The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.90% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 7.35% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +69.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 245 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 25.93% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 120 99
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Reading region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Reading region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) OPNET
6 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
6 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (37.50%) CMDB
7 2 (25.00%) Network Design
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) Nokia
7 2 (25.00%) CCNP
7 2 (25.00%) CCNA

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
1 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Fortinet