The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 91 109 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 29 14 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.58% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 2.16% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -40.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
642 647 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 26.91% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 221 206
Average daily rate £338 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco ASA
South East

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +11 6 £290 -
Bracknell 0 3 - -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (94.64%) Firewall
3 47 (83.93%) CheckPoint
4 42 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
5 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (58.93%) Juniper
7 30 (53.57%) OSPF
8 28 (50.00%) VPN
9 27 (48.21%) FWSM
10 26 (46.43%) CCIE
11 24 (42.86%) F5
12 23 (41.07%) CISSP
12 23 (41.07%) BGP
12 23 (41.07%) IPsec
13 22 (39.29%) MPLS
14 21 (37.50%) SNMP
14 21 (37.50%) VoIP
14 21 (37.50%) Network Management
15 20 (35.71%) CCSP
16 19 (33.93%) CCNP
16 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
17 18 (32.14%) Check Point Certification
18 17 (30.36%) BIG-IP
18 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
18 17 (30.36%) FortiGate
19 15 (26.79%) Network Security
19 15 (26.79%) DNS
20 14 (25.00%) CCDP
20 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 13 (23.21%) Risk Assessment

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Lync
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (94.64%) Firewall
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 30 (53.57%) OSPF
4 28 (50.00%) VPN
5 27 (48.21%) FWSM
6 23 (41.07%) BGP
6 23 (41.07%) IPsec
7 22 (39.29%) MPLS
8 21 (37.50%) VoIP
8 21 (37.50%) SNMP
9 17 (30.36%) BIG-IP
10 15 (26.79%) Network Security
10 15 (26.79%) DNS
11 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.50%) SSL
13 6 (10.71%) NetScreen
14 5 (8.93%) RIP
15 3 (5.36%) WAN
15 3 (5.36%) SMTP
15 3 (5.36%) LAN
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Security Engineer
1 23 (41.07%) IP Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Design Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.79%) Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) SecurID
1 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Network Management
2 13 (23.21%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.29%) Network Design
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) eTOM
5 6 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.57%) Release Management
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.79%) SIEM
8 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) SABSA
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.79%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (46.43%) CCIE
3 23 (41.07%) CISSP
4 20 (35.71%) CCSP
5 19 (33.93%) CCNP
6 18 (32.14%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (25.00%) CCDP
8 5 (8.93%) CCNA
8 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
9 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) Degree
10 2 (3.57%) CCDE
10 2 (3.57%) CCSA
10 2 (3.57%) CCA
11 1 (1.79%) MCSE
11 1 (1.79%) MCSA
11 1 (1.79%) CCIP
11 1 (1.79%) CCSE
11 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.14%) UAG
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView
2 1 (1.79%) Netcool
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (83.93%) CheckPoint
3 33 (58.93%) Juniper
4 24 (42.86%) F5
5 10 (17.86%) Redback
6 9 (16.07%) Radware
6 9 (16.07%) Nokia
7 7 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 6 (10.71%) Fortinet
8 6 (10.71%) VMware
9 3 (5.36%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.36%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Nortel
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Websense
10 1 (1.79%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.79%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.79%) Tufin
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