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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 99 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.41% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 7.99% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 20
Average daily rate £335 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £253 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £497 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.73%
UK excluding London average 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
352 488 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.88% 17.70% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 240 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +14 13 £485 +34.72%
Norfolk -4 6 £300 -53.84%
Essex -2 2 £263 -4.54% 1
Bedfordshire -7 2 £263 -36.36%
Suffolk +3 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) Firewall
3 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 21 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 21 (50.00%) F5
5 20 (47.62%) DNS
6 17 (40.48%) MPLS
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (38.10%) LAN
8 15 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (35.71%) BIG-IP
9 11 (26.19%) Juniper
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 10 (23.81%) CCNA
11 9 (21.43%) WAN
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (19.05%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (16.67%) Network Security
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (14.29%) Banking
14 6 (14.29%) VLAN
14 6 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (14.29%) OSPF
14 6 (14.29%) Forcepoint
14 6 (14.29%) DHCP
14 6 (14.29%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) DNS
3 17 (40.48%) MPLS
4 16 (38.10%) LAN
5 15 (35.71%) BIG-IP
5 15 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (21.43%) WAN
7 8 (19.05%) Wireless
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (16.67%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (14.29%) DHCP
9 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 6 (14.29%) VLAN
9 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (11.90%) ATM
11 4 (9.52%) VoIP
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.38%) High Availability
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Network Design
4 1 (2.38%) Network Management
4 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) CCIE
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) CCDE
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) CCSE
7 1 (2.38%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.38%) HP NNM
1 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 21 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 21 (50.00%) F5
4 11 (26.19%) Juniper
5 6 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 4 (9.52%) Avaya
7 3 (7.14%) Nortel
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) Remedy
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Progress
9 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec