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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 310 310 291
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 313 263 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 4.01% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 140 147
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £19.85 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%
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
7743 6552 8354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.76% 13.58% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4340 3663 3876
Average daily rate £375 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 372 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +26 139 £375 - 32
South East +7 90 £368 +5.00% 27
South West -8 31 £375 +50.00% 12
Yorkshire +3 18 £325 -16.12% 8
North West -4 10 £259 +7.81% 4
East of England -48 7 £325 +18.18% 3
West Midlands -14 5 £331 -8.62% 4
East Midlands -5 4 £314 +14.09%
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 524 (100.00%) Cisco
2 443 (84.54%) Firewall
3 292 (55.73%) Cisco Certification
4 259 (49.43%) CheckPoint
5 223 (42.56%) CCNP
6 186 (35.50%) Juniper
7 172 (32.82%) F5
8 169 (32.25%) Network Security
9 158 (30.15%) VPN
10 145 (27.67%) BGP
11 129 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 121 (23.09%) WAN
13 120 (22.90%) Windows
13 120 (22.90%) OSPF
14 116 (22.14%) LAN
15 110 (20.99%) DNS
16 107 (20.42%) CCNA
17 105 (20.04%) Cisco PIX
18 98 (18.70%) ITIL
18 98 (18.70%) VMware
19 93 (17.75%) Security Cleared
20 90 (17.18%) HP
21 89 (16.98%) Blue Coat
22 87 (16.60%) Load Balancing
23 86 (16.41%) SC Cleared
24 77 (14.69%) Cisco IOS
25 76 (14.50%) IPsec
25 76 (14.50%) MPLS
26 75 (14.31%) Wireless
27 74 (14.12%) SAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 44 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.15%) Apache
4 21 (4.01%) IIS
5 16 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.91%) Lync
8 9 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.29%) MS Office
3 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.95%) 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
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 443 (84.54%) Firewall
2 169 (32.25%) Network Security
3 158 (30.15%) VPN
4 145 (27.67%) BGP
5 129 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 121 (23.09%) WAN
7 120 (22.90%) OSPF
8 116 (22.14%) LAN
9 110 (20.99%) DNS
10 105 (20.04%) Cisco PIX
11 77 (14.69%) Cisco IOS
12 76 (14.50%) IPsec
12 76 (14.50%) MPLS
13 75 (14.31%) Wireless
14 74 (14.12%) SAN
15 73 (13.93%) VoIP
16 72 (13.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 64 (12.21%) DHCP
18 58 (11.07%) EIGRP
18 58 (11.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.48%) DB2
4 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 50 (9.54%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.97%) Finance
3 17 (3.24%) Retail
4 15 (2.86%) Banking
5 7 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.34%) Legal
5 7 (1.34%) Advertising
6 6 (1.15%) Back Office
7 5 (0.95%) Billing
7 5 (0.95%) Law
8 4 (0.76%) Games
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 256 (48.85%) Network Engineer
2 87 (16.60%) Security Engineer
3 63 (12.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (10.31%) Cisco Engineer
5 51 (9.73%) Consultant
6 44 (8.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (6.68%) Analyst
7 35 (6.68%) Network Consultant
8 31 (5.92%) Design Engineer
9 29 (5.53%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (5.34%) Security Consultant
10 28 (5.34%) Architect
10 28 (5.34%) IP Engineer
11 26 (4.96%) Network Support
12 25 (4.77%) Network Specialist
13 22 (4.20%) Support Engineer
13 22 (4.20%) Firewall Engineer
14 21 (4.01%) Network Security Consultant
15 19 (3.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 19 (3.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.29%) Regular Expression
2 11 (2.10%) CSS
3 4 (0.76%) WAP
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.20%) Clustering
2 21 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.82%) CESG
4 18 (3.44%) Thin Client
4 18 (3.44%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.10%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.53%) RMADS
8 8 (1.53%) EqualLogic
9 7 (1.34%) Firmware
9 7 (1.34%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.95%) SecurID
10 5 (0.95%) NHS
10 5 (0.95%) Open Source
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.76%) Online Games
11 4 (0.76%) Replication
11 4 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (22.90%) Windows
2 49 (9.35%) Linux
3 47 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.82%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.29%) SUSE
6 12 (2.29%) AIX
7 10 (1.91%) UNIX
8 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.38%) MVS
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.70%) ITIL
2 87 (16.60%) Load Balancing
3 67 (12.79%) Network Management
4 61 (11.64%) Network Design
5 48 (9.16%) Service Management
6 40 (7.63%) Migration
7 38 (7.25%) Incident Management
8 34 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.53%) Change Management
9 29 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
10 27 (5.15%) Network Architecture
11 26 (4.96%) E-Commerce
12 20 (3.82%) Information Security
12 20 (3.82%) Mentoring
12 20 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (3.44%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (3.24%) Project Management
15 15 (2.86%) ITIL V3
15 15 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
15 15 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.73%) SQL
2 12 (2.29%) C
3 7 (1.34%) VBScript
4 6 (1.15%) Lisp
4 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.57%) C++
6 3 (0.57%) Perl
6 3 (0.57%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 292 (55.73%) Cisco Certification
2 223 (42.56%) CCNP
3 107 (20.42%) CCNA
4 93 (17.75%) Security Cleared
5 86 (16.41%) SC Cleared
6 65 (12.40%) CCIE
7 44 (8.40%) CISSP
8 40 (7.63%) CCSP
9 38 (7.25%) CCDP
10 37 (7.06%) CCSE
11 20 (3.82%) Check Point Certification
12 18 (3.44%) CCSA
13 17 (3.24%) DV Cleared
13 17 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (2.86%) MCSE
14 15 (2.86%) Degree
14 15 (2.86%) CCVP
15 7 (1.34%) MCITP
16 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.15%) PCI DSS
2 23 (4.39%) SLA
3 19 (3.63%) QA
4 15 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.34%) 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 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 45 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (7.44%) vSphere
5 24 (4.58%) ProxySG
6 20 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.10%) FreeRADIUS
8 8 (1.53%) Snort
9 6 (1.15%) Nmap
10 5 (0.95%) XenApp
10 5 (0.95%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.76%) Squid
12 3 (0.57%) Xen
12 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.19%) NLBS
14 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
14 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (4.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (4.20%) FortiGate
3 12 (2.29%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (2.10%) SCCM
4 11 (2.10%) SCOM
5 8 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
5 8 (1.53%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (1.34%) Nessus
6 7 (1.34%) OpenView
6 7 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.15%) OPNET
7 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.95%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.95%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.76%) Netcool
10 3 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 524 (100.00%) Cisco
2 259 (49.43%) CheckPoint
3 186 (35.50%) Juniper
4 172 (32.82%) F5
5 98 (18.70%) VMware
6 90 (17.18%) HP
7 89 (16.98%) Blue Coat
8 74 (14.12%) Microsoft
9 56 (10.69%) Citrix
10 40 (7.63%) Nokia
11 32 (6.11%) McAfee
12 24 (4.58%) Websense
12 24 (4.58%) Dell
12 24 (4.58%) SolarWinds
13 23 (4.39%) Fortinet
13 23 (4.39%) TippingPoint
13 23 (4.39%) Radware
14 22 (4.20%) Infoblox
15 20 (3.82%) 3PAR
16 19 (3.63%) Redback
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