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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 90 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 40 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 0.90% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 3.89% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +51.11%
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
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
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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 0 12 £288 +2.67% 1
Slough +2 4 £415 - 1
Bracknell -2 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £275 - 1
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) Cisco
2 80 (85.11%) Firewall
3 72 (76.60%) CheckPoint
4 57 (60.64%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (53.19%) F5
6 45 (47.87%) CCNP
7 42 (44.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (39.36%) VPN
9 34 (36.17%) Network Security
10 30 (31.91%) OSPF
11 29 (30.85%) LAN
12 26 (27.66%) IPsec
13 25 (26.60%) VMware
13 25 (26.60%) BGP
14 24 (25.53%) Telecoms
15 22 (23.40%) Internet
15 22 (23.40%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
15 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
16 21 (22.34%) Linux
17 19 (20.21%) VoIP
17 19 (20.21%) CISSP
17 19 (20.21%) Juniper
17 19 (20.21%) Wireless
17 19 (20.21%) MPLS
18 18 (19.15%) WAN
18 18 (19.15%) RIP
19 17 (18.09%) Degree
19 17 (18.09%) Cisco ISE
20 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.32%) Lync
2 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 80 (85.11%) Firewall
2 42 (44.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 37 (39.36%) VPN
4 34 (36.17%) Network Security
5 30 (31.91%) OSPF
6 29 (30.85%) LAN
7 26 (27.66%) IPsec
8 25 (26.60%) BGP
9 22 (23.40%) Internet
9 22 (23.40%) Cisco PIX
10 19 (20.21%) VoIP
10 19 (20.21%) Wireless
10 19 (20.21%) MPLS
11 18 (19.15%) WAN
11 18 (19.15%) RIP
12 17 (18.09%) Cisco ISE
13 16 (17.02%) SSL
14 15 (15.96%) VLAN
15 13 (13.83%) SAN
16 12 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) DB2
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Security Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) Design Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) IP Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Environment Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Network Design Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) XMPP
1 4 (4.26%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.19%) WAP
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) SecurID
2 6 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) UNIX
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.26%) SUSE
5 4 (4.26%) AIX
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
1 16 (17.02%) Validation
2 15 (15.96%) Change Management
2 15 (15.96%) ITIL
3 12 (12.77%) eTOM
3 12 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (10.64%) Network Management
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
5 9 (9.57%) Network Design
6 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.45%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.38%) Migration
8 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.32%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.32%) Change Control
9 5 (5.32%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (60.64%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (47.87%) CCNP
3 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.21%) CISSP
5 17 (18.09%) Degree
6 16 (17.02%) CCIE
7 12 (12.77%) CCSE
8 11 (11.70%) CCSA
8 11 (11.70%) CCDP
9 8 (8.51%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (8.51%) CCSP
10 7 (7.45%) CCNA
11 6 (6.38%) JNCIS
11 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (2.13%) MCSE
12 2 (2.13%) MCSA
12 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.13%) CCDA
13 1 (1.06%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.19%) Firmware
4 3 (3.19%) Samba
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.19%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.19%) OpenView
3 3 (3.19%) Netcool
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco
2 72 (76.60%) CheckPoint
3 50 (53.19%) F5
4 25 (26.60%) VMware
5 19 (20.21%) Juniper
6 16 (17.02%) Tufin
6 16 (17.02%) CA
7 14 (14.89%) Fortinet
7 14 (14.89%) Citrix
8 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.70%) AlgoSec
10 8 (8.51%) Blue Coat
10 8 (8.51%) Radware
11 7 (7.45%) HP
11 7 (7.45%) SolarWinds
11 7 (7.45%) Crossbeam
12 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.32%) Nokia
13 5 (5.32%) IBM
13 5 (5.32%) Redback
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