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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 92 101 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.58% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 4.27% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+104.42% +0.05%
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
213 234 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.49% 13.61% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 163 77
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) CCNP
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) BGP
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 8 (38.10%) WLAN
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (28.57%) Motorola
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) F5
8 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) TippingPoint
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) DMZ
10 4 (19.05%) MPLS
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) OPNET
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) BMC
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) BGP
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 8 (38.10%) OSPF
4 8 (38.10%) WLAN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) DMZ
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (19.05%) MPLS
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) DNS
9 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) ICT Manager
7 1 (4.76%) ICT Network Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CCNP
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) CCDP
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCDA
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) OPNET
2 3 (14.29%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) F5
3 6 (28.57%) Motorola
4 5 (23.81%) TippingPoint
5 4 (19.05%) BMC
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.52%) ScanSafe
7 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) VMware