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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 46 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+109.05% -2.15%
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
177 200 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.29% 20.62% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 90
Median daily rate £433 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £233 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (66.67%) Firewall
4 18 (60.00%) BGP
5 15 (50.00%) OSPF
6 14 (46.67%) Fortinet
7 13 (43.33%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (43.33%) FortiGate
8 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (36.67%) CCNP
10 10 (33.33%) F5
11 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
11 9 (30.00%) Wireless
12 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
12 8 (26.67%) Nokia
12 8 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (26.67%) FWSM
12 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (23.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (23.33%) DDoS Mitigation
13 7 (23.33%) DNS
13 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
13 7 (23.33%) ProxySG
13 7 (23.33%) CCSE
13 7 (23.33%) CCSA
14 6 (20.00%) BIG-IP
14 6 (20.00%) VRRP
14 6 (20.00%) RIP

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 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) BGP
3 15 (50.00%) OSPF
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 9 (30.00%) Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) FWSM
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (20.00%) RIP
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) VRRP
9 5 (16.67%) HTTP
9 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
9 5 (16.67%) SMTP
9 5 (16.67%) SNMP
9 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) IP Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) IP Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Audit Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (23.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
2 5 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCSA
3 7 (23.33%) CCSE
4 5 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (46.67%) Fortinet
4 10 (33.33%) F5
5 8 (26.67%) Nokia
6 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) VMware