The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 67 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 2.22% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +16.17%
Cisco ASA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 180 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.99% 19.85% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 42
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco ASA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco