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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 53 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 0.95% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 8.75% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £308 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £322 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+104.42% +0.05%
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
103 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.46% 10.91% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 79
Median daily rate £400 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 22 (73.33%) WAN
4 21 (70.00%) LAN
4 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (60.00%) CCNP
6 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (46.67%) Windows
8 13 (43.33%) Juniper
9 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (36.67%) IPv4
11 10 (33.33%) SAN
12 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
12 9 (30.00%) Wireless
12 9 (30.00%) VMware
12 9 (30.00%) CCNA
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (30.00%) Linux
12 9 (30.00%) MCSE
12 9 (30.00%) MCSA
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
12 9 (30.00%) vSphere
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (23.33%) 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 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) WAN
3 21 (70.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) IPv4
5 10 (33.33%) SAN
6 9 (30.00%) Wireless
7 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.67%) OSPF
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.67%) WLAN
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
10 3 (10.00%) H.323
10 3 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (6.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (10.00%) Change Management
1 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Network Design
3 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (3.33%) SIEM
3 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) CCNA
5 9 (30.00%) MCSA
5 9 (30.00%) MCSE
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.33%) CCDP
6 4 (13.33%) CCIE
7 3 (10.00%) CCDA
8 2 (6.67%) CLAS
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (13.33%) Meraki
8 3 (10.00%) Aruba
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) EMC
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Huawei
9 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) Splunk
10 1 (3.33%) Stonesoft
10 1 (3.33%) Symantec