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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 109 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 39 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.066% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 0.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +17.19%
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
503 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.71% 12.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 122
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 30 £325 - 3
Merseyside - 5 - -
Cheshire -10 2 - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (96.55%) Firewall
3 49 (84.48%) CheckPoint
4 34 (58.62%) SSL
5 33 (56.90%) Clearswift
6 30 (51.72%) Citrix
7 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (46.55%) PKI
8 27 (46.55%) Kaspersky
8 27 (46.55%) WAN
8 27 (46.55%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (44.83%) CISSP
9 26 (44.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (44.83%) VMware
10 25 (43.10%) CISMP
11 23 (39.66%) CISM
11 23 (39.66%) Migration
11 23 (39.66%) ITIL
11 23 (39.66%) Network Security
12 20 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (32.76%) Windows
13 19 (32.76%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (32.76%) SIEM
14 17 (29.31%) QA
15 16 (27.59%) Wireless
16 15 (25.86%) IIS
16 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
16 15 (25.86%) CCENT
17 14 (24.14%) VPN
17 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (96.55%) Firewall
2 34 (58.62%) SSL
3 27 (46.55%) WAN
4 23 (39.66%) Network Security
5 16 (27.59%) Wireless
6 14 (24.14%) VPN
6 14 (24.14%) OSPF
7 12 (20.69%) BGP
7 12 (20.69%) EIGRP
7 12 (20.69%) SAN
8 8 (13.79%) iSCSI
8 8 (13.79%) NAS
8 8 (13.79%) VPLS
8 8 (13.79%) DMZ
8 8 (13.79%) Internet
8 8 (13.79%) MPLS
8 8 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (10.34%) LAN
9 6 (10.34%) DNS
10 5 (8.62%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 21 (36.21%) Security Analyst
3 16 (27.59%) Technical Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Network Engineer
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%) Technical Security Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Network Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Network Support
11 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
12 1 (1.72%) Junior
12 1 (1.72%) Support Analyst
12 1 (1.72%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) PKI
2 8 (13.79%) Celerra
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
2 8 (13.79%) Replication
3 6 (10.34%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
2 8 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (44.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (39.66%) Migration
3 23 (39.66%) ITIL
4 19 (32.76%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (32.76%) SIEM
5 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.79%) Information Security
9 8 (13.79%) Business Continuity
10 7 (12.07%) Change Control
11 4 (6.90%) Network Management
11 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
12 3 (5.17%) Network Design
13 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.72%) Data Management
13 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) CISSP
2 25 (43.10%) CISMP
3 23 (39.66%) CISM
4 20 (34.48%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (25.86%) CCENT
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.90%) CCNP
8 3 (5.17%) ISACA
9 2 (3.45%) CCNA
10 1 (1.72%) CCIE
10 1 (1.72%) CISA
10 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.72%) CCSE
10 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (29.31%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.79%) XenApp
2 8 (13.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 8 (13.79%) VMware ESX
2 8 (13.79%) Terminal Services
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (84.48%) CheckPoint
3 33 (56.90%) Clearswift
4 30 (51.72%) Citrix
5 27 (46.55%) Kaspersky
6 26 (44.83%) VMware
7 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
9 8 (13.79%) EMC
9 8 (13.79%) Nortel
9 8 (13.79%) Oracle
10 7 (12.07%) Lotus
11 6 (10.34%) F5
12 5 (8.62%) Juniper
13 4 (6.90%) Avaya
14 2 (3.45%) Meraki
15 1 (1.72%) HP
15 1 (1.72%) SAP
15 1 (1.72%) 3Com
15 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
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