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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 53 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.34% 2.28% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 10.70% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate £400 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
Berkshire

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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) CCNP
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (40.00%) LAN
6 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (40.00%) MPLS
7 9 (36.00%) Broadband
7 9 (36.00%) VPN
8 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 8 (32.00%) Internet
9 7 (28.00%) Juniper
9 7 (28.00%) Wireless
9 7 (28.00%) CCIE
10 6 (24.00%) CCNA
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) VLAN
11 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (20.00%) IOS XR
11 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (20.00%) F5
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.00%) OSPF
11 5 (20.00%) BGP
12 4 (16.00%) EIGRP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) Broadband
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Internet
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) IOS XR
7 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (12.00%) IPsec
9 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (12.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) CCIE
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CCDP
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (8.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.00%) Clearswift
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.00%) Meraki
7 2 (8.00%) Nokia
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) Remedy
7 2 (8.00%) Trustwave
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) Micro Focus
8 1 (4.00%) NetScout
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