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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 153 195 161
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 102 42 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 3.01% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £505 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.86% -33.71%
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
1815 1397 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.76% 16.52% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 659 657
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 94 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +31 43 £350 -30.69% 6
Surrey +14 26 £450 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £338 -28.94% 3
Hampshire -25 12 £325 -7.14% 7
Kent - 4 £405 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Middlesex +1 1 £400 +10.34%
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Cisco
2 175 (94.09%) Firewall
3 115 (61.83%) CheckPoint
4 114 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (43.55%) CCNP
6 73 (39.25%) Juniper
7 68 (36.56%) Network Security
8 65 (34.95%) Security Cleared
9 63 (33.87%) VPN
10 62 (33.33%) F5
11 59 (31.72%) OSPF
12 55 (29.57%) WAN
12 55 (29.57%) LAN
13 54 (29.03%) BGP
14 49 (26.34%) CCNA
14 49 (26.34%) Cisco PIX
15 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
16 45 (24.19%) MPLS
17 41 (22.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 39 (20.97%) Windows
18 39 (20.97%) VMware
19 37 (19.89%) Blue Coat
20 35 (18.82%) Load Balancing
20 35 (18.82%) CCIE
20 35 (18.82%) Network Management
21 34 (18.28%) Nokia
21 34 (18.28%) IPsec
22 33 (17.74%) TCP/IP
23 32 (17.20%) ITIL
23 32 (17.20%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (4.30%) IIS
2 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) Apache
3 4 (2.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (94.09%) Firewall
2 68 (36.56%) Network Security
3 63 (33.87%) VPN
4 59 (31.72%) OSPF
5 55 (29.57%) WAN
5 55 (29.57%) LAN
6 54 (29.03%) BGP
7 49 (26.34%) Cisco PIX
8 45 (24.19%) MPLS
9 41 (22.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (18.28%) IPsec
11 33 (17.74%) TCP/IP
12 27 (14.52%) DNS
12 27 (14.52%) SAN
13 26 (13.98%) FWSM
14 23 (12.37%) Wireshark
15 22 (11.83%) VoIP
16 21 (11.29%) TACACS
17 20 (10.75%) SNMP
18 19 (10.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Ant
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.20%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (2.15%) Advertising
4 3 (1.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.61%) Billing
4 3 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (44.09%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.43%) Security Engineer
3 31 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) Design Engineer
5 16 (8.60%) Consultant
6 15 (8.06%) IP Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Architect
7 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (5.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (5.38%) Network Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.30%) Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (3.76%) Network Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
13 6 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) WAP
2 5 (2.69%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) COM+
4 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) PKI
2 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.23%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.15%) SecurID
6 3 (1.61%) Clustering
6 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.54%) AVVID
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.97%) Windows
2 30 (16.13%) Linux
3 19 (10.22%) UNIX
4 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.38%) Solaris
7 8 (4.30%) CentOS
8 6 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.69%) SUSE
9 5 (2.69%) AIX
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.82%) Load Balancing
1 35 (18.82%) Network Management
2 32 (17.20%) ITIL
3 28 (15.05%) Network Architecture
4 27 (14.52%) Change Management
5 16 (8.60%) Network Design
6 15 (8.06%) Fault Management
6 15 (8.06%) Validation
6 15 (8.06%) Project Management
6 15 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (7.53%) Migration
7 14 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (6.99%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.91%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (5.38%) Service Management
11 8 (4.30%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.30%) ITSM
11 8 (4.30%) eTOM
12 7 (3.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.06%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.76%) C
3 7 (3.76%) SQL
3 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.23%) Python
4 6 (3.23%) C++
4 6 (3.23%) Perl
5 4 (2.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (61.29%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (43.55%) CCNP
3 65 (34.95%) Security Cleared
4 49 (26.34%) CCNA
5 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
6 35 (18.82%) CCIE
7 30 (16.13%) DV Cleared
8 22 (11.83%) CCSA
8 22 (11.83%) CCSE
9 20 (10.75%) CCSP
10 17 (9.14%) CISSP
11 14 (7.53%) CCDP
12 10 (5.38%) Degree
13 9 (4.84%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (2.15%) CCIP
15 4 (2.15%) CCVP
16 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.14%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.45%) SLA
3 7 (3.76%) QA
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) vSphere
2 17 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.91%) ProxySG
5 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.76%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.23%) Sendmail
8 5 (2.69%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (2.15%) Firmware
9 4 (2.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.61%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.61%) XenApp
11 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.76%) OpenView
2 7 (3.76%) MIMEsweeper
2 7 (3.76%) Netcool
3 6 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (2.69%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.69%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.61%) SCOM
6 3 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.54%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) Cisco
2 115 (61.83%) CheckPoint
3 73 (39.25%) Juniper
4 62 (33.33%) F5
5 39 (20.97%) VMware
6 37 (19.89%) Blue Coat
7 34 (18.28%) Nokia
8 25 (13.44%) HP
9 22 (11.83%) Radware
10 17 (9.14%) Citrix
11 16 (8.60%) Redback
12 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.53%) Crossbeam
13 13 (6.99%) Websense
14 11 (5.91%) McAfee
15 10 (5.38%) Fortinet
16 9 (4.84%) 3PAR
17 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
18 7 (3.76%) Huawei
18 7 (3.76%) CA
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