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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.78% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 5.42% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £265 £365 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% -0.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.08% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £39.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-48.87% +21.87%

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
231 277 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.55% 14.37% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 65
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 17 January 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (25.00%) SmoothWall
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Email Filtering
7 4 (25.00%) Web Filtering
7 4 (25.00%) PKI
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 3 (18.75%) Avaya
8 3 (18.75%) DNS

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (12.50%) IPv4
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
8 1 (6.25%) Fast Ethernet
8 1 (6.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Assistant IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ICT Assistant
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) EFT
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Web Filtering
5 3 (18.75%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Server Building
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SIEM
7 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) CCENT
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) CISMP
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SmoothWall
2 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
3 5 (31.25%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) IronPort
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Motorola
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed