The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 60 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.19% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
Cisco ASA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 84 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.27% 12.79% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 44 45
Average daily rate £320 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Extranet
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Snort
4 1 (25.00%) Squid
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) GPG13

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Extranet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat