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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 0.80% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 4.95% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +69.56%

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
109 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.02% 16.08% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 50
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) Network Design
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
5 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 6 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
6 5 (45.45%) CCDA
6 5 (45.45%) CCDP
7 4 (36.36%) VoIP
7 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 4 (36.36%) Nokia
7 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) BGP
7 4 (36.36%) CCVP
7 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (27.27%) Junos
8 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (27.27%) OSPF
8 3 (27.27%) CCNP
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus

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 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
8 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 1 (9.09%) FabricPath
8 1 (9.09%) IPv4
8 1 (9.09%) MPLS
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) CCDA
3 5 (45.45%) CCDP
4 4 (36.36%) CCVP
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) MCSA
7 1 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) VMware