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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 136 103 130
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.94% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 5.91% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.67% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £23.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -30.23%
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
525 389 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.46% 15.86% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 158 220
Average daily rate £345 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 50
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £306 - 1
Hertfordshire -23 4 £200 -36.50% 5
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 2
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (90.00%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) CCNP
5 10 (33.33%) F5
6 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) DNS
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) DHCP
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.00%) CCNA
9 6 (20.00%) HP
9 6 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
11 4 (13.33%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) Wireless
3 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) DHCP
5 6 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (6.67%) Network Security
9 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) F5
3 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.33%) Zeacom
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) Juniper
10 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.33%) Imperva
10 1 (3.33%) Altiris
10 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat