The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 42 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% - 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £370 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.26% 12.05% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 18
Average daily rate £365 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco ASA
South Wales

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) BT
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft