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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 57 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 3.51% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
95 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.49% 17.30% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 22 (81.48%) LAN
4 21 (77.78%) Juniper
5 18 (66.67%) CCNP
6 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
7 13 (48.15%) Windows
7 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
8 12 (44.44%) CCNA
8 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
8 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (40.74%) IPv4
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (33.33%) VMware
11 9 (33.33%) vSphere
11 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu
11 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (33.33%) SAN
11 9 (33.33%) Linux
11 9 (33.33%) MCSE
11 9 (33.33%) MCSA
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
12 8 (29.63%) VPN
12 8 (29.63%) CCDA

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) IPv4
4 9 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (29.63%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) WLAN
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (14.81%) OSPF
7 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.11%) Junos
9 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.41%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Technical Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Design
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (44.44%) CCNA
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) MCSA
5 9 (33.33%) MCSE
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (29.63%) CCDA
6 8 (29.63%) CCDP
7 4 (14.81%) CCVP
8 3 (11.11%) CCIE
9 2 (7.41%) CLAS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) Juniper
3 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.81%) Meraki
6 4 (14.81%) Nokia
6 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.11%) Aruba
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Huawei