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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 103 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.66% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 4.87% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Median daily rate - £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
273 267 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.51% 13.63% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 83
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) Network Security
4 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 11 (47.83%) CCNP
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) SSL
5 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
7 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (39.13%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (39.13%) Clearswift
8 8 (34.78%) Avaya
8 8 (34.78%) LAN
8 8 (34.78%) VoIP
8 8 (34.78%) SmoothWall
9 7 (30.43%) PKI
9 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (30.43%) Wireless
9 7 (30.43%) Email Filtering
9 7 (30.43%) Web Filtering
10 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) QA
10 6 (26.09%) Change Control
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
11 5 (21.74%) Application Rationalisation
12 4 (17.39%) SAN
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft

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 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 11 (47.83%) SSL
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) VoIP
5 7 (30.43%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) WLAN
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (8.70%) FWSM
8 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Network Security Manager
1 7 (30.43%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) ICT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ICT Network Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) EFT
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (30.43%) Email Filtering
4 7 (30.43%) Web Filtering
5 6 (26.09%) Change Control
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Application Rationalisation
7 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Server Building
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.35%) Threat Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCENT
5 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.35%) CISMP
5 1 (4.35%) CLAS
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SmoothWall
2 2 (8.70%) Cacti
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) Clearswift
4 8 (34.78%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) IronPort
6 2 (8.70%) Motorola
6 2 (8.70%) Polycom
6 2 (8.70%) Siemens
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky