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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 128 102 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 13 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 5.58% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate
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£205 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £232 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £23.20 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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
460 394 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.20% 16.25% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 192 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 62
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Hertfordshire -3 5 £300 -14.28% 3
Essex -4 3 £183 -3.94% 1
Suffolk +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) F5
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (28.57%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (14.29%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (28.57%) VLAN
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.76%) WAAS
7 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Architect
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade