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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 84 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 49 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.31% 1.66% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £370 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +81.25%
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
776 661 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.18% 23.91% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 250 178
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Reading +11 19 £300 -33.33% 3
Slough - 2 £405 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 92 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (90.22%) Firewall
3 72 (78.26%) CheckPoint
4 55 (59.78%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (55.43%) F5
6 42 (45.65%) CCNP
7 38 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (38.04%) Network Security
9 33 (35.87%) VPN
10 32 (34.78%) OSPF
11 29 (31.52%) BGP
12 28 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
13 27 (29.35%) IPsec
14 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
14 24 (26.09%) Internet
14 24 (26.09%) LAN
15 23 (25.00%) Linux
16 22 (23.91%) MPLS
17 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
17 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
18 20 (21.74%) VMware
19 19 (20.65%) RIP
20 18 (19.57%) CISSP
20 18 (19.57%) Validation
20 18 (19.57%) Tufin
21 17 (18.48%) FortiGate
21 17 (18.48%) Change Management
21 17 (18.48%) Wireless
21 17 (18.48%) Juniper
21 17 (18.48%) CCIE

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 83 (90.22%) Firewall
2 38 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 35 (38.04%) Network Security
4 33 (35.87%) VPN
5 32 (34.78%) OSPF
6 29 (31.52%) BGP
7 28 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
8 27 (29.35%) IPsec
9 24 (26.09%) Internet
9 24 (26.09%) LAN
10 22 (23.91%) MPLS
11 19 (20.65%) RIP
12 17 (18.48%) Wireless
12 17 (18.48%) VoIP
13 16 (17.39%) WAN
14 15 (16.30%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (13.04%) WLAN
15 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 12 (13.04%) SSL
16 11 (11.96%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Back Office
2 2 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.35%) Security Engineer
3 20 (21.74%) Design Engineer
4 19 (20.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) IP Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Environment Manager
7 8 (8.70%) Test Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Security Specialist
11 4 (4.35%) Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Network Design Specialist
11 4 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
11 4 (4.35%) Network Specialist
11 4 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
12 3 (3.26%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) WAP
1 4 (4.35%) XMPP
1 4 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) SecurID
2 9 (9.78%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) UNIX
3 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.70%) Windows
5 5 (5.43%) Solaris
6 4 (4.35%) AIX
6 4 (4.35%) SUSE
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Validation
2 17 (18.48%) Change Management
3 15 (16.30%) ITIL
4 14 (15.22%) Project Management
4 14 (15.22%) Load Balancing
5 13 (14.13%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (13.04%) eTOM
6 12 (13.04%) Network Management
7 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.78%) Migration
8 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Supplier Management
10 7 (7.61%) Demand Forecasting
10 7 (7.61%) Test Strategy
10 7 (7.61%) Change Control
10 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.52%) Network Design
11 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
11 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (59.78%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (45.65%) CCNP
3 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
4 18 (19.57%) CISSP
5 17 (18.48%) CCIE
6 16 (17.39%) Degree
7 9 (9.78%) CCSP
7 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (9.78%) CCNA
7 9 (9.78%) CCDP
8 7 (7.61%) CCSE
9 5 (5.43%) CCSA
9 5 (5.43%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.09%) VCP4
11 1 (1.09%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 4 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (3.26%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) XenServer
5 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.35%) OpenView
2 4 (4.35%) Netcool
2 4 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Cisco
2 72 (78.26%) CheckPoint
3 51 (55.43%) F5
4 20 (21.74%) VMware
5 18 (19.57%) Tufin
6 17 (18.48%) Juniper
7 16 (17.39%) CA
8 15 (16.30%) Fortinet
9 13 (14.13%) Citrix
10 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.96%) AlgoSec
12 10 (10.87%) Radware
12 10 (10.87%) Crossbeam
13 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
14 7 (7.61%) Blue Coat
15 6 (6.52%) HP
15 6 (6.52%) Nokia
15 6 (6.52%) Redback
16 5 (5.43%) Dell
16 5 (5.43%) Sun
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