The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 54 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.25% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 1.25% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%
Cisco ASA
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.10% 19.66% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 20
Average daily rate £290 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £176 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £398 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 18
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% -33.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (50.00%) CCSP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CCDP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCSE
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 4 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (37.50%) Dell