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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 301 314 279
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 319 270 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 4.11% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 145 149
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £20.33 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -33.07%
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
7736 6573 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.62% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 3677 3831
Average daily rate £370 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 376 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 +39 144 £375 - 37
South East -2 89 £368 +5.00% 30
South West -3 32 £375 +50.00% 8
Yorkshire -8 17 £325 -16.12% 8
East of England -31 10 £281 +2.27% 3
North West -7 9 £268 +9.18% 7
West Midlands -23 6 £350 -13.04% 9
East Midlands +3 3 £335 +21.81%
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 529 (100.00%) Cisco
2 448 (84.69%) Firewall
3 296 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
4 255 (48.20%) CheckPoint
5 222 (41.97%) CCNP
6 188 (35.54%) Juniper
7 168 (31.76%) Network Security
7 168 (31.76%) F5
8 163 (30.81%) VPN
9 146 (27.60%) BGP
10 131 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 126 (23.82%) Windows
12 124 (23.44%) WAN
13 119 (22.50%) LAN
13 119 (22.50%) OSPF
14 109 (20.60%) CCNA
15 106 (20.04%) Cisco PIX
16 104 (19.66%) DNS
17 98 (18.53%) VMware
17 98 (18.53%) Security Cleared
18 96 (18.15%) ITIL
19 88 (16.64%) HP
19 88 (16.64%) SC Cleared
20 87 (16.45%) Load Balancing
21 85 (16.07%) Blue Coat
22 78 (14.74%) MPLS
23 77 (14.56%) SAN
23 77 (14.56%) Microsoft
24 76 (14.37%) IPsec
25 73 (13.80%) Wireless

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.10%) Apache
4 21 (3.97%) IIS
5 18 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.70%) Lync
8 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.46%) MS Office
3 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 448 (84.69%) Firewall
2 168 (31.76%) Network Security
3 163 (30.81%) VPN
4 146 (27.60%) BGP
5 131 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 124 (23.44%) WAN
7 119 (22.50%) LAN
7 119 (22.50%) OSPF
8 106 (20.04%) Cisco PIX
9 104 (19.66%) DNS
10 78 (14.74%) MPLS
11 77 (14.56%) SAN
12 76 (14.37%) IPsec
13 73 (13.80%) Wireless
13 73 (13.80%) Cisco IOS
14 70 (13.23%) VoIP
14 70 (13.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 60 (11.34%) DHCP
16 58 (10.96%) EIGRP
17 56 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.46%) DB2
4 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 51 (9.64%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.88%) Finance
3 17 (3.21%) Retail
4 14 (2.65%) Banking
5 9 (1.70%) Legal
6 7 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.13%) Advertising
7 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 5 (0.95%) Law
9 4 (0.76%) Games
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Billing
10 3 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 254 (48.02%) Network Engineer
2 85 (16.07%) Security Engineer
3 61 (11.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (10.21%) Consultant
5 50 (9.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 39 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 38 (7.18%) Network Consultant
8 34 (6.43%) Analyst
9 31 (5.86%) Security Consultant
9 31 (5.86%) Design Engineer
10 28 (5.29%) Architect
10 28 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 27 (5.10%) IP Engineer
12 24 (4.54%) Network Security Consultant
12 24 (4.54%) Network Support
13 22 (4.16%) Network Specialist
13 22 (4.16%) Support Engineer
13 22 (4.16%) Firewall Engineer
14 19 (3.59%) Designer
15 18 (3.40%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.27%) CSS
1 12 (2.27%) Regular Expression
2 4 (0.76%) WAP
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
3 1 (0.19%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.19%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.35%) Clustering
2 21 (3.97%) CESG
2 21 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.84%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.84%) Thin Client
4 14 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.51%) RMADS
8 7 (1.32%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.32%) PKI
9 6 (1.13%) Open Source
10 5 (0.95%) SecurID
10 5 (0.95%) NHS
11 4 (0.76%) Replication
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.76%) Online Games
12 3 (0.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.82%) Windows
2 49 (9.26%) Linux
3 47 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.27%) SUSE
6 12 (2.27%) AIX
7 10 (1.89%) UNIX
8 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.76%) CentOS
10 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) MVS
11 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.15%) ITIL
2 87 (16.45%) Load Balancing
3 66 (12.48%) Network Management
4 63 (11.91%) Network Design
5 47 (8.88%) Service Management
6 37 (6.99%) Migration
6 37 (6.99%) Incident Management
7 35 (6.62%) Service Delivery
8 33 (6.24%) Network Architecture
9 29 (5.48%) Change Management
10 28 (5.29%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.16%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (3.78%) Information Security
14 19 (3.59%) Project Management
15 18 (3.40%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (3.40%) Mentoring
16 15 (2.84%) ITIL V3
17 14 (2.65%) Change Control
17 14 (2.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.86%) SQL
2 11 (2.08%) C
3 8 (1.51%) VBScript
3 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.13%) Lisp
6 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.57%) C++
7 3 (0.57%) Perl
7 3 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 296 (55.95%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (41.97%) CCNP
3 109 (20.60%) CCNA
4 98 (18.53%) Security Cleared
5 88 (16.64%) SC Cleared
6 71 (13.42%) CCIE
7 45 (8.51%) CISSP
8 44 (8.32%) CCSP
9 40 (7.56%) CCDP
10 37 (6.99%) CCSE
11 21 (3.97%) CCSA
12 20 (3.78%) DV Cleared
12 20 (3.78%) Check Point Certification
13 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (3.02%) Degree
14 15 (2.84%) CCVP
15 14 (2.65%) MCSE
16 7 (1.32%) MCITP
17 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (0.95%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.10%) PCI DSS
2 25 (4.73%) SLA
3 19 (3.59%) QA
4 15 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.76%) GPG13
6 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.57%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.88%) Hyper-V
3 43 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (7.56%) vSphere
5 24 (4.54%) ProxySG
6 22 (4.16%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
8 9 (1.70%) Snort
9 7 (1.32%) Firmware
10 6 (1.13%) Nmap
11 5 (0.95%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.95%) XenApp
12 4 (0.76%) Squid
13 3 (0.57%) Xen
13 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.19%) NLBS
15 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 24 (4.54%) FortiGate
2 22 (4.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (2.46%) SCCM
3 13 (2.46%) SCOM
4 12 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.51%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (1.51%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (1.32%) SCDPM
7 7 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
7 7 (1.32%) OpenView
7 7 (1.32%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.13%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.13%) Nessus
8 6 (1.13%) OPNET
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.76%) Netcool
11 3 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 529 (100.00%) Cisco
2 255 (48.20%) CheckPoint
3 188 (35.54%) Juniper
4 168 (31.76%) F5
5 98 (18.53%) VMware
6 88 (16.64%) HP
7 85 (16.07%) Blue Coat
8 77 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 52 (9.83%) Citrix
10 44 (8.32%) Nokia
11 33 (6.24%) McAfee
12 25 (4.73%) TippingPoint
13 24 (4.54%) Websense
14 22 (4.16%) Radware
14 22 (4.16%) Dell
14 22 (4.16%) Fortinet
14 22 (4.16%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.78%) 3PAR
16 19 (3.59%) Redback
17 18 (3.40%) Infoblox
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