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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 49 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 3.75% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £183 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
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
69 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.45% 17.82% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) NetScreen
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) CCSP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) Imperva
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NetScreen
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Imperva
2 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP