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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 51 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 22 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 0.13% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 0.79% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +8.04%
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
174 126 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.38% 15.85% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 16
Average daily rate £418 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.81% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
Stevenage - 10 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £600 -
Hitchin - 2 £310 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £470 -
St Albans - 1 £475 -
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (87.88%) Firewall
3 21 (63.64%) Juniper
4 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
6 12 (36.36%) CCNA
6 12 (36.36%) SLA
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 11 (33.33%) F5
7 11 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (30.30%) Remedy
8 10 (30.30%) Websense
8 10 (30.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (30.30%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) FTP
10 8 (24.24%) Citrix
10 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
11 7 (21.21%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) Network Security
12 6 (18.18%) CCNP
12 6 (18.18%) BGP
12 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) LAN
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (33.33%) DHCP
4 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (27.27%) FTP
7 6 (18.18%) BGP
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) VPN
9 4 (12.12%) OSPF
10 3 (9.09%) NetScreen
10 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.03%) Kanban
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Xen
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) RANCID
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) Juniper
3 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 11 (33.33%) F5
5 10 (30.30%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (30.30%) Remedy
5 10 (30.30%) Websense
6 8 (24.24%) Citrix
6 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
7 7 (21.21%) HP
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 3 (9.09%) Brocade
8 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat