The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 135 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 2.58% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
595 427 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.65% 13.56% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 212 171
Average daily rate £400 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -6 17 £356 +12.20% 4
Lancashire 0 3 £256 +9.04%
Merseyside -3 1 £425 +3.03%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (94.74%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Network Security
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
6 14 (36.84%) Wireless
6 14 (36.84%) ITIL
7 13 (34.21%) CCNP
8 12 (31.58%) VPN
8 12 (31.58%) VoIP
8 12 (31.58%) WAN
9 11 (28.95%) SSL
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 9 (23.68%) DNS
11 9 (23.68%) LAN
12 8 (21.05%) DHCP
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) CCNA
12 8 (21.05%) BGP
12 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
13 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
13 7 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (18.42%) OSPF
13 7 (18.42%) SLA
14 6 (15.79%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Network Security
3 14 (36.84%) Wireless
4 12 (31.58%) VoIP
4 12 (31.58%) VPN
4 12 (31.58%) WAN
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (28.95%) SSL
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (23.68%) DNS
7 9 (23.68%) LAN
8 8 (21.05%) BGP
8 8 (21.05%) DHCP
8 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.42%) OSPF
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (15.79%) FWSM
11 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (13.16%) IPsec
11 5 (13.16%) TACACS
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) EFT
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (28.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Threat Management
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) SIEM
7 4 (10.53%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.26%) Security Patching
9 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (2.63%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNP
3 8 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) CCSA
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.26%) CISM
6 2 (5.26%) CISMP
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP
6 2 (5.26%) CLAS
6 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) CCSE
7 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (18.42%) SLA
3 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SmoothWall
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Proventia
3 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
4 6 (15.79%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) Aruba
5 5 (13.16%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) Clearswift
6 4 (10.53%) Kaspersky
6 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Polycom
8 2 (5.26%) Siemens
9 1 (2.63%) IronPort
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) Nokia
9 1 (2.63%) Websense
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