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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 61 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.23% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 4.96% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -2.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +51.11%
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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
195 262 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.44% 24.86% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
Average daily rate £363 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Firewall
3 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (79.31%) CheckPoint
4 18 (62.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (58.62%) CCNP
6 13 (44.83%) F5
7 12 (41.38%) Juniper
8 11 (37.93%) VoIP
9 10 (34.48%) CCDP
10 9 (31.03%) OSPF
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (27.59%) Network Security
11 8 (27.59%) iSCSI
11 8 (27.59%) CCIE
11 8 (27.59%) VMware
12 7 (24.14%) IPsec
12 7 (24.14%) VPN
12 7 (24.14%) LAN
12 7 (24.14%) FWSM
13 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
13 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (20.69%) BGP
13 6 (20.69%) WAN
13 6 (20.69%) JNCIS
14 5 (17.24%) VLAN
14 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
14 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
14 5 (17.24%) RIP
14 5 (17.24%) Citrix

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (82.76%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (37.93%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) OSPF
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (27.59%) Network Security
5 8 (27.59%) iSCSI
6 7 (24.14%) IPsec
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) FWSM
7 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) VLAN
8 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
8 5 (17.24%) RIP
9 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) SNMP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Design Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) IP Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Expert
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 10 (34.48%) CCDP
4 8 (27.59%) CCIE
5 6 (20.69%) JNCIS
6 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (13.79%) CCSP
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
8 3 (10.34%) CCSA
8 3 (10.34%) CCSE
9 2 (6.90%) CCDA
10 1 (3.45%) CCA
10 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 12 (41.38%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Tufin
7 4 (13.79%) Nokia
7 4 (13.79%) Radware
7 4 (13.79%) Mercator
7 4 (13.79%) Redback
8 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.34%) Infoblox