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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 315 315 288
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 293 270 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 4.07% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 152 142
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £19.85 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £39.60 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -32.55%
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
7542 6630 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.59% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 3684 3826
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 386 641
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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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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 +8 121 £375 +3.44% 34
South East +6 86 £360 +2.85% 27
South West -15 32 £400 +52.38% 1
Yorkshire -3 16 £325 -7.14% 9
East of England -32 14 £338 +16.37% 5
North West +1 10 £259 +0.48% 2
East Midlands -2 5 £293 +6.36%
West Midlands -13 5 £294 +27.71% 5
Midlands - - - -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 513 (100.00%) Cisco
2 430 (83.82%) Firewall
3 279 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
4 254 (49.51%) CheckPoint
5 218 (42.50%) CCNP
6 171 (33.33%) Juniper
7 170 (33.14%) F5
8 161 (31.38%) Network Security
9 150 (29.24%) VPN
10 141 (27.49%) BGP
11 134 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 124 (24.17%) OSPF
13 114 (22.22%) WAN
14 113 (22.03%) Windows
15 108 (21.05%) LAN
16 103 (20.08%) VMware
17 102 (19.88%) DNS
18 96 (18.71%) Cisco PIX
19 93 (18.13%) Blue Coat
20 91 (17.74%) ITIL
21 90 (17.54%) CCNA
22 84 (16.37%) Security Cleared
23 82 (15.98%) HP
23 82 (15.98%) Load Balancing
24 81 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
24 81 (15.79%) Wireless
25 75 (14.62%) MPLS
25 75 (14.62%) SC Cleared
26 73 (14.23%) VoIP
27 70 (13.65%) Active Directory

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.68%) Apache
4 18 (3.51%) IIS
4 18 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.12%) Lync
6 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.36%) MS Office
3 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 430 (83.82%) Firewall
2 161 (31.38%) Network Security
3 150 (29.24%) VPN
4 141 (27.49%) BGP
5 134 (26.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 124 (24.17%) OSPF
7 114 (22.22%) WAN
8 108 (21.05%) LAN
9 102 (19.88%) DNS
10 96 (18.71%) Cisco PIX
11 81 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
11 81 (15.79%) Wireless
12 75 (14.62%) MPLS
13 73 (14.23%) VoIP
14 70 (13.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 66 (12.87%) IPsec
16 64 (12.48%) DHCP
17 61 (11.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 59 (11.50%) SAN
19 58 (11.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.73%) DB2
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 44 (8.58%) Finance
2 43 (8.38%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.92%) Retail
4 14 (2.73%) Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Advertising
6 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Back Office
7 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 246 (47.95%) Network Engineer
2 83 (16.18%) Security Engineer
3 63 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 49 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 47 (9.16%) Consultant
6 40 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (6.82%) Analyst
8 33 (6.43%) Network Consultant
9 31 (6.04%) Architect
9 31 (6.04%) Network Specialist
10 30 (5.85%) Design Engineer
11 29 (5.65%) Network Support
11 29 (5.65%) Senior Network Engineer
12 27 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 26 (5.07%) Security Consultant
14 24 (4.68%) Firewall Engineer
14 24 (4.68%) IP Engineer
15 23 (4.48%) Security Specialist
16 22 (4.29%) Network Security Specialist
17 18 (3.51%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.53%) CSS
2 11 (2.14%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.39%) XML
3 2 (0.39%) WAP
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.48%) Thin Client
1 23 (4.48%) Fat Client
2 19 (3.70%) Clustering
3 16 (3.12%) CESG
4 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.56%) RMADS
7 8 (1.56%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.36%) Firmware
9 4 (0.78%) Replication
9 4 (0.78%) Online Games
9 4 (0.78%) Open Source
10 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.58%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.58%) NHS
10 3 (0.58%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.58%) SecurID
10 3 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.03%) Windows
2 56 (10.92%) Linux
3 44 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.14%) SUSE
6 11 (2.14%) AIX
7 7 (1.36%) UNIX
8 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.58%) VMS
10 3 (0.58%) NetWare
11 2 (0.39%) MVS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.74%) ITIL
2 82 (15.98%) Load Balancing
3 62 (12.09%) Network Management
4 52 (10.14%) Network Design
5 43 (8.38%) Service Management
6 38 (7.41%) Migration
7 35 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 31 (6.04%) E-Commerce
9 28 (5.46%) Service Delivery
10 26 (5.07%) Change Management
10 26 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
11 25 (4.87%) Network Architecture
12 20 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (3.51%) Information Security
13 18 (3.51%) Project Management
14 16 (3.12%) WAN Optimisation
15 14 (2.73%) Change Control
15 14 (2.73%) ITIL V3
16 13 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (2.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.07%) SQL
2 15 (2.92%) C
3 6 (1.17%) Lisp
4 5 (0.97%) VBScript
5 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 279 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (42.50%) CCNP
3 90 (17.54%) CCNA
4 84 (16.37%) Security Cleared
5 75 (14.62%) SC Cleared
6 67 (13.06%) CCIE
7 42 (8.19%) CISSP
8 40 (7.80%) CCSE
9 35 (6.82%) CCDP
10 33 (6.43%) CCSP
11 18 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (3.12%) CCSA
12 16 (3.12%) CCVP
13 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.73%) Degree
15 13 (2.53%) DV Cleared
15 13 (2.53%) MCSE
16 7 (1.36%) MCITP
17 6 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 23 (4.48%) SLA
3 14 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.73%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.58%) GPG13
4 3 (0.58%) COBIT
4 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.65%) vSphere
5 21 (4.09%) ProxySG
6 18 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.95%) FreeRADIUS
8 7 (1.36%) Snort
9 6 (1.17%) Nmap
10 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.97%) XenApp
11 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.78%) UAG
12 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.58%) Squid
12 3 (0.58%) Xen
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.19%) NLBS
14 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (5.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (1.56%) SCOM
5 7 (1.36%) Nessus
5 7 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (1.36%) SCOrch
5 7 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.17%) SCCM
6 6 (1.17%) OPNET
7 5 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.78%) OpenView
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.58%) WSUS
10 2 (0.39%) Cacti
10 2 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 513 (100.00%) Cisco
2 254 (49.51%) CheckPoint
3 171 (33.33%) Juniper
4 170 (33.14%) F5
5 103 (20.08%) VMware
6 93 (18.13%) Blue Coat
7 82 (15.98%) HP
8 61 (11.89%) Microsoft
8 61 (11.89%) Citrix
9 38 (7.41%) Nokia
10 28 (5.46%) Infoblox
11 24 (4.68%) Dell
12 23 (4.48%) McAfee
12 23 (4.48%) SolarWinds
13 22 (4.29%) Imperva
13 22 (4.29%) Fortinet
14 19 (3.70%) TippingPoint
14 19 (3.70%) Websense
14 19 (3.70%) Radware
15 17 (3.31%) Redback
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Croydon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
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