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 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 116 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 1.71% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £263 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £123 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £325 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+16.17% +52.38%
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
351 350 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.78% 13.16% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 151 142
Average daily rate £330 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
West Lothian - 6 £275 - 1
Scottish Borders - 4 £200 -
Edinburgh -4 1 £438 +118.75%
Glasgow -7 1 £500 -
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Firewall
3 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) FortiGate
5 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (36.00%) Avaya
5 9 (36.00%) McAfee
5 9 (36.00%) UAG
5 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (36.00%) Squid
6 8 (32.00%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.00%) SCCM
8 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
8 4 (16.00%) Juniper
8 4 (16.00%) CommVault
8 4 (16.00%) Nokia
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) VPN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) FWSM
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) B2B
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCSA
2 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Squid
2 9 (36.00%) UAG
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) FortiGate
2 8 (32.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (16.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) McAfee
3 9 (36.00%) Avaya
3 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) CommVault
5 4 (16.00%) Nokia
6 3 (12.00%) Sophos
6 3 (12.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Prolexic
7 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
7 1 (4.00%) Imperva
7 1 (4.00%) BT
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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