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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 189 168 183
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 71 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.89% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.59% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.35% +7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%
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
1719 1721 1558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.81% 19.29% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 748 658
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 95 163
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 +6 26 £288 -11.53% 3
Hampshire -3 25 £395 +18.79% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £388 -3.12% 2
Surrey -5 6 £400 -11.11% 5
East Sussex -10 3 £338 -10.00% 1
Kent -3 2 £475 +18.75% 1
Oxfordshire -19 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Cisco
2 138 (84.15%) Firewall
3 98 (59.76%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (50.61%) CheckPoint
5 77 (46.95%) CCNP
6 70 (42.68%) LAN
7 69 (42.07%) WAN
7 69 (42.07%) VPN
8 57 (34.76%) Juniper
9 48 (29.27%) F5
9 48 (29.27%) Data Centre
10 47 (28.66%) CCNA
10 47 (28.66%) VMware
11 44 (26.83%) Security Cleared
12 43 (26.22%) OSPF
12 43 (26.22%) BGP
13 42 (25.61%) TCP/IP
14 40 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 39 (23.78%) SSL
16 36 (21.95%) SC Cleared
17 35 (21.34%) Network Design
17 35 (21.34%) Wireless
18 33 (20.12%) DNS
18 33 (20.12%) Network Security
19 29 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (17.07%) McAfee
21 27 (16.46%) Windows
21 27 (16.46%) Load Balancing
22 25 (15.24%) Cisco PIX
22 25 (15.24%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 6 (3.66%) Lync
2 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) IaaS
2 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (84.15%) Firewall
2 70 (42.68%) LAN
3 69 (42.07%) WAN
3 69 (42.07%) VPN
4 43 (26.22%) OSPF
4 43 (26.22%) BGP
5 42 (25.61%) TCP/IP
6 40 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (23.78%) SSL
8 35 (21.34%) Wireless
9 33 (20.12%) Network Security
9 33 (20.12%) DNS
10 25 (15.24%) VoIP
10 25 (15.24%) MPLS
10 25 (15.24%) EIGRP
10 25 (15.24%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (12.80%) IPsec
12 19 (11.59%) VLAN
13 15 (9.15%) DHCP
14 14 (8.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.54%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.22%) Advertising
4 2 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (46.95%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.68%) Security Engineer
3 14 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (6.10%) Architect
5 10 (6.10%) Consultant
6 9 (5.49%) IP Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Network Specialist
7 7 (4.27%) Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Network Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Network Support
9 5 (3.05%) Systems Integrator
9 5 (3.05%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) XMPP
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.71%) PKI
3 7 (4.27%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.66%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) IPTV
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.46%) Windows
2 20 (12.20%) Linux
3 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.76%) UNIX
5 12 (7.32%) Solaris
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.27%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Network Design
2 27 (16.46%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (11.59%) ITIL
5 16 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (9.15%) Network Management
7 14 (8.54%) Migration
8 12 (7.32%) Service Management
8 12 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.49%) Validation
10 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.27%) Change Management
12 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (3.05%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (2.44%) Information Security
14 4 (2.44%) Time Management
14 4 (2.44%) Reverse Engineering
14 4 (2.44%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.37%) Perl
2 13 (7.93%) C
3 12 (7.32%) C++
3 12 (7.32%) Python
3 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (59.76%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (46.95%) CCNP
3 47 (28.66%) CCNA
4 44 (26.83%) Security Cleared
5 36 (21.95%) SC Cleared
6 20 (12.20%) CCSE
6 20 (12.20%) CCIE
7 19 (11.59%) CCSA
8 14 (8.54%) CCDP
9 11 (6.71%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (6.71%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.49%) CCSP
11 8 (4.88%) CISSP
12 6 (3.66%) CCIP
12 6 (3.66%) Degree
13 5 (3.05%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.83%) CCDA
14 3 (1.83%) MCSE
14 3 (1.83%) MCSA
14 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.27%) SLA
3 5 (3.05%) QA
4 4 (2.44%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.22%) GPG13
5 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.98%) vSphere
3 14 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (7.32%) Sendmail
5 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
6 7 (4.27%) XenApp
6 7 (4.27%) vCloud
7 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.83%) Samba
8 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.22%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (7.32%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (4.88%) SCCM
3 6 (3.66%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.22%) SCOM
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 164 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (50.61%) CheckPoint
3 57 (34.76%) Juniper
4 48 (29.27%) F5
5 47 (28.66%) VMware
6 28 (17.07%) McAfee
7 23 (14.02%) Blue Coat
8 22 (13.41%) NetApp
9 17 (10.37%) Nokia
10 16 (9.76%) Websense
11 12 (7.32%) Citrix
12 9 (5.49%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.88%) CA
13 8 (4.88%) HP
14 7 (4.27%) BMC
15 6 (3.66%) Remedy
15 6 (3.66%) IronPort
16 5 (3.05%) Imperva
16 5 (3.05%) Microsoft
16 5 (3.05%) Radware
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