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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 249 351 357
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 396 198 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 3.21% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 121 76
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £36.25 £39.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.49 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £139.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +81.25%
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
7063 6163 6344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.24% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3861 3209 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 363 561
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 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
London +67 153 £369 -7.81% 47
South East +60 112 £375 -3.22% 21
Yorkshire +23 47 £401 +35.76% 11
North West +4 21 £318 +12.88% 5
East Midlands - 20 £400 - 5
East of England +1 18 £538 +95.45% 4
South West -4 17 £375 +42.85% 10
West Midlands -10 7 £268 -36.30% 13
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 736 (100.00%) Cisco
2 648 (88.04%) Firewall
3 464 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
4 362 (49.18%) CheckPoint
5 336 (45.65%) CCNP
6 281 (38.18%) F5
7 254 (34.51%) BGP
8 233 (31.66%) Juniper
9 232 (31.52%) VPN
10 230 (31.25%) Network Security
11 222 (30.16%) WAN
12 217 (29.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 212 (28.80%) OSPF
14 198 (26.90%) LAN
15 192 (26.09%) CCNA
15 192 (26.09%) VMware
16 170 (23.10%) Blue Coat
17 160 (21.74%) DNS
18 135 (18.34%) Windows
18 135 (18.34%) MPLS
18 135 (18.34%) Wireless
19 134 (18.21%) Security Cleared
20 133 (18.07%) Load Balancing
21 131 (17.80%) Cisco IOS
22 125 (16.98%) Citrix
23 124 (16.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 121 (16.44%) EIGRP
25 112 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
26 111 (15.08%) Linux
27 107 (14.54%) CCSE

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 33 (4.48%) IIS
2 25 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.26%) Apache
4 17 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.09%) Lync
7 7 (0.95%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.14%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 17 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) IaaS
2 3 (0.41%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 648 (88.04%) Firewall
2 254 (34.51%) BGP
3 232 (31.52%) VPN
4 230 (31.25%) Network Security
5 222 (30.16%) WAN
6 217 (29.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 212 (28.80%) OSPF
8 198 (26.90%) LAN
9 160 (21.74%) DNS
10 135 (18.34%) MPLS
10 135 (18.34%) Wireless
11 131 (17.80%) Cisco IOS
12 124 (16.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 121 (16.44%) EIGRP
14 106 (14.40%) Cisco PIX
15 105 (14.27%) IPsec
16 96 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 95 (12.91%) DHCP
18 82 (11.14%) SAN
18 82 (11.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.63%) DB2
3 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.27%) MySQL
6 2 (0.27%) EDMS
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 73 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 70 (9.51%) Finance
3 27 (3.67%) Banking
4 16 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.17%) Games
5 13 (1.77%) Retail
6 9 (1.22%) Legal
7 8 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.68%) Electronics
8 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.68%) Marketing
9 3 (0.41%) Back Office
9 3 (0.41%) Law
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 351 (47.69%) Network Engineer
2 83 (11.28%) Security Engineer
3 63 (8.56%) Architect
4 58 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 52 (7.07%) Analyst
6 51 (6.93%) Consultant
7 43 (5.84%) Network Specialist
8 42 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 41 (5.57%) Cisco Engineer
9 41 (5.57%) Security Specialist
9 41 (5.57%) Network Security Specialist
10 39 (5.30%) Network Consultant
11 36 (4.89%) Network Analyst
12 34 (4.62%) Design Engineer
13 33 (4.48%) Network Architect
14 32 (4.35%) Network Support
15 28 (3.80%) Support Engineer
16 26 (3.53%) Security Consultant
17 24 (3.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 23 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.90%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.36%) WAP
3 6 (0.82%) CSS
4 4 (0.54%) XMPP
5 2 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.89%) Thin Client
2 36 (4.89%) Fat Client
3 21 (2.85%) PKI
4 15 (2.04%) Clustering
5 14 (1.90%) Online Games
5 14 (1.90%) SecurID
6 12 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 12 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.22%) Replication
7 9 (1.22%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.09%) Celerra
8 8 (1.09%) CESG
9 7 (0.95%) FlexPod
10 6 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.82%) Life Science
10 6 (0.82%) NHS
11 5 (0.68%) DTV
11 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.34%) Windows
2 111 (15.08%) Linux
3 45 (6.11%) UNIX
4 33 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.40%) Solaris
6 24 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.63%) SUSE
9 12 (1.63%) AIX
10 11 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.22%) CentOS
12 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.82%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) Android
16 1 (0.14%) Debian
16 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (18.07%) Load Balancing
2 96 (13.04%) ITIL
3 91 (12.36%) Network Design
4 79 (10.73%) Network Management
5 64 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 62 (8.42%) Migration
7 46 (6.25%) Service Management
8 45 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (5.84%) Change Management
9 43 (5.84%) Incident Management
10 42 (5.71%) Network Architecture
11 41 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 39 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
13 37 (5.03%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.80%) Project Management
15 26 (3.53%) Validation
16 23 (3.13%) Information Security
16 23 (3.13%) Line Management
17 18 (2.45%) Change Control
18 17 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.89%) C
2 27 (3.67%) Perl
3 24 (3.26%) Python
4 22 (2.99%) SQL
4 22 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 16 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.90%) C++
7 13 (1.77%) Lisp
8 5 (0.68%) PHP
9 3 (0.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 464 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
2 336 (45.65%) CCNP
3 192 (26.09%) CCNA
4 134 (18.21%) Security Cleared
5 107 (14.54%) CCSE
6 102 (13.86%) SC Cleared
7 85 (11.55%) CCIE
8 49 (6.66%) CCSA
9 44 (5.98%) CCSP
10 42 (5.71%) CCDP
11 38 (5.16%) DV Cleared
12 33 (4.48%) CISSP
13 30 (4.08%) Degree
14 14 (1.90%) VCP4
15 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.22%) MCSE
17 8 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
17 8 (1.09%) JNCIS
18 6 (0.82%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.48%) SLA
1 33 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 16 (2.17%) QA
3 11 (1.49%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.09%) GPG13
5 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (7.61%) vSphere
3 44 (5.98%) Active Directory
4 43 (5.84%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (3.40%) ProxySG
7 15 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.90%) Firmware
8 14 (1.90%) XenApp
8 14 (1.90%) XenServer
9 13 (1.77%) FreeRADIUS
10 12 (1.63%) Sendmail
11 11 (1.49%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.22%) Snort
13 8 (1.09%) Squid
13 8 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.95%) vCloud
15 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 37 (5.03%) FortiGate
2 23 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
4 14 (1.90%) SCCM
5 12 (1.63%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (1.63%) MAILsweeper
5 12 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.49%) SCOM
7 10 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.36%) OPNET
8 9 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
8 9 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (0.95%) OpenView
10 6 (0.82%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.82%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.68%) Netcool
12 4 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 736 (100.00%) Cisco
2 362 (49.18%) CheckPoint
3 281 (38.18%) F5
4 233 (31.66%) Juniper
5 192 (26.09%) VMware
6 170 (23.10%) Blue Coat
7 125 (16.98%) Citrix
8 95 (12.91%) HP
9 82 (11.14%) Microsoft
10 75 (10.19%) SolarWinds
11 68 (9.24%) Infoblox
12 53 (7.20%) McAfee
13 39 (5.30%) Nokia
14 37 (5.03%) Fortinet
15 36 (4.89%) Imperva
16 33 (4.48%) BMC
16 33 (4.48%) CA
17 30 (4.08%) TippingPoint
18 29 (3.94%) Nortel
18 29 (3.94%) Oracle
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