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 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 315 252 392
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +140
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 297 410 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.88% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 5.88% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 252 110
Average daily rate £365 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -37.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £21.00 £24.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £139.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.93%
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
6725 6978 6207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.47% 14.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4025 3903 3286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 419 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016.

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 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
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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
South East +2 115 £361 -3.66% 43
London -86 77 £375 - 53
Yorkshire -26 25 £375 -6.36% 10
South West +3 24 £363 -7.93% 7
North West -1 21 £350 +10.23% 1
East of England -3 12 £488 +18.18% 17
East Midlands -16 12 £233 -41.87% 2
West Midlands -17 9 £421 +40.33% 9
North East -23 1 - -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 659 (100.00%) Cisco
2 545 (82.70%) Firewall
3 395 (59.94%) Cisco Certification
4 318 (48.25%) CheckPoint
5 310 (47.04%) CCNP
6 255 (38.69%) LAN
7 249 (37.78%) WAN
8 199 (30.20%) Juniper
9 190 (28.83%) F5
10 185 (28.07%) VPN
11 175 (26.56%) Network Security
12 173 (26.25%) Wireless
13 166 (25.19%) CCNA
14 163 (24.73%) Data Centre
15 158 (23.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 158 (23.98%) BGP
16 142 (21.55%) ITIL
17 141 (21.40%) OSPF
18 126 (19.12%) MPLS
19 117 (17.75%) DNS
20 112 (17.00%) Security Cleared
21 109 (16.54%) Palo Alto
22 100 (15.17%) EIGRP
23 96 (14.57%) SC Cleared
24 94 (14.26%) Blue Coat
25 93 (14.11%) DHCP
26 91 (13.81%) CCIE
27 88 (13.35%) TCP/IP
28 87 (13.20%) Windows
29 86 (13.05%) Cisco PIX

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (2.28%) MS Exchange
1 15 (2.28%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.37%) IIS
3 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.91%) Apache
5 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.30%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.76%) IaaS
2 5 (0.76%) Office 365
3 4 (0.61%) SaaS
4 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 545 (82.70%) Firewall
2 255 (38.69%) LAN
3 249 (37.78%) WAN
4 185 (28.07%) VPN
5 175 (26.56%) Network Security
6 173 (26.25%) Wireless
7 158 (23.98%) BGP
7 158 (23.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 141 (21.40%) OSPF
9 126 (19.12%) MPLS
10 117 (17.75%) DNS
11 100 (15.17%) EIGRP
12 93 (14.11%) DHCP
13 88 (13.35%) TCP/IP
14 86 (13.05%) Cisco IOS
14 86 (13.05%) Cisco PIX
15 80 (12.14%) IPsec
16 74 (11.23%) VoIP
17 69 (10.47%) SSL
18 60 (9.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.61%) MySQL
3 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.15%) QlikView
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 77 (11.68%) Finance
2 43 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.12%) Banking
4 6 (0.91%) Legal
5 5 (0.76%) Law
5 5 (0.76%) Retail
6 3 (0.46%) Games
6 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.46%) Military
7 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.30%) Billing
7 2 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Electronics
8 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 366 (55.54%) Network Engineer
2 147 (22.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 136 (20.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 73 (11.08%) Security Engineer
5 63 (9.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 55 (8.35%) Analyst
7 48 (7.28%) Firewall Engineer
7 48 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
8 45 (6.83%) Consultant
9 42 (6.37%) Support Engineer
10 39 (5.92%) Network Analyst
10 39 (5.92%) Network Support
11 36 (5.46%) Architect
12 32 (4.86%) Network Consultant
13 31 (4.70%) Network Support Engineer
14 30 (4.55%) Network Specialist
14 30 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 24 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (3.49%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 23 (3.49%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.01%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.06%) CSS
3 5 (0.76%) COM+
3 5 (0.76%) Web Services
4 3 (0.46%) HTML
4 3 (0.46%) WAP
4 3 (0.46%) XMPP
5 1 (0.15%) .NET
5 1 (0.15%) Middleware
5 1 (0.15%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 163 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.34%) PKI
3 20 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.12%) Cryptography
5 14 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.37%) Statistics
7 9 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.06%) Clustering
9 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.46%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.20%) Windows
2 69 (10.47%) Linux
3 53 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 33 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.37%) Unix
9 8 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.91%) CentOS
10 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.76%) Android
12 3 (0.46%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) CatOS
13 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.55%) ITIL
2 78 (11.84%) Load Balancing
3 70 (10.62%) Network Design
4 62 (9.41%) Migration
5 40 (6.07%) Kalman Filter
6 37 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (5.46%) Project Management
8 33 (5.01%) Change Management
9 28 (4.25%) Information Security
10 27 (4.10%) Network Management
11 26 (3.95%) High Availability
12 23 (3.49%) Problem Management
12 23 (3.49%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.88%) Incident Management
13 19 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (2.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (2.43%) Change Control
15 16 (2.43%) Service Management
15 16 (2.43%) WAN Optimisation
16 15 (2.28%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.88%) SQL
2 7 (1.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.06%) Python
3 6 (0.91%) C
3 6 (0.91%) Perl
4 4 (0.61%) Lisp
4 4 (0.61%) VB
5 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.15%) Java
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 395 (59.94%) Cisco Certification
2 310 (47.04%) CCNP
3 166 (25.19%) CCNA
4 112 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 96 (14.57%) SC Cleared
6 91 (13.81%) CCIE
7 58 (8.80%) CCSE
8 55 (8.35%) CCSA
9 29 (4.40%) Degree
10 26 (3.95%) Check Point Certification
11 20 (3.03%) CCDP
11 20 (3.03%) CISSP
11 20 (3.03%) JNCIS
12 18 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (2.58%) JNCIA
14 16 (2.43%) DV Cleared
15 14 (2.12%) JNCIP
16 13 (1.97%) CISM
17 11 (1.67%) MCSE
17 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.28%) SLA
2 28 (4.25%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.37%) QA
5 4 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (8.95%) Active Directory
1 59 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.43%) vSphere
3 14 (2.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.37%) XenApp
6 7 (1.06%) Firmware
7 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.61%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.46%) iptables
9 3 (0.46%) Snort
10 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (3.79%) FortiGate
2 16 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (2.12%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (2.12%) WSUS
4 13 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (0.91%) Nagios
8 5 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.76%) NetCrunch
8 5 (0.76%) SmoothWall
9 4 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.61%) Proventia
9 4 (0.61%) QRadar
9 4 (0.61%) SCCM
9 4 (0.61%) SCOM
9 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.46%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 659 (100.00%) Cisco
2 318 (48.25%) CheckPoint
3 199 (30.20%) Juniper
4 190 (28.83%) F5
5 109 (16.54%) Palo Alto
6 94 (14.26%) Blue Coat
7 85 (12.90%) VMware
8 60 (9.10%) Microsoft
9 58 (8.80%) SolarWinds
10 52 (7.89%) HP
11 46 (6.98%) Citrix
12 41 (6.22%) Intel Security
13 38 (5.77%) Fortinet
14 35 (5.31%) Nokia
15 31 (4.70%) Aruba
16 30 (4.55%) Forcepoint
17 22 (3.34%) Riverbed
18 21 (3.19%) Splunk
19 20 (3.03%) Remedy
20 19 (2.88%) IronPort
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