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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 96 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 32 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 1.01% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 8.36% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £400 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.38 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-48.05% +129.29%
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
386 347 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.84% 12.04% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 150 149
Average daily rate £375 £370 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +22.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £216 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 38 63
Average hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire -2 6 - -
Hertfordshire +4 5 £299 -0.41% 2
Essex +4 4 £413 +3.12% 1
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (77.78%) Firewall
3 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (46.67%) F5
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (40.00%) CCNP
7 16 (35.56%) Juniper
8 15 (33.33%) Wireless
9 13 (28.89%) Windows
10 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
10 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 11 (24.44%) Network Security
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (20.00%) VMware
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) WAN
13 8 (17.78%) Citrix
13 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
14 7 (15.56%) BGP
14 7 (15.56%) LAN
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.56%) ITIL
14 7 (15.56%) VPN
14 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) VLAN
15 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
15 6 (13.33%) vSphere
16 5 (11.11%) CCSE
16 5 (11.11%) CCDP

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (33.33%) Wireless
4 11 (24.44%) Network Security
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (17.78%) WAN
7 7 (15.56%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) LAN
7 7 (15.56%) VPN
8 6 (13.33%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) SAN
9 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
10 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (6.67%) MPLS
10 3 (6.67%) NetScreen
10 3 (6.67%) VoIP
10 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.44%) DHCP
11 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) EDMS
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.44%) Open Source
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) SIEM
3 2 (4.44%) Change Control
3 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.22%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.22%) Data Privacy
4 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.22%) Line Management
4 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.22%) Kanban
4 1 (2.22%) Scrum
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.22%) Information Security
4 1 (2.22%) Data Security
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.00%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) CCSE
3 5 (11.11%) CCDP
3 5 (11.11%) CCIE
3 5 (11.11%) CCSP
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) JNCIP
4 4 (8.89%) JNCIE
4 4 (8.89%) HP ASE
4 4 (8.89%) HP MASE
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) TickIT
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (4.44%) Snort
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) RANCID
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) F5
3 16 (35.56%) Juniper
4 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
5 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Citrix
7 7 (15.56%) HP
8 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.67%) Splunk
10 3 (6.67%) Lumension
10 3 (6.67%) AlgoSec
10 3 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (6.67%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.67%) Symantec
10 3 (6.67%) Sophos
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
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