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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 162 174 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 85 69 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 4.31% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £535 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+49.42% -32.55%
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
1835 1602 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.78% 18.03% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 737 599
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 99 173
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Hampshire +11 29 £344 -23.61% 2
Berkshire +7 25 £438 +20.68% 7
Surrey -3 16 £360 +60.00% 11
Kent -5 4 £400 +45.45%
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £325 -11.86%
West Sussex +2 2 £366 -31.22%
Middlesex 0 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £319 - 2
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 141 (89.24%) Firewall
3 106 (67.09%) CheckPoint
4 98 (62.03%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (43.67%) CCNP
5 69 (43.67%) VPN
6 63 (39.87%) OSPF
7 61 (38.61%) Juniper
8 53 (33.54%) Cisco PIX
9 52 (32.91%) Network Security
10 45 (28.48%) MPLS
10 45 (28.48%) BGP
10 45 (28.48%) LAN
11 42 (26.58%) WAN
11 42 (26.58%) Network Management
11 42 (26.58%) F5
12 41 (25.95%) VoIP
12 41 (25.95%) CCIE
12 41 (25.95%) Security Cleared
13 38 (24.05%) SC Cleared
14 37 (23.42%) FWSM
14 37 (23.42%) IPsec
15 34 (21.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (20.89%) Windows
17 30 (18.99%) SNMP
18 29 (18.35%) CCNA
19 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
20 27 (17.09%) VMware
20 27 (17.09%) Blue Coat
20 27 (17.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (8.23%) Apache
2 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.53%) Lync
4 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 141 (89.24%) Firewall
2 69 (43.67%) VPN
3 63 (39.87%) OSPF
4 53 (33.54%) Cisco PIX
5 52 (32.91%) Network Security
6 45 (28.48%) BGP
6 45 (28.48%) MPLS
6 45 (28.48%) LAN
7 42 (26.58%) WAN
8 41 (25.95%) VoIP
9 37 (23.42%) IPsec
9 37 (23.42%) FWSM
10 34 (21.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (18.99%) SNMP
12 26 (16.46%) TCP/IP
13 23 (14.56%) DNS
14 22 (13.92%) SAN
15 19 (12.03%) BIG-IP
16 18 (11.39%) VLAN
17 14 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) DB2
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.86%) Finance
3 6 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (47.47%) Network Engineer
2 35 (22.15%) Security Engineer
3 23 (14.56%) IP Engineer
4 22 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (13.92%) Design Engineer
5 17 (10.76%) Consultant
6 15 (9.49%) Architect
7 12 (7.59%) Network Consultant
8 11 (6.96%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Network Support
9 10 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Network Design Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Design Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) CSS
2 2 (1.27%) WAP
3 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.63%) e-Health
4 1 (0.63%) SecurID
4 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.63%) AVVID
4 1 (0.63%) Firmware
4 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.89%) Windows
2 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.06%) Linux
5 4 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.90%) UNIX
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.58%) Network Management
2 27 (17.09%) ITIL
3 25 (15.82%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.76%) Network Design
4 17 (10.76%) Network Architecture
5 16 (10.13%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (8.23%) Change Management
7 11 (6.96%) Service Management
7 11 (6.96%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.96%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.70%) Time Management
9 8 (5.06%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.43%) Project Management
10 7 (4.43%) ITSM
10 7 (4.43%) Validation
11 6 (3.80%) eTOM
11 6 (3.80%) Demand Forecasting
12 5 (3.16%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) SQL
1 4 (2.53%) VBScript
1 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.27%) C
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 98 (62.03%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (43.67%) CCNP
3 41 (25.95%) CCIE
3 41 (25.95%) Security Cleared
4 38 (24.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.35%) CCNA
6 24 (15.19%) CCSP
6 24 (15.19%) CISSP
7 18 (11.39%) Check Point Certification
8 16 (10.13%) CCDP
9 13 (8.23%) CCSE
9 13 (8.23%) CCSA
10 10 (6.33%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.53%) CCVP
11 4 (2.53%) Degree
12 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.27%) CCA
13 2 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.92%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.06%) QA
3 5 (3.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (9.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.59%) vSphere
4 9 (5.70%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.06%) ProxySG
6 5 (3.16%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.53%) XenApp
7 4 (2.53%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.63%) Snort
8 1 (0.63%) Squid
8 1 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.63%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.49%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.90%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.27%) OpenView
4 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.27%) Netcool
5 1 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.63%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (67.09%) CheckPoint
3 61 (38.61%) Juniper
4 42 (26.58%) F5
5 27 (17.09%) Nokia
5 27 (17.09%) VMware
5 27 (17.09%) Blue Coat
6 21 (13.29%) HP
7 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (10.76%) Radware
7 17 (10.76%) Redback
8 10 (6.33%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.33%) Ericsson
9 8 (5.06%) Citrix
9 8 (5.06%) Websense
9 8 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.43%) Huawei
10 7 (4.43%) Brocade
11 6 (3.80%) Avaya
12 5 (3.16%) Fortinet
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