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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 70 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 4.92% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -32.55%
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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
100 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.51% 9.97% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 39
Average daily rate £388 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £149 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.67% -4.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) IKE
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) IKE
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint