The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 120 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 4.70% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate £263 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £480 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 298 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.30% 12.72% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 145 169
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £37.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco ASA
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £350 - 2
Aberdeen +1 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) LAN
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 12 (54.55%) VPN
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) BGP
5 10 (45.45%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) VoIP
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) IP Telephony
6 9 (40.91%) EIGRP
7 8 (36.36%) MGCP
7 8 (36.36%) H.323
7 8 (36.36%) CCIE
8 7 (31.82%) Avaya
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
9 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (22.73%) Squid
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
9 5 (22.73%) McAfee
10 4 (18.18%) CCNP
10 4 (18.18%) UAG
11 3 (13.64%) Network Security
11 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
11 3 (13.64%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CCM
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) WAN
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) BGP
4 10 (45.45%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) VoIP
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (40.91%) IP Telephony
5 9 (40.91%) EIGRP
6 8 (36.36%) MGCP
6 8 (36.36%) H.323
7 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 2 (9.09%) OSPF
9 2 (9.09%) Internet
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (9.09%) HSRP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Change Control
1 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (4.55%) Time Management
1 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
1 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security Management
1 1 (4.55%) Security Management
1 1 (4.55%) Migration
1 1 (4.55%) Network Design
1 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Squid
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Avaya
3 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
4 5 (22.73%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) BMC
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Polycom
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago