The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 93 112 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 35 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 1.23% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.43% 7.47% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £21.53 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+104.42% -6.32%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 509 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.77% 16.50% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 240 252
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 70
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.53 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.21% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +13 20 £423 +16.55% 2
Hertfordshire -6 11 £400 -15.34% 4
Cambridgeshire +26 3 - - 1
Essex +4 1 £330 -42.60%
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (63.79%) Firewall
3 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (51.72%) WAN
4 28 (48.28%) LAN
5 25 (43.10%) F5
5 25 (43.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (36.21%) CCNP
7 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
8 19 (32.76%) Wireless
9 16 (27.59%) OSPF
10 14 (24.14%) Network Security
11 13 (22.41%) BGP
12 12 (20.69%) MPLS
12 12 (20.69%) Juniper
12 12 (20.69%) CCNA
12 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
12 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (18.97%) Network Management
13 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
13 11 (18.97%) VLAN
13 11 (18.97%) Fortinet
13 11 (18.97%) Blue Coat
13 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.24%) DNS
14 10 (17.24%) Wireshark
14 10 (17.24%) Splunk
15 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (15.52%) BIG-IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (63.79%) Firewall
2 30 (51.72%) WAN
3 28 (48.28%) LAN
4 25 (43.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (32.76%) Wireless
6 16 (27.59%) OSPF
7 14 (24.14%) Network Security
8 13 (22.41%) BGP
9 12 (20.69%) MPLS
10 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.97%) VLAN
11 10 (17.24%) DNS
11 10 (17.24%) Wireshark
12 9 (15.52%) BIG-IP
12 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (15.52%) VPN
13 7 (12.07%) EIGRP
13 7 (12.07%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (12.07%) VoIP
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) BYOD
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) CentOS
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
1 11 (18.97%) Network Management
2 7 (12.07%) Information Security
2 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (10.34%) SIEM
4 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.17%) Presales
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.45%) Internal Audit
6 2 (3.45%) Network Design
6 2 (3.45%) Project Management
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.72%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.21%) CCNP
3 12 (20.69%) CCNA
4 8 (13.79%) CCIE
5 6 (10.34%) CCDP
5 6 (10.34%) CISSP
6 3 (5.17%) CCDA
7 2 (3.45%) CCDE
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) CCENT
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) iptables
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Nessus
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.72%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (43.10%) F5
3 20 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 12 (20.69%) Juniper
5 11 (18.97%) Blue Coat
5 11 (18.97%) Fortinet
6 10 (17.24%) Splunk
7 8 (13.79%) Palo Alto
7 8 (13.79%) VMware
8 7 (12.07%) ArcSight
8 7 (12.07%) LogLogic
8 7 (12.07%) LogRhythm
8 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
9 6 (10.34%) IronPort
9 6 (10.34%) Tripwire
10 5 (8.62%) Citrix
11 4 (6.90%) Avaya
11 4 (6.90%) Meraki
12 3 (5.17%) Aruba
12 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds