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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 147 106 133
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 46 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 1.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 9.00% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 2
Median daily rate £394 £325 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +71.73%
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
600 511 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.94% 13.13% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 234 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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
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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -37 8 £344 +5.76% 7
Merseyside -1 4 £400 - 1
Cheshire -5 4 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (94.74%) Firewall
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (50.00%) CCNP
5 17 (44.74%) WAN
5 17 (44.74%) Network Security
6 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 13 (34.21%) Wireless
8 12 (31.58%) VoIP
8 12 (31.58%) ITIL
8 12 (31.58%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
9 11 (28.95%) Juniper
9 11 (28.95%) BGP
10 10 (26.32%) DNS
10 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 9 (23.68%) SSL
11 9 (23.68%) LAN
11 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
12 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (18.42%) SIEM
13 7 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (18.42%) DHCP
13 7 (18.42%) CCNA
13 7 (18.42%) OSPF
14 6 (15.79%) SMTP
14 6 (15.79%) HTTP

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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Network Security
2 17 (44.74%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) Wireless
4 12 (31.58%) VoIP
4 12 (31.58%) VPN
5 11 (28.95%) BGP
5 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
6 10 (26.32%) DNS
7 9 (23.68%) LAN
7 9 (23.68%) SSL
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (18.42%) DHCP
8 7 (18.42%) OSPF
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (15.79%) FWSM
9 6 (15.79%) HTTP
9 6 (15.79%) SMTP
10 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Security Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) ICT Assistant
8 2 (5.26%) ICT Manager
8 2 (5.26%) IP Network Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (18.42%) SIEM
5 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Threat Management
6 4 (10.53%) Application Rationalisation
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Web Filtering
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) Network Design
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) CCENT
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (13.16%) CISM
4 5 (13.16%) CISMP
4 5 (13.16%) CISSP
4 5 (13.16%) CLAS
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) CCSA
7 2 (5.26%) CCDP
7 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SmoothWall
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Proventia
3 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.95%) Juniper
4 5 (13.16%) Clearswift
4 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
4 5 (13.16%) Kaspersky
5 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Aruba
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.63%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.63%) IronPort
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) Siemens
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