The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 56 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 0.84% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 4.49% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£575 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £355 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £395 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.04%
Cisco ASA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.67% 18.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Essex region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
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Job
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Chelmsford - 1 £550 -
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) CCSP
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
8 1 (7.69%) Clustering
8 1 (7.69%) CCVP
8 1 (7.69%) XMPP
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) NetScreen
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) ISDN
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCVP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
5 1 (7.69%) Dell