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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 95 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.28% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 4.97% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 0
Average daily rate
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£465 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +12.82%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Slough +6 5 £465 - 2
Reading -7 5 £454 +39.61% 3
Bracknell -6 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (79.69%) Firewall
3 42 (65.63%) CheckPoint
4 32 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (45.31%) F5
6 26 (40.63%) CCNP
7 25 (39.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
9 19 (29.69%) VPN
9 19 (29.69%) BGP
10 18 (28.13%) Network Security
11 17 (26.56%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (21.88%) OSPF
13 13 (20.31%) VoIP
13 13 (20.31%) MPLS
13 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
14 12 (18.75%) CCSE
14 12 (18.75%) Network Design
14 12 (18.75%) VMware
14 12 (18.75%) Juniper
15 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
15 11 (17.19%) IPsec
16 10 (15.63%) CCSA
16 10 (15.63%) LAN
17 9 (14.06%) SSL
18 8 (12.50%) SNMP
18 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 8 (12.50%) Linux
18 8 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
18 8 (12.50%) VLAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.69%) Lync
1 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) PaaS
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 51 (79.69%) Firewall
2 25 (39.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (29.69%) BGP
3 19 (29.69%) VPN
4 18 (28.13%) Network Security
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (21.88%) OSPF
7 13 (20.31%) MPLS
7 13 (20.31%) VoIP
8 11 (17.19%) IPsec
9 10 (15.63%) LAN
10 9 (14.06%) SSL
11 8 (12.50%) SNMP
11 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.50%) VLAN
11 8 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (10.94%) FWSM
12 7 (10.94%) DNS
12 7 (10.94%) SAN
13 6 (9.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Security Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) IP Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Security Designer
7 2 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Designer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) XMPP
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) IPTV
4 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (18.75%) Network Design
3 6 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (3.13%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Network Management
6 2 (3.13%) SIEM
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNP
3 12 (18.75%) CCSE
4 10 (15.63%) CCSA
5 8 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (10.94%) CCIE
7 5 (7.81%) CCNA
7 5 (7.81%) CISSP
7 5 (7.81%) Degree
7 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.25%) CCDP
9 3 (4.69%) CCSP
10 2 (3.13%) MCSE
10 2 (3.13%) MCSA
10 2 (3.13%) CCDA
10 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) XenApp
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Samba
3 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 29 (45.31%) F5
4 12 (18.75%) VMware
4 12 (18.75%) Juniper
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.25%) CA
7 4 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
8 3 (4.69%) Radware
8 3 (4.69%) Brocade
8 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.69%) Crossbeam
8 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.13%) Nokia
9 2 (3.13%) Redback
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