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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 102 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.06% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.96% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
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£465 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £40.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-44.96% +83.90%
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
571 656 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.10% 26.78% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 245 230
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 28
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +5 6 £465 - 1
Reading -2 5 £450 +76.47% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (72.73%) Firewall
3 35 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 20 (36.36%) F5
5 19 (34.55%) Network Security
5 19 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (34.55%) CCNP
6 16 (29.09%) VPN
7 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 14 (25.45%) BGP
9 13 (23.64%) Network Design
10 12 (21.82%) MPLS
11 11 (20.00%) OSPF
11 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (20.00%) CCSE
11 11 (20.00%) VMware
12 10 (18.18%) CCSA
12 10 (18.18%) SSL
12 10 (18.18%) LAN
12 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 9 (16.36%) Juniper
13 9 (16.36%) IPsec
14 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.55%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (12.73%) NetApp
15 7 (12.73%) DNS
16 6 (10.91%) SNMP
16 6 (10.91%) Linux
16 6 (10.91%) Check Point Certification

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.45%) Lync
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) PaaS
2 4 (7.27%) IaaS
2 4 (7.27%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 40 (72.73%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) Network Security
2 19 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (29.09%) VPN
4 14 (25.45%) BGP
5 12 (21.82%) MPLS
6 11 (20.00%) OSPF
6 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (18.18%) SSL
7 10 (18.18%) LAN
8 9 (16.36%) IPsec
9 8 (14.55%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (12.73%) DNS
11 6 (10.91%) SNMP
11 6 (10.91%) VLAN
11 6 (10.91%) Wireless
11 6 (10.91%) 3G
11 6 (10.91%) SAN
11 6 (10.91%) 4G
12 5 (9.09%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) IP Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Network Design
2 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (5.45%) Time Management
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (3.64%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (3.64%) SIEM
6 2 (3.64%) Change Control
6 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) CCNP
1 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.00%) CCSE
3 10 (18.18%) CCSA
4 6 (10.91%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (7.27%) CCNA
5 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) CCIE
6 3 (5.45%) CISSP
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.64%) MCSE
7 2 (3.64%) MCSA
7 2 (3.64%) CCDA
7 2 (3.64%) CCDP
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
2 3 (5.45%) vSphere
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Samba
3 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 20 (36.36%) F5
4 11 (20.00%) VMware
5 9 (16.36%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) NetApp
7 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.91%) Citrix
8 5 (9.09%) CA
8 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.45%) Brocade
10 3 (5.45%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.45%) HP
10 3 (5.45%) Crossbeam
11 2 (3.64%) EMC
12 1 (1.82%) Dell
12 1 (1.82%) Sun
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