The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Kent 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 40 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.76% 1.79% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 10.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.59% 16.49% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £150 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco ASA
South East

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 25 July 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
Maidstone - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft