The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 169 169 150
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 80 55 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 3.50% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £506 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1718 1572 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.67% 18.51% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 686 568
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco ASA
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
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 28 July 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
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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
Berkshire +22 31 £351 - 8
Hampshire +7 30 £344 +5.76% 1
Surrey -4 10 £450 +100.00% 3
West Sussex -6 4 £375 -39.02%
Kent -1 3 £400 +10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Cisco
2 131 (87.33%) Firewall
3 101 (67.33%) CheckPoint
4 93 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (41.33%) CCNP
6 60 (40.00%) VPN
7 58 (38.67%) OSPF
8 55 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
9 53 (35.33%) Juniper
10 51 (34.00%) Network Security
11 43 (28.67%) MPLS
12 42 (28.00%) BGP
12 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
13 41 (27.33%) CCIE
13 41 (27.33%) F5
14 39 (26.00%) Network Management
15 38 (25.33%) SC Cleared
16 36 (24.00%) LAN
17 35 (23.33%) VoIP
17 35 (23.33%) WAN
17 35 (23.33%) IPsec
18 34 (22.67%) FWSM
19 31 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (20.00%) Windows
20 30 (20.00%) CCNA
21 29 (19.33%) SNMP
21 29 (19.33%) Telecoms
22 28 (18.67%) VMware
23 27 (18.00%) CISSP
24 26 (17.33%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 12 (8.00%) Apache
2 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.67%) Lync
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (87.33%) Firewall
2 60 (40.00%) VPN
3 58 (38.67%) OSPF
4 55 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
5 51 (34.00%) Network Security
6 43 (28.67%) MPLS
7 42 (28.00%) BGP
8 36 (24.00%) LAN
9 35 (23.33%) VoIP
9 35 (23.33%) WAN
9 35 (23.33%) IPsec
10 34 (22.67%) FWSM
11 31 (20.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (19.33%) SNMP
13 25 (16.67%) DNS
14 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
14 22 (14.67%) BIG-IP
15 16 (10.67%) VLAN
16 13 (8.67%) SAN
17 12 (8.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (19.33%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.33%) Finance
3 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 37 (24.67%) Security Engineer
3 24 (16.00%) IP Engineer
4 22 (14.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (12.67%) Architect
5 19 (12.67%) Design Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Consultant
7 13 (8.67%) Network Consultant
8 11 (7.33%) Network Support
9 10 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Security Consultant
11 7 (4.67%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
13 5 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) XML
2 1 (0.67%) WAP
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (1.33%) Cryptography
1 2 (1.33%) Clustering
2 1 (0.67%) IVR
2 1 (0.67%) CESG
2 1 (0.67%) e-Health
2 1 (0.67%) SecurID
2 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.67%) AVVID
2 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.33%) Linux
5 5 (3.33%) VMS
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.00%) UNIX
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Network Management
2 20 (13.33%) ITIL
3 19 (12.67%) Network Design
4 18 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 17 (11.33%) Load Balancing
5 17 (11.33%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (8.67%) Change Management
7 10 (6.67%) Project Management
7 10 (6.67%) Service Management
7 10 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.67%) Time Management
9 7 (4.67%) TOGAF
9 7 (4.67%) SIEM
9 7 (4.67%) SABSA
10 6 (4.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (4.00%) Validation
10 6 (4.00%) Migration
10 6 (4.00%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.67%) C
2 2 (1.33%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) VBScript
3 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (41.33%) CCNP
3 42 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 41 (27.33%) CCIE
5 38 (25.33%) SC Cleared
6 30 (20.00%) CCNA
7 27 (18.00%) CISSP
8 24 (16.00%) CCSP
9 17 (11.33%) Check Point Certification
10 15 (10.00%) CCDP
11 12 (8.00%) CCSA
12 10 (6.67%) CCSE
13 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.67%) Degree
14 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.67%) CISM
14 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (2.00%) MCSE
16 2 (1.33%) CCA
16 2 (1.33%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.00%) QA
3 4 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.33%) vSphere
4 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.67%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.67%) UAG
5 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) Snort
7 1 (0.67%) Squid
7 1 (0.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.67%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView
4 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) Cisco
2 101 (67.33%) CheckPoint
3 53 (35.33%) Juniper
4 41 (27.33%) F5
5 28 (18.67%) VMware
6 26 (17.33%) Blue Coat
7 19 (12.67%) Nokia
8 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (10.00%) HP
10 14 (9.33%) Redback
11 13 (8.67%) Radware
12 9 (6.00%) SolarWinds
13 8 (5.33%) Citrix
13 8 (5.33%) Ericsson
14 7 (4.67%) BT
15 6 (4.00%) Brocade
15 6 (4.00%) Fortinet
15 6 (4.00%) 3PAR
16 5 (3.33%) Huawei
16 5 (3.33%) McAfee
Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 23 days ago