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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 53 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 0.62% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.87% 3.45% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+104.42% -6.32%
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
124 174 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.62% 18.11% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
4 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (46.15%) Nexpose
5 6 (46.15%) 802.1X
5 6 (46.15%) FireEye
5 6 (46.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (46.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (46.15%) GFI Software
5 6 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) Symantec
5 6 (46.15%) Intel Security
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) H.323
7 2 (15.38%) ISDN
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) DHCP
8 1 (7.69%) DNS
8 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Information Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (15.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (46.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (46.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nexpose
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco CME
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) F5
3 7 (53.85%) ArcSight
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
3 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
4 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 6 (46.15%) FireEye
4 6 (46.15%) GFI Software
4 6 (46.15%) Intel Security
4 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
4 6 (46.15%) Symantec
4 6 (46.15%) TippingPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) IronPort
5 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) VMware