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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 53 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 13 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 1.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 7.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
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
139 164 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.59% 20.15% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 101 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.15% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) H.323
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) BGP
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) OSPF
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) H.323
5 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) TACACS
7 1 (6.25%) 802.11
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Stonesoft
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec