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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 328 306 273
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 276 278 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 4.19% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 160 146
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 18
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.38 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.10% -8.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +17 114 £375 +1.69% 35
South East +10 79 £368 +11.36% 16
South West -12 29 £388 +40.90% 6
Yorkshire -8 17 £325 -7.14% 11
East of England -27 15 £370 +8.82% 3
North West -12 9 £259 +7.81% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £294 +30.55% 4
East Midlands +3 4 £293 +6.36%
Midlands - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Cisco
2 431 (83.37%) Firewall
3 277 (53.58%) Cisco Certification
4 258 (49.90%) CheckPoint
5 219 (42.36%) CCNP
6 172 (33.27%) Network Security
7 167 (32.30%) F5
8 166 (32.11%) Juniper
9 150 (29.01%) VPN
10 140 (27.08%) BGP
11 132 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 130 (25.15%) OSPF
13 115 (22.24%) WAN
14 110 (21.28%) Windows
15 105 (20.31%) LAN
16 99 (19.15%) VMware
17 96 (18.57%) Blue Coat
18 95 (18.38%) Cisco PIX
19 92 (17.79%) DNS
20 88 (17.02%) CCNA
21 87 (16.83%) Cisco IOS
22 86 (16.63%) HP
23 82 (15.86%) Wireless
24 80 (15.47%) ITIL
24 80 (15.47%) Load Balancing
25 78 (15.09%) MPLS
26 77 (14.89%) Security Cleared
27 73 (14.12%) VoIP
28 71 (13.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
29 68 (13.15%) SC Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.06%) Apache
4 18 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (3.09%) Lync
6 15 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.71%) IIS
8 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.35%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) IaaS
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 431 (83.37%) Firewall
2 172 (33.27%) Network Security
3 150 (29.01%) VPN
4 140 (27.08%) BGP
5 132 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 130 (25.15%) OSPF
7 115 (22.24%) WAN
8 105 (20.31%) LAN
9 95 (18.38%) Cisco PIX
10 92 (17.79%) DNS
11 87 (16.83%) Cisco IOS
12 82 (15.86%) Wireless
13 78 (15.09%) MPLS
14 73 (14.12%) VoIP
15 71 (13.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 66 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 64 (12.38%) IPsec
18 63 (12.19%) BIG-IP
19 57 (11.03%) DHCP
20 52 (10.06%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.29%) DB2
3 16 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 52 (10.06%) Finance
2 47 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.90%) Banking
3 15 (2.90%) Retail
4 11 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.35%) Advertising
6 4 (0.77%) Back Office
6 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.77%) Games
7 3 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.39%) Law
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Front Office
8 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 242 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 80 (15.47%) Security Engineer
3 62 (11.99%) Network Security Engineer
4 49 (9.48%) Consultant
5 48 (9.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 43 (8.32%) Architect
7 39 (7.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 35 (6.77%) Network Consultant
8 35 (6.77%) Network Specialist
9 33 (6.38%) Analyst
10 32 (6.19%) Network Support
11 30 (5.80%) Design Engineer
11 30 (5.80%) Support Engineer
12 29 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
13 28 (5.42%) Security Consultant
14 27 (5.22%) Security Specialist
14 27 (5.22%) Firewall Engineer
15 25 (4.84%) Network Security Specialist
16 24 (4.64%) IP Engineer
17 18 (3.48%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.90%) CSS
2 8 (1.55%) XML
2 8 (1.55%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.39%) .NET
3 2 (0.39%) WAP
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.03%) Fat Client
1 26 (5.03%) Thin Client
2 19 (3.68%) Clustering
3 11 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.74%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.74%) CESG
5 8 (1.55%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.77%) Replication
7 4 (0.77%) Firmware
7 4 (0.77%) Online Games
7 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.58%) Open Source
8 3 (0.58%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.58%) SecurID
8 3 (0.58%) NHS
8 3 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.28%) Windows
2 54 (10.44%) Linux
3 45 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.29%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.93%) VMS
6 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.55%) SUSE
7 8 (1.55%) UNIX
7 8 (1.55%) AIX
7 8 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.58%) NetWare
10 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.39%) MVS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.47%) ITIL
1 80 (15.47%) Load Balancing
2 61 (11.80%) Network Management
3 52 (10.06%) Network Design
4 36 (6.96%) Migration
4 36 (6.96%) Service Management
5 33 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 29 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 27 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.22%) Network Architecture
7 27 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (4.45%) Change Management
10 19 (3.68%) Project Management
11 17 (3.29%) SIEM
11 17 (3.29%) WAN Optimisation
12 14 (2.71%) Change Control
13 13 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (2.51%) TOGAF
14 12 (2.32%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.06%) C
1 21 (4.06%) SQL
2 6 (1.16%) Lisp
3 5 (0.97%) VBScript
4 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.39%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 277 (53.58%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (42.36%) CCNP
3 88 (17.02%) CCNA
4 77 (14.89%) Security Cleared
5 68 (13.15%) SC Cleared
6 67 (12.96%) CCIE
7 41 (7.93%) CISSP
7 41 (7.93%) CCSE
8 35 (6.77%) CCDP
9 34 (6.58%) CCSP
10 18 (3.48%) Check Point Certification
11 16 (3.09%) Degree
12 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (2.90%) CCSA
12 15 (2.90%) CCVP
13 13 (2.51%) MCSE
14 12 (2.32%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.55%) CISM
16 7 (1.35%) MCITP
17 6 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.42%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.09%) SLA
3 14 (2.71%) QA
4 8 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) GPG13
5 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.58%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.64%) vSphere
5 19 (3.68%) ProxySG
6 18 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
8 6 (1.16%) Snort
9 5 (0.97%) XenApp
9 5 (0.97%) Nmap
9 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.77%) UAG
11 3 (0.58%) Squid
11 3 (0.58%) Xen
11 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.19%) RHEV
13 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (5.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (3.68%) FortiGate
3 10 (1.93%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (1.55%) SCOM
5 8 (1.55%) Nessus
5 8 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.35%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.35%) SCCM
7 6 (1.16%) OPNET
7 6 (1.16%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (0.97%) OpenView
9 4 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.58%) Cacti
10 3 (0.58%) WSUS
10 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 517 (100.00%) Cisco
2 258 (49.90%) CheckPoint
3 167 (32.30%) F5
4 166 (32.11%) Juniper
5 99 (19.15%) VMware
6 96 (18.57%) Blue Coat
7 86 (16.63%) HP
8 61 (11.80%) Citrix
9 59 (11.41%) Microsoft
10 37 (7.16%) Nokia
11 31 (6.00%) Infoblox
12 25 (4.84%) McAfee
12 25 (4.84%) Imperva
13 23 (4.45%) Fortinet
13 23 (4.45%) Dell
14 22 (4.26%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.87%) TippingPoint
16 19 (3.68%) Radware
17 17 (3.29%) Redback
18 16 (3.09%) Websense
Midlands
TEKsystems
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City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £225.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £325 to £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago