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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 93 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.079% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 0.68% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +12.82%
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
189 146 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.67% 11.51% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 71
Average daily rate £305 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) Firewall
3 35 (85.37%) CheckPoint
4 29 (70.73%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (65.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (63.41%) PKI
6 26 (63.41%) Kaspersky
6 26 (63.41%) SSL
7 25 (60.98%) Clearswift
7 25 (60.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (53.66%) CISM
8 22 (53.66%) ITIL
8 22 (53.66%) Citrix
8 22 (53.66%) CISSP
9 21 (51.22%) WAN
9 21 (51.22%) VMware
9 21 (51.22%) Migration
9 21 (51.22%) CISMP
9 21 (51.22%) Network Security
9 21 (51.22%) Data Centre
10 19 (46.34%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (43.90%) SIEM
11 18 (43.90%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (39.02%) Security Patching
12 16 (39.02%) Service Delivery
13 15 (36.59%) QA
14 14 (34.15%) CCENT
15 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (26.83%) Wireless
16 10 (24.39%) OSPF

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (17.07%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) SSL
3 21 (51.22%) WAN
3 21 (51.22%) Network Security
4 11 (26.83%) Wireless
5 10 (24.39%) OSPF
5 10 (24.39%) BGP
6 7 (17.07%) EIGRP
6 7 (17.07%) SAN
6 7 (17.07%) DMZ
6 7 (17.07%) Internet
6 7 (17.07%) VPLS
6 7 (17.07%) iSCSI
6 7 (17.07%) NAS
6 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (17.07%) MPLS
7 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 3 (7.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Analyst
2 20 (48.78%) Security Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Security Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Network Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Network Support
9 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Network Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) IP Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Network Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) PKI
2 21 (51.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.07%) EMC VNX
3 7 (17.07%) Celerra
3 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 7 (17.07%) Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) Life Science
5 3 (7.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) UNIX
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (60.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (53.66%) ITIL
4 21 (51.22%) Migration
5 18 (43.90%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (43.90%) SIEM
6 16 (39.02%) Security Patching
6 16 (39.02%) Service Delivery
7 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
10 6 (14.63%) Change Control
11 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
12 1 (2.44%) Information Security
12 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
12 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
1 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) CISSP
1 22 (53.66%) CISM
2 21 (51.22%) CISMP
3 19 (46.34%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (34.15%) CCENT
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CISA
6 1 (2.44%) CCSE
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (65.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (36.59%) QA
3 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
2 7 (17.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
2 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (85.37%) CheckPoint
3 26 (63.41%) Kaspersky
4 25 (60.98%) Clearswift
5 22 (53.66%) Citrix
6 21 (51.22%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) EMC
8 7 (17.07%) Nortel
9 3 (7.32%) Avaya
9 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.32%) Aruba
10 1 (2.44%) F5
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.44%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) McAfee