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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 94 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.19% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 8.63% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.04%
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
229 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.70% 13.75% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) F5
3 16 (72.73%) Firewall
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (54.55%) BGP
7 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 10 (45.45%) HP
7 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 9 (40.91%) CCNA
9 8 (36.36%) CCNP
9 8 (36.36%) MPLS
10 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
10 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
11 6 (27.27%) BMC
11 6 (27.27%) Lisp
11 6 (27.27%) WLAN
11 6 (27.27%) Migration
12 5 (22.73%) OPNET
12 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
12 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
12 5 (22.73%) DMZ
12 5 (22.73%) Project Management
12 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
12 5 (22.73%) Network Security
12 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
12 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (54.55%) BGP
4 8 (36.36%) MPLS
5 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
6 6 (27.27%) WLAN
7 5 (22.73%) DMZ
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
9 3 (13.64%) DMVPN
10 2 (9.09%) FCoE
10 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Environment Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Smart Meter
3 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
3 8 (36.36%) CCNP
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (18.18%) CCDP
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) OPNET
1 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) F5
3 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
5 6 (27.27%) BMC
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 3 (13.64%) Brocade
8 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.64%) Motorola
8 3 (13.64%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) IBM
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