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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 105 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.27% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 6.58% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 19
Median daily rate £425 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £253 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
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
372 532 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.09% 19.28% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 272 205
Median daily rate £400 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £189 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Hertfordshire +17 14 £488 +35.62% 2
Norfolk +4 5 £300 -40.00%
Bedfordshire -1 2 £263 -36.36%
Essex -9 2 £263 -
Suffolk -2 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
3 19 (54.29%) F5
4 16 (45.71%) MPLS
4 16 (45.71%) DNS
5 15 (42.86%) Blue Coat
6 14 (40.00%) BIG-IP
6 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (34.29%) LAN
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (28.57%) WAN
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
10 8 (22.86%) CCNP
10 8 (22.86%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) Banking
11 7 (20.00%) VLAN
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (17.14%) CCIE
13 5 (14.29%) ATM
13 5 (14.29%) VPN
13 5 (14.29%) Juniper
14 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
14 4 (11.43%) Avaya
14 4 (11.43%) OSPF
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (11.43%) Wireshark

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 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) DNS
2 16 (45.71%) MPLS
3 14 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (34.29%) LAN
5 10 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (22.86%) Wireless
7 7 (20.00%) VLAN
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 5 (14.29%) ATM
9 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (11.43%) OSPF
10 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
11 3 (8.57%) NetScreen
11 3 (8.57%) VoIP
12 2 (5.71%) SNMP
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
1 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 8 (22.86%) CCNP
4 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) CCSP
6 1 (2.86%) CCDE
6 1 (2.86%) CCENT
6 1 (2.86%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
2 19 (54.29%) F5
3 15 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) Avaya
5 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.57%) Nortel
6 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) Splunk
7 2 (5.71%) Mitel
8 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.86%) Meraki
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Progress
8 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) VMware