The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 67 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 1.90% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 9.80% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Average daily rate
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- £240 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +26.75%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 102 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.33% 19.35% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £195 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) 3PAR