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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 45 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 1.83% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% 11.34% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +17.19%
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
112 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.44% 16.17% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 32
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -29.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester +6 4 £280 -30.00%
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) CCSP
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (8.33%) HSRP
8 1 (8.33%) Zeacom
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) NetScreen
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) SSL
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Zeacom
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) Imperva