The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 79 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 3.36% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +43.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%
Cisco ASA
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.63% 14.38% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 48
Average daily rate £330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 1 £325 -35.00% 1
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) B2B
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) NetQoS
5 1 (12.50%) Draytek
5 1 (12.50%) IronPort
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec