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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 139 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 6.46% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%
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
513 356 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Essex -10 1 £350 -9.67%
Bedfordshire -14 1 £400 +45.45%
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (87.50%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (42.50%) Wireless
5 16 (40.00%) ITIL
5 16 (40.00%) Windows
6 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 13 (32.50%) CCNP
7 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
7 13 (32.50%) HP
7 13 (32.50%) DNS
7 13 (32.50%) F5
8 12 (30.00%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
9 11 (27.50%) VMware
9 11 (27.50%) Migration
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) CCNA
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.00%) Linux
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) Network Security
13 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (17.50%) VPN
13 7 (17.50%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) Wireless
3 13 (32.50%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) DHCP
5 7 (17.50%) Network Security
5 7 (17.50%) VPN
5 7 (17.50%) SAN
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.00%) MPLS
6 6 (15.00%) BGP
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 5 (12.50%) VoIP
7 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) SSL
7 5 (12.50%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (10.00%) LAN
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Support
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Support
6 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
1 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) CCSE
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CCDP
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (32.50%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) F5
4 11 (27.50%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) EMC
6 5 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 5 (12.50%) Dell
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.50%) Imperva
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 3 (7.50%) Zeacom
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.00%) Altiris
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper