The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 345 313 286
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 250 254 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 3.98% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 148 135
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £21.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £43.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -39.06%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6875 6386 8296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.71% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3409 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 427 646
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco ASA
UK

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
London +4 86 £375 +1.69% 30
South East +14 82 £375 +19.04% 19
South West -7 26 £375 +36.36% 6
East of England -21 19 £350 +1.44% 2
Yorkshire -1 17 £388 +19.23% 14
North West -4 7 £259 +7.81% 3
West Midlands -17 5 £294 - 10
East Midlands -10 4 £293 +0.86%
Midlands - - - -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 483 (100.00%) Cisco
2 398 (82.40%) Firewall
3 260 (53.83%) Cisco Certification
4 244 (50.52%) CheckPoint
5 212 (43.89%) CCNP
6 162 (33.54%) Network Security
7 161 (33.33%) F5
8 145 (30.02%) Juniper
9 133 (27.54%) VPN
10 131 (27.12%) BGP
11 124 (25.67%) OSPF
12 119 (24.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 109 (22.57%) Windows
14 106 (21.95%) VMware
15 104 (21.53%) WAN
16 94 (19.46%) Cisco PIX
17 88 (18.22%) Blue Coat
18 87 (18.01%) LAN
19 83 (17.18%) Cisco IOS
20 82 (16.98%) CCNA
21 80 (16.56%) HP
22 79 (16.36%) DNS
23 76 (15.73%) MPLS
24 74 (15.32%) Wireless
25 71 (14.70%) Security Cleared
26 70 (14.49%) ITIL
27 69 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 65 (13.46%) VoIP
29 64 (13.25%) CCIE
29 64 (13.25%) BIG-IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (3.31%) Apache
5 15 (3.11%) Lync
6 14 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.66%) IIS
9 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.21%) SAS
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) IaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 398 (82.40%) Firewall
2 162 (33.54%) Network Security
3 133 (27.54%) VPN
4 131 (27.12%) BGP
5 124 (25.67%) OSPF
6 119 (24.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 104 (21.53%) WAN
8 94 (19.46%) Cisco PIX
9 87 (18.01%) LAN
10 83 (17.18%) Cisco IOS
11 79 (16.36%) DNS
12 76 (15.73%) MPLS
13 74 (15.32%) Wireless
14 69 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 65 (13.46%) VoIP
16 64 (13.25%) BIG-IP
17 63 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 58 (12.01%) IPsec
19 49 (10.14%) EIGRP
19 49 (10.14%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.69%) DB2
4 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) Ant
2 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
General
1 47 (9.73%) Finance
2 46 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.11%) Banking
4 11 (2.28%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.28%) Retail
5 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.83%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Front Office
9 2 (0.41%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 226 (46.79%) Network Engineer
2 80 (16.56%) Security Engineer
3 59 (12.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 44 (9.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 43 (8.90%) Architect
5 43 (8.90%) Consultant
6 40 (8.28%) Network Specialist
7 35 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 34 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 33 (6.83%) Network Consultant
10 32 (6.63%) Analyst
11 31 (6.42%) Network Support
12 30 (6.21%) Support Engineer
13 27 (5.59%) Security Specialist
14 26 (5.38%) Design Engineer
15 25 (5.18%) Network Security Specialist
15 25 (5.18%) IP Engineer
16 23 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
17 22 (4.55%) Security Consultant
18 17 (3.52%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.48%) CSS
2 8 (1.66%) XML
3 4 (0.83%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.21%) DCOM
4 1 (0.21%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) WAP
4 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.00%) Thin Client
1 29 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 19 (3.93%) Clustering
3 10 (2.07%) EqualLogic
4 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 4 (0.83%) FlexPod
5 4 (0.83%) Replication
6 3 (0.62%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.62%) CESG
6 3 (0.62%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.62%) Online Games
7 2 (0.41%) Derivative
7 2 (0.41%) SecurID
7 2 (0.41%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.41%) NHS
7 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 109 (22.57%) Windows
2 53 (10.97%) Linux
3 43 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.48%) VMS
7 7 (1.45%) UNIX
7 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.83%) SUSE
9 4 (0.83%) AIX
10 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.62%) NetWare
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.49%) ITIL
2 63 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 55 (11.39%) Network Management
4 53 (10.97%) Network Design
5 37 (7.66%) Migration
6 32 (6.63%) E-Commerce
7 26 (5.38%) Risk Assessment
7 26 (5.38%) Service Management
8 25 (5.18%) Service Delivery
8 25 (5.18%) Network Architecture
9 23 (4.76%) Project Management
10 22 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 19 (3.93%) Change Management
12 16 (3.31%) SIEM
13 14 (2.90%) TOGAF
13 14 (2.90%) SABSA
14 13 (2.69%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (2.69%) Zachman Framework
15 12 (2.48%) Change Control
15 12 (2.48%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.35%) C
2 19 (3.93%) SQL
3 5 (1.04%) Lisp
4 3 (0.62%) VBScript
5 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) Perl
6 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 260 (53.83%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (43.89%) CCNP
3 82 (16.98%) CCNA
4 71 (14.70%) Security Cleared
5 64 (13.25%) CCIE
6 60 (12.42%) SC Cleared
7 40 (8.28%) CCSE
8 37 (7.66%) CISSP
9 30 (6.21%) CCDP
10 29 (6.00%) CCSP
11 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (3.73%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (3.31%) MCSE
13 14 (2.90%) CCSA
14 12 (2.48%) Degree
14 12 (2.48%) CCVP
15 10 (2.07%) CISM
16 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.86%) MCITP
17 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.18%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.28%) SLA
2 11 (2.28%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) GPG13
3 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.62%) COBIT
3 3 (0.62%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 40 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.73%) vSphere
5 16 (3.31%) ProxySG
6 15 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.83%) UAG
7 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.62%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.62%) XenApp
8 3 (0.62%) Squid
8 3 (0.62%) Snort
8 3 (0.62%) Xen
9 2 (0.41%) Nmap
9 2 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.21%) RHEV
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 20 (4.14%) FortiGate
2 12 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (1.86%) SCCM
5 7 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.24%) SCOM
7 5 (1.04%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.04%) OPNET
7 5 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (1.04%) Nessus
8 4 (0.83%) Cacti
8 4 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.83%) OpenView
9 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.62%) WSUS
10 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 483 (100.00%) Cisco
2 244 (50.52%) CheckPoint
3 161 (33.33%) F5
4 145 (30.02%) Juniper
5 106 (21.95%) VMware
6 88 (18.22%) Blue Coat
7 80 (16.56%) HP
8 61 (12.63%) Citrix
9 54 (11.18%) Microsoft
10 31 (6.42%) Infoblox
11 27 (5.59%) Nokia
12 25 (5.18%) Imperva
13 24 (4.97%) McAfee
14 22 (4.55%) Fortinet
15 21 (4.35%) SolarWinds
16 19 (3.93%) Dell
16 19 (3.93%) TippingPoint
17 16 (3.31%) Radware
17 16 (3.31%) NetApp
18 15 (3.11%) Redback
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