
3 10 (11.11%) High Availability
3 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.89%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (8.89%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (4.44%) Change Management
8 4 (4.44%) Project Management
9 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (2.22%) Change Control
10 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Perl
1 2 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) C
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (41.11%) CCNP
3 17 (18.89%) CCSE
4 16 (17.78%) CCIE
5 12 (13.33%) CCSA
6 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.56%) CCNA
8 5 (5.56%) CISSP
8 5 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.56%) NCDA
9 4 (4.44%) CCDP
9 4 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (4.44%) Degree
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.11%) MCP
10 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.22%) GLP
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.33%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.22%) Nagios
4 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 2 (2.22%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (52.22%) CheckPoint
3 23 (25.56%) Juniper
4 22 (24.44%) F5
5 12 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 11 (12.22%) Palo Alto
7 10 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 10 (11.11%) VMware
8 8 (8.89%) IBM
8 8 (8.89%) Nokia
9 7 (7.78%) Aruba
9 7 (7.78%) HP
10 6 (6.67%) Avaya
10 6 (6.67%) Brocade
10 6 (6.67%) NetScout
11 5 (5.56%) CA
11 5 (5.56%) NetApp
12 4 (4.44%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (3.33%) Clearswift
13 3 (3.33%) Trustwave
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