The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 81 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.76% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 5.54% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 13
Average daily rate £400 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £349 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +16.17%
Cisco ASA
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
544 397 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.26% 17.72% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 220 212
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 31
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.28 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Southampton +30 16 £400 +14.28%
Fareham -5 4 £200 -55.55%
Basingstoke -6 3 £300 -25.00%
Farnborough +6 2 - - 2
Winchester -6 2 £463 +17.08%
Gosport - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (81.94%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (79.17%) Firewall
4 44 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 44 (61.11%) CCNP
4 44 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
6 41 (56.94%) LAN
7 39 (54.17%) WAN
8 33 (45.83%) CCNA
9 30 (41.67%) Wireless
10 23 (31.94%) VoIP
11 21 (29.17%) Network Security
12 18 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
14 16 (22.22%) F5
14 16 (22.22%) BGP
15 14 (19.44%) OSPF
15 14 (19.44%) ITIL
15 14 (19.44%) IPsec
16 12 (16.67%) MPLS
17 11 (15.28%) VLAN
18 10 (13.89%) VPN
19 9 (12.50%) Change Management
20 8 (11.11%) Juniper
21 7 (9.72%) HP
21 7 (9.72%) Project Management
21 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
21 7 (9.72%) Cyberoam
21 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 57 (79.17%) Firewall
2 41 (56.94%) LAN
3 39 (54.17%) WAN
4 30 (41.67%) Wireless
5 23 (31.94%) VoIP
6 21 (29.17%) Network Security
7 18 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (22.22%) BGP
9 14 (19.44%) IPsec
9 14 (19.44%) OSPF
10 12 (16.67%) MPLS
11 11 (15.28%) VLAN
12 10 (13.89%) VPN
13 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 5 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (6.94%) EIGRP
14 5 (6.94%) HSRP
14 5 (6.94%) SSL
15 4 (5.56%) DNS
15 4 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.56%) Military
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (69.44%) Network Engineer
2 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Consultant
4 11 (15.28%) Network Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.39%) LPAR
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Change Management
3 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.72%) Project Management
4 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.56%) High Availability
4 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.56%) Information Security
4 4 (5.56%) Migration
4 4 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Security
5 3 (4.17%) Network Design
5 3 (4.17%) Network Management
5 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Perl
1 2 (2.78%) Python
1 2 (2.78%) Tcl
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (81.94%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (61.11%) CCNP
2 44 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 42 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 33 (45.83%) CCNA
5 5 (6.94%) CCIE
5 5 (6.94%) CCSA
5 5 (6.94%) CCSE
6 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.39%) CCDA
7 1 (1.39%) CCDP
7 1 (1.39%) CCVP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 16 (22.22%) F5
4 8 (11.11%) Juniper
5 7 (9.72%) Cyberoam
5 7 (9.72%) HP
6 6 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.94%) VMware
8 3 (4.17%) AlgoSec
8 3 (4.17%) Nokia
8 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.17%) Tufin
9 2 (2.78%) Crossbeam
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.78%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.39%) Brocade
10 1 (1.39%) BT
10 1 (1.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp