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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 127 132 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.098% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 0.80% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%
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
465 375 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.51% 12.21% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 187 140
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 38
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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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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 - 19 £325 -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Cheshire -13 2 - - 2
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (91.94%) Firewall
3 48 (77.42%) CheckPoint
4 34 (54.84%) SSL
5 33 (53.23%) Clearswift
6 30 (48.39%) Citrix
7 29 (46.77%) Kalman Filter
7 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
8 28 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (43.55%) PKI
9 27 (43.55%) Kaspersky
9 27 (43.55%) VMware
9 27 (43.55%) WAN
10 26 (41.94%) CISSP
10 26 (41.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 25 (40.32%) CISMP
11 25 (40.32%) Network Security
12 23 (37.10%) CISM
12 23 (37.10%) ITIL
12 23 (37.10%) Migration
13 21 (33.87%) Windows
14 20 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (30.65%) Wireless
15 19 (30.65%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (30.65%) SIEM
16 17 (27.42%) QA
17 16 (25.81%) OSPF
17 16 (25.81%) VPN
17 16 (25.81%) Security Patching
18 15 (24.19%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (24.19%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) IBM Notes
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 57 (91.94%) Firewall
2 34 (54.84%) SSL
3 27 (43.55%) WAN
4 25 (40.32%) Network Security
5 19 (30.65%) Wireless
6 16 (25.81%) VPN
6 16 (25.81%) OSPF
7 14 (22.58%) BGP
8 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
8 12 (19.35%) SAN
9 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (12.90%) VPLS
10 8 (12.90%) iSCSI
10 8 (12.90%) NAS
10 8 (12.90%) DNS
10 8 (12.90%) MPLS
10 8 (12.90%) DMZ
10 8 (12.90%) Internet
11 6 (9.68%) LAN
11 6 (9.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Security Analyst
3 18 (29.03%) Network Engineer
4 16 (25.81%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Security Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Technical Architect
8 6 (9.68%) Consultant
8 6 (9.68%) Technical Security Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Network Support
11 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
12 1 (1.61%) IT Security Specialist
12 1 (1.61%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
2 27 (43.55%) PKI
3 8 (12.90%) Celerra
3 8 (12.90%) Replication
3 8 (12.90%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) EMC VNX
4 6 (9.68%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) DTV
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) UNIX
3 8 (12.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (41.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (37.10%) ITIL
3 23 (37.10%) Migration
4 19 (30.65%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (30.65%) SIEM
5 16 (25.81%) Security Patching
6 15 (24.19%) Service Delivery
7 12 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (17.74%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (12.90%) Business Continuity
10 8 (12.90%) Information Security
11 7 (11.29%) Change Control
12 4 (6.45%) Network Architecture
12 4 (6.45%) Network Management
13 3 (4.84%) Network Design
13 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
14 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
15 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Perl
1 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) CISSP
2 25 (40.32%) CISMP
3 23 (37.10%) CISM
4 20 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (24.19%) CCENT
6 11 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (11.29%) CCNP
8 3 (4.84%) ISACA
9 2 (3.23%) CCNA
10 1 (1.61%) CISA
10 1 (1.61%) CCSE
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE
10 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (27.42%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.90%) XenApp
2 8 (12.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) Terminal Services
2 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (77.42%) CheckPoint
3 33 (53.23%) Clearswift
4 30 (48.39%) Citrix
5 27 (43.55%) VMware
5 27 (43.55%) Kaspersky
6 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.52%) SolarWinds
8 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 8 (12.90%) EMC
8 8 (12.90%) Nortel
9 7 (11.29%) Lotus
10 5 (8.06%) Juniper
10 5 (8.06%) F5
11 4 (6.45%) Avaya
12 3 (4.84%) Meraki
13 2 (3.23%) Aruba
13 2 (3.23%) HP
13 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.61%) Draytek
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