The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Hertfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 58 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.83% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.05% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -40.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 99 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.59% 16.36% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 54
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Cisco ASA
East of England

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 1 August 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
Baldock - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) MPLS
9 2 (16.67%) OSPF
9 2 (16.67%) BGP
9 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
9 2 (16.67%) F5
10 1 (8.33%) Multicast
10 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
10 1 (8.33%) CCSE
10 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (8.33%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Support
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper