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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 296 299 303
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 344 375 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 5.19% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 234 221
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 3
Median hourly rate £38.60 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £21.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 126 £400 - 23
South East -38 76 £400 +6.66% 17
Yorkshire +43 46 £320 -8.57% 7
West Midlands -4 23 £450 +56.52% 7
East Midlands +4 18 £325 -18.75% 2
East of England -13 18 £463 +23.33% 3
North West 0 16 £325 -10.95% 1
South West -7 12 £388 +3.33% 5
North East -22 6 £363 -
Midlands +4 2 £475 -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 794 (100.00%) Cisco
2 618 (77.83%) Firewall
3 402 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
4 385 (48.49%) CheckPoint
5 294 (37.03%) CCNP
6 289 (36.40%) LAN
7 278 (35.01%) WAN
8 239 (30.10%) VPN
9 231 (29.09%) F5
10 225 (28.34%) Juniper
11 224 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 217 (27.33%) Wireless
13 204 (25.69%) Network Security
14 190 (23.93%) Data Centre
15 189 (23.80%) CCNA
16 158 (19.90%) OSPF
17 156 (19.65%) BGP
18 149 (18.77%) Security Cleared
19 143 (18.01%) Palo Alto
20 141 (17.76%) TCP/IP
21 136 (17.13%) SC Cleared
22 117 (14.74%) Finance
23 116 (14.61%) VMware
24 110 (13.85%) Blue Coat
25 109 (13.73%) Windows
26 107 (13.48%) SSL
26 107 (13.48%) Microsoft
27 103 (12.97%) ITIL
28 101 (12.72%) DNS
29 99 (12.47%) CCIE

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (2.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.76%) IIS
6 5 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.25%) SAS
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.13%) nginx
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.90%) MS Office
3 26 (3.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.39%) Office 365
4 6 (0.76%) SaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 618 (77.83%) Firewall
2 289 (36.40%) LAN
3 278 (35.01%) WAN
4 239 (30.10%) VPN
5 224 (28.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 217 (27.33%) Wireless
7 204 (25.69%) Network Security
8 158 (19.90%) OSPF
9 156 (19.65%) BGP
10 141 (17.76%) TCP/IP
11 107 (13.48%) SSL
12 101 (12.72%) DNS
13 90 (11.34%) MPLS
14 86 (10.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 86 (10.83%) IPsec
15 85 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
16 79 (9.95%) DHCP
17 72 (9.07%) VoIP
18 71 (8.94%) Internet
19 67 (8.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.25%) MySQL
2 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.50%) JIRA
2 4 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (14.74%) Finance
2 37 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.02%) Retail
4 20 (2.52%) Banking
5 11 (1.39%) Legal
6 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.38%) Electronics
7 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.38%) Law
7 3 (0.38%) Marketing
8 2 (0.25%) Advertising
8 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.13%) Back Office
9 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.13%) Local Government
9 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (51.89%) Network Engineer
2 180 (22.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 152 (19.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 129 (16.25%) Security Engineer
5 107 (13.48%) Network Security Engineer
6 77 (9.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 70 (8.82%) Consultant
8 65 (8.19%) Firewall Engineer
9 41 (5.16%) Architect
9 41 (5.16%) Network Consultant
10 40 (5.04%) Analyst
11 37 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (4.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 36 (4.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 35 (4.41%) Support Engineer
14 33 (4.16%) Network Support
15 27 (3.40%) Administrator
16 26 (3.27%) Network Support Engineer
17 25 (3.15%) Network Analyst
18 21 (2.64%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.92%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.51%) CSS
3 9 (1.13%) SAML
4 6 (0.76%) .NET
5 3 (0.38%) COM
5 3 (0.38%) Velocity
6 2 (0.25%) REST
6 2 (0.25%) WAP
6 2 (0.25%) XMPP
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) JMS
7 1 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 190 (23.93%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (1.51%) Cryptography
6 11 (1.39%) PKI
7 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.88%) CMDB
9 7 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.76%) CESG
10 6 (0.76%) NHS
11 5 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.63%) FlexPod
11 5 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.50%) Clustering
12 4 (0.50%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.73%) Windows
2 69 (8.69%) Windows Server
3 48 (6.05%) Linux
4 36 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (3.78%) Unix
6 23 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.39%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.38%) CentOS
11 3 (0.38%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.25%) Android
12 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (12.97%) ITIL
2 95 (11.96%) Network Design
3 80 (10.08%) Load Balancing
4 69 (8.69%) Change Management
5 57 (7.18%) Migration
6 55 (6.93%) SIEM
7 54 (6.80%) Network Management
8 47 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
9 46 (5.79%) Information Security
9 46 (5.79%) Project Management
10 40 (5.04%) Service Delivery
11 36 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
12 31 (3.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 26 (3.27%) Service Management
14 25 (3.15%) Change Control
14 25 (3.15%) ITIL V3
14 25 (3.15%) Security Operations
14 25 (3.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 24 (3.02%) Identity Access Management
16 23 (2.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (3.90%) PowerShell
2 12 (1.51%) Python
2 12 (1.51%) SQL
3 8 (1.01%) C
4 7 (0.88%) Java
4 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.50%) Perl
5 4 (0.50%) PHP
6 3 (0.38%) VB
7 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.25%) C++
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 402 (50.63%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (37.03%) CCNP
3 189 (23.80%) CCNA
4 149 (18.77%) Security Cleared
5 136 (17.13%) SC Cleared
6 99 (12.47%) CCIE
7 43 (5.42%) CCDP
7 43 (5.42%) CCSE
8 31 (3.90%) Degree
9 27 (3.40%) CISSP
10 23 (2.90%) CCSA
11 20 (2.52%) JNCIP
12 19 (2.39%) MCP
13 18 (2.27%) CCDA
13 18 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.27%) MCSE
13 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (2.02%) CCVP
15 16 (2.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 64 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 30 (3.78%) SLA
3 17 (2.14%) RMADS
4 7 (0.88%) QA
5 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.38%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.13%) GPG13
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 70 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (8.56%) Active Directory
3 55 (6.93%) vSphere
4 23 (2.90%) ProxySG
5 17 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.26%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.88%) vCloud
8 5 (0.63%) Snort
9 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.50%) XenServer
10 3 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.38%) Firmware
10 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.38%) iptables
10 3 (0.38%) XenApp
11 2 (0.25%) BIND 9
11 2 (0.25%) Docker
11 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (5.54%) FortiGate
1 44 (5.54%) Nessus
2 27 (3.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 17 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (2.02%) Cacti
4 16 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (2.02%) Nagios
5 13 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (1.64%) Nexpose
6 12 (1.51%) OPNET
6 12 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (1.39%) SCCM
8 9 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (1.01%) SCOM
9 8 (1.01%) SmoothWall
10 7 (0.88%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.76%) QRadar
12 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.63%) OpenView
12 5 (0.63%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 794 (100.00%) Cisco
2 385 (48.49%) CheckPoint
3 231 (29.09%) F5
4 225 (28.34%) Juniper
5 143 (18.01%) Palo Alto
6 116 (14.61%) VMware
7 110 (13.85%) Blue Coat
8 107 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 77 (9.70%) SolarWinds
10 64 (8.06%) Aruba
11 61 (7.68%) Fortinet
12 59 (7.43%) HP
13 54 (6.80%) Citrix
14 51 (6.42%) Intel Security
15 50 (6.30%) Riverbed
16 46 (5.79%) Sourcefire
17 40 (5.04%) Brocade
18 36 (4.53%) FireEye
19 35 (4.41%) TippingPoint
20 28 (3.53%) Meraki
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