The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 51 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 1.31% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 8.00% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £21.06
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +113.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 125 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.92% 16.32% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £194 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £26.93 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
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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
Watford +6 2 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Xen
8 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (8.33%) snoop
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) DSL
6 1 (8.33%) TACACS
6 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Kanban
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
1 2 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) RANCID
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix