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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 108 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 46 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 1.51% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £310 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +100.00%
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
524 397 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.59% 12.54% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 163 125
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Manchester +24 35 £325 - 8
Merseyside - 6 - - 1
Lancashire +4 1 £235 -1.05% 1
Cheshire -5 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (89.66%) Firewall
3 45 (77.59%) CheckPoint
4 32 (55.17%) WAN
5 28 (48.28%) SSL
5 28 (48.28%) Clearswift
6 27 (46.55%) Citrix
7 23 (39.66%) Migration
7 23 (39.66%) VMware
8 22 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (36.21%) Wireless
9 21 (36.21%) CISSP
9 21 (36.21%) Kaspersky
9 21 (36.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (36.21%) PKI
9 21 (36.21%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (34.48%) CISMP
10 20 (34.48%) Windows
10 20 (34.48%) OSPF
11 19 (32.76%) EIGRP
11 19 (32.76%) Network Security
12 18 (31.03%) BGP
12 18 (31.03%) CISM
12 18 (31.03%) VPN
12 18 (31.03%) ITIL
13 17 (29.31%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (29.31%) SIEM
14 16 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
15 15 (25.86%) Nortel

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 15 (25.86%) IIS
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) Firewall
2 32 (55.17%) WAN
3 28 (48.28%) SSL
4 21 (36.21%) Wireless
5 20 (34.48%) OSPF
6 19 (32.76%) EIGRP
6 19 (32.76%) Network Security
7 18 (31.03%) BGP
7 18 (31.03%) VPN
8 15 (25.86%) MPLS
9 13 (22.41%) SAN
10 11 (18.97%) LAN
10 11 (18.97%) VPLS
11 10 (17.24%) DMZ
11 10 (17.24%) Internet
11 10 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (15.52%) NAS
13 8 (13.79%) iSCSI
14 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Analyst
2 18 (31.03%) Security Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Architect
7 7 (12.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Technical Architect
8 6 (10.34%) Consultant
9 5 (8.62%) Network Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Security Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Network Consultant
11 3 (5.17%) Project Leader
11 3 (5.17%) Technical Project Leader
12 2 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
12 2 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
12 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Analyst
13 1 (1.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 1 (1.72%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) PKI
2 8 (13.79%) Celerra
2 8 (13.79%) Replication
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
3 6 (10.34%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) UNIX
3 8 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Migration
2 21 (36.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 21 (36.21%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (31.03%) ITIL
4 17 (29.31%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (29.31%) SIEM
5 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
7 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
8 8 (13.79%) Information Security
9 7 (12.07%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Network Management
10 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
11 3 (5.17%) Network Design
12 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (1.72%) Cyber Security
12 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) CISSP
2 20 (34.48%) CISMP
3 18 (31.03%) CISM
4 16 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (24.14%) CCENT
6 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (12.07%) CCNP
8 4 (6.90%) CCNA
9 3 (5.17%) ISACA
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE
10 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.72%) CISA
10 1 (1.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (24.14%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 8 (13.79%) VMware ESX
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) XenApp
3 8 (13.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (77.59%) CheckPoint
3 28 (48.28%) Clearswift
4 27 (46.55%) Citrix
5 23 (39.66%) VMware
6 21 (36.21%) Kaspersky
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.86%) Nortel
9 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle
11 8 (13.79%) EMC
11 8 (13.79%) Avaya
12 7 (12.07%) Lotus
13 5 (8.62%) Juniper
13 5 (8.62%) F5
14 3 (5.17%) BT
15 2 (3.45%) Meraki
16 1 (1.72%) 3Com
16 1 (1.72%) SAP
16 1 (1.72%) HP
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