The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 79 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 0.53% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 5.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +26.75%
Cisco ASA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.38% 9.88% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 55 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -88.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Leeds region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (73.91%) CCNP
4 15 (65.22%) CCDP
5 14 (60.87%) Firewall
6 13 (56.52%) Network Design
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (47.83%) F5
9 10 (43.48%) TippingPoint
9 10 (43.48%) CCNA
9 10 (43.48%) HP
9 10 (43.48%) BMC
9 10 (43.48%) WLAN
10 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
10 9 (39.13%) BGP
10 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
11 7 (30.43%) Lisp
11 7 (30.43%) ITIL
12 6 (26.09%) Retail
12 6 (26.09%) DMVPN
12 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (21.74%) CCSA
13 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
13 5 (21.74%) OPNET
13 5 (21.74%) WAN
13 5 (21.74%) LAN
13 5 (21.74%) Motorola
13 5 (21.74%) DMZ
14 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (43.48%) WLAN
4 9 (39.13%) BGP
4 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
5 6 (26.09%) DMVPN
5 6 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) DMZ
7 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
9 2 (8.70%) DNS
9 2 (8.70%) SSL
9 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
9 2 (8.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Design Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Network Design
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) BCP
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (73.91%) CCNP
3 15 (65.22%) CCDP
4 10 (43.48%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) CCSA
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) MCSE
7 2 (8.70%) MCSA
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.70%) CCDA
7 2 (8.70%) CISSP
7 2 (8.70%) CCSE
7 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (8.70%) VCAP
7 2 (8.70%) VCP5
8 1 (4.35%) CCIE
8 1 (4.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (21.74%) OPNET
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) TippingPoint
3 10 (43.48%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) BMC
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
5 5 (21.74%) Motorola
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft