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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 127 115 132
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 3.66% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £405 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
448 383 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.29% 13.23% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 2014. 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 -9 3 £275 +14.58% 2
Merseyside -3 2 - - 1
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Lancashire -13 1 £268 +18.88%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (18.18%) FWSM
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Replication
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) FWSM
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) PSTN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
7 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
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