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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 275 325 365
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +40
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 432 323 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 4.40% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 203 140
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £19.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.10 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.44% +19.44%
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
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 150 £450 +12.50% 24
South East +25 112 £375 -3.22% 26
South West +24 44 £355 -5.33% 9
West Midlands -10 39 £400 +25.98% 4
North West +10 28 £350 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire +14 27 £323 +15.17% 2
East of England +9 20 £400 +16.36% 10
North East -38 7 £250 -11.34%
East Midlands -5 5 £325 +18.27%
Midlands -6 2 £375 +17.18% 1
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 786 (100.00%) Cisco
2 659 (83.84%) Firewall
3 437 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
4 421 (53.56%) CheckPoint
5 338 (43.00%) CCNP
6 269 (34.22%) WAN
7 253 (32.19%) Network Security
8 252 (32.06%) Wireless
9 243 (30.92%) LAN
10 213 (27.10%) VPN
11 212 (26.97%) CCNA
11 212 (26.97%) F5
12 203 (25.83%) Juniper
13 189 (24.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 167 (21.25%) Data Centre
15 159 (20.23%) BGP
16 142 (18.07%) Palo Alto
17 141 (17.94%) Security Cleared
18 138 (17.56%) OSPF
19 128 (16.28%) SC Cleared
20 120 (15.27%) Finance
21 117 (14.89%) MPLS
22 110 (13.99%) TCP/IP
23 107 (13.61%) VoIP
24 105 (13.36%) Windows
25 100 (12.72%) CCIE
26 99 (12.60%) DNS
27 95 (12.09%) ITIL
28 93 (11.83%) Microsoft
29 92 (11.70%) VMware

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (1.91%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.51%) Apache
6 4 (0.51%) IIS
7 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.38%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Eikon
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.89%) Office 365
4 3 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 659 (83.84%) Firewall
2 269 (34.22%) WAN
3 253 (32.19%) Network Security
4 252 (32.06%) Wireless
5 243 (30.92%) LAN
6 213 (27.10%) VPN
7 189 (24.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 159 (20.23%) BGP
9 138 (17.56%) OSPF
10 117 (14.89%) MPLS
11 110 (13.99%) TCP/IP
12 107 (13.61%) VoIP
13 99 (12.60%) DNS
14 86 (10.94%) EIGRP
15 84 (10.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 75 (9.54%) Cisco IOS
16 75 (9.54%) VLAN
17 74 (9.41%) BIG-IP
17 74 (9.41%) Cisco Wireless
18 72 (9.16%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.13%) DB2
5 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 120 (15.27%) Finance
2 41 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.69%) Banking
4 26 (3.31%) Retail
5 16 (2.04%) Legal
6 9 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.89%) Marketing
7 7 (0.89%) Military
8 6 (0.76%) Billing
8 6 (0.76%) Law
9 4 (0.51%) Electronics
9 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 449 (57.12%) Network Engineer
2 151 (19.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 146 (18.58%) Security Engineer
4 132 (16.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 121 (15.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 88 (11.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 81 (10.31%) Firewall Engineer
8 58 (7.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 52 (6.62%) Consultant
9 52 (6.62%) Support Engineer
10 41 (5.22%) Analyst
11 39 (4.96%) Network Consultant
12 38 (4.83%) Senior Security Engineer
13 36 (4.58%) Network Support
14 35 (4.45%) Network Analyst
15 33 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 31 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
17 29 (3.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
18 23 (2.93%) Cisco Security Engineer
19 22 (2.80%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.22%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.65%) CSS
3 4 (0.51%) Middleware
3 4 (0.51%) OCX
3 4 (0.51%) Web Services
4 3 (0.38%) WAP
4 3 (0.38%) XMPP
5 1 (0.13%) .NET
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.13%) Memcached
5 1 (0.13%) Node.js
5 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 167 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.16%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (2.04%) PKI
5 12 (1.53%) FlexPod
5 12 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.27%) e-Health
7 8 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.89%) Cryptography
9 6 (0.76%) CESG
9 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.64%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.64%) Statistics
11 4 (0.51%) Fintech
12 3 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
13 2 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (13.36%) Windows
2 75 (9.54%) Linux
3 72 (9.16%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.18%) Unix
5 25 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.78%) Windows 8
8 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.27%) CentOS
9 10 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.89%) AIX
12 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.64%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (12.09%) ITIL
2 64 (8.14%) Network Design
3 60 (7.63%) Load Balancing
4 58 (7.38%) Migration
5 46 (5.85%) Change Management
6 43 (5.47%) Project Management
7 37 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
8 32 (4.07%) Service Management
9 26 (3.31%) Change Control
9 26 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 25 (3.18%) Network Management
11 23 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (2.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (2.67%) High Availability
13 21 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (2.42%) Information Security
15 18 (2.29%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (2.29%) Problem Management
16 17 (2.16%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.16%) SQL
2 16 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.40%) Python
4 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 6 (0.76%) Java
6 5 (0.64%) Perl
7 4 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.51%) Tcl
8 1 (0.13%) C
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) Korn
8 1 (0.13%) Lisp
8 1 (0.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 437 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
2 338 (43.00%) CCNP
3 212 (26.97%) CCNA
4 141 (17.94%) Security Cleared
5 128 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 100 (12.72%) CCIE
7 59 (7.51%) CCSE
8 45 (5.73%) CCSA
9 38 (4.83%) Degree
10 37 (4.71%) CCDP
11 25 (3.18%) CISSP
12 20 (2.54%) CCDA
12 20 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (2.29%) JNCIA
13 18 (2.29%) JNCIP
14 17 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
14 17 (2.16%) JNCIS
15 16 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (2.04%) MCSE
15 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.18%) SLA
3 23 (2.93%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.89%) QA
5 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) COSO
6 2 (0.25%) GLP
6 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 37 (4.71%) vSphere
4 22 (2.80%) ProxySG
5 17 (2.16%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.38%) Docker
9 3 (0.38%) Firmware
9 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.38%) KVM
9 3 (0.38%) oVirt
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.38%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.25%) iptables
10 2 (0.25%) Snort
10 2 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (8.52%) FortiGate
2 28 (3.56%) Nagios
3 20 (2.54%) Cacti
4 16 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (1.53%) SmoothWall
7 8 (1.02%) SCCM
7 8 (1.02%) SmokePing
8 7 (0.89%) Nexpose
8 7 (0.89%) OpenView
8 7 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.76%) Puppet
10 5 (0.64%) OPNET
11 4 (0.51%) Ansible
11 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.51%) SCOM
11 4 (0.51%) TrustSec
11 4 (0.51%) WSUS
12 3 (0.38%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 786 (100.00%) Cisco
2 421 (53.56%) CheckPoint
3 212 (26.97%) F5
4 203 (25.83%) Juniper
5 142 (18.07%) Palo Alto
6 93 (11.83%) Microsoft
7 92 (11.70%) VMware
8 88 (11.20%) Blue Coat
9 74 (9.41%) Fortinet
9 74 (9.41%) SolarWinds
10 57 (7.25%) HP
11 54 (6.87%) Aruba
12 43 (5.47%) Citrix
13 42 (5.34%) Riverbed
14 37 (4.71%) Intel Security
15 33 (4.20%) Nokia
16 29 (3.69%) IBM
17 26 (3.31%) FireEye
18 25 (3.18%) Tufin
19 23 (2.93%) TippingPoint
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