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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 124 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 1.94% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £281 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +81.25%
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
458 360 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.35% 13.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 153 147
Average daily rate £350 £305 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 61
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 15 £318 -2.30% 3
Lancashire -11 2 £235 -1.05%
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 27 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 24 (66.67%) OSPF
5 23 (63.89%) EIGRP
5 23 (63.89%) WAN
6 22 (61.11%) Wireless
7 21 (58.33%) MPLS
7 21 (58.33%) Nortel
8 20 (55.56%) BGP
9 19 (52.78%) Windows
10 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (47.22%) VPLS
11 17 (47.22%) SolarWinds
12 16 (44.44%) Internet
13 15 (41.67%) DMZ
13 15 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (38.89%) Citrix
14 14 (38.89%) IIS
14 14 (38.89%) Migration
15 13 (36.11%) LAN
16 12 (33.33%) VPN
16 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
16 12 (33.33%) SAN
17 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
17 11 (30.56%) Oracle
17 11 (30.56%) UNIX
17 11 (30.56%) NAS
18 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
19 8 (22.22%) Cisco Prime

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
2 7 (19.44%) IBM Notes
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 24 (66.67%) OSPF
3 23 (63.89%) WAN
3 23 (63.89%) EIGRP
4 22 (61.11%) Wireless
5 21 (58.33%) MPLS
6 20 (55.56%) BGP
7 17 (47.22%) VPLS
8 16 (44.44%) Internet
9 15 (41.67%) DMZ
9 15 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (36.11%) LAN
11 12 (33.33%) VPN
11 12 (33.33%) SAN
12 11 (30.56%) NAS
13 7 (19.44%) SSL
13 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
14 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (13.89%) Network Security
16 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Project Leader
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
3 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Network Support
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Replication
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
1 7 (19.44%) Celerra
2 6 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security
4 6 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Governance
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
2 7 (19.44%) VCP4
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 3 (8.33%) ISACA
4 3 (8.33%) CISMP
5 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Terminal Services
2 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 7 (19.44%) XenApp
2 7 (19.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 21 (58.33%) Nortel
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) SolarWinds
6 14 (38.89%) Citrix
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) Avaya
8 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 7 (19.44%) Lotus
9 7 (19.44%) Clearswift
9 7 (19.44%) EMC
10 3 (8.33%) BT
10 3 (8.33%) F5
11 2 (5.56%) Meraki
11 2 (5.56%) Juniper
12 1 (2.78%) SAP
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