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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 71 119 82
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -37
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 56 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 0.19% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.58% 0.86% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £505 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +55.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £461 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 24 December 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 +33 17 £375 -16.66% 2
Slough - 12 £288 - 3
Bracknell - 3 £300 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 76 (92.68%) Firewall
3 67 (81.71%) CheckPoint
4 43 (52.44%) F5
5 42 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (40.24%) Network Security
7 32 (39.02%) CCNP
8 30 (36.59%) BGP
8 30 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (35.37%) Cisco PIX
10 28 (34.15%) VPN
10 28 (34.15%) OSPF
11 26 (31.71%) MPLS
12 24 (29.27%) IPsec
13 21 (25.61%) Change Management
14 20 (24.39%) Linux
15 19 (23.17%) Juniper
15 19 (23.17%) VMware
16 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
16 18 (21.95%) CISSP
16 18 (21.95%) FortiGate
17 17 (20.73%) CCIE
17 17 (20.73%) Internet
18 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
18 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
18 16 (19.51%) Network Management
19 15 (18.29%) FWSM
19 15 (18.29%) Project Management
19 15 (18.29%) BIG-IP
20 14 (17.07%) CCSP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 76 (92.68%) Firewall
2 33 (40.24%) Network Security
3 30 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (36.59%) BGP
4 29 (35.37%) Cisco PIX
5 28 (34.15%) OSPF
5 28 (34.15%) VPN
6 26 (31.71%) MPLS
7 24 (29.27%) IPsec
8 17 (20.73%) Internet
9 15 (18.29%) FWSM
9 15 (18.29%) BIG-IP
10 14 (17.07%) DNS
10 14 (17.07%) LAN
11 13 (15.85%) RIP
12 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 12 (14.63%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (13.41%) TACACS
14 10 (12.20%) SNMP
14 10 (12.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.10%) DB2
General
1 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Back Office
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) Security Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Design Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Network Design Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) IP Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Environment Manager
7 8 (9.76%) Test Manager
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Consultant
9 6 (7.32%) Data Network Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Test Environment Manager
12 3 (3.66%) Network Specialist
12 3 (3.66%) Network Design Specialist
12 3 (3.66%) Programme Test Manager
12 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) WAP
2 5 (6.10%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Smart Meter
2 8 (9.76%) SecurID
3 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) UNIX
3 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Windows
5 5 (6.10%) AIX
5 5 (6.10%) Solaris
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (6.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Change Management
2 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
2 16 (19.51%) Network Management
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
4 13 (15.85%) Validation
5 10 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) ITIL
6 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.98%) eTOM
7 8 (9.76%) Network Design
8 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.54%) Supplier Management
8 7 (8.54%) Fault Management
8 7 (8.54%) Change Control
8 7 (8.54%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (39.02%) CCNP
3 18 (21.95%) CISSP
4 17 (20.73%) CCIE
5 14 (17.07%) CCSP
5 14 (17.07%) Degree
5 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
6 11 (13.41%) CCNA
7 9 (10.98%) CCDP
7 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (10.98%) CCSA
7 9 (10.98%) CCSE
8 6 (7.32%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.66%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.10%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
1 5 (6.10%) ProxySG
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.10%) vSphere
1 5 (6.10%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.54%) OpenView
2 7 (8.54%) Netcool
3 5 (6.10%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (81.71%) CheckPoint
3 43 (52.44%) F5
4 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 19 (23.17%) Juniper
5 14 (17.07%) Tufin
6 13 (15.85%) Radware
7 12 (14.63%) Crossbeam
7 12 (14.63%) CA
7 12 (14.63%) Citrix
8 11 (13.41%) Fortinet
9 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
10 8 (9.76%) HP
10 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.54%) Redback
11 7 (8.54%) AlgoSec
11 7 (8.54%) Nortel
11 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.32%) Nokia
13 5 (6.10%) Sun
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