The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 66 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.12% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 1.06% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+71.73% +3.08%
Cisco ASA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.07% 11.26% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 4
Average hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Bristol region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Bristol region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) Network Management
5 6 (37.50%) FWSM
5 6 (37.50%) OSPF
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) CA
6 5 (31.25%) Nokia
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
6 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
6 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
6 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) IronPort
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) FWSM
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) CA
3 5 (31.25%) Nokia
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 5 (31.25%) IronPort
4 3 (18.75%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) AlgoSec