The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 265 385 366
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 393 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 2.84% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 106 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 10
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.02% -38.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £22.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £27.50 £140.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
Cisco ASA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7160 6377 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 13.62% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3538 3526
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 389 619
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
London +75 159 £375 - 32
South East +71 122 £375 -6.25% 17
Yorkshire +21 41 £388 +55.00% 11
South West -24 19 £394 +50.00% 12
North West +5 15 £360 -14.28%
East Midlands +19 14 £313 +25.00%
East of England -18 12 £209 -34.76% 2
West Midlands -18 7 £350 -14.89% 4
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 713 (100.00%) Cisco
2 619 (86.82%) Firewall
3 419 (58.77%) Cisco Certification
4 331 (46.42%) CheckPoint
5 299 (41.94%) CCNP
6 256 (35.90%) F5
7 242 (33.94%) Juniper
8 226 (31.70%) BGP
9 224 (31.42%) Network Security
10 215 (30.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 206 (28.89%) VPN
12 194 (27.21%) WAN
13 189 (26.51%) LAN
14 179 (25.11%) CCNA
15 168 (23.56%) OSPF
16 141 (19.78%) DNS
16 141 (19.78%) VMware
17 140 (19.64%) Load Balancing
18 134 (18.79%) Security Cleared
19 130 (18.23%) Windows
20 123 (17.25%) Blue Coat
21 122 (17.11%) MPLS
22 111 (15.57%) ITIL
23 110 (15.43%) Wireless
24 109 (15.29%) Cisco PIX
25 105 (14.73%) SC Cleared
26 103 (14.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 102 (14.31%) HP
28 101 (14.17%) EIGRP
29 99 (13.88%) IPsec

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 37 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.79%) IIS
3 22 (3.09%) Apache
3 22 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.68%) Lync
6 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.54%) MS Office
3 7 (0.98%) MS Project
3 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 619 (86.82%) Firewall
2 226 (31.70%) BGP
3 224 (31.42%) Network Security
4 215 (30.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 206 (28.89%) VPN
6 194 (27.21%) WAN
7 189 (26.51%) LAN
8 168 (23.56%) OSPF
9 141 (19.78%) DNS
10 122 (17.11%) MPLS
11 110 (15.43%) Wireless
12 109 (15.29%) Cisco PIX
13 103 (14.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 101 (14.17%) EIGRP
15 99 (13.88%) IPsec
16 96 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
17 83 (11.64%) SAN
18 80 (11.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 77 (10.80%) DHCP
20 72 (10.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.24%) DB2
3 13 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 70 (9.82%) Finance
2 64 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.09%) Banking
4 19 (2.66%) Retail
5 14 (1.96%) Games
6 10 (1.40%) Legal
7 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.84%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Advertising
10 4 (0.56%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.42%) Marketing
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
11 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 347 (48.67%) Network Engineer
2 83 (11.64%) Security Engineer
3 65 (9.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 57 (7.99%) Consultant
5 55 (7.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 49 (6.87%) Architect
7 46 (6.45%) Analyst
8 41 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 40 (5.61%) Network Consultant
10 39 (5.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 31 (4.35%) Design Engineer
11 31 (4.35%) Security Consultant
11 31 (4.35%) Network Specialist
12 30 (4.21%) Network Analyst
13 25 (3.51%) Network Support
13 25 (3.51%) Network Security Consultant
14 24 (3.37%) Designer
15 23 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
15 23 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.24%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.40%) WAP
2 10 (1.40%) CSS
3 2 (0.28%) Web Services
3 2 (0.28%) XMPP
4 1 (0.14%) .NET
4 1 (0.14%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.95%) CESG
3 20 (2.81%) PKI
4 19 (2.66%) Clustering
5 17 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 17 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.82%) Online Games
8 11 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (1.40%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.40%) SecurID
9 10 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.26%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.12%) Open Source
11 8 (1.12%) RMADS
12 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.84%) NHS
14 5 (0.70%) Replication
15 3 (0.42%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 130 (18.23%) Windows
2 87 (12.20%) Linux
3 40 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (4.91%) UNIX
5 32 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (2.24%) AIX
7 16 (2.24%) SUSE
8 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.54%) Solaris
11 9 (1.26%) CentOS
12 6 (0.84%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.28%) MVS
15 2 (0.28%) Debian
15 2 (0.28%) Android
15 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.64%) Load Balancing
2 111 (15.57%) ITIL
3 90 (12.62%) Network Design
4 80 (11.22%) Network Management
5 56 (7.85%) Migration
5 56 (7.85%) Change Management
6 55 (7.71%) Service Management
7 49 (6.87%) Incident Management
8 46 (6.45%) Network Architecture
9 42 (5.89%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 39 (5.47%) E-Commerce
11 39 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (4.35%) Project Management
13 27 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.37%) Information Security
15 21 (2.95%) Risk Management
16 20 (2.81%) Validation
17 18 (2.52%) ITIL V3
17 18 (2.52%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.93%) SQL
2 18 (2.52%) Perl
2 18 (2.52%) Shell Script
2 18 (2.52%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.38%) C
4 15 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.68%) Python
5 12 (1.68%) Lisp
6 9 (1.26%) C++
7 8 (1.12%) VBScript
8 3 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 419 (58.77%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (41.94%) CCNP
3 179 (25.11%) CCNA
4 134 (18.79%) Security Cleared
5 105 (14.73%) SC Cleared
6 84 (11.78%) CCIE
7 71 (9.96%) CCSE
8 51 (7.15%) CCSA
9 49 (6.87%) CCSP
10 48 (6.73%) CCDP
11 40 (5.61%) CISSP
12 39 (5.47%) DV Cleared
13 33 (4.63%) Degree
14 15 (2.10%) CCVP
15 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (1.54%) MCSE
17 10 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
18 9 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 6 (0.84%) CCDA
19 6 (0.84%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.59%) SLA
2 31 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.66%) QA
4 16 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.40%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.84%) GPG13
6 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 65 (9.12%) Active Directory
2 60 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.29%) vSphere
4 38 (5.33%) Hyper-V
5 30 (4.21%) ProxySG
6 29 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
8 16 (2.24%) Firmware
9 12 (1.68%) Snort
10 6 (0.84%) Nmap
10 6 (0.84%) Squid
10 6 (0.84%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.84%) Sendmail
11 5 (0.70%) XenApp
11 5 (0.70%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.28%) Xen
13 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (5.05%) FortiGate
2 25 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (2.24%) SCCM
4 16 (2.24%) SCOM
5 13 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
6 10 (1.40%) OPNET
6 10 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
7 9 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
7 9 (1.26%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.12%) OpenView
9 7 (0.98%) Netcool
9 7 (0.98%) MIMEsweeper
9 7 (0.98%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.98%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.84%) Nessus
10 6 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 713 (100.00%) Cisco
2 331 (46.42%) CheckPoint
3 256 (35.90%) F5
4 242 (33.94%) Juniper
5 141 (19.78%) VMware
6 123 (17.25%) Blue Coat
7 102 (14.31%) HP
8 89 (12.48%) Citrix
9 86 (12.06%) Microsoft
10 53 (7.43%) Nokia
11 52 (7.29%) SolarWinds
12 40 (5.61%) TippingPoint
13 39 (5.47%) McAfee
14 34 (4.77%) Fortinet
15 31 (4.35%) Websense
16 29 (4.07%) Infoblox
17 25 (3.51%) BMC
18 24 (3.37%) IBM
18 24 (3.37%) Oracle
18 24 (3.37%) Riverbed
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