The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 92 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.94% 0.87% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.34% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Average daily rate £345 £364 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 346 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.48% 19.95% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 185 153
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 65
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.35 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Hampshire region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 3 £538 -
Southampton -13 2 £313 -
Farnborough -2 1 £363 -36.95%
Fareham - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
4 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
5 14 (50.00%) CCNP
6 12 (42.86%) OSPF
7 11 (39.29%) Network Security
8 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) SIEM
10 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 8 (28.57%) WAN
11 7 (25.00%) CCNA
11 7 (25.00%) BGP
12 6 (21.43%) Service Management
12 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
12 6 (21.43%) VPN
12 6 (21.43%) LAN
13 5 (17.86%) IPsec
13 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
13 5 (17.86%) VLAN
14 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
14 4 (14.29%) Finance
14 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
14 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 4 (14.29%) FWSM
14 4 (14.29%) F5
14 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) OSPF
4 11 (39.29%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) BGP
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
9 5 (17.86%) IPsec
9 5 (17.86%) VLAN
10 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
10 4 (14.29%) FWSM
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (14.29%) SSL
11 3 (10.71%) TACACS
11 3 (10.71%) DNS
11 3 (10.71%) SMTP
11 3 (10.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Design Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) VMS
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) E-business
3 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.29%) Time Management
3 4 (14.29%) SABSA
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) CISM
7 3 (10.71%) CCIE
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
8 1 (3.57%) CCSP
8 1 (3.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) GPG13
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.71%) vSphere
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
2 1 (3.57%) Squid
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) McAfee
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Imperva
7 1 (3.57%) Websense
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) ArcSight