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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 131 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 4.46% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 4
Median daily rate £363 £338 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £375 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%
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
525 583 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.00% 13.03% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 329 273
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 67 52
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -17.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.99 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 14 £350 - 4
Merseyside +6 3 £410 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (89.80%) Firewall
3 30 (61.22%) CheckPoint
4 23 (46.94%) Network Security
5 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (42.86%) WAN
6 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
7 19 (38.78%) CCNP
8 18 (36.73%) SSL
9 17 (34.69%) ITIL
9 17 (34.69%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (32.65%) Clearswift
10 16 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (30.61%) SmoothWall
12 13 (26.53%) PKI
12 13 (26.53%) LAN
12 13 (26.53%) VoIP
13 12 (24.49%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (22.45%) Migration
15 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
15 10 (20.41%) CISSP
16 9 (18.37%) CISM
16 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (18.37%) ITIL V3
16 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (18.37%) Application Rationalisation
17 8 (16.33%) Email Filtering
17 8 (16.33%) Web Filtering
17 8 (16.33%) SIEM
17 8 (16.33%) QA

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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (89.80%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) Network Security
3 21 (42.86%) WAN
4 18 (36.73%) SSL
5 13 (26.53%) LAN
5 13 (26.53%) VoIP
6 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (16.33%) VPN
7 8 (16.33%) Wireless
8 7 (14.29%) BGP
9 6 (12.24%) DNS
9 6 (12.24%) EIGRP
9 6 (12.24%) SAN
9 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.20%) FWSM
11 4 (8.16%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (8.16%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (8.16%) HTTP
11 4 (8.16%) MPLS
11 4 (8.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Network Security Manager
2 14 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Network Manager
6 6 (12.24%) ICT Assistant
6 6 (12.24%) ICT Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (26.53%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) EFT
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
1 17 (34.69%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (22.45%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Application Rationalisation
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL V3
4 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (16.33%) Email Filtering
5 8 (16.33%) SIEM
5 8 (16.33%) Web Filtering
6 7 (14.29%) Change Control
6 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Threat Management
7 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.08%) Network Design
9 2 (4.08%) Security Management
9 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.78%) CCNP
3 12 (24.49%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (20.41%) CISSP
5 9 (18.37%) CISM
6 7 (14.29%) CCENT
6 7 (14.29%) CISMP
7 6 (12.24%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (12.24%) CLAS
8 4 (8.16%) CCIE
8 4 (8.16%) CCNA
8 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) DBS Check
10 2 (4.08%) CCDP
11 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.08%) Cacti
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (61.22%) CheckPoint
3 16 (32.65%) Clearswift
4 8 (16.33%) Avaya
5 7 (14.29%) F5
5 7 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 4 (8.16%) IronPort
7 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) Sophos
7 4 (8.16%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Nokia
8 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) Polycom
8 2 (4.08%) Siemens
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) Motorola
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp