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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 124 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 3.43% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Average daily rate £346 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.24% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £197 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £456 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +14.70%
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
556 350 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.70% 11.71% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 167 143
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £128 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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 +6 7 £388 -22.50%
West Lothian +5 6 £313 +13.63%
Edinburgh -2 6 £325 -25.71%
Renfrewshire - 2 £290 -
Scottish Borders 0 1 £375 +87.50%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) Firewall
3 33 (82.50%) CheckPoint
4 16 (40.00%) Network Security
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (37.50%) CCNA
6 13 (32.50%) F5
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (30.00%) CCNP
7 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (30.00%) VPN
8 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 10 (25.00%) FortiGate
9 9 (22.50%) WAN
10 8 (20.00%) OSPF
10 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
11 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
12 6 (15.00%) ITIL
12 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
12 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.00%) Avaya
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.00%) tcpdump
13 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (12.50%) Juniper
13 5 (12.50%) MPLS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (85.00%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) Network Security
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 8 (20.00%) OSPF
7 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
7 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (15.00%) tcpdump
9 5 (12.50%) BGP
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 5 (12.50%) MPLS
9 5 (12.50%) Wireless
10 2 (5.00%) DHCP
10 2 (5.00%) DNS
10 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Network Specialist
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Check Point Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) Escalation Management
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CCNA
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) CCIE
4 4 (10.00%) CCSA
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCDA
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Squid
2 4 (10.00%) UAG
3 2 (5.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Proventia
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (82.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (32.50%) F5
4 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) Avaya
5 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.00%) CommVault
8 2 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (5.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire