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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 136 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 14 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 1.03% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 6.96% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
465 359 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.61% 14.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
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 22 August 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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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
Essex -3 4 £375 -3.22% 1
Bedfordshire -16 3 £400 +45.45%
Hertfordshire -24 1 - - 3
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (88.37%) Firewall
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (46.51%) Wireless
5 17 (39.53%) CCNP
6 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
7 14 (32.56%) ITIL
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) HP
8 13 (30.23%) F5
9 12 (27.91%) Migration
9 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 12 (27.91%) DNS
10 11 (25.58%) DHCP
11 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.26%) VMware
11 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (23.26%) Network Security
12 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
12 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
12 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.93%) CCNA
13 8 (18.60%) VPN
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (18.60%) BGP
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (16.28%) Infoblox

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
1 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) Firewall
2 20 (46.51%) Wireless
3 12 (27.91%) DNS
4 11 (25.58%) DHCP
5 10 (23.26%) Network Security
6 8 (18.60%) VPN
6 8 (18.60%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (16.28%) OSPF
8 6 (13.95%) WAN
8 6 (13.95%) SSL
8 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
9 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
9 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (11.63%) NetScreen
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.65%) Billing
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Network Support
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Support
6 5 (11.63%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Network Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Security Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
1 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.33%) SIEM
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) CCSE
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCDP
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) CCSA
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.23%) HP
3 13 (30.23%) F5
4 10 (23.26%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) Infoblox
6 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.63%) Imperva
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.98%) Zeacom
9 3 (6.98%) Dell
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) Altiris
11 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.33%) TippingPoint
11 1 (2.33%) BT
11 1 (2.33%) McAfee
11 1 (2.33%) Juniper
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