The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 117 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 3.92% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £261 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £475 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.41% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 357 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.22% 13.19% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 168 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Scotland region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 6 £331 -26.38% 2
Edinburgh -10 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (91.43%) Firewall
3 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (48.57%) CCNA
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 13 (37.14%) CCNP
7 13 (37.14%) Network Security
8 12 (34.29%) F5
9 11 (31.43%) CCIE
10 10 (28.57%) VPN
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (22.86%) WAN
12 8 (22.86%) LAN
13 7 (20.00%) Wireless
14 6 (17.14%) Finance
14 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (17.14%) CCSA
14 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
14 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
14 6 (17.14%) FortiGate
14 6 (17.14%) tcpdump
15 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
15 5 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (14.29%) WLAN
16 4 (11.43%) ITIL
16 4 (11.43%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (37.14%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (28.57%) VPN
5 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (22.86%) LAN
6 8 (22.86%) WAN
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) tcpdump
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
9 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (14.29%) WLAN
10 3 (8.57%) OSPF
11 2 (5.71%) BGP
11 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (5.71%) MPLS
11 2 (5.71%) NAS
11 2 (5.71%) SAN
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Check Point Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Check Point Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (48.57%) CCNA
3 13 (37.14%) CCNP
4 11 (31.43%) CCIE
5 6 (17.14%) CCSA
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
1 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) Proventia
3 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (34.29%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.43%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Red Box
7 1 (2.86%) SAP