The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 41 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.97% 1.29% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 5.13% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £40.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-44.96% +83.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.31% 25.24% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 24
Average daily rate £363 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) SIEM
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) WLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) CISSP
7 1 (12.50%) CISM
7 1 (12.50%) Data Security
7 1 (12.50%) Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) CCSE
7 1 (12.50%) Nessus

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm