The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 6.32% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Median daily rate £315 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -10.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 253 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.38% 14.02% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 99
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 8 (47.06%) Wireless
6 8 (47.06%) F5
7 7 (41.18%) DNS
8 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
9 5 (29.41%) Juniper
9 5 (29.41%) CCNA
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) VMware
9 5 (29.41%) BGP
9 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 5 (29.41%) IGRP
9 5 (29.41%) OSPF
9 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
10 4 (23.53%) Network Security
10 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
11 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (17.65%) Aruba
11 3 (17.65%) VPLS
11 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) IGRP
7 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (17.65%) MPLS
9 3 (17.65%) NX-OS
9 3 (17.65%) VPLS
10 2 (11.76%) IPv4
10 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 3 (17.65%) Aruba
7 2 (11.76%) Apple
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Motorola
7 2 (11.76%) Sophos
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 1 (5.88%) IronPort
8 1 (5.88%) Riverbed