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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 187 167 173
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 82 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 4.56% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +7.42%
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
1775 1842 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.27% 19.86% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 863 751
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 98 103
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.91 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 +8 24 £465 +6.28% 7
West Sussex +1 16 £344 -6.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £400 +23.07% 4
Hampshire -20 13 £375 +9.09% 4
Surrey -13 7 £350 -2.77% 3
East Sussex +3 5 £310 -2.74% 1
Kent +5 3 £325 -18.75%
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 3
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Cisco
2 136 (82.42%) Firewall
3 85 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (50.91%) CheckPoint
5 73 (44.24%) LAN
6 69 (41.82%) CCNP
7 67 (40.61%) WAN
8 57 (34.55%) VPN
9 50 (30.30%) TCP/IP
10 49 (29.70%) CCNA
11 45 (27.27%) VMware
11 45 (27.27%) F5
12 44 (26.67%) Data Centre
12 44 (26.67%) OSPF
12 44 (26.67%) BGP
13 42 (25.45%) Wireless
13 42 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (24.85%) Network Security
15 40 (24.24%) Juniper
16 36 (21.82%) Security Cleared
17 35 (21.21%) SSL
17 35 (21.21%) Network Design
18 32 (19.39%) DNS
18 32 (19.39%) Windows
19 30 (18.18%) EIGRP
20 29 (17.58%) SC Cleared
21 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (16.97%) IPsec
22 26 (15.76%) MPLS
22 26 (15.76%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.42%) IIS
2 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.82%) Lync
3 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) PaaS
2 4 (2.42%) IaaS
2 4 (2.42%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (82.42%) Firewall
2 73 (44.24%) LAN
3 67 (40.61%) WAN
4 57 (34.55%) VPN
5 50 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 44 (26.67%) OSPF
6 44 (26.67%) BGP
7 42 (25.45%) Wireless
7 42 (25.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (24.85%) Network Security
9 35 (21.21%) SSL
10 32 (19.39%) DNS
11 30 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 28 (16.97%) IPsec
13 26 (15.76%) MPLS
13 26 (15.76%) VoIP
14 22 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
15 19 (11.52%) SMTP
16 18 (10.91%) DHCP
16 18 (10.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 3 (1.82%) Advertising
3 3 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Billing
4 2 (1.21%) Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.97%) Security Engineer
3 14 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Architect
4 12 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 10 (6.06%) Analyst
7 9 (5.45%) Consultant
7 9 (5.45%) Network Support
7 9 (5.45%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Network Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) IP Engineer
12 4 (2.42%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.21%) COM+
2 2 (1.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.67%) PKI
3 6 (3.64%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.21%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) SecurID
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.61%) EPoS
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.39%) Windows
2 24 (14.55%) Linux
3 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.06%) UNIX
6 7 (4.24%) Solaris
7 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) Network Design
2 25 (15.15%) ITIL
3 24 (14.55%) Load Balancing
4 19 (11.52%) Migration
4 19 (11.52%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (11.52%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (7.88%) Change Management
6 12 (7.27%) Network Management
7 9 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.85%) Service Management
9 7 (4.24%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.24%) Project Management
9 7 (4.24%) Validation
9 7 (4.24%) Time Management
9 7 (4.24%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.64%) Change Control
11 5 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.48%) Perl
2 8 (4.85%) Python
2 8 (4.85%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.24%) C
3 7 (4.24%) C++
4 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.21%) SQL
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (41.82%) CCNP
3 49 (29.70%) CCNA
4 36 (21.82%) Security Cleared
5 29 (17.58%) SC Cleared
6 22 (13.33%) CCSE
7 16 (9.70%) CCSA
8 11 (6.67%) CCIE
9 10 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.45%) CCENT
10 9 (5.45%) CCDP
11 7 (4.24%) CCIP
12 6 (3.64%) Degree
13 5 (3.03%) CISSP
13 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (2.42%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.42%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.61%) TickIT
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.67%) vSphere
4 10 (6.06%) XenApp
5 7 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.24%) Sendmail
5 7 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.82%) Samba
7 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.82%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) MIMEsweeper
1 7 (4.24%) MAILsweeper
1 7 (4.24%) SCCM
1 7 (4.24%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.82%) Cacti
2 3 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.21%) NetCrunch
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.21%) SCOM
3 2 (1.21%) Nessus
3 2 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) Cisco
2 84 (50.91%) CheckPoint
3 45 (27.27%) VMware
3 45 (27.27%) F5
4 40 (24.24%) Juniper
5 21 (12.73%) McAfee
6 18 (10.91%) NetApp
6 18 (10.91%) SolarWinds
7 17 (10.30%) Citrix
8 16 (9.70%) Blue Coat
9 14 (8.48%) Nokia
10 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
11 12 (7.27%) HP
12 9 (5.45%) Websense
13 8 (4.85%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.85%) Aruba
14 7 (4.24%) IronPort
14 7 (4.24%) Remedy
15 6 (3.64%) CA
15 6 (3.64%) NetScout
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