The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 84 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.098% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 0.70% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
Cisco ASA
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.93% 14.07% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 74 44
Average daily rate £385 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Cisco ASA
North West

Cisco ASA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto