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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 83 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.80% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 8.09% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 24
Median daily rate £438 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +71.42%

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
447 544 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.11% 22.26% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 316
Median daily rate £374 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +10 13 £350 +19.65%
Reading -11 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Newbury +3 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 24 (54.55%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) Palo Alto
5 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
5 15 (34.09%) VPN
6 14 (31.82%) LAN
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (31.82%) Network Design
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (27.27%) Juniper
8 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.73%) SAML
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle
8 10 (22.73%) CCNP
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Retail
8 10 (22.73%) CISMP
8 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 10 (22.73%) CRISC
9 9 (20.45%) F5
9 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
9 9 (20.45%) CCSE
10 8 (18.18%) vCloud
11 7 (15.91%) SSL
11 7 (15.91%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (13.64%) BGP
12 6 (13.64%) WAN
12 6 (13.64%) Telecoms

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 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
2 15 (34.09%) VPN
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (31.82%) LAN
4 7 (15.91%) SSL
5 6 (13.64%) BGP
5 6 (13.64%) Network Security
5 6 (13.64%) WAN
6 5 (11.36%) OSPF
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (9.09%) SAN
7 4 (9.09%) Wireless
8 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.82%) MPLS
8 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.55%) DMZ
9 2 (4.55%) Internet
9 2 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 10 (22.73%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.27%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) SAML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Network Design
2 5 (11.36%) Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.82%) Network Management
3 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) Information Security
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.27%) Presales
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.73%) CCNP
2 10 (22.73%) CISMP
2 10 (22.73%) CRISC
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 9 (20.45%) CCSE
4 7 (15.91%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) CCSA
8 1 (2.27%) CCDA
8 1 (2.27%) CCDP
8 1 (2.27%) CCVP
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) vCloud
3 5 (11.36%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (6.82%) OPNET
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 18 (40.91%) Palo Alto
4 12 (27.27%) Juniper
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
6 9 (20.45%) F5
7 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.36%) Citrix
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 4 (9.09%) Aruba
8 4 (9.09%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.55%) Nokia
11 1 (2.27%) Google