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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 78 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.92% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 8.42% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 16
Median daily rate £381 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -10.00%

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
427 582 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.86% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 304 331
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.69 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +9 14 £350 +19.65%
Reading +4 5 £385 -3.75% 2
Newbury -3 2 - -
Slough +6 1 £413 +13.01%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 31 (64.58%) Firewall
4 18 (37.50%) VPN
5 17 (35.42%) Juniper
5 17 (35.42%) Palo Alto
6 16 (33.33%) LAN
7 15 (31.25%) NetScaler
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (27.08%) Network Design
9 12 (25.00%) Degree
9 12 (25.00%) CCNP
10 10 (20.83%) WAN
11 9 (18.75%) Retail
11 9 (18.75%) CCSE
11 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (16.67%) CRISC
12 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (16.67%) CISMP
12 8 (16.67%) Oracle
12 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.67%) SAML
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
13 7 (14.58%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (14.58%) CCNA
13 7 (14.58%) SSL
13 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
13 7 (14.58%) ProxySG

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 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) VPN
3 16 (33.33%) LAN
4 15 (31.25%) NetScaler
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (20.83%) WAN
7 7 (14.58%) SSL
8 6 (12.50%) BGP
8 6 (12.50%) Network Security
9 5 (10.42%) MPLS
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
11 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
13 1 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (2.08%) HSRP
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Security Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Network Design
2 4 (8.33%) Project Management
2 4 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (6.25%) Change Management
3 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.25%) Network Management
3 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Information Security
5 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
2 12 (25.00%) Degree
3 9 (18.75%) CCSE
4 8 (16.67%) CISMP
4 8 (16.67%) CRISC
5 7 (14.58%) CCNA
5 7 (14.58%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) CCSA
7 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) CCDA
8 1 (2.08%) CCDP
8 1 (2.08%) CCVP
8 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) ProxySG
3 6 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (6.25%) OPNET
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 17 (35.42%) Juniper
3 17 (35.42%) Palo Alto
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
5 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
5 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) F5
6 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 5 (10.42%) VMware
8 4 (8.33%) Aruba
9 3 (6.25%) Arista
9 3 (6.25%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.17%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.17%) Nokia
11 1 (2.08%) Google