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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / North West
Rank 104 139 126
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 32 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 3.48% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 10
Median daily rate £338 £344 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -10.00%

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
397 575 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 15.06% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 324 211
Median daily rate £383 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +5 10 £325 -23.52%
Manchester +4 9 £315 -10.00% 2
Lancashire +14 6 £530 +106.82%
Cheshire - 4 £338 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £360 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 27 (61.36%) WAN
3 27 (61.36%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.91%) F5
6 17 (38.64%) CCNA
7 14 (31.82%) CCNP
7 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
7 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Intel Security
9 12 (27.27%) Wireless
10 10 (22.73%) Forcepoint
10 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
10 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (20.45%) BGP
11 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
12 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
12 8 (18.18%) Change Control
13 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (15.91%) Network Security
13 7 (15.91%) DNS
13 7 (15.91%) Migration
13 7 (15.91%) Forum Sentry

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) Firewall
2 27 (61.36%) LAN
2 27 (61.36%) WAN
3 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (27.27%) Wireless
5 9 (20.45%) BGP
5 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
5 9 (20.45%) OSPF
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (15.91%) DNS
6 7 (15.91%) Network Security
7 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) IGRP
8 5 (11.36%) NetScreen
9 4 (9.09%) NX-OS
9 4 (9.09%) VoIP
10 3 (6.82%) H.323
10 3 (6.82%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (6.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Hardware Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Network Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior IT Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) EFT
4 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (18.18%) Change Control
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Server Building
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
7 1 (2.27%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNA
3 14 (31.82%) CCNP
4 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.27%) CCDA
7 1 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) F5
3 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 12 (27.27%) Intel Security
5 10 (22.73%) Forcepoint
5 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.45%) Juniper
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.82%) Aruba
10 2 (4.55%) Apple
10 2 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.55%) Motorola
10 2 (4.55%) Sophos
11 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.27%) Brocade
11 1 (2.27%) HP
11 1 (2.27%) IronPort
11 1 (2.27%) Riverbed