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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 83 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 1.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +69.56%
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
275 205 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.39% 13.73% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 109 55
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
3 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 19 (63.33%) Network Security
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (43.33%) CCNP
6 13 (43.33%) ITIL
7 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (36.67%) SmoothWall
8 11 (36.67%) SSL
8 11 (36.67%) Clearswift
9 9 (30.00%) PKI
9 9 (30.00%) CISSP
9 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (26.67%) CISM
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (26.67%) VoIP
10 8 (26.67%) WAN
10 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (23.33%) SIEM
12 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
12 6 (20.00%) CCENT
12 6 (20.00%) Kaspersky
12 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (20.00%) CISMP
12 6 (20.00%) CCNA
12 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (20.00%) Migration
12 6 (20.00%) Application Rationalisation

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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Network Security
3 11 (36.67%) SSL
4 8 (26.67%) VoIP
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) FWSM
8 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) LAN
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
1 10 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) ICT Assistant
5 5 (16.67%) ICT Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) ICT Network Manager
7 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (30.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) EFT
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (23.33%) SIEM
5 6 (20.00%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (13.33%) Email Filtering
7 4 (13.33%) Web Filtering
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Change Control
9 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (6.67%) Security Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Management
10 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CISSP
4 8 (26.67%) CISM
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (20.00%) CCENT
5 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 6 (20.00%) CISMP
6 5 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (16.67%) CLAS
7 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
8 2 (6.67%) CCIE
8 2 (6.67%) CCSA
9 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SmoothWall
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Clearswift
4 6 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 5 (16.67%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) F5
7 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.00%) Sophos
8 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.67%) IronPort
8 2 (6.67%) VMware
9 1 (3.33%) Aruba
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.33%) Polycom
9 1 (3.33%) Siemens