The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 85 68 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.52% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 12.64% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
Average daily rate £233 £356 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.41% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 174 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.85% 12.03% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 86 69
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £218 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £147.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Derbyshire - 5 £320 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £188 -
Nottinghamshire -25 2 £316 -11.22% 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) Firewall
3 22 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (58.82%) LAN
6 19 (55.88%) WAN
6 19 (55.88%) Juniper
7 17 (50.00%) CCNP
8 14 (41.18%) Network Security
8 14 (41.18%) F5
8 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
9 12 (35.29%) CCSA
9 12 (35.29%) ITIL
10 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
11 10 (29.41%) CCSE
11 10 (29.41%) Citrix
11 10 (29.41%) TACACS
11 10 (29.41%) Nokia
12 9 (26.47%) CCNA
13 7 (20.59%) VPN
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (17.65%) Windows
15 5 (14.71%) Wireless
15 5 (14.71%) Cisco PIX
15 5 (14.71%) VLAN
16 4 (11.76%) Network Design
16 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
16 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
16 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
16 4 (11.76%) Windows Server

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) WAN
4 14 (41.18%) Network Security
5 10 (29.41%) TACACS
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (20.59%) VPN
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (14.71%) VLAN
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) SAN
8 3 (8.82%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (5.88%) DMZ
9 2 (5.88%) Internet
9 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.94%) Intranet
10 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.94%) IPsec
10 1 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Network Analyst
4 10 (29.41%) Network Security Analyst
4 10 (29.41%) Security Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Network Support
8 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.76%) Network Design
2 4 (11.76%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
3 3 (8.82%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) High Availability
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (35.29%) CCSA
4 10 (29.41%) CCSE
5 9 (26.47%) CCNA
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCSP
7 2 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 19 (55.88%) Juniper
4 14 (41.18%) F5
5 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
6 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 10 (29.41%) Nokia
7 3 (8.82%) Exinda
7 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.94%) Altiris
9 1 (2.94%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL