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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 85 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 44 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 1.38% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 5.28% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 5
Average daily rate £380 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.36% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +16.17%
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
616 739 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.68% 26.19% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 320 241
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -9 16 £418 +45.21% 4
Bracknell +2 8 £380 - 1
Slough +9 2 £351 -17.35% 1
Maidenhead +1 2 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco
2 73 (81.11%) Firewall
3 44 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 40 (44.44%) CCNP
6 32 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (31.11%) BGP
8 25 (27.78%) VPN
9 24 (26.67%) Juniper
10 23 (25.56%) Wireless
11 22 (24.44%) OSPF
11 22 (24.44%) LAN
11 22 (24.44%) F5
11 22 (24.44%) Cisco PIX
12 20 (22.22%) MPLS
13 18 (20.00%) ITIL
13 18 (20.00%) CCIE
13 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 17 (18.89%) Network Security
14 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
14 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
15 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
15 16 (17.78%) Broadband
15 16 (17.78%) WAN
15 16 (17.78%) CCSE
16 14 (15.56%) FortiGate
16 14 (15.56%) Internet
17 13 (14.44%) Windows
17 13 (14.44%) Linux
17 13 (14.44%) Cisco Wireless

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 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 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (81.11%) Firewall
2 32 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (31.11%) BGP
4 25 (27.78%) VPN
5 23 (25.56%) Wireless
6 22 (24.44%) Cisco PIX
6 22 (24.44%) LAN
6 22 (24.44%) OSPF
7 20 (22.22%) MPLS
8 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
8 17 (18.89%) Network Security
9 16 (17.78%) Broadband
9 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.78%) WAN
10 14 (15.56%) Internet
11 13 (14.44%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (13.33%) Wireshark
13 11 (12.22%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (12.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Billing
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 24 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) IP Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) IP Security Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Network Support
6 8 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Support
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) 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 3 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.22%) Network Design
3 10 (11.11%) High Availability
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.89%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (8.89%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.67%) Project Management
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Change 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%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) Perl
1 3 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) C
2 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (44.44%) CCNP
3 18 (20.00%) CCIE
4 16 (17.78%) CCSE
5 12 (13.33%) CCSA
6 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) 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%) CCIP
10 1 (1.11%) CCSP
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
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 14 (15.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
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 42 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 24 (26.67%) Juniper
4 22 (24.44%) F5
5 12 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 10 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 10 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 10 (11.11%) VMware
7 8 (8.89%) IBM
8 7 (7.78%) Aruba
8 7 (7.78%) HP
8 7 (7.78%) Nokia
9 6 (6.67%) Avaya
9 6 (6.67%) Brocade
9 6 (6.67%) NetScout
10 5 (5.56%) CA
10 5 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (5.56%) NetApp
11 3 (3.33%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.33%) Microsoft