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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 66 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 16 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 0.80% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 3.78% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £288 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £288 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
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
224 185 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.70% 21.24% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 67 85
Median daily rate £378 £379 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
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 31 May 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
4 17 (50.00%) BGP
5 15 (44.12%) CCNP
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (41.18%) OSPF
7 12 (35.29%) F5
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (29.41%) Blue Coat
9 10 (29.41%) MPLS
9 10 (29.41%) Juniper
10 9 (26.47%) Broadband
10 9 (26.47%) Wireless
10 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.59%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (20.59%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (20.59%) FWSM
11 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
11 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
11 7 (20.59%) LAN
11 7 (20.59%) VPN
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 6 (17.65%) WAN
12 6 (17.65%) CCSA
12 6 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) BGP
3 14 (41.18%) OSPF
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (29.41%) MPLS
6 9 (26.47%) Broadband
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (26.47%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) DNS
7 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
7 7 (20.59%) FWSM
7 7 (20.59%) LAN
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
8 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
9 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
9 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IP Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IP Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
1 6 (17.65%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (14.71%) High Availability
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CCNP
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCSA
2 6 (17.65%) CCSE
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCDP
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.82%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) F5
4 10 (29.41%) Blue Coat
4 10 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
5 5 (14.71%) Nokia
6 4 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (8.82%) Clearswift
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
7 3 (8.82%) Trustwave
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Meraki
8 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.94%) NetScout
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds