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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 36 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% - 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% - 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 43 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.20% 16.17% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 39
Average daily rate £450 £313 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +95.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - - - -
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix