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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 134 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.98% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 7.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 1
Median daily rate £394 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
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
597 518 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.31% 13.68% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 245 185
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 -25 12 £381 +17.30% 7
Merseyside -3 4 £400 -
Cheshire -4 4 £425 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (92.50%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (47.50%) Network Security
5 17 (42.50%) CCNP
6 15 (37.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
7 11 (27.50%) Juniper
7 11 (27.50%) BGP
7 11 (27.50%) Wireless
7 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
8 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (25.00%) VPN
8 10 (25.00%) VoIP
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) DNS
9 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
9 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (20.00%) SSL
10 8 (20.00%) SIEM
11 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (17.50%) SmoothWall
11 7 (17.50%) CCNA
11 7 (17.50%) CISSP
11 7 (17.50%) LAN
11 7 (17.50%) OSPF
11 7 (17.50%) Clearswift
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS

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 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) Network Security
3 15 (37.50%) WAN
4 11 (27.50%) BGP
4 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (27.50%) Wireless
5 10 (25.00%) VoIP
5 10 (25.00%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
7 8 (20.00%) SSL
8 7 (17.50%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) OSPF
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (15.00%) DHCP
9 6 (15.00%) HTTP
9 6 (15.00%) SMTP
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 4 (10.00%) TACACS
11 4 (10.00%) Telnet
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Network Security Manager
5 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) ICT Assistant
7 3 (7.50%) ICT Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) PKI
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) EFT
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
1 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) SIEM
3 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Threat Management
6 4 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Web Filtering
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.00%) Network Design
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
3 7 (17.50%) CISSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCENT
4 6 (15.00%) CISM
4 6 (15.00%) CISMP
5 5 (12.50%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (12.50%) CLAS
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CCSA
8 2 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SmoothWall
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) Proventia
3 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (27.50%) Juniper
4 7 (17.50%) Clearswift
5 6 (15.00%) Kaspersky
6 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.50%) Aruba
8 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.50%) VMware
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.50%) GFI Software
10 1 (2.50%) IronPort
10 1 (2.50%) Meraki
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.50%) Sophos
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