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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 58 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 6.25% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +17.19%
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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
193 240 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.52% 24.34% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 82 70
Average daily rate £350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 16 (64.00%) CCNP
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (48.00%) F5
6 11 (44.00%) VoIP
6 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 10 (40.00%) CCDP
8 8 (32.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (28.00%) Network Security
9 7 (28.00%) CCIE
9 7 (28.00%) VPN
9 7 (28.00%) OSPF
9 7 (28.00%) IPsec
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) JNCIS
10 6 (24.00%) LAN
10 6 (24.00%) WAN
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix
10 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (24.00%) FWSM
11 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
11 5 (20.00%) Network Management
11 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (20.00%) Wireless
12 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
12 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (44.00%) VoIP
4 8 (32.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
5 7 (28.00%) OSPF
5 7 (28.00%) IPsec
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) FWSM
7 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (16.00%) RIP
8 4 (16.00%) SNMP
8 4 (16.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (16.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) IP Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCDP
4 7 (28.00%) CCIE
5 6 (24.00%) JNCIS
6 4 (16.00%) CCSP
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) CCSA
7 2 (8.00%) CCSE
7 2 (8.00%) CCDA
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (48.00%) F5
4 11 (44.00%) Juniper
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) Redback
6 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (16.00%) Mercator
6 4 (16.00%) Nokia
6 4 (16.00%) Radware
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (12.00%) Infoblox
7 3 (12.00%) Tufin
8 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Meraki