The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 118 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.97% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 6.01% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -40.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
432 383 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 16.11% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 148 237
Average daily rate £325 £290 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.69 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Essex -4 8 £389 -5.75%
Hertfordshire -2 4 £315 -1.56% 2
Bedfordshire -20 3 £400 +45.45%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (88.64%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (40.91%) Wireless
5 17 (38.64%) CCNP
6 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 14 (31.82%) ITIL
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
8 13 (29.55%) HP
8 13 (29.55%) F5
9 12 (27.27%) Migration
9 12 (27.27%) VMware
9 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.73%) BGP
10 10 (22.73%) DNS
10 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (22.73%) Network Security
11 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
11 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
11 9 (20.45%) DHCP
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.45%) CCNA
11 9 (20.45%) VPN
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) Wireless
3 10 (22.73%) BGP
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
3 10 (22.73%) Network Security
4 9 (20.45%) DHCP
4 9 (20.45%) VPN
4 9 (20.45%) OSPF
5 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (13.64%) WAN
7 6 (13.64%) SSL
7 6 (13.64%) MPLS
8 5 (11.36%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
8 5 (11.36%) DMVPN
8 5 (11.36%) NetScreen
8 5 (11.36%) VoIP
8 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Network Specialist
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Support
5 6 (13.64%) Network Support
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Fat Client
1 7 (15.91%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) SIEM
7 1 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNP
3 9 (20.45%) CCNA
4 6 (13.64%) CCSE
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) CCVP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 13 (29.55%) HP
3 13 (29.55%) F5
4 12 (27.27%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.36%) Imperva
8 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) Zeacom
9 3 (6.82%) Juniper
9 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.55%) Altiris
11 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.27%) TippingPoint
11 1 (2.27%) McAfee
11 1 (2.27%) BT