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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 129 142 131
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 25 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 2.91% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+67.44% +22.15%
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
538 446 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.70% 11.81% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 222 199
Median daily rate £389 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 20 £363 +11.53% 1
Merseyside 0 4 £319 -
Cheshire +3 1 £300 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (94.87%) Firewall
3 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (46.15%) CCNP
6 17 (43.59%) Network Security
7 16 (41.03%) WAN
8 13 (33.33%) ITIL
8 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (30.77%) SSL
10 11 (28.21%) Clearswift
10 11 (28.21%) SmoothWall
11 10 (25.64%) VoIP
12 9 (23.08%) PKI
12 9 (23.08%) CISSP
13 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (20.51%) LAN
13 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (20.51%) CISM
14 7 (17.95%) Migration
14 7 (17.95%) CCNA
14 7 (17.95%) VPN
14 7 (17.95%) SIEM
14 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
15 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
15 6 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
15 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security
3 16 (41.03%) WAN
4 12 (30.77%) SSL
5 10 (25.64%) VoIP
6 8 (20.51%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 6 (15.38%) BGP
8 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.38%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) DNS
9 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
10 4 (10.26%) FWSM
10 4 (10.26%) MPLS
10 4 (10.26%) SAN
11 3 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (7.69%) HTTP
11 3 (7.69%) OSPF
11 3 (7.69%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Network Security Manager
4 10 (25.64%) Security Manager
5 6 (15.38%) Network Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) ICT Assistant
6 5 (12.82%) ICT Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) ICT Network Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) EFT
3 2 (5.13%) Life Science
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 7 (17.95%) SIEM
5 6 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
6 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) Email Filtering
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering
8 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) Network Design
9 2 (5.13%) Security Management
9 2 (5.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (46.15%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) CISSP
4 8 (20.51%) CISM
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (17.95%) CCNA
6 6 (15.38%) CCENT
6 6 (15.38%) CISMP
7 5 (12.82%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (12.82%) CLAS
8 3 (7.69%) CCIE
8 3 (7.69%) DBS Check
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) CCDP
9 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SmoothWall
2 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) Clearswift
4 6 (15.38%) Juniper
4 6 (15.38%) Kaspersky
5 5 (12.82%) Avaya
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.69%) Sophos
6 3 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) IronPort
7 2 (5.13%) Nokia
7 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.13%) Polycom
7 2 (5.13%) Siemens
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp