The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 45 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.68% - 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% - 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£300 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -33.07%
Cisco ASA
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.26% 19.18% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 33
Average daily rate £285 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £517 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cheltenham - 4 £300 -
Cisco ASA
South West

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (57.14%) Network Security
7 7 (50.00%) Juniper
7 7 (50.00%) CCNP
7 7 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (50.00%) Windows
7 7 (50.00%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) OSPF
8 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (35.71%) Junos
8 5 (35.71%) F5
9 4 (28.57%) CCSP
10 3 (21.43%) VPN
10 3 (21.43%) CCNA
10 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
10 3 (21.43%) Project Management
10 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (14.29%) UNIX
11 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (14.29%) Nokia

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) Junos
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) DMZ
8 1 (7.14%) TACACS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCSP
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) CCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) VMware