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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 63 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 36 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 0.072% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.32% 0.71% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £276
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +3.08%
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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
235 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 10.22% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (95.56%) CheckPoint
2 43 (95.56%) Firewall
3 32 (71.11%) Clearswift
3 32 (71.11%) SSL
4 28 (62.22%) Citrix
5 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (55.56%) PKI
6 25 (55.56%) Kaspersky
6 25 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (55.56%) CISSP
6 25 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (53.33%) CISMP
8 23 (51.11%) WAN
9 22 (48.89%) CISM
10 21 (46.67%) Migration
10 21 (46.67%) ITIL
10 21 (46.67%) Network Security
11 20 (44.44%) VMware
12 19 (42.22%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (40.00%) SIEM
14 15 (33.33%) Windows
14 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 15 (33.33%) QA
15 14 (31.11%) CCENT
15 14 (31.11%) IIS
16 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
17 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
17 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (31.11%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) IBM Notes
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) SSL
3 23 (51.11%) WAN
4 21 (46.67%) Network Security
5 9 (20.00%) VPLS
5 9 (20.00%) Wireless
5 9 (20.00%) MPLS
5 9 (20.00%) OSPF
5 9 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 8 (17.78%) BGP
6 8 (17.78%) DMZ
6 8 (17.78%) Internet
6 8 (17.78%) SAN
6 8 (17.78%) VPN
6 8 (17.78%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (17.78%) NAS
7 7 (15.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Project Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Network Support
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) PKI
2 7 (15.56%) Celerra
2 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Replication
3 6 (13.33%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
1 25 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 21 (46.67%) Migration
2 21 (46.67%) ITIL
3 18 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (40.00%) SIEM
4 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
5 10 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) Information Security
8 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
8 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.33%) Change Control
10 1 (2.22%) Data Management
10 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.22%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 24 (53.33%) CISMP
3 22 (48.89%) CISM
4 19 (42.22%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (31.11%) CCENT
6 3 (6.67%) ISACA
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCSE
8 1 (2.22%) CISA
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) XenApp
3 7 (15.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
3 7 (15.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (95.56%) CheckPoint
3 32 (71.11%) Clearswift
4 28 (62.22%) Citrix
5 25 (55.56%) Kaspersky
6 20 (44.44%) VMware
7 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 9 (20.00%) Nortel
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle
10 7 (15.56%) EMC
10 7 (15.56%) Lotus
11 3 (6.67%) Avaya
12 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.22%) Juniper
12 1 (2.22%) F5
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