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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 61 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 28 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £314
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+71.73% +3.08%
Cisco ASA
North West

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
219 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.89% 8.69% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 42 46
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £23.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (95.45%) CheckPoint
2 42 (95.45%) Firewall
3 33 (75.00%) SSL
4 32 (72.73%) Clearswift
5 29 (65.91%) Citrix
6 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (59.09%) PKI
7 26 (59.09%) Kaspersky
7 26 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (56.82%) CISSP
8 25 (56.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 24 (54.55%) CISMP
10 22 (50.00%) CISM
10 22 (50.00%) ITIL
10 22 (50.00%) Network Security
11 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
11 21 (47.73%) WAN
11 21 (47.73%) VMware
12 20 (45.45%) Migration
13 19 (43.18%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (40.91%) SIEM
15 16 (36.36%) QA
15 16 (36.36%) Security Patching
16 14 (31.82%) IIS
16 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
16 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
16 14 (31.82%) Windows
16 14 (31.82%) CCENT

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
2 7 (15.91%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) Firewall
2 33 (75.00%) SSL
3 22 (50.00%) Network Security
4 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 8 (18.18%) VPN
5 8 (18.18%) Wireless
6 7 (15.91%) VPLS
6 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
6 7 (15.91%) NAS
6 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (15.91%) SAN
6 7 (15.91%) DMZ
6 7 (15.91%) Internet
6 7 (15.91%) MPLS
6 7 (15.91%) OSPF
6 7 (15.91%) BGP
6 7 (15.91%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 16 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Technical Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) IP Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) PKI
2 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.91%) Celerra
3 7 (15.91%) Replication
3 7 (15.91%) Clustering
4 6 (13.64%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Solaris
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (56.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (50.00%) ITIL
4 20 (45.45%) Migration
5 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (40.91%) SIEM
6 16 (36.36%) Security Patching
7 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
8 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
10 8 (18.18%) Information Security
11 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
11 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (13.64%) Change Control
13 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
13 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
13 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (2.27%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) CISSP
2 24 (54.55%) CISMP
3 22 (50.00%) CISM
4 19 (43.18%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (31.82%) CCENT
6 3 (6.82%) ISACA
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.27%) CCIE
8 1 (2.27%) CCNP
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
8 1 (2.27%) CCSE
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (36.36%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.91%) XenApp
2 7 (15.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
2 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (95.45%) CheckPoint
3 32 (72.73%) Clearswift
4 29 (65.91%) Citrix
5 26 (59.09%) Kaspersky
6 21 (47.73%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
9 7 (15.91%) EMC
9 7 (15.91%) Nortel
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle
9 7 (15.91%) Lotus
10 3 (6.82%) Avaya
11 1 (2.27%) Juniper
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat