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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 266 338 332
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 387 227 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 3.61% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 140 87
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 28
Average hourly rate £39.00 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.00 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +17.19%
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 May 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
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 May 2015.

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 May 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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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 +80 160 £350 -8.19% 31
South East -11 79 £350 +3.70% 23
North West +17 39 £325 +30.00% 5
East of England +14 35 £360 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +7 30 £350 -15.66% 5
Yorkshire -18 17 £350 -12.60% 3
East Midlands +2 13 £350 - 1
South West +5 12 £330 -26.66% 3
North East -10 1 - - 1
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 798 (100.00%) Cisco
2 683 (85.59%) Firewall
3 477 (59.77%) Cisco Certification
4 392 (49.12%) CheckPoint
5 363 (45.49%) CCNP
6 313 (39.22%) F5
7 270 (33.83%) VPN
8 265 (33.21%) Network Security
9 262 (32.83%) WAN
10 260 (32.58%) Juniper
11 238 (29.82%) BGP
12 234 (29.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 232 (29.07%) OSPF
14 228 (28.57%) LAN
15 208 (26.07%) CCNA
16 205 (25.69%) Wireless
17 197 (24.69%) VMware
18 186 (23.31%) MPLS
19 174 (21.80%) Blue Coat
20 172 (21.55%) DNS
21 149 (18.67%) Citrix
22 139 (17.42%) Load Balancing
23 138 (17.29%) Cisco IOS
24 135 (16.92%) SolarWinds
25 129 (16.17%) EIGRP
26 128 (16.04%) Security Cleared
27 123 (15.41%) Windows
27 123 (15.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 120 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
29 119 (14.91%) ITIL

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.38%) IIS
3 16 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.88%) Lync
5 14 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.63%) Apache
7 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.25%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) IaaS
1 3 (0.38%) Office 365
1 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 683 (85.59%) Firewall
2 270 (33.83%) VPN
3 265 (33.21%) Network Security
4 262 (32.83%) WAN
5 238 (29.82%) BGP
6 234 (29.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 232 (29.07%) OSPF
8 228 (28.57%) LAN
9 205 (25.69%) Wireless
10 186 (23.31%) MPLS
11 172 (21.55%) DNS
12 138 (17.29%) Cisco IOS
13 129 (16.17%) EIGRP
14 123 (15.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 115 (14.41%) IPsec
16 109 (13.66%) DHCP
17 107 (13.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 105 (13.16%) TCP/IP
19 104 (13.03%) SSL
20 94 (11.78%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.50%) MySQL
5 3 (0.38%) EDMS
6 2 (0.25%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 107 (13.41%) Finance
2 64 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.13%) Banking
4 19 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 16 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.88%) Games
7 13 (1.63%) Retail
8 6 (0.75%) Marketing
8 6 (0.75%) Electronics
9 5 (0.63%) Advertising
9 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 411 (51.50%) Network Engineer
2 104 (13.03%) Security Engineer
3 90 (11.28%) Analyst
4 69 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 58 (7.27%) Architect
6 53 (6.64%) Network Specialist
7 52 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
8 50 (6.27%) Consultant
9 47 (5.89%) Network Support
10 44 (5.51%) Network Analyst
11 43 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
12 42 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 40 (5.01%) Security Specialist
13 40 (5.01%) Network Architect
14 38 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
15 37 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 37 (4.64%) Network Consultant
16 28 (3.51%) Security Analyst
16 28 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
17 26 (3.26%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.75%) CSS
2 9 (1.13%) XMPP
3 6 (0.75%) WAP
4 5 (0.63%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.38%) XML
6 2 (0.25%) OAuth
6 2 (0.25%) Middleware
6 2 (0.25%) SAML
6 2 (0.25%) MFC
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.40%) PKI
2 36 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 34 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 31 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.50%) SecurID
6 12 (1.50%) Online Games
7 10 (1.25%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.13%) Clustering
9 8 (1.00%) Celerra
9 8 (1.00%) Replication
10 7 (0.88%) FlexPod
11 6 (0.75%) Life Science
11 6 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.75%) DTV
12 5 (0.63%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.63%) NHS
12 5 (0.63%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 123 (15.41%) Windows
2 95 (11.90%) Linux
3 32 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (3.88%) UNIX
5 22 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.51%) Solaris
7 14 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.50%) Debian
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.25%) Android
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (17.42%) Load Balancing
2 119 (14.91%) ITIL
3 104 (13.03%) Network Management
4 103 (12.91%) Network Design
5 70 (8.77%) Migration
6 66 (8.27%) E-Commerce
7 63 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
8 44 (5.51%) Service Delivery
8 44 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
9 41 (5.14%) Service Management
10 38 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 34 (4.26%) Incident Management
12 33 (4.14%) SIEM
13 30 (3.76%) DDoS Mitigation
14 29 (3.63%) Information Security
15 27 (3.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 27 (3.38%) Validation
16 23 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
17 22 (2.76%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.14%) C
2 28 (3.51%) Perl
3 26 (3.26%) Python
4 16 (2.01%) Lisp
5 14 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.50%) SQL
7 11 (1.38%) C++
7 11 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.50%) PHP
9 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.25%) Java
11 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 477 (59.77%) Cisco Certification
2 363 (45.49%) CCNP
3 208 (26.07%) CCNA
4 128 (16.04%) Security Cleared
5 103 (12.91%) SC Cleared
6 93 (11.65%) CCSE
7 69 (8.65%) CCIE
8 56 (7.02%) CISSP
9 53 (6.64%) CCDP
10 44 (5.51%) Degree
11 34 (4.26%) CCSA
12 25 (3.13%) CISMP
12 25 (3.13%) CCSP
12 25 (3.13%) CISM
13 22 (2.76%) DV Cleared
14 20 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.88%) CCENT
16 13 (1.63%) CCIP
17 12 (1.50%) JNCIS
18 11 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.89%) SLA
2 37 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 33 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.26%) QA
5 6 (0.75%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.75%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) TickIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.26%) vSphere
4 34 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.51%) ProxySG
7 19 (2.38%) XenApp
8 15 (1.88%) XenServer
9 13 (1.63%) VMware ESX
10 11 (1.38%) Sendmail
11 9 (1.13%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 7 (0.88%) vCloud
14 6 (0.75%) Squid
14 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.63%) Snort
16 4 (0.50%) Firmware
17 3 (0.38%) Samba
18 2 (0.25%) Xen
18 2 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 30 (3.76%) FortiGate
1 30 (3.76%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (2.13%) RANCID
4 15 (1.88%) OPNET
5 12 (1.50%) OpenView
5 12 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
6 11 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
6 11 (1.38%) SCCM
7 10 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 10 (1.25%) TrustSec
8 6 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.50%) SCOM
10 4 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.38%) Nessus
12 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 798 (100.00%) Cisco
2 392 (49.12%) CheckPoint
3 313 (39.22%) F5
4 260 (32.58%) Juniper
5 197 (24.69%) VMware
6 174 (21.80%) Blue Coat
7 149 (18.67%) Citrix
8 135 (16.92%) SolarWinds
9 100 (12.53%) Infoblox
10 95 (11.90%) HP
11 70 (8.77%) Microsoft
12 59 (7.39%) McAfee
13 44 (5.51%) Fortinet
14 39 (4.89%) Imperva
15 33 (4.14%) Aruba
15 33 (4.14%) Nokia
15 33 (4.14%) Clearswift
16 30 (3.76%) BMC
16 30 (3.76%) Riverbed
17 29 (3.63%) CA
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £340 - £360 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
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