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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 145 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 1.82% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £273 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +12.82%
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
465 385 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.15% 12.82% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 191 181
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 43
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 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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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 -2 7 £350 +27.27% 1
Merseyside -10 3 - -
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
Cheshire -9 1 - - 2
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (89.83%) Firewall
3 45 (76.27%) CheckPoint
4 30 (50.85%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (49.15%) Data Centre
6 28 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (45.76%) PKI
7 27 (45.76%) Kaspersky
7 27 (45.76%) VMware
7 27 (45.76%) Clearswift
7 27 (45.76%) SSL
7 27 (45.76%) WAN
8 26 (44.07%) Migration
8 26 (44.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (38.98%) Network Security
9 23 (38.98%) ITIL
9 23 (38.98%) Citrix
9 23 (38.98%) CISSP
9 23 (38.98%) CISM
10 22 (37.29%) CISMP
11 20 (33.90%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (33.90%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (32.20%) OSPF
12 19 (32.20%) SIEM
13 18 (30.51%) Wireless
14 16 (27.12%) QA
14 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
14 16 (27.12%) Security Patching
15 15 (25.42%) BGP
15 15 (25.42%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (13.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 53 (89.83%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) WAN
2 27 (45.76%) SSL
3 23 (38.98%) Network Security
4 19 (32.20%) OSPF
5 18 (30.51%) Wireless
6 15 (25.42%) BGP
7 12 (20.34%) EIGRP
7 12 (20.34%) SAN
8 10 (16.95%) VPN
9 9 (15.25%) DNS
9 9 (15.25%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (13.56%) VPLS
10 8 (13.56%) iSCSI
10 8 (13.56%) NAS
10 8 (13.56%) MPLS
10 8 (13.56%) DMZ
10 8 (13.56%) Internet
11 7 (11.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) Security Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Technical Analyst
4 14 (23.73%) Network Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Network Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Network Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Network Support
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Network Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) IT Security Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Network Security Analyst
12 1 (1.69%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (49.15%) Data Centre
2 27 (45.76%) PKI
3 8 (13.56%) Replication
3 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 8 (13.56%) EMC VNX
3 8 (13.56%) Celerra
4 4 (6.78%) Life Science
5 3 (5.08%) Statistics
6 2 (3.39%) SecurID
7 1 (1.69%) EFT
7 1 (1.69%) DTV
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) UNIX
3 8 (13.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (44.07%) Migration
2 26 (44.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (38.98%) ITIL
4 20 (33.90%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (32.20%) SIEM
6 16 (27.12%) Security Patching
6 16 (27.12%) Service Delivery
7 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (18.64%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
10 9 (15.25%) Change Control
11 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
12 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
12 4 (6.78%) Network Management
12 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
13 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
14 1 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
14 1 (1.69%) Cyber Security
14 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Perl
1 3 (5.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) CISSP
1 23 (38.98%) CISM
2 22 (37.29%) CISMP
3 20 (33.90%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (25.42%) CCENT
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (15.25%) CCNP
7 4 (6.78%) CCNA
8 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
10 1 (1.69%) CISA
10 1 (1.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (47.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (27.12%) QA
3 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.56%) XenApp
2 8 (13.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) Terminal Services
2 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (76.27%) CheckPoint
3 27 (45.76%) Clearswift
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
3 27 (45.76%) Kaspersky
4 23 (38.98%) Citrix
5 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
6 8 (13.56%) F5
6 8 (13.56%) EMC
6 8 (13.56%) Nortel
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle
7 7 (11.86%) Juniper
8 4 (6.78%) Avaya
9 3 (5.08%) Aruba
9 3 (5.08%) Brocade
9 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.39%) HP
10 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
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