The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 29 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% 1.97% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 7.55% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £288 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.66% 26.11% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 26
Average daily rate £375 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Middlesex region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Middlesex region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
Middlesex
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