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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 111 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.68% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 4.66% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Average daily rate £488 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.93%
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
330 365 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 14.53% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 175 153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 66 48
Average hourly rate £40.13 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.51% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.90 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 - 7 £488 - 6
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £350 - 1
Essex -7 2 - - 5
Cisco ASA
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (81.82%) Firewall
3 32 (58.18%) Blue Coat
4 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (52.73%) Juniper
5 26 (47.27%) Cisco PIX
6 25 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 24 (43.64%) DNS
7 24 (43.64%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (38.18%) LAN
8 21 (38.18%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (34.55%) CCNA
10 17 (30.91%) MPLS
10 17 (30.91%) Forcepoint
10 17 (30.91%) SLA
10 17 (30.91%) Barracuda Networks
10 17 (30.91%) F5
10 17 (30.91%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 15 (27.27%) CCNP
12 12 (21.82%) DHCP
13 11 (20.00%) Remedy
13 11 (20.00%) Network Security
13 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 10 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (18.18%) BGP
14 10 (18.18%) OSPF
15 9 (16.36%) Citrix
15 9 (16.36%) NetScreen

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (81.82%) Firewall
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco PIX
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco IOS
3 24 (43.64%) DNS
4 21 (38.18%) LAN
4 21 (38.18%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (30.91%) MPLS
6 12 (21.82%) DHCP
7 11 (20.00%) Network Security
8 10 (18.18%) BGP
8 10 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (18.18%) OSPF
9 9 (16.36%) BIG-IP
9 9 (16.36%) NetScreen
10 8 (14.55%) FTP
10 8 (14.55%) VPN
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.73%) EIGRP
12 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Network Specialist
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Support
8 3 (5.45%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
2 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.73%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) Network Design
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 2 (3.64%) Kanban
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (34.55%) CCNA
3 15 (27.27%) CCNP
3 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.55%) CCIE
6 7 (12.73%) CCSE
7 6 (10.91%) CCSA
8 5 (9.09%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) JNCIA
8 5 (9.09%) JNCIE
8 5 (9.09%) JNCIP
8 5 (9.09%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.64%) CCSP
10 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.82%) MCSE
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.09%) vSphere
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Blue Coat
3 29 (52.73%) Juniper
4 25 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 17 (30.91%) Barracuda Networks
5 17 (30.91%) F5
5 17 (30.91%) Forcepoint
6 11 (20.00%) Remedy
7 9 (16.36%) Citrix
8 8 (14.55%) HP
8 8 (14.55%) VMware
9 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
10 5 (9.09%) IronPort
10 5 (9.09%) Tufin
11 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.27%) Splunk
12 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
13 2 (3.64%) FireEye
13 2 (3.64%) Imperva
13 2 (3.64%) Infoblox