The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 183 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 78 82 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.89% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 4.73% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +12.82%
Cisco ASA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Berkshire -3 24 £465 +32.66% 10
Hampshire -15 22 £395 +14.91%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £400 - 3
West Sussex -3 8 £350 -6.66%
Surrey -6 7 £350 -17.15% 4
Kent -3 4 £400 - 1
East Sussex -4 3 £338 -10.00%
Oxfordshire -23 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 139 (80.35%) Firewall
3 94 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (49.71%) CheckPoint
5 74 (42.77%) CCNP
6 68 (39.31%) LAN
7 67 (38.73%) VPN
8 65 (37.57%) WAN
9 52 (30.06%) F5
10 51 (29.48%) Juniper
11 50 (28.90%) TCP/IP
12 49 (28.32%) Data Centre
13 48 (27.75%) BGP
13 48 (27.75%) VMware
14 46 (26.59%) CCNA
15 45 (26.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 41 (23.70%) OSPF
17 39 (22.54%) Network Design
18 38 (21.97%) Network Security
19 37 (21.39%) Wireless
19 37 (21.39%) SSL
19 37 (21.39%) Security Cleared
20 35 (20.23%) DNS
21 32 (18.50%) SC Cleared
22 31 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (17.34%) VoIP
24 29 (16.76%) Windows
25 28 (16.18%) IPsec
25 28 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
26 27 (15.61%) ITIL

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.47%) Lync
3 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) IaaS
2 5 (2.89%) PaaS
3 4 (2.31%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (80.35%) Firewall
2 68 (39.31%) LAN
3 67 (38.73%) VPN
4 65 (37.57%) WAN
5 50 (28.90%) TCP/IP
6 48 (27.75%) BGP
7 45 (26.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (23.70%) OSPF
9 38 (21.97%) Network Security
10 37 (21.39%) Wireless
10 37 (21.39%) SSL
11 35 (20.23%) DNS
12 30 (17.34%) VoIP
13 28 (16.18%) IPsec
13 28 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
14 27 (15.61%) EIGRP
15 25 (14.45%) MPLS
16 20 (11.56%) DHCP
17 19 (10.98%) VLAN
18 17 (9.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.67%) Finance
3 3 (1.73%) Advertising
3 3 (1.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (49.71%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.76%) Security Engineer
3 15 (8.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (7.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (6.36%) Architect
5 11 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (5.78%) Consultant
7 9 (5.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.62%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.05%) Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) Network Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Network Support
10 6 (3.47%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.47%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) IP Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.16%) XMPP
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.94%) PKI
3 7 (4.05%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.89%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.58%) IPTV
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Windows
2 24 (13.87%) Linux
3 18 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.09%) UNIX
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.20%) Solaris
6 7 (4.05%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Network Design
2 27 (15.61%) ITIL
3 26 (15.03%) Load Balancing
4 22 (12.72%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (10.40%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (9.25%) Migration
7 15 (8.67%) Service Management
8 12 (6.94%) Network Management
9 11 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.20%) Change Management
10 9 (5.20%) Validation
10 9 (5.20%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (2.89%) Information Security
13 5 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.89%) Cyber Security
14 4 (2.31%) Low Latency
14 4 (2.31%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.25%) Perl
2 10 (5.78%) Python
2 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
3 9 (5.20%) C
3 9 (5.20%) C++
4 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.73%) PHP
6 2 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (42.77%) CCNP
3 46 (26.59%) CCNA
4 37 (21.39%) Security Cleared
5 32 (18.50%) SC Cleared
6 26 (15.03%) CCSE
7 17 (9.83%) CCIE
7 17 (9.83%) CCSA
8 11 (6.36%) CCDP
9 8 (4.62%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.05%) CCIP
11 6 (3.47%) CCSP
11 6 (3.47%) CISSP
11 6 (3.47%) Degree
12 5 (2.89%) CCENT
13 4 (2.31%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.73%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.31%) QA
4 3 (1.73%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) TickIT
5 1 (0.58%) GPG13
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.83%) vSphere
3 14 (8.09%) Active Directory
4 13 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.20%) Sendmail
6 7 (4.05%) XenApp
6 7 (4.05%) vCloud
6 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.73%) Samba
7 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.16%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.58%) Squid
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (5.20%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (4.62%) SCCM
3 5 (2.89%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.73%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.73%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.16%) Nessus
5 2 (1.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.16%) Cacti
6 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
6 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 86 (49.71%) CheckPoint
3 52 (30.06%) F5
4 51 (29.48%) Juniper
5 48 (27.75%) VMware
6 24 (13.87%) McAfee
7 23 (13.29%) NetApp
8 18 (10.40%) Blue Coat
9 15 (8.67%) Nokia
10 14 (8.09%) Citrix
11 13 (7.51%) SolarWinds
12 12 (6.94%) CA
12 12 (6.94%) Websense
13 9 (5.20%) HP
13 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
14 8 (4.62%) BMC
15 7 (4.05%) Remedy
15 7 (4.05%) IronPort
16 6 (3.47%) Imperva
16 6 (3.47%) NetScout
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