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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 48 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 0.54% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 2.79% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £454 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +39.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+67.44% +22.15%
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
175 179 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 19.29% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) CheckPoint
3 23 (69.70%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) BGP
5 15 (45.45%) OSPF
6 14 (42.42%) Fortinet
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
7 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (36.36%) CCNP
9 10 (30.30%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) F5
10 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (27.27%) EIGRP
11 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
11 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
11 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
11 8 (24.24%) Nokia
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (24.24%) FWSM
12 7 (21.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (21.21%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (21.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) CCSE
12 7 (21.21%) CCSA
13 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
13 6 (18.18%) VRRP
13 6 (18.18%) 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 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) BGP
3 15 (45.45%) OSPF
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (30.30%) Wireless
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (24.24%) FWSM
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 6 (18.18%) RIP
9 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.18%) VRRP
10 5 (15.15%) HTTP
10 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
10 5 (15.15%) SMTP
10 5 (15.15%) SNMP
10 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) IP Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) IP Security Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Switch Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (21.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (15.15%) High Availability
2 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCSA
3 7 (21.21%) CCSE
4 5 (15.15%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) CheckPoint
3 14 (42.42%) Fortinet
4 10 (30.30%) F5
5 8 (24.24%) Blue Coat
5 8 (24.24%) Nokia
6 5 (15.15%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Trustwave
8 1 (3.03%) VMware