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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 52 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.95% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.71% 4.65% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £313 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £323 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%
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
118 86 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 12.08% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 74
Median daily rate £400 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) Firewall
3 22 (78.57%) WAN
4 21 (75.00%) LAN
4 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (67.86%) CCNP
6 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
7 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (50.00%) Windows
8 13 (46.43%) Juniper
9 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (39.29%) IPv4
11 10 (35.71%) SAN
12 9 (32.14%) VMware
12 9 (32.14%) Wireless
12 9 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (32.14%) CCNA
12 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (32.14%) Linux
12 9 (32.14%) MCSE
12 9 (32.14%) MCSA
12 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
12 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
12 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
12 9 (32.14%) vSphere
13 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint

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 1 (3.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) WAN
3 21 (75.00%) LAN
4 11 (39.29%) IPv4
5 10 (35.71%) SAN
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (25.00%) BGP
9 5 (17.86%) OSPF
9 5 (17.86%) VLAN
9 5 (17.86%) VoIP
9 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.86%) WLAN
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 3 (10.71%) H.323
11 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (7.14%) MPLS
12 2 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (10.71%) Change Management
1 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Change Control
2 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.57%) Network Design
2 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (67.86%) CCNP
3 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) CCNA
5 9 (32.14%) MCSA
5 9 (32.14%) MCSE
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (14.29%) CCDP
6 4 (14.29%) CCIE
7 3 (10.71%) CCDA
8 2 (7.14%) CLAS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.29%) Meraki
6 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 3 (10.71%) Aruba
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) Huawei
8 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Stonesoft