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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 140 150 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 2.03% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £368 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +32.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
473 590 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 14.09% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 243
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 35
Median hourly rate £18.81 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.25 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Merseyside +8 10 £325 -23.52% 1
Manchester -3 5 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (86.05%) Firewall
3 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (53.49%) WAN
5 21 (48.84%) LAN
6 16 (37.21%) Network Security
7 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
8 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.23%) SSL
9 13 (30.23%) CCNP
10 12 (27.91%) VoIP
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
10 12 (27.91%) Migration
11 11 (25.58%) CCNA
11 11 (25.58%) Intel Security
12 10 (23.26%) Forcepoint
12 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
12 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
12 10 (23.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (20.93%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (20.93%) Wireless
13 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (20.93%) Clearswift
14 8 (18.60%) Avaya
14 8 (18.60%) SmoothWall
15 7 (16.28%) Email Filtering
15 7 (16.28%) Web Filtering
15 7 (16.28%) Change Control
15 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (16.28%) PKI

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 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) WAN
3 21 (48.84%) LAN
4 16 (37.21%) Network Security
5 13 (30.23%) SSL
6 12 (27.91%) VoIP
7 9 (20.93%) Wireless
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (16.28%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) DNS
9 4 (9.30%) FWSM
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 3 (6.98%) BGP
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.98%) OSPF
10 3 (6.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (13.95%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Check Point Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Firewall Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) ICT Assistant
8 3 (6.98%) ICT Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) EFT
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
1 12 (27.91%) Migration
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.93%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (16.28%) Change Control
4 7 (16.28%) Email Filtering
4 7 (16.28%) Web Filtering
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.63%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Server Building
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
9 2 (4.65%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 11 (25.58%) CCNA
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CISM
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.33%) CCDA
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CCENT
7 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.33%) CISMP
7 1 (2.33%) CLAS
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.65%) Cacti
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) CheckPoint
3 11 (25.58%) Intel Security
4 10 (23.26%) Forcepoint
4 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.93%) Clearswift
6 8 (18.60%) Avaya
7 6 (13.95%) F5
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) IronPort
9 3 (6.98%) VMware
10 2 (4.65%) Apple
10 2 (4.65%) Brocade
10 2 (4.65%) Dell
10 2 (4.65%) HP
10 2 (4.65%) Motorola
10 2 (4.65%) Polycom
10 2 (4.65%) Siemens
10 2 (4.65%) Sophos
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp