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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 175 182 196
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 94 66 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 3.85% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +129.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-26.11% +129.29%
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
2016 1715 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.04% 17.61% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 757 674
Average daily rate £350 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +21 37 £300 - 10
Surrey +17 26 £375 -16.66% 9
Hampshire -1 23 £400 +10.34% 9
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £335 -4.28% 4
Kent -5 3 £225 -32.07% 2
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - -
Cisco ASA
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Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Cisco
2 175 (83.33%) Firewall
3 134 (63.81%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (49.52%) CheckPoint
5 99 (47.14%) CCNP
6 88 (41.90%) VPN
7 79 (37.62%) LAN
8 78 (37.14%) WAN
9 77 (36.67%) F5
10 76 (36.19%) Security Cleared
10 76 (36.19%) VMware
11 70 (33.33%) Juniper
12 60 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 57 (27.14%) SC Cleared
13 57 (27.14%) CCNA
14 54 (25.71%) Network Security
15 50 (23.81%) OSPF
16 49 (23.33%) BGP
17 44 (20.95%) DNS
18 42 (20.00%) Telecoms
18 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (19.52%) SSL
20 40 (19.05%) Linux
21 38 (18.10%) Windows
22 37 (17.62%) MPLS
22 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
22 37 (17.62%) Blue Coat
23 36 (17.14%) Wireless
24 35 (16.67%) ITIL
25 33 (15.71%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (3.81%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.81%) Lync
2 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.86%) IIS
2 6 (2.86%) Apache
3 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) IaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (83.33%) Firewall
2 88 (41.90%) VPN
3 79 (37.62%) LAN
4 78 (37.14%) WAN
5 60 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 54 (25.71%) Network Security
7 50 (23.81%) OSPF
8 49 (23.33%) BGP
9 44 (20.95%) DNS
10 41 (19.52%) SSL
11 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
11 37 (17.62%) MPLS
12 36 (17.14%) Wireless
13 33 (15.71%) IPsec
13 33 (15.71%) Cisco PIX
14 31 (14.76%) Internet
15 30 (14.29%) VoIP
16 24 (11.43%) EIGRP
17 21 (10.00%) RIP
17 21 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) DB2
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 42 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.81%) Finance
3 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.95%) Electronics
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Billing
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (41.90%) Network Engineer
2 41 (19.52%) Security Engineer
3 25 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (9.05%) Design Engineer
5 18 (8.57%) Architect
6 15 (7.14%) Consultant
6 15 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) IP Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Network Consultant
8 11 (5.24%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.29%) Network Support
9 9 (4.29%) Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Network Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.81%) Environment Manager
11 7 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) XMPP
1 4 (1.90%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.43%) WAP
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.57%) PKI
2 12 (5.71%) SecurID
3 8 (3.81%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.33%) FlexPod
5 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.95%) DTV
7 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.48%) Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) Tandem
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) IPTV
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.05%) Linux
2 38 (18.10%) Windows
3 28 (13.33%) UNIX
4 20 (9.52%) Solaris
5 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.90%) SUSE
8 4 (1.90%) AIX
9 3 (1.43%) CentOS
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.67%) ITIL
2 27 (12.86%) Load Balancing
3 25 (11.90%) Validation
4 23 (10.95%) Network Design
5 22 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (10.00%) Network Management
7 20 (9.52%) Change Management
8 16 (7.62%) Migration
8 16 (7.62%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (7.14%) Network Architecture
10 14 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.67%) Project Management
11 13 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (5.71%) eTOM
12 12 (5.71%) Service Management
13 9 (4.29%) Fault Management
14 8 (3.81%) PRINCE2
15 7 (3.33%) Incident Management
15 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.57%) C
1 18 (8.57%) Shell Script
2 17 (8.10%) Python
2 17 (8.10%) C++
2 17 (8.10%) Perl
3 13 (6.19%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.38%) SQL
6 3 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 134 (63.81%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (47.14%) CCNP
3 76 (36.19%) Security Cleared
4 57 (27.14%) SC Cleared
4 57 (27.14%) CCNA
5 29 (13.81%) CCIE
6 27 (12.86%) DV Cleared
7 20 (9.52%) CCSE
8 19 (9.05%) CCSA
9 18 (8.57%) CISSP
9 18 (8.57%) CCDP
10 17 (8.10%) Degree
11 13 (6.19%) CCSP
12 8 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (3.81%) JNCIS
13 7 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (2.86%) CCIP
15 4 (1.90%) CCDA
15 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.81%) SLA
3 3 (1.43%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.95%) GPG13
4 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.38%) vSphere
3 20 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (8.10%) Sendmail
5 7 (3.33%) vCloud
6 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.90%) XenApp
8 4 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.43%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.43%) Firmware
9 3 (1.43%) Samba
10 2 (0.95%) Squid
11 1 (0.48%) XenServer
11 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (10.95%) FortiGate
2 17 (8.10%) MIMEsweeper
2 17 (8.10%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (3.33%) SCCM
4 4 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.43%) OpenView
5 3 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.43%) SCOM
5 3 (1.43%) Netcool
5 3 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 210 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (49.52%) CheckPoint
3 77 (36.67%) F5
4 76 (36.19%) VMware
5 70 (33.33%) Juniper
6 37 (17.62%) Blue Coat
7 26 (12.38%) NetApp
8 24 (11.43%) Citrix
8 24 (11.43%) CA
8 24 (11.43%) McAfee
9 20 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 19 (9.05%) Websense
11 17 (8.10%) Tufin
12 16 (7.62%) Fortinet
13 14 (6.67%) HP
13 14 (6.67%) SolarWinds
14 11 (5.24%) AlgoSec
15 10 (4.76%) Nokia
15 10 (4.76%) Crossbeam
16 9 (4.29%) Radware
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