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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 287 320 321
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 373 293 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 3.85% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 180 152
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.60 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £35.50 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.04%
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
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 September 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 September 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 -9 121 £417 +11.06% 20
South East -17 87 £375 +4.16% 15
East of England +28 37 £363 +7.40% 3
South West +2 35 £400 - 10
North West -9 28 £338 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire -22 22 £363 +11.53% 6
West Midlands +21 20 £315 +7.23% 9
East Midlands +6 15 £313 +6.83% 4
Midlands - 4 £320 -
North East -31 2 £282 -19.19%
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 745 (100.00%) Cisco
2 626 (84.03%) Firewall
3 413 (55.44%) Cisco Certification
4 369 (49.53%) CheckPoint
5 324 (43.49%) CCNP
6 320 (42.95%) WAN
7 275 (36.91%) LAN
8 262 (35.17%) F5
9 246 (33.02%) Juniper
10 242 (32.48%) VPN
11 235 (31.54%) Network Security
12 219 (29.40%) BGP
13 208 (27.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 201 (26.98%) Data Centre
14 201 (26.98%) Wireless
15 197 (26.44%) MPLS
16 191 (25.64%) OSPF
17 187 (25.10%) CCNA
18 148 (19.87%) EIGRP
19 145 (19.46%) ITIL
20 141 (18.93%) DNS
21 137 (18.39%) VMware
22 134 (17.99%) TCP/IP
23 132 (17.72%) SolarWinds
24 129 (17.32%) IPsec
25 123 (16.51%) Windows
26 118 (15.84%) Blue Coat
27 111 (14.90%) Load Balancing
28 109 (14.63%) SSL
29 107 (14.36%) Cisco PIX

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (4.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.01%) Lync
3 14 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.81%) IIS
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.27%) JBoss
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.27%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.81%) PaaS
1 6 (0.81%) Office 365
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (0.54%) IaaS
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 626 (84.03%) Firewall
2 320 (42.95%) WAN
3 275 (36.91%) LAN
4 242 (32.48%) VPN
5 235 (31.54%) Network Security
6 219 (29.40%) BGP
7 208 (27.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 201 (26.98%) Wireless
9 197 (26.44%) MPLS
10 191 (25.64%) OSPF
11 148 (19.87%) EIGRP
12 141 (18.93%) DNS
13 134 (17.99%) TCP/IP
14 129 (17.32%) IPsec
15 109 (14.63%) SSL
16 107 (14.36%) Cisco IOS
16 107 (14.36%) Cisco PIX
17 104 (13.96%) VLAN
17 104 (13.96%) VoIP
18 90 (12.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.27%) Sybase ASA
5 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (13.29%) Finance
2 50 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.68%) Multimedia
4 16 (2.15%) Banking
5 13 (1.74%) Retail
6 12 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Advertising
8 7 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.67%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 422 (56.64%) Network Engineer
2 96 (12.89%) Security Engineer
3 85 (11.41%) Analyst
4 71 (9.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 62 (8.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 56 (7.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 45 (6.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 45 (6.04%) Consultant
8 41 (5.50%) Security Analyst
9 39 (5.23%) Network Support
10 36 (4.83%) Support Engineer
11 32 (4.30%) Architect
12 27 (3.62%) Network Analyst
13 25 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
13 25 (3.36%) Network Support Engineer
13 25 (3.36%) Network Specialist
14 24 (3.22%) Design Engineer
14 24 (3.22%) Network Consultant
15 23 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (2.95%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (8.99%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.55%) CSS
3 9 (1.21%) XMPP
4 3 (0.40%) XML
5 2 (0.27%) WAP
5 2 (0.27%) SAML
5 2 (0.27%) Middleware
5 2 (0.27%) Web Services
5 2 (0.27%) .NET
5 2 (0.27%) MFC
5 2 (0.27%) COM+
5 2 (0.27%) OAuth
6 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 201 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 76 (10.20%) PKI
3 34 (4.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.34%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.21%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.07%) SecurID
10 7 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.81%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.81%) Clustering
12 5 (0.67%) NHS
12 5 (0.67%) Life Science
12 5 (0.67%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.54%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.54%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.54%) DTV
13 4 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 123 (16.51%) Windows
2 89 (11.95%) Linux
3 36 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.43%) UNIX
5 26 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.82%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.21%) Solaris
11 7 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.67%) Android
12 5 (0.67%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.46%) ITIL
2 111 (14.90%) Load Balancing
3 106 (14.23%) Network Design
4 102 (13.69%) Kalman Filter
5 80 (10.74%) Migration
6 72 (9.66%) Network Management
7 48 (6.44%) Network Monitoring
8 44 (5.91%) SIEM
8 44 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 43 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 43 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
10 39 (5.23%) WAN Optimisation
11 32 (4.30%) Change Management
12 31 (4.16%) Service Management
12 31 (4.16%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (4.16%) DDoS Mitigation
13 28 (3.76%) Project Management
14 27 (3.62%) Change Control
15 25 (3.36%) Information Security
16 23 (3.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.42%) Perl
2 15 (2.01%) VB
3 13 (1.74%) Python
3 13 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.74%) SQL
4 9 (1.21%) Lisp
4 9 (1.21%) C
5 7 (0.94%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.81%) C++
7 2 (0.27%) Java
7 2 (0.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 413 (55.44%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (43.49%) CCNP
3 187 (25.10%) CCNA
4 101 (13.56%) Security Cleared
5 74 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 56 (7.52%) CCIE
7 46 (6.17%) CISSP
8 42 (5.64%) CCSE
9 41 (5.50%) Degree
10 36 (4.83%) CCDP
11 35 (4.70%) CCSA
12 32 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (4.30%) CISM
13 27 (3.62%) CISMP
14 24 (3.22%) CCENT
15 18 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (2.42%) MCSE
16 15 (2.01%) DV Cleared
17 14 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
17 14 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.85%) SLA
2 45 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.36%) QA
4 15 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 71 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.10%) vSphere
4 20 (2.68%) XenApp
5 18 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.15%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.81%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.67%) Snort
10 5 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.40%) Samba
13 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.27%) Firmware
13 2 (0.27%) Xen
14 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 39 (5.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (3.62%) CiscoWorks
3 26 (3.49%) FortiGate
4 19 (2.55%) RANCID
5 15 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.61%) SCCM
7 11 (1.48%) OpenView
8 10 (1.34%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.21%) OPNET
10 8 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
10 8 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.07%) NetCrunch
11 7 (0.94%) WSUS
12 6 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
12 6 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.67%) SCOM
14 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.54%) Nessus
14 4 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 745 (100.00%) Cisco
2 369 (49.53%) CheckPoint
3 262 (35.17%) F5
4 246 (33.02%) Juniper
5 137 (18.39%) VMware
6 132 (17.72%) SolarWinds
7 118 (15.84%) Blue Coat
8 102 (13.69%) Citrix
9 77 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 70 (9.40%) HP
10 70 (9.40%) McAfee
11 54 (7.25%) Aruba
12 51 (6.85%) Infoblox
13 47 (6.31%) Fortinet
14 43 (5.77%) Riverbed
15 36 (4.83%) Websense
15 36 (4.83%) Clearswift
15 36 (4.83%) Nokia
16 35 (4.70%) Kaspersky
17 33 (4.43%) Sourcefire
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