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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 51 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.37% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 2.26% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +12.82%
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
82 133 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.20% 18.81% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 74 33
Average daily rate £315 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £217 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) CCNA
5 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
5 14 (60.87%) Juniper
5 14 (60.87%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) VPN
7 9 (39.13%) LAN
7 9 (39.13%) OSPF
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) CCNP
8 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
9 7 (30.43%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (26.09%) Network Security
10 6 (26.09%) BGP
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
11 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
11 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Brocade
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
12 4 (17.39%) HSRP
12 4 (17.39%) Change Control
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
12 4 (17.39%) Network Design
13 3 (13.04%) CCSE

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) OSPF
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (17.39%) HSRP
8 3 (13.04%) IPsec
8 3 (13.04%) VRRP
8 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.35%) SAN
10 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) SecurID
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNA
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) CCSA
5 3 (13.04%) CCSE
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCVP
7 1 (4.35%) CCSP
7 1 (4.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Juniper
2 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
2 14 (60.87%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
4 5 (21.74%) Brocade
5 2 (8.70%) Foundry
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft