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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 77 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.087% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 0.55% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£360 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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
155 181 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.06% 15.67% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 80 115
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Cisco ASA
North West

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 15 (83.33%) MPLS
3 14 (77.78%) Nortel
3 14 (77.78%) OSPF
3 14 (77.78%) EIGRP
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 13 (72.22%) Wireless
5 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (66.67%) BGP
6 10 (55.56%) VPLS
7 9 (50.00%) Internet
7 9 (50.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (44.44%) DMZ
8 8 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (38.89%) Migration
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (27.78%) Windows
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 5 (27.78%) CCNA
11 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
12 4 (22.22%) Oracle
12 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 4 (22.22%) UNIX
12 4 (22.22%) WLAN
12 4 (22.22%) VPN
12 4 (22.22%) CCNP
12 4 (22.22%) Avaya

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
1 15 (83.33%) MPLS
2 14 (77.78%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) Wireless
4 12 (66.67%) BGP
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 10 (55.56%) VPLS
6 9 (50.00%) Internet
7 8 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (44.44%) DMZ
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) WLAN
8 4 (22.22%) IGRP
8 4 (22.22%) Symposium
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (22.22%) NAS
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Project Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) QMS
2 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Nortel
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Avaya
7 3 (16.67%) BT
8 2 (11.11%) Juniper
8 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.56%) Veeam
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) VMware
9 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (5.56%) Websense
9 1 (5.56%) F5
9 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
9 1 (5.56%) Meraki