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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 110 134 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 0.47% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 3.16% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +1.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +7.42%
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
506 474 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.41% 14.91% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 250 144
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 44
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2015. 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 +28 21 £473 - 2
Norfolk - 6 £335 -
Bedfordshire +15 4 £363 -9.37%
Essex -3 3 £575 +53.33% 2
Suffolk - 3 £343 -
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £315 +2.85% 1
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (77.92%) Firewall
3 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (45.45%) Juniper
5 29 (37.66%) F5
6 26 (33.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (33.77%) CCNP
7 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
8 22 (28.57%) DNS
8 22 (28.57%) VMware
9 21 (27.27%) CCNA
9 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 21 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 18 (23.38%) DHCP
10 18 (23.38%) LAN
10 18 (23.38%) Blue Coat
11 17 (22.08%) ITIL
11 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
12 16 (20.78%) Citrix
12 16 (20.78%) Windows
12 16 (20.78%) Finance
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.48%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
14 14 (18.18%) HP
14 14 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (15.58%) Wireless
15 12 (15.58%) SLA
15 12 (15.58%) SAN
15 12 (15.58%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (77.92%) Firewall
2 26 (33.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (28.57%) DNS
4 18 (23.38%) LAN
4 18 (23.38%) DHCP
5 15 (19.48%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (15.58%) Wireless
7 12 (15.58%) SAN
7 12 (15.58%) Network Security
8 9 (11.69%) FTP
8 9 (11.69%) WAN
8 9 (11.69%) VLAN
8 9 (11.69%) OSPF
9 8 (10.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (9.09%) BGP
11 6 (7.79%) Internet
11 6 (7.79%) NetScreen
11 6 (7.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) EDMS
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Network Support
5 6 (7.79%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XMPP
2 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.90%) Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) DTV
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.49%) Debian
7 4 (5.19%) Android
8 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.79%) Change Management
5 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.49%) Network Design
6 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.19%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.90%) Network Management
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.60%) Security Management
8 2 (2.60%) Migration
8 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (33.77%) CCNP
3 21 (27.27%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.79%) MCSE
5 6 (7.79%) CCIE
5 6 (7.79%) CCSP
6 5 (6.49%) CCDP
6 5 (6.49%) HP ASE
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.90%) HP MASE
7 3 (3.90%) Degree
7 3 (3.90%) CCSE
7 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.90%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.60%) MCITP
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) TickIT
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) vSphere
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) XenApp
5 4 (5.19%) ProxySG
5 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.60%) Xen
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.30%) RANCID
3 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (45.45%) Juniper
3 29 (37.66%) F5
4 22 (28.57%) VMware
5 21 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 18 (23.38%) Blue Coat
7 16 (20.78%) Citrix
8 14 (18.18%) HP
9 11 (14.29%) Websense
10 10 (12.99%) Remedy
10 10 (12.99%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (10.39%) Dell
12 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
13 6 (7.79%) Oracle
13 6 (7.79%) EMC
13 6 (7.79%) Riverbed
14 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
14 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
15 4 (5.19%) 3PAR